U.S.-ISRAEL INDUSTRIAL R&D COLLABORATION
The Israel Innovation Authority (OCS) Americas Operations was established in 2013 in order to initiate and develop partnerships with U.S. counterparts at the state and federal level, as well as with stakeholders in the private sector. Our activity aims to compliment the offering of the
. We provide partner matching services as well as access to joint funding mechanisms dedicated to the development of business-driven partnerships of Israeli and U.S.-based companies through joint innovation projects. These programs reduce the risks taken in international R&D ventures, while creating new business opportunities.
Our Partnerships in the U.S
Colorado Innovation (ICI) Fund- Israel
Innovation Authority collaboration
The Water/Energy/Transportation (WET) Industries
Israel – Colorado industrial R&D Collaboration Program was created as a
result of the MOU signed between the states in 2015. Israeli companies from the relevant sectors
are eligible to receive R&D funding from the Israel Innovation Authority in
addition to ICI funding.
For further details and guidelines, please click
Nevada – Israel Innovation Authority Industrial R&D Collaboration
An MOU was signed in November 2016 between the WaterStart Nevada and Israel Innovation authority, in order to create a practical mechanism for accelerating development and deployment of water tech solutions.
Implementation of this program will be by Waterstart in Nevada and IIA in Israel.
For phase II submissions please click
Call for Proposals
This call is open
to companies from all sectors who wish to collaborate with a U.S company in a
R&D project. Matchmaking and funding is available on a yearly basis. The U.S Company
must have presence in one of the following states: California, Colorado,
Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon,
South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin
For further details
and guidelines, please click Here
South Carolina – Israel Innovation Authority Industrial R&D Collaboration Agreement signed 15 October 2013 to facilitate and promote bilateral and multilateral industrial R&D activities, and in particular joint industrial R&D projects, between entities from South Carolina and from Israel in Life Sciences;: Advanced Materials; Sustainable Energy; Transportation;Defense/Homeland Security and Health Information Technology . Implementation of this program will be by ATI in South Carolina and IIA in Israel.
Space Florida-Israel Innovation Partnership
Agreement signed October 2013 to encourage industrial research and development collaboration in aerospace; life science and other technologies. As a result a program to fund joint research projects by Florida and Israeli was implemented in a number of research areas related to aerospace.
The bilateral framework is jointly implemented by the Space Florida and the Innovation Authority
Call for proposals is now closed
Colorado – Israel joint R&D Program
Agreement signed between the State of Colorado and the state of Israel in 2010.
Proposals supported in Life Science; Advanced Manufacturing; Advanced Materials; Aerospace;;
Electronics and Infrastructure Engineering.
OEDIT, the Office of Economic Development & International Trade,and IIA.
New York – Israel Innovation Authority Industrial R&D Collaboration
Agreement signed between the State of New York and the IIA nearly decade ago.
We have numerous avenues for collaboration with entities in the state.
For more information please contact the North America program directors: