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    Lower Saxony strengthens research cooperation with Israel

    The Ministry of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony and the Volkswagen Foundation are providing around 2.68 million euros to strengthen cooperation between Israeli and Lower Saxony universities and research institutions. A total of 9 outstanding research projects are being funded in the context of the programme zukunft.niedersachsen. The projects are being carried out jointly…

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    Additional funding for German-Israeli collaborations

    BMBF approves additional funding of 0.5 million euros. Max Planck Foundation provides initial funding of 1 million euros. Following the decision of the Federal Constitutional Court an audit of the expenditure of federal ministries had been initiated. It was initially unclear what impact the agreement on the 2024 federal budget would have on the Federal…

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    Federal Research Minister travels to Israel

    At the invitation of Israeli Education Minister Yoav Kisch, Bettina Stark-Watzinger, the German Federal Minister of Education and Research, travelled to Israel on 17 December 2023 together with a delegation from the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany (KMK).

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    German-Israeli Water Technology Cooperation: New Call for Proposals 2023

    With a new round of research projects, the German-Israeli water technology cooperation maintains continuity in the relations between the two countries. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and Israel’s Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology (MOST) are calling on researchers from both countries to submit proposals for bilateral R&D projects in the…

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    Parliamentary Breakfast about AI in Research and Application

    As part of the German Israeli Health Forum for Artificial Intelligence (GIHF-AI), the European Leadership Network (ELNET) organised a parliamentary breakfast on 12 December 2023 at the German Parliamentary Society (DPG) in Berlin. The event was held in cooperation with the Israeli company Novocure. It commenced with opening remarks from the hosting GIHF-AI board members…

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    The Hamas terrorist attack and its consequences: voices from the Israeli network

    Interview with Humboldtians Assaf Gal (Rehovot, Israel) and Omri Boehm (New York, USA) on the consequences of the Hamas massacre.

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    German Research Foundation and Israel Science Foundation agree to intensify Collaboration

    The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) and its Israeli partner organisation, the Israel Science Foundation (ISF), have agreed to pursue their cooperation in greater depth. The two funding organisations now concluded a memorandum of understanding to this effect. The agreement seeks to enable the joint funding of German-Israeli research projects and will form the…

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    German Research Foundation funds international graduate school with partners in Israel

    he German Research Foundation is setting up 12 new Research Training Groups, a form of graduate school, to further strengthen early scientific career stages. These new alliances also include an International Research Training Group with partners in Israel.

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    Cooperation agreement between Goethe University Frankfurt and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    On 6 November 2023, the Goethe University Frankfurt and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) announced another significant addition to their existing scientific cooperation in the field of childhood research: The two universities signed a cooperation agreement to establish the ‘Center for Childhood and Child Welfare in Context’. The collaboration builds on a long-standing partnership…

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    DFG: Support for Researchers in View of the Terrorist Attacks on Israel and their Consequences

    In view of the current situation, the German Research Foundation (DFG) is offering targeted support and relief measures to researchers in DFG-funded projects who are affected by the terrorist attacks by Hamas on Israel and the current situation in the region. It is now possible to submit supplemental proposals for DFG-funded projects in the affected…

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