The EU’s Horizon 2020 program urgently called for developments that will assist in responding to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
The newly-inaugurated Tel Aviv hub - located at the city's Azrieli Sarona Tower - is the EIT's second facility outside the continent, following the launch of a similar hub in the Silicon Valley.
"[Horizon 2020] is a prestigious program that enables Israeli industry and academia to compete on the world stage of excellence and innovation," said Dr. Ami Appelbaum.
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The agreement, once ratified by Israel, will allow eligible Israeli researchers to actively participate in all of the new program's activities.
Israel begins participation in lucrative R&D project despite snags over EU settlement guidelines.
Lars Faaborg-Andersen says both sides are working hard to find a solution which would allow Israel to participate in the program.
The EU has made cooperation conditional on Israel agreeing that European research funds not be spent beyond the Green Line.
Ruth Arnon calls on PM to sign Horizon 2020 accord despite limitations in territories; warns country’s "backslide" in scientific R&D must be halted.