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Kamin Fund

Grants to Israel Researchers for Innovative
Scientific Research with Commercial Potential

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Israel Ministry of Trade and Industry and Yeda Research and Development Company

Deadline Date:

07/18/17

Description:

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Grants to Israel scientific researchers to support cutting-edge and novel applicative research with the potential to evolve into industrial research and development. Consideration will be given to proposals that are technologically innovative and show commercial and economic potential.

Proposals must demonstrate the availability of supporting infrastructure at the Weizmann Institute of Science and the dedication of the Principal Investigator.

Salaries for students, post-docs, interns, technicians and staff scientists may be requested.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159798

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award amount is up to 440,000 NIS per year in total.

Approved overhead by the Foundation is 20% of direct costs. An allowance of of 40,000 NIS should be for covering patent expenses and 8,000 NIS for a business consultant.

Term of Contract:

The support period is 1 or 2 years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
-The research proposal has not been submitted to IMTI (TAMAT) in the past.
-The proposal was not and will not be funded by any other agency.
-The PI will undertake to stay in Israel for the duration of the research period and for one year thereafter (short-term trips are permitted).

PI salaries cannot be paid from the grant

Tosefet Mekhar Allowance: This is to remind you that according to national agreements, all Academic Staff may supplement their salary by Tosafot Mehkar. The IMTI (TAMAT)-YEDA-KAMIN does not allow submission of a budget including a PI salary. Consequently, a request for approval of Tosefet Mehkar Aleph (i.e. a salary supplement which will be paid to you at the expense of the budget approved by the foundation) may NOT be submitted to this funding source. However, an approved grant from this funding source does entitle the PIs who are academic staff members to receive Tosefet Mehkar Bet (i.e. a salary supplement not at the expense of the approved budget), according to the relevant national agreements.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to submits a Full Proposal is July 18, 2017.

Access the IMTI (TAMAT)-KAMIN website:
http://economy.gov.il/Pages/default.aspx

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications should be coordinated with, and submitted by e-mail to Yeda at:
info.yeda@weizmann.ac.il

For queries or problems regarding this call for applications, please contact:
Neta Pessah
neta.pessah@weizmann.ac.il

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Geographic Focus:

Israel