The joint R&D project should aim at the development of products/processes leading to commercialization in the global market or in Brazil. Additionally, the proposals must demonstrate all of the following requirements:
a) The products/processes to be developed must be highly innovative and with significant commercial potential.
b) The partners in Israel and in São Paulo, Brazil, must agree in advance on an IP rights agreement and on a commercialization strategy for the product or process.
c) The partners in Israel and in São Paulo, Brazil, must be capable of implementing the project and funding their respective share.
d) The project should demonstrate the scientific and technological contribution of the participants from both countries.
e) The project must demonstrate adequate balance among the participants and significance to both partners.