Media Releases

January 9th, 2018
CIIRDF and the Canadian Gas Association (CGA) Strike Collaboration to Advance Cybersecurity in the Canadian Natural Gas Delivery Industry

December 18th, 2017
CIIRDF Welcomes CEO of the Israel Innovation Authority to Canada for Landmark 50th Board of Directors Meeting

December 13th, 2017
CIIRDF Welcomes Dr. Ami Appelbaum, New Chair of the Israel Innovation Authority and Chief Scientist of Israel’s Ministry of Economy and Industry, to Board of Directors

September 27th, 2017
Dr. Henri Rothschild, President of CIIRDF, Addresses Canada’s Standing Committee on Finance

September 1st, 2017
Launches New Call for Canada-Israel R&D Projects

June 12, 2017
CIIRDF Appoints Israeli High-Tech Industry Veteran as New Chair of the Board

June 8, 2017
Canadian and Israeli Firms Collaborate on the Development of Innovative Products & Services

March 10, 2017
CIIRDF and CIJA Explore Canada-Israel Innovation with Minister Bains


CIIRDF and Mitacs to foster R&D internship for graduate students
November 2, 2016

COSIA Leaps Forward With Environmental Improvements Despite Poor Economic Conditions
Monday, October 17, 2016

CIIRDF Launches New Call for Canada-Israel R&D Projects
Monday, June 06, 2016

CIIRDF Facilitates Roundtable with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Israeli-Arab Companies
Monday, May 23, 2016

CIIRDF and NSERC Extend Collaboration on Canada-Israel R&D Partnership Programs
Monday, April 04, 2016

Canada and Israel’s Unique Partnership in Innovation and Technology: The CIIRDF Impact
Monday, February 29, 2016

Saskatchewan and Israel Come Together to Create Technology Solutions for Global Food Challenges
Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Building Unprecedented Technology Bridges between Ontario and Arab Israeli Firms
Wednesday, January 13, 2016


Israel’s Iron Dome Technology to be Adapted for Guelph Smart Grid, Amanda Connolly, iPolitics
Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Canada-Israel R&D Collaboration in Smart Grid Aims to Revolutionize Energy Management
Monday, July 06, 2015

Ontario and Israel Extend Successful Collaboration with New Funding for Bilateral R&D
Monday, May 11, 2015

Building Technology Bridges between Nova Scotia and Israeli Firms to Accelerate the Growth and Commercial Success
Monday, February 02, 2015


CIIRDF Accepted as An Associate Member of Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA)
Monday, December 15, 2014

Dr. Henri Rothschild, President of CIIRDF, Receives 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Purdue University
Friday, October 17, 2014

Forging Saskatchewan-Israel Technology Partnerships that Unlock New Global Markets
Friday, October 17, 2014


Minister Oliver Announces Further Energy Collaboration with Israel
Friday, April 26, 2013

Harnessing the Power of Canada-Israel S&T Collaboration to Develop Energy Solutions for Domestic and Global Markets
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

CIIRDF Facilitates Ontario-Israel R&D in Stem Cell Therapies for Neurological Diseases
Tuesday, February 05, 2013


CIIRDF Congratulates Dr. Eli Opper, Israel’s Former Chief Scientist, and Mr. Gary Goldberg, on Receipt of Honorary Doctorate from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Monday, July 09, 2012

Dr. Henri Rothschild Emphasizes the Value of Global Technology Partnerships
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

CIIRDF, Baycrest and OBI Host Canada-Israel Panel on Brain Research with Shimon Peres, President of Israel
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

ISTPCanada, CIIRDF & NSERC Join Forces
Wednesday, February 01, 2012


CIIRDF brings Israeli High Tech Companies to Centrallia International Business Conference in Winnipeg – October 2010
Thursday, October 28, 2010

Press Release – Ontario Innovators and Investors Unlock a Secret to Israel’s Commercialization Success – and Explore Increased Collaboration with this “Start-up Nation”
Ottawa, Canada – October 28, 2010

The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, Promotes the Impact of the Canada-Israel Industrial Research Foundation on Bilateral Research and Development
Wednesday, April 28, 2010


OCE partnership strengthens Canada’s ties with China, India and Israel
Toronto, Canada – March 13, 2008

Evogene signs Canola development deal with Viterra. Worldwide demand for canola oil has jumped.
Thursday, February 14, 2008


Foundation to Provide $2.3 Million in New Funding for Joint Industrial Projects/ New partnerships will be created in Oceans Technology between Israel
Thursday, July 13, 2006

Venmar Ventilation Inc. and Silentium: An innovative partnership
Thursday, March 09, 2006


Canada, Israel to continue with joint R&D projects
Monday, October 24, 2005