US-Israel Science & Technology – Our Mission


Advancing Science and Technology Through Collaboration

The U.S.-Israel Science & Technology Foundation (USISTF) is a Washington, DC based 501c3 non-profit organization founded by a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Israel Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor with a mission of strengthening the scientific and R&D relationship of the U.S. and Israel to promote economic growth through innovation.

Our Long-Term Objectives

  • Produce annual publications and research that informs and guides policy decision-making
  • Organize and facilitate scientific conferences that bring together high-level stakeholders to keep a pulse on the state of the industry and assess development needs for emerging technologies
  • Build and implement active government programs and bi-national state agreements that best leverage the U.S.-Israel relationship to drive economic growth and technological development
  • Build the infrastructure for long-term U.S.-Israel strategic collaboration and serve as a catalyst for mutually beneficial industrial alliances