Up to $250,000 is available from VISITS to help Victorian and Israeli organisations work together on projects of mutual benefit.

 

The Victoria-Israel Science Innovation and Technology Scheme (VISITS)

The Victoria-Israel Science Innovation and Technology Scheme (VISITS) is an initiative providing Victorian and Israeli organisations with the opportunity to work collaboratively on projects of mutual benefit.

VISITS is open to all organisations (private sector and public sector), with interests in areas including (but not limited to) the priority growth sectors of: Food and Fibre; Professional Services; New Energy; Defence, Transport and Construction; Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals, and; International Education.

 

Background

The Victoria-Israel Science Innovation and Technology Scheme is a collaborative effort, with cooperative management from the Victorian Government, the Embassy of Israel, MATIMOP Israel, the Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC), the Israel Australia Chamber of Commerce (IACC) and the Israel Trade Commission.

VISITS contains four streams of funding support, including:

  • Victoria-Israel Science and Technology Research and Development Fund (VISTECH)
  • Victoria-Israel Feasibility and Proof of Concept (VISFPC)
  • Victoria-Israel Trade Missions (VISTRADE)
  • Victoria-Israel Trade and International partnering (VISTRIP).

 

Funding

Potential funding for this Program includes:

  • Up to $2,000 in reimbursement for accommodation and travel expenses for attendance of trade missions, conferences, meetings or other events in Israel – Victoria Israel Trade and International Partnering program (VISTRIP)
  • Up to $50,000 in assistance – Victoria-Israel Feasibility and Proof of Concept program (VISFPC)
  • Up to $250,000 in funding support – Victoria-Israel Science and Technology Research and Development Fund (VISTECH).

 

Eligibility

The Victoria-Israel Science Innovation and Technology Scheme (VISITS) is an initiative providing Victorian and Israeli organisations with the opportunity to work collaboratively on projects of mutual benefit.  VISITS is open to all organisations (private sector and public sector), with interests in areas including (but not limited to) the priority growth sectors of:

  • medical technologies and pharmaceuticals
  • new energy technologies
  • food and fibre
  • transport, defence and construction technologies
  • international education
  • professional services.

 

Timing

Applications open on an ongoing basis.

 

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