from the February 2016 issue

Jewish Philanthropist to Launch $100 Million Program for Israel-U.S. Science Research

Mortimer Zuckerman, alongside New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, announced major program to fuel research collaboration.

Media tycoon Mortimer Zuckerman is launching a $100 million program promoting scientific collaboration between the United States and Israel. The Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program, announced at a New York event that featured Governor Andrew Cuomo and with several Nobel laureates on hand, promises to provide over $100 million in scholarships and related educational activities for participating scholars and universities.

The program, which will launch in the 2016-17 academic year, aims to foster collaboration between the "highest-achieving" American post-doctoral researchers and graduate students and "leading researchers" at Hebrew University, the Technion, Tel Aviv University and the Weizmann Institute of Science, according to a news release.

Reprinted from the Israel High-Tech & Investment Report February 2016

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