Tech Parks Arizona is pleased to invite you to an event to learn about the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD). The Foundation’s mission is to stimulate, promote and support industrial R&D between the U.S. and Israel. Please join us to meet Dr. Eitan Yudilevich, BIRD’s Executive Director, and Ms Maya Vardi Shoshani, West Coast Representative, for a presentation on the Foundation and the opportunity for Arizona companies to participate in this innovative program. The goal is to generate mutually beneficial cooperation between the private sectors and universities of the U.S. and Israeli high tech industries, including start-ups and established organizations. BIRD provides both matchmaking services between U.S. and Israeli companies, as well as funding covering up to 50% of project development and commercialization costs. Scope of interest extends to agriculture, communications, life sciences, electronics, electro-optics, software, homeland security, renewable and alternative energy, and other sectors of high tech. Looking for CEO’s, General Managers, Business Development personnel, and Entrepreneurs in innovative companies.