This Issue’s Topics

Ø Israeli Innovation at NanoIsrael 2012

Ø UK & Israel Tech Partnership

Ø Serbian Delegation at Israeli Innovation Workshop

Ø Open Calls for Proposals

Ø News & Events

Ø Success Stories


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Partner Search

Ø Israeli companies looking for partners

Ø Foreign companies looking for partners






Volume 1 Issue 3

March 28, 2012

The R&D Insider

Bringing you MATIMOP’s latest updates on international cooperation in industrial R&D


Welcome to the third issue of The R&D Insider, the electronic newsletter of MATIMOP – The Israeli Industry Center for R&D. The R&D Insider brings you the latest R&D and innovation highlights from Israel and MATIMOP’s partner organizations around the world, including open calls for proposals for industrial R&D cooperation, R&D news items, events, success stories, partner search resources, and more.


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Israeli Innovation on Display at NanoIsrael 2012


Models of new nanotechnologies produced by 13 Israeli companies were on display in the MATIMOP/OCS/INNI Pavilion at the third annual NanoIsrael conference and exhibition, held March 26-27 in Tel Aviv. President Shimon Peres toured the pavilion with Chief Scientist Avi Hasson and MATIMOP Managing Director Michel Hivert during his visit to the conference, where he delivered the opening address, noting nanotechnologies increasing role in daily life.


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UK and Israel Commit to Technology Partnership  


The UK and Israel agreed on a plan to strengthen cooperation in numerous tech sectors, including water and life sciences, at the first UK Israel Tech Council meeting, held in London on March 15, 2012. The Council brought together top business leaders and officials from both countries to develop an ambitious strategy for creating the UK/Israel tech partnership.  The first annual meeting of the UK-Israel Tech Council was held in the historic Lancaster House in London, co-chaired by UK Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts and Israel’s Chief Scientist Avi Hasson.


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Serbian Delegation Attends Israeli Innovation Workshop


A delegation of more than 15 Serbian government and innovation agency representatives participated in a special week-long innovation training workshop in Israel late February, organized by MATIMOP, the executive agency of the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS), of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor. The workshop focused on the Israeli innovation support system, spotlighting Israel’s best practices in technology transfer management, international cooperation programs, technology incubators, and the activities of venture capital funds in Israel.


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Inviting you to apply for funding for a joint R&D project featuring at least one Israeli company and one foreign company.  Funding is provided through bilateral and multinational cooperation agreements.






Water Technology

April 5, 2012

Spain-Israel NEW!

All technological fields

April 16, 2012

Catalonia-Israel NEW!

All technological fields

April 16, 2012


All technological fields

April 30, 2012



May 2, 2012


All technological fields

May 2, 2012


All technological fields

May 3, 2012

Finland-Israel NEW!

All technological fields

May 3, 2012

Germany-Israel NEW!

All technological fields

May 21, 2012


All technological fields

May 31, 2012

Jiangsu (China)-Israel NEW!

All technological fields

June 14, 2012

India-Israel NEW!

All technological fields

June 20, 2012

Sweden-Israel NEW!

All technological fields

July 1, 2012

Eurostars (Europe)-Israel NEW!

All technological fields

Fall 2012

Joint R&D with Coca Cola Company  

Agriculture and Packaging






Check out MATIMOP’s Partner Search Corner for a listing of companies actively looking for partners, or contact MATIMOP’s Enterprise Europe Network - Israel (EEN-Israel) Program.  EEN-Israel connects you with innovative champions around the world who are interested in collaborating on technological R&D projects.  Our dedicated support team from MATIMOP will help you find the ideal partner for your project.


Email Liron Eldar at to begin your partner search now.




Russian-Israeli Cooperation in Nanotechnology NEW!

MATIMOP hosted a Russian delegation to discuss the topic of Russian-Israeli Cooperation in Nanotechnology, held as a satellite event of the NanoIsrael 2012 Conference on March 26, 2012.


BIO Convention 2012: Winners of Contest for Life Science Companies NEW!

Sixteen companies were selected this year to present in the Israeli National Pavilion at Bio Exhibition 2012 in Boston.


New Virtual Partner Search Services offered by MATIMOP and Enterprise Europe Network Israel NEW!

The MATIMOP website now hosts a listing of Israeli companies and foreign companies actively searching for partners in all industry fields.


Brokerage Events Sponsored by the Enterprise Europe Network – March-April 2012

Attend EEN-related brokerage events in Israel and throughout Europe to find a partner in all technology areas.


Virtual Matchmaking Event – CNS Diseases and Disorders - 19-20 April 2012 NEW!

Are you a life science SME in the field of CNS Diseases and Disorders looking for partners to help you take forward your innovative technology?


Join the Agriculture Innovation Pavilion at Agritech Israel - May 15-17, 2012

Apply to get your company featured at the Agriculture Innovation Pavilion at Agritech Exhibition 2012.


AEROSUPPLY Israel 2012 - May 21-24, 2012

First International business convention for the aerospace industry in Israel.


Agrivest Summit 2012 - May 14, 2012 NEW!

Held in association with Agritech 2012, a brainstorming event and opportunity to meet innovative Israeli entrepreneurs, local and international investors and government officials.


BioMed Israel May 21 – 23, 2012 NEW!

Attend Israel’s leading international conference in the biomedical, health care and life sciences industries.


B2B Event: EV & Energy Storage, Oil-Free B2B Initiatives - May 30, 2012 NEW!

A platform for investments, partnerships and cooperation opportunities for the Electrochemical and EV Industries in Israel.


2nd Israeli Power Sources, Batteries, Fuel-Cells & EV Conference - May 31, 2012 NEW!

You are invited to attend the 2nd Israeli Power Sources Conference at the Daniel Hotel, Herzliya.





Aeroscout's Tracking Technology Travels to Argentina

"Our partnership with an Argentinean company enabled us to penetrate a new market, and to benefit from technological expertise that is difficult to find here [in Israel]," says Daniel Alhadaf, CTO of AeroScout. AeroScout develops and provides unique "location tracking" solutions that enable organizations to control their assets and valuables in an optimal fashion. The company develops and produces diverse types of hardware and software, including special tags that include various applications enabling one to track and manage equipment and human resources.


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