Call for Proposals:NextGen First Responder Technologies

Funding Agency:
Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation

Under the agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the State of Israel on Cooperation in Science and Technology for Homeland Security Matters, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Israel Ministry of Public Security (MOPS) established a cooperative activity to foster and support U.S-Israel joint development of advanced technologies for First Responders. This Program is managed by the BIRD Foundation.

To be considered, a project proposal should include:

  •       R&D cooperation between two companies or cooperation between a company and a university/research institution (one from the U.S. and one from Israel).
  •       Innovation in areas such as: Command, Control and Coordination, Communications, Data Analysis, Explosive & Hazards Detection, Protective Clothing, Sensors, Simulation & Training, Situational Awareness, Wearable Technologies and others
  •       Significant commercial potential.

Deadline for Executive Summary: Feb. 15, 2017

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Engineering and Physical Sciences
International Opportunities

External Deadline

February 15, 2017