The Massachusetts-Israel Innovation Program (MIIP):
New Call for Proposals in Medical and Health Technologies
Phase I Deadline: October 1 at 10:00 AM
MATIMOP and the Massachusetts
Life Sciences Center (MLSC) are pleased to announce a call for proposal for
bilateral industrial R&D projects under the
Collaborative Industry Program (ICIP) Round II.
The purpose of
this initiative is to promote health-related innovations, stimulate R&D,
and foster breakthroughs that lead to commercialization and economic
development. The industry fields are biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical
devices, diagnostics and bioinformatics.
between Israeli and Massachusetts companies in the ICIP Program are funded in
Israel by the Office of the Chief Scientist of Israel's Ministry of Economy
(OCS) and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, a quasi-public agency of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
company and one Massachusetts Company will submit a joint application for an
R&D project. Projects that exemplify synergy between companies and
demonstrate equitable risk sharing between companies will be looked upon
favorably. Partnerships that generate new jobs and revenue for Massachusetts
have a higher chance of successful approval. The MLSC guidelines are provided
in the links below.
are awarded grants will be funded by both the MLSC and the OCS respectively
according to the applicable laws and procedures of each organization.
The ICIP has a
total budget of $2 million with matching grants starting at $75,000 up to a
maximum of $400,000 per project. A approved project will receive up to 50% of
the eligible R&D costs from the OCS.
assistance and partner-matching services between Israeli companies and foreign
companies. Our goal is synergistic and strategic collaborations.
MATIMOP has an
extensive list of international contacts through its public online
Please complete the partner interest form and send it to Liron@matimop.org.il
in order to find the most suitable partner for
your company. Companies can also find partners individually.
I – Due October 1, 2014 at 10 AM:
will become available March 10, 2014 and will last through October 1, 2014 at
10AM. Interested companies are
encouraged to fill out the bilateral application forms in the attachments
below. Israeli companies should submit
together the bilateral form and the OCS funding application form no later than
1 October 2014. All relevant forms are provided below.
II (Invitation Only) – Due December 2, 2014 at 10 AM:
be required to submit additional information (e.g. draft partner agreement) according
to the guidelines of MATIMOP.
and Announcements – February 2015:
MATIMOP will be
notified of approved projects by February 2015.
Senior Coordinator, International
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
Mr. Jonathan Cohen
Program Manager- North American Desk
MATIMOP – Israeli Industry Center for R&D