Israel's high-tech, medical and science accomplishments are world-renowned, and many of its researchers have been at the forefront in the fight against Covid-19 in Israel and abroad. This global pandemic has impacted all of us and underscores the critical role of medical and scientific expertise. In this introductory webinar, with longtime funders of science, and one leader within Israel’s academic research community, learn different approaches to funding research in Israel and what we have learned along the way. We will also discuss the role funders can play in strengthening the infrastructure needed for research and different opportunities for collaboration.
Kim Philbrick McCabe, Executive Director,The Klarman Family Foundation
Asher Ragen, Programme Director for the Academic Excellence, Yad Hanadiv
Ruth Salzman, CEO, The Russell Berrie Foundation
Professor Uri Sivan, President of the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology