BIRD Foundation

20 stories about BIRD Foundation

BIRD Foundation invests $3.85 million in critical infrastructure cyber projects via new program

17.08.23|James Spiro
The BIRD Cyber Program is a joint initiative to enhance the cyber resilience of vulnerable critical infrastructure in both the U.S. and Israel

BIRD Foundation invests $8 million in 9 new projects

25.07.23|James Spiro
The approved projects, with an overall budget of $23 million, touch on agritech, biotech, electronics, foodtech, medical devices, and quantum technology
Tal Kelem

Will technology answer national security challenges?

19.03.23|Tal Kelem
Though the Israeli high-tech industry is trying to close the gap in answering the first responders’ needs, it seems that the challenges are always growing and becoming more acute
Mojdeh Bahar Amiram Appelbaum

Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation to invest $8.4 million in nine new projects

The approved projects, with an overall budget of $20 million, involve innovations in the areas of 3D printing, agrotech, advanced manufacturing, biotech, cell therapy, medical devices, robotics, and space
ירון לוטן מנכ"ל קרן בירד BIRD

Jaron Lotan appointed as new Executive Director for the BIRD Foundation

The BIRD Foundation promotes collaborations between U.S. and Israeli companies in various technological sectors for joint product development
בירד Bird Foundation Eitan Yudilevich

Israel’s BIRD Foundation selects two US-Israel partnerships for $1.5 million grants

07.10.21|James Spiro
This is the sixth consecutive year that the organization has invested in U.S-Israel technology projects
תחנת רוח מגדל

BIRD Foundation issues $4 million for joint U.S.-Israel clean energy proposals

The U.S. Department of Energy has partnered with the Israeli Ministry of Energy and the Israel Innovation Authority for $4 million in funding for clean energy proposals
השקעה חיסכון כסף קופות גמל קרנות השתלמות קרן השתלמות

AIO receives $1 million grant to expedite banks’ loans

Fintech companies are awarded grant from BIRD Foundation to co-develop digital customer onboarding solution to assist financial institutions in better leveraging technology
בירד Bird Foundation Eitan Yudilevich

BIRD Foundation approves $7.45 million funding for eight new projects

19.01.21|James Spiro
The new additions bring the total number of approved projects to more than 1,020 over 43 years
בירד Bird Foundation Eitan Yudilevich

The BIRD Foundation invests $1.5 million in two homeland security projects

12.01.21|James Spiro
The funding will go to Israel-U.S. tech collaborations in the fields of electromagnetic imagining and 3D mapping
בירד Bird Foundation Eitan Yudilevich

BIRD Energy invests $7.15 million in Israel-U.S clean energy projects

21.12.20|James Spiro
The approved projects relate to batteries, electric aircraft, natural gas, wind energy, and more
אסדת תמר קידוח אסדה גז טבעי

U.S.-Israel Energy Center announces a new funding opportunity for infrastructure cybersecurity cooperation

18.08.20|James Spiro
Energy Cyber is one of the four areas highlighted by the energy center, as well as fossil fuels, energy storage, and energy-water nexus
בירד Bird Foundation Eitan Yudilevich

BIRD Foundation to offer $1 million for winning security technology

11.06.20|Adi Pick
The program funds up to 50% of the combined project budget, up to $1 million per project, and is repaid only if the project achieves revenue
בירד Bird Foundation Eitan Yudilevich

BIRD Foundation to Invest $8 Million in Another Set of Joint Israel-U.S. Projects

21.01.20|Elham Nasser Eddin
The selected projects include a drone-in-a-box system, oil-water separation technologies, and a platform for delivering personalized and precise medication
בירד Bird Foundation Eitan Yudilevich

The BIRD Foundation to Invest $2.3 Million in Three Homeland Security Tech Projects

14.01.20|Elham Nasser Eddin
The supported projects, selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Israel’s Ministry of Public Security, include a drone command system, an indoor positioning wearable device, and security video analytics tools
BIRD Foundation reception אירוע קרן בירג משמאל איתן לירון ופיליף

BIRD Foundation to Invest $6.4 Million in Seven Israeli Cleantech Projects

BIRD provides a matchmaking service between U.S. and Israeli companies as well as financial support. The foundation has invested more than $350 million in 1,000 projects to date
Foundation co-chair Phillip Singerman קרן בירד פיליף סינגרמן

The U.S. Should Invest More in Joint Projects With Israel, Says Retiring BIRD Chairman

04.12.19|Adi Pick
Phillip Singerman, BIRD Foundation’s co-chairman, spoke to Calcalist Tuesday about his nine-year tenure and his plans for retirement in January 2020
אהרון אהרון מנכ"ל רשות החדשנות 17.4.19

BIRD Foundation to Invest $8.2 Million in Nine Joint U.S.-Israeli Projects

07.07.19|Adi Pick
The projects, which are in a variety of technological fields including agtech, medical devices, and digital health, have been vetted by the Israeli government’s tech investment arm the Israel Innovation Authority
אסדת קידוח אנרג'יאן מאגר גז כריש 2

BIRD Foundation Seeks Joint Israel-U.S. Energy-Focused R&D Projects

Each project selected will receive a grant of up to 50% of its R&D costs, at a maximum sum of $1 million
The view from SOSA TLV

The BIRD Foundation to Invest $7.3 Million in Eight Joint U.S.-Israeli Projects

08.01.19|Meir Orbach
The foundation will invest across a variety of technological domains including agtech, medical devices, digital health, and defense