The program is being held in partnership with the BIRD (Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development) Foundation and the Government of Israel, Economic Mission to North America and Bank Leumi USA.
First responders share a common mission to ensure the health, safety and security of the people they serve. The First Responders and Homeland Security community is looking for innovative technologies and solutions to meet these needs. An opportunity for funding from the Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation of up to $1 Million for U.S.-Israel technology collaborations will be presented.
Discussions will highlight:
- First Responder Capability Gaps defined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Israeli Ministry of Public Security (MOPS).
- The First Responders Market – From a multinational to start up perspective
- Dan Cotter, Director (Acting) of First Responders Group, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and
- Dr. Christopher Rodriguez, Director, NJ Office of Homeland Security.
- 8:30 a.m. ̶Registration
- 9:00 a.m. ̶ Welcoming remarks
- 9:30 a.m. ̶ Panel discussion on Innovative Technologies for First Responders
- 10:15 a.m. ̶ Featured Speaker Presentations
- 11:00 a.m. ̶ BIRD Foundation funding model
- 11:30 a.m. ̶ Company pitches
- 12:30 p.m. ̶ Networking
Location: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Campus Center Atrium, Newark, NJ. Complimentary Parking – 154 Summit Street Parking Deck
To register, visit http://bit.ly/1ZRFAKZ
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) is an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state’s science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners. Through its Innovation Labs (iLabs), NJII brings NJIT expertise to key economic sectors, including healthcare delivery systems, bio-pharmaceutical production, civil infrastructure, defense and homeland security, and financial services.