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Dei/Sole 24 Ore – Israel: Competition for technological cooperation with Italy now open

Israel: Competition for technological cooperation with Italy now open

The Italian Foreign Ministry and the Israel-Europe R&D Directorate (ISERD) are seeking eligible projects for the funding envisaged by the Italy-Israel technological cooperation agreement. The projects approved could receive funding of up to 50% of documented research and development (R&D) costs. A wide range of sectors are eligible: medicine, biotechnology, public health and hospital organisation, agriculture and food science, information technology (IT) applications in scientific training and research, the environment, water treatment, new sources of energy as alternatives to oil and the exploitation of natural resources, innovations in production processes, IT, data communication, software, cyber-security, space and earth observation and, more generally, any other sector of mutual interest.

The full texts of the notices are available via the links on the page http://extender.esteri.it/Extender/sitonew/chi-siamo.asp or by submitting a request to the following email address: accordo.italiaisraele@esteri.it.

In Italy, the project must be submitted no later than 16 April 2015 (22.00 hours CET). Applications must be submitted solely via PEC (certified email) to the following address: DGAP.08@cert.esteri.it.

At the same time, projects are also being sought for projects eligible for funding under the scientific element of the Italy-Israel agreement, in the following sectors: water and soil treatment technologies; cyber-security, and pharmacogenomics in the context of personalised medicine. For this second call the deadline is 14 April 2015. Potential applicants with questions regarding scientific issues may ask for information via the following email address: accordots@esteri.it Source: infoMercatiEsteri.

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