A joint U.S.-Israel foundation is seeking homeland security technology development proposals that will involve a company and an academic or a research organization from both countries.
TheÂ Binational Industrial Research and DevelopmentÂ said MondayÂ it will award up to $1M to each selected R&D project, or up to 50 percent of the joint project cost, and offer repayments if a project generates revenue.
Both the Department of Homeland Security and Israel'sÂ public security ministry back the program.
The funding opportunity covers topics such asÂ city safety, cybersecurity, border protection, first responder technology, unmanned aerial systems and public infrastructure security.
Interested parties can submit proposalsÂ throughÂ Aug.Â 13. BIRD Foundation noted it willÂ select qualifiers in December.