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Space Florida and Israel Innovation Authority Announces Ninth Joint Call for Projects (2022)


If you are a non-profit organization wanting to grow your business and residing in Israel or US you can apply for this innovation grant. Hurry, the deadline is approaching!

Check other Details and Eligibility Criteria for more information regarding this innovation grant.

Sponsoring Agency: Space Florida and Israel Innovation Authority 

Type of Fund: Grant

Deadline: February 21, 2022


Apply for this Ninth Joint Call for Projects and get an opportunity to receive $2 million in research and development funding. Space Florida and the Israel Innovation Authority have issued a new joint call for project proposals.

Space Florida and the Israel Innovation Authority have issued a new joint call for project proposals valued at $2 million in research and development funding.

This is the ninth year that Space Florida and the Israel Innovation Authority are conducting the competition. In October 2013, Florida and Israel initiated an annually recurring $2 million joint program to support research, development, and commercialization of aerospace and related technology projects that benefit both Israel and the State of Florida.

The projects approved to date encompass a wide range of promising research, including the development of next-generation 3D printed circuit systems, unmanned aerial systems (UAS), innovative radiation shielding technology, next-generation capacitors to power spacecraft, and identifying specific changes in human muscle and immune cells to model disease in reduced gravity environments.

Israeli and Florida-based for-profit companies are asked to present cooperative proposals, which will be vetted for feasibility.

Funding will be awarded to those companies demonstrating promising partnerships and near-term potential for commercialization and economic benefit to both states.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for a grant, applicants must be a partnership consisting of at least one for-profit Florida Company and one for-profit Israeli company. Companies are required to comply with the application requirements set forth and program conditions respective to each funding jurisdiction.

• In Florida: For-profit corporations or limited liability companies, are required to provide clear documentation that they satisfy three (3) out of four (4) of the following activities located in Florida:
Headquarters, Research & Development, Sales & Marketing or Manufacturing, which are defined as follows:
Headquarters: location where the company’s executive offices are located,
Research & Development: activities related to the research of relevant existing and new technologies, and development of these products into new and improved products,
Sales & Marketing: activities related to developing and increasing awareness of the company’s products (“marketing”), and developing and increasing sales of the company’s products (“sales”); and
Manufacturing: activities related to the assembly, test, and inspection of the company’s products.
• In Israel: For Israeli companies, the application process is detailed in the incentive program for Bilateral R&D and the incentive program for bilateral Pilots.

If you find yourself eligible you must apply for this innovation grant.

Funding Information 

Size of the Fund: USD $50,000 to $500,000.

For more information, visit here.


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