India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F)
India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F) is cooperation between the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India, and the National Technological Innovation Authority in Israel, Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) to promote, facilitate and support joint Industrial R&D projects, between companies from India and Israel.
DST and Innovation Authority have jointly created a US$40 mn fund with equal contribution from both sides over the period of five years. I4F is aimed to promote, facilitate and support joint Industrial R&D between India & Israel which would lead to co-development and commercialization of innovative technologies benefiting both the countries.
The objective of this programme is to respond to the global issues concerning science & technology while developing technologies that can be commercialized and localized within 2 years through Joint cooperation between India and Israel.
In India, on behalf of DST, funding and other services will be provided through Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA) and in Israel, funding and other services will be provided through Israel Innovation Authority.
Eligible Indian applicants must be researchers or managers of companies that operate and are headquartered in India. Academic institutions, research hospitals, other R&D institutes (including not-for-profit research institutes recognized by DST/GITA) that are headquartered and operate in India are strongly encouraged to participate in the projects as co-investigators.
The CFP-5 is open for the applicants to be applied under the R&D projects in all areas but will prioritize the areas of:
- Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)
- Any Other
Last date for submission: 31 May 2020
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