Please note that as a general rule, an application for financial support from the Fund may be submitted for research projects into compulsory motor insurance only.
Due to the fact that the aforementioned criteria are mandatory, researchers are requested not to submit research subjects which do not comply with these criteria. The Fund takes into consideration customary factors, such as: the researcher’s qualifications, reputation and academic rank; membership of a medical or government institution; the practicability of the proposed research and the degree of its anticipated benefit; the feasibility of the research both from the point of view of its scientific basis and of its cost, taking into account the scope, timetable and inherent innovativeness of the research.
Receipt of financial support is subject to approval by the Fund’s management, at its sole discretion and to the signing of a detailed agreement.
Research proposals are to be submitted to the Research Fund coordinator, Ms. Hedva Vanunu, by e-mail Hedva@igudbit.org.il. Ms. Vanunu can also be contacted for advice/ guidance /clarifications etc.
The Research Fund on Insurance Matters
Affiliated with the Israel Insurance Association (RA)
Study title: The name and description of the study for which support is being requested.
Researcher: The name and the title of the person/organization, who will be carrying out the research, including professional background and previous experience.
Background and purpose
Study background: Description of the subject, circumstances and issues forming the background of the research; the connection to the subject of road accident victims.
Research objectives: The intention in carrying out the research, the questions/ issues to be answered by the research.
Value of the research: Definition of the anticipated benefits to the public/the economy/the insurance sector.
Research Output: The reporting/implementation deriving from the research, according to its stages.
The formulation of the research: Description of the mode of conducting the research, researchers, the research subjects, general explanation of the methods and stages.
Research methods: Details of the professional methods and calculations to be used in the research.
Stages: Details of research stages and timetables.
Means: The physical means and human resources required for the research.
Costs: Details of the research costs by its stages and timetable.
Request made of the Research Fund
Participation in costs: The level of financial participation requested from the Research Fund in accordance with the timetable of the research.
Additional relevant details, such as: Bibliography, details of previous studies, professional experience, extended background, calculations etc.