News – 2021

BIRD Foundation Executive Director visits UMD
October 5, 2021
BIRD Foundation Executive Director, Dr. Eitan Yudilevich, visited the University of Maryland on October 5th, 2021, to learn more about the activities on the U.S. side of the $18.4M, five-year Energy Storage Consortium that was awarded by the U.S.-Israel Energy Center in 2020 and is managed by the BIRD Foundation

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DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce the U.S.-Israel Energy Center Winner for the Energy Cyber Sector
April 12, 2021
$6M awarded to a consortium including universities and companies from both countries increasing the Energy Center managed by the BIRD Foundation total investment to up to $67.2M
On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Israel’s Ministry of Energy and the Israel Innovation Authority announced the winner to receive up to $6 million under the U.S.-Israel Energy Center competitive funding opportunity in the area of cyber security for energy infrastructure. The total value of the investment with cost-shared arrangements could reach up to $12M for a period of three years.

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U.S.-Israel Energy Center

Funding Opportunity for U.S.-Israel Cooperation in

Cyber Security for Energy Infrastructure


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U.S. - Israel Energy Center