Dayton Region Israel Trade Alliance (DRITA)


BIRD Foundation

Looking for commercialization opportunities?

Want to find new collaborations?

Join Dayton Region Israel Trade Alliance (DRITA) virtually on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 9am to learn more about the BIRD program and how to access opportunities to grow your business in Israel.

The Israel-US Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) program works with companies of all sizes so if you have an R&D project you want to commercialize or if you are looking for a new technology to enhance your product, you should join us.

The program was created to increase cooperation between US and Israeli high-tech industries. BIRD provides matchmaking services and funding up to 50% of project development and product commercialization up to $1,000,000.

BIRD is looking for projects in Agriculture, Communications, Life Sciences, Electronics, Electro-optics, Software, Homeland and Cyber Security, Renewable and Alternative Energy, Water and other sectors of the hi-tech industry. Their staff can help you identify an Israeli partner to work with.

On December 16, you will hear more about how BIRD may benefit your organization and listen to representatives from Sinclair College and Simlat about their successful BIRD project. You will also learn more about the DRITA program and how it can help you access business opportunities in Israel.

To register for the December 16 program, RSVP to For more information on the BIRD Foundation, go to


dayton region israel trade alliance


Established in April 2010, the Dayton Region-Israel Trade Alliance (DRITA) promotes business development and identifies collaboration opportunities for companies in the Dayton Region and Israel.

DRITA enhances joint ventures, partnerships and investment opportunities with a focus on advanced manufacturing, medical technologies, UAS, sensors & sustainability technologies by tapping into Israel’s strong, innovative technology markets. Additional goals include strengthening aerospace business between the two countries through matchmaking, entrepreneurship, education, training, coaching and mentoring.

For more information on DRITA call Gwen Eberly at +1-937-776-3017, or visit


Gwen Eberly

Economic Development Manager

Montgomery County, OH

451 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45422

Phone: 937-496-6941

Hadas Bar-Or

Dayton Ohio Region Trade Representative

Tel Aviv, Israel

Phone: +927-50-637-4555

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