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    14 Israeli researchers awarded ERC Advanced Grants

    A total of 14 researchers from the Hebrew University, the Technion, Tel Aviv University and the Weizmann Institute will receive the prestigious grants from the European Research Council (ERC), each worth 2.5 million euros.

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    Israeli research sees major drop in international cooperation

    As the online newspaper ‘The Times of Israel’ reports, a recent publication by the Israeli Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology points to a sharp decrease in the willingness of some European researchers to cooperate with their Israeli counterparts since October 7.

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    COST Call 2024 now open

    COST is a European funding initiative for the creation of research networks, called COST Actions. Both Israel and Germany are participating in COST. The COST Open Call 2024 is now open. The next collection date will be 23 October 2024.

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    EU funding initiative PRIMA extended until 2027

    On 19 April 2024, the European Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA), in which both Israel and Germany currently participate, was successfully extended by three years (2025-2027).

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    Israeli high school students visit DESY in Hamburg

    A group of 23 Israeli students visited Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) in Hamburg for a week. The group comes from the Israeli Schwartz/Reisman Science Education Center, an institution under the umbrella of the renowned Weizmann Institute of Science.

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    Israeli Science Ministry will establish ‘Horizon Scanning’ department

    The Israeli government has approved the establishment of a new department within the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology. The noval department named ‘Horizon’ will search for future technological opportunities and risks for Israel.

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    Making Jewish voices audible: interview partners wanted

    A new interdisciplinary research project at the interface between psychology, history and cultural studies aims to collect, record and bear witness to Jewish perspectives on and experiences with antisemitism after the massacre of October 7 within the German context.

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    Israel Innovation Authority funds Deep Tech Incubators

    The Israel Innovation Authority is launching a new fund to establish 3 Deep Tech Incubators. Winners of the tender will receive grants of up to NIS 40 million over a period of up to 5 years to set up incubators in a variety of sectors.

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    Israel aspires to lead in Artificial Intelligence

    Israel will aim to become a leader in Artificial Intelligence under its new Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Gila Gamliel. At The Jerusalem Post’s Women Leaders Summit in March, she stated that her goal was to ‘put Israel at the forefront of research and development in Artificial Intelligence and advanced technologies’.

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    Leipzig Book Award goes to Omri Boehm

    The German-Israeli philosopher sees mistakes being made on all sides in the Hamas-Israel war. In his acceptance speech, Boehm speaks of a ‘catastrophic failure’ in the Middle East.

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