Apply for the NSW-Israel Research and Development (R&D) and Technological Innovation Program

 

 

Instructions: The NSW and Israel based applicant must jointly complete and submit a Bilateral Form and a Letter of Intent (LOI). It is important that information submitted is agreed between both parties.


Word versions of the Bilateral Form and LOI will be made available on the NSW Department of Industry website to inform applicants of the information required.


Prior to lodging the application online, the NSW applicant should download a copy of the completed application and LOI, and provide these to the Israel partner for review. There must be agreement on the content of the application form and LOI before it is submitted. The LOI must be signed by both parties and be attached to the form.


Once the application is submitted online, the NSW applicant should download a PDF version of the submitted application form (including LOI) and provide this to the Israel partner.


The Israel partner must then inform the Israel Innovation Authority of their joint application by emailing the PDF versions of the application form and LOI to the Israel Program Manager.


Applicants must jointly complete and submit an online Bilateral Application Form and a Letter of Intent. Failure to submit correctly completed forms may result in the application being deemed ineligible and not being considered further.

1. Joint Project Information

If the application is successful, this project title may be used in published material (Do not exceed 50 words)

If the application is successful, this summary may be used in published material (Do not exceed 150 words)

Technology Sector & Subsector of Project (Select one sector and one corresponding subsector)



The Programme Funding Available is for a joint NSW / Israel project

Participants' Contributions (AUD)

Note: breakdown of contribution will be sought at full assessment application stage


Start date cannot be earlier than the date of submission

Ensure your project description focuses on your project’s key activities and outcomes. Use plain English to explain:

·                What it is you are going to do, including description of the product

·                How it will benefit your business

·                How each company will contribute to the project

·                Aims and significance of the project

·                Level of uniqueness of the product, process or service.


Use plain English to explain:

·                Level of innovation and novelty of the product

·                Technological barriers, risks and opportunities of the development

·                The creation of intellectual property

·                The ability of the collaboration to achieve intended results


Use plain English to explain:

·                The planned path to adoption (commercialisation / application) will achieve the identified outcomes

·                The funding sought will generate a return on investment

·                The solution answers market needs

·                The domestic and global market size are identified and detailed

·                The expected market share for the company

·                Significant competitive advantage for the product / service based on a comparison of competitor companies and products


Use plain English to explain:

·                The position of the companies in the sector

·                The capabilities of the management and research and development teams

·                Financial capability

·                Past performance


Use plain English to explain:

·                The potential contribution of the technology to the economy and society

·                Commercialisation activities to occur in the Country

·                New patents or inventions registered / protected

·                Additional employment positions created or opportunities

·                Support of an industry sector or user group to make productivity gains

·                The development of new market or achievement of institutional benefits

If yes, please attach a letter of intent signed by both parties

2. Project Participants - NSW Partner

General Profile



Organisation Main Place of Business and Contact Information

Contact Person

Organisational Background


Please describe your organisation’s key business and area of expertise



Revenue (for the last three years, if applicable)

Total Employees (for the last three years, if applicable)

Technology Sector and Subsector of Organisation (select one sector and one subsector)




Note: For NSW only, retrospective expenses for the project will not be funded. If the project is staged, it may be possible to apply for funding for a component of the project that has not commenced.


Communications


3. Project Participants - Israel Partner

General Profile



Organisation Principal Place of Business and Contact Information

Contact Person

Organisational Background


Please describe your organisation’s key business and area of expertise

Revenue (for the last three years, if applicable)

Total Employees (for the last three years, if applicable)

Technology Sector and Subsector of Organisation (select one sector and one subsector)





Communications


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