France-Israel Industrial R&D Cooperation Framework - FIRAD
The France-Israel Industrial R&D Cooperation Framework (FIRAD) promotes R&D collaboration between French and Israeli companies interested in jointly developing and commercializing new, innovative products, applications or services. FIRAD's mission is to foster collaborative R&D links between French and Israeli science and technology organizations and to assist in the establishment of long term French-Israeli alliances based on technological cooperation.
Joint R&D or Technological cooperation projects, the objectives of which are to develop and commercialize new, innovative, market driven products, processes, or services, and which are found to be eligible by the authorities, can benefit from the following assistance:
ISRAEL-FRANCE COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENTS
FIRAD implements the following agreements:
Israel : ISERD, on behalf of the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) of the Ministry of Economy
France : Bpifrance (previously OSEO)
The program is open for joint industrial R&D projects between Israeli and French companies in all technological fields.
The program maintains offices in both France and Israel; French and Israeli entities should contact their respective offices at any time (See contact details of program managers below).
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Ms. Odile Henin - Program Manager - International Innovation
French bilateral innovation expert in Israel
Mr. Marc Azuelos - Technical Expert - Israel-France Innovation Partnerships
France Israel R&D Partnership - Website opening
With the support of the ambassador and partners, the innovation task force of the Embassy of France in Israel opened a dedicated website designed to help French and Israelis find a relevant R&D partner and apply to the appropriate funding programs. Visit www.franceisrael-rd.com