KARNATAKA (INDIA) - ISRAEL PROGRAM FOR INDUSTRIAL R&D (KIRD)

A Bilateral Framework providing financial support for collaborative
industrial R&D ventures between Karnataka and Israeli companies

 

Funding Department

Karnataka Funding Agency

Karnataka Implementation Agency

Israeli Funding Ministry/Department

Israeli Implementation Agency

Department of
Science & Technology
Government of Karnataka

Karnataka Science and Technology Promotion Society (KSTePS)

Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST)

 

 

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

RECALLING the Umbrella Agreement on the Development of Cooperation in the Field of Industrial and Technological Research and Development between the State of Israel and the Republic of India, signed in New Delhi, on December 30, 1996, the Government of Karnataka executed an MOU with Israel to carryout joint industrial R&D projects between Karnataka-based companies and Israel. This Memorandum of Understanding was signed in March 2013 between MATIMOP - The Israeli Industry Center for R&D, on behalf of the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) in Israel; and the Karnataka Science and Technology Promotion Society (KSTePS) and the Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST), autonomous organizations under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka, in India. Under this MOU a program - Karnataka - Israel Program for Industrial R&D (KIRD) has been initiated to create mechanisms through which small/medium scale industries located in Karnataka, could be funded for engaging in joint bilateral research and development (R&D) projects, with Israel. The major activities under this programme includes:

(a) Facilitation and identification of specific projects, partnerships or collaborations of mutual interest, between Entities from Karnataka State, India and from The State of Israel that could lead to the development of product / process to meet local needs and for the global market.

(b) Search for Entities in Karnataka State, India and in The State of Israel, which could collaborate in Industrial R&D projects.

(c) Funding for companies in Karnataka is through the KSTePS. KSCST and MATIMOP are the implementing agencies in Karnataka and in Israel.

(d) The selection of projects is through a 2 stage process - (i) First through a screening committee based on the Application for co-operation and (ii) the full proposals through Joint Committee (with members drawn from both Israel and Karnataka).

(e) The Call for Proposals is from 17th June 2013 and remains open till 17th September 2013.

(f) Priority areas for this call - This call is open to projects, based on merit, that include science and technology (S&T) development leading to commercial success, social good and benefit to both countries, in all technology fields.

However, the following areas would be given priority for the current Call for Proposals:

- Nanotechnology and its applications

- Technology for Water & Waste Water Management - in Urban and Rural Areas

- Technologies to Harness Solar Energy

- Biotechnology & its applications

- Aero and Space technology

For further details please refer to the document - Guidelines - KIRD in the link provided below.

 

2nd Call for Proposals

Click on the above link for details

CONTACTS

ISRAEL

 

 Hadas Kroitoru

Programme Manager - India

MATIMOP - Israeli Industry Center for R&D

Tel-Aviv 61500, Israel 29 Hamered St.

(P. O. Box 50364)

Tel: +972 3 5118117

Fax: +972 3 5177655

Email: Hadas@matimop.org.il

Website : www.matimop.org.il

KARNATAKA

 

Dr. S. G. Sreekanteswara Swamy

Executive Secretary I/c.

Karnataka State Council for
Science and Technology (KSCST)

Indian Institute of Science Campus

Bangalore- 560 012

Phone: 91-80- 23341652 / 23348848

Fax: 91-80-23348840

Website: www.kscst.iisc.ernet.in/kird.html

www.kscst.org.in/kird.html

 

Email: kird@kscst.iisc.ernet.in 

 

 

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Consulate General of the State of Israel in Bengaluru

We at the Israel Consulate in Bangalore are promoting MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation. We are delighted to Invite for an international Courses on the following Subjects. Each happening in Israel at different dates (attached brochures as a link on each courses)

Name of the Course

From

To

Deadline

Economic Empowerment of Women

20th April

7th May

1st March

Nutrition in a changing Global Environment

20th April

19th May

5th March

Developing & Organizing a Trauma System

26th April

8th May

 

Agro Ecological Approaches for Sustainable Agriculture

27th April

12th May

8th March

Climate Change & Agriculture

3rd May

14th May

15th March

Policies, Strategies and Support Systems for Rural Revitalization

4th May

28th May

27th February

Educational Methodologies Youth At-Risk : Preventing Student Dropouts and Facilitating Reintegration

4th May

4th June

19th March

Education for Science and Technology and ICT in Education

25th May

18th June

13th April

The costing of the courses are borne by the Israeli government and the eligible candidates have to only pay for the Ticket.

For further more queries or any assistance kindly, call us at 080-49406509 or
write to us at trade-assistant@bangalore.mfa.gov.il

Janica Rao
Mashav Coordinator

Consulate General of the State of Israel
Bengaluru

Email: trade-assistant@bangalore.mfa.gov.il ;

visit us at: http://facebook.com/IsraelInBengaluru

 

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KARNATAKA (INDIA) - ISRAEL PROGRAM GUIDELINES

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STEPS IN IMPLEMENTATION OF
KARNATAKA - ISRAEL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

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ISRAEL - INDIA BUSINESS GUIDE : SOME ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Karnataka (India) - Israel Cooperation Program
BILATERAL COOPERATION FORM

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Karnataka (India) - Israel Industrial R&D Programme (KIRD)
PARTNER SEARCH FORM

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List of Israeli companies looking for Indian partners for R&D projects

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PHASE II APPLICATION FORM
FOR KARNATAKA COMPANIES

Karnataka(India)-Israel Cooperation Program

Instructions: Karnataka-based companies applying for funding under the KIRD program, who have already submitted a Bilateral Cooperation Form (Phase I) and received Phase I approval, should fill out this this Phase II application form and Budget Excel and submit it to the Karnataka Management Team (kird@kscst.iisc.ernet.in). Israeli applicants have separate application and instructions.

Please note that your bilateral cooperation form served as an Executive Summary of the Project. The purpose of this application is provide more detail required for evaluation purposes.

Click on this link to view / download MS Word file

Click on this link to view / download MS Excel file

Israeli Companies Seeking Indian R&D Partners

 

For general information about the program, please visit the site www.matimop.org.il/karnataka.html

 

For first Call for Proposals, including all the relevant application forms and guidelines,
please visit the site www.matimop.org.il/karnataka_call1.html

 

 

 

 

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