Monday, May 29th | 4 Sivan 5777

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
December 7, 2016 9:23 am

Israel Inks Deal With India to Boost Science, Technology Collaboration

avatar by JNS.org

Email a copy of "Israel Inks Deal With India to Boost Science, Technology Collaboration" to a friend
Israeli Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis. Photo: Wikipedia.

Israeli Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis. Photo: Wikipedia.

JNS.org – Israel’s minister of science, technology and space met Tuesday with his Indian counterpart to sign a scientific collaboration agreement between the countries.

Ofir Akunis, on a state visit to New Delhi, and Harsh Vardhan agreed for each nation to appropriate $1 million for joint research ventures in 2017, as well as for the countries to work on promoting joint projects by young scientists and empowering women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

Vardhan said India has much to learn from Israel, which he called “a relatively small country with significant capabilities.”

Related coverage

May 28, 2017 10:41 pm
0

French-Israeli Environmental Research Satellite Set for Launch This Summer

JNS.org - The construction of Venus, Israel’s first environmental research satellite, has been completed. The satellite is set to be launched...

“We are expanding our cooperation in many fields,” Akunis said at the signing ceremony.

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visited India in November to boost the growing ties between the countries.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com