Deadline for Expression of Interest submission: 1.06.2017
Deadline for Full Application submission: 15.06.2017
Open to almost all technological sectors - Please see
4th Japan-Israel Call for Proposals
Japan-Israel R&D Cooperation Program
Launch Date: April 6, 2017
Expression of Interest: June 1, 2017
Full Application Deadline: June 15, 2017
Israeli and Japanese companies engaged in collaborative R&D projects are invited to apply for financial support through the Japan-Israel R&D Cooperation Program
Authority, formerly known as the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) in Israel, and NEDO, on behalf of the
Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in Japan,
invite Israeli and Japanese companies to submit joint proposals for industrial research and development projects under the current Call for Proposals (CFP).
Companies and projects from almost all technology fields can apply, with
preference for projects in the fields of new energy, energy conservation, smart
community, environment and resource conservation, robot technology, machinery
technology, electronics, Information and Telecommunications, materials
and nanotechnology, water treatment and biotech.
Please inquire with the program manager to make sure the technology field of your project is eligible.
Full Application (Bilateral Application Form (BAF) + Letter of Intent (LOI) + National Project Proposal (NPP)) should be submitted by the Full Application Deadline –
June 15, 2017
In order to apply to the
current CFP, joint
projects must meet the
At least one science and technology company from each of the respective countries should express a desire to cooperate in the research and development of a new product or a new process.
The project may involve more than one company from each side; academic/research entities are eligible to join as sub-contractors only.
The product should be highly innovative with significant commercial potential. The joint industrial R&D project should aim at the development of products/processes leading to commercialization in the global market.
Companies and projects from the technology fields including new energy, energy conservation, smart community, environment and resource conservation, robot technology, machinery systems technology, electronics, Information and Telecommunications, materials and nanotechnology, biotechnology, agricultural machinery, medical devices and water treatment are eligible to apply
The project partners should agree in advance on the IP rights and on the commercialization strategy of the product or process
The project should demonstrate the contribution of the participants from both countries
The project must be balanced between participants and significant to both partners.
The maximum project period is three years.
For full details on the Call for Proposals
, including terms
of funding an
d eligibility requirements, please read the attached Guidelines document. Details in Japanese are available on the NEDO website.
HOW CAN I APPLY?
Read completely the attached CFP Guidelines Document
Express interest in applying by filling out an expression of interest form by June 1st, and send to Talia.Goshen@innovationisrael.org.il
3. Apply! Israeli and Japanese companies should submit both their Full National Applications (according to the local rules), and their Bilateral Application Form + Letter of Intent, and send all forms via email to the Israeli and Japanese Program Managers by June 15, 2017:
PARTNER MATCHING ASSISTANCE
The current call for proposals is open to companies that already have identified partners and have a mature project plan. However,
and NEDO can assist companies in identifying potential partners for R&D projects for this and future calls for proposals.
April 6, 2017
Expression of Interest Period
Till June 1, 2017
Deadline for Full Application
(BAF + LOI + NPP):
June 15, 2017
June 15 - by or around Sept. 2017
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Programme Manager – Asia-Pacific
International Collaborations Division
Tel: +972 3 5118166
Shinichi INOUE ("Shin Ino")
Deputy Director, International Affairs Department
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)