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    Umbrella Award: Call for Nominations 2024

    Nominations for the Umbrella Award 2024 by Technion, RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Juelich can be subitted until 30 July. The award supports an exchange visit of young post-docs to a partner instititution in the other country. This year’s topic is ‘Advancing Energy Materials with State-of-the-Art Analytics and AI’.

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    Charité intensifies cooperation with Clalit Health Services

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, Israel impressively demonstrated how efficient patient data collection can be used to advance research into the prevention of infections and development of therapies. One of Israel’s largest healthcare organisations, Clalit Health Services, has since been cooperating with Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

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    Artificial Intelligence: Standing still is not an option

    On June 26-27, Tel Aviv University hosted the AI Week 2024, a pivotal event that set the stage for critical discussions on the future of AI, its interconnection with cybersecurity, and the challenges ahead.

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    GIHF-AI Conference 2024

    On 24 and 25 June 2024, the third annual conference of the German Israeli Health Forum for Artificial Intelligence (GIHF-AI) brought around 120 German and Israeli stakeholders from the healthcare sector to Berlin. One of the speakers was German Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach.

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    Israel Survey 2024 published

    The European Leadership Network (ELNET) has conducted the Israel Survey for the third consecutive year. 317 Members of Parliament (MPs) from 29 European countries participated in the unique research project.

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    Federal Research Minister travels to Israel for AI conference

    Federal Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger will travel to Israel from 26 to 28 June 2024. According to a spokesperson for the ministry, Stark-Watzinger will be taking part in the AI Week at Tel Aviv University.

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    Together against Water Scarcity: 50 Years of German-Israeli Cooperation in Water Technology

    Climate change presents new challenges for water management in Germany. In this context, water reuse is becoming increasingly important as a means of coping with local and regional water shortages. Israel’s long-standing experience in this field offers Germany valuable lessons.

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    Saxony doubles funding for student exchange with Israel

    Saxony’s Ministry of Science is doubling the funding for an exchange programme with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In order to deepen bilateral relations between the Free State of Saxony and Israel, funding for the exchange programme will now be doubled from 15,000 euros to 30,000 euros.

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    Alliance of Science Organisations opposes boycott against Israeli science and research

    The Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany supports the appeal of the Council of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities of 20 May 2024 to the international scientific community and strongly opposes calls for a boycott of Israeli researchers and Israeli scientific institutions.

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    Israel prepares for the hydrogen era

    The country wants to integrate hydrogen into its energy industry. Despite domestic production, imports will be necessary. This could open business opportunities for German companies. Cooperation in research and development might see an increase, too.

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