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Italy – Israel 2015 Call for proposals

For joint R&D projects within the Cooperation Agreement. Deadline: 16 April 2015

26 January 2015

Within the activities foreseen by the framework Agreement on industrial, scientific and technological research and development cooperation between Italy and Israel, the Directorate General for Political and Security Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for the Italian Party, and ISERD (The Israel-Europe R&D Directorate) for the Israeli Party on behalf of the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) of the Ministry of Economy, are starting the procedures for the selection of projects eligible for financial support as in Article 4 of the Agreement. 

Joint Italian-Israeli R&D projects can be presented in the following areas, as listed in Article 2 of the Agreement:

- medicine, biotechnology, public health and hospital organization;
- agriculture and food science;
- application of information technology to education and scientific research;
- environment, water treatment;
- new energy sources, oil alternatives and exploitation of natural resources;
- innovation in production processes;
- information technology, data communications, software, cyber security;
- space and earth observation;
- any other area of mutual interest. 

The projects approved by the Italian and Israeli Authorities, which will be selected in the framework of the present Call, will be financed by both the contracting Parties of the Agreement. The support will be given to each partner by its own Party in accordance with the national and/or regional Laws, Rules, Regulations and Procedures in effect.

The complete text of the call for proposals, in English and Italian, and participation application forms, are available by clicking here.

Deadline: 16 April 2015, at 10 pm (CET).