Visit of José Manuel Barroso to Israel: visit to the Weizmann Institute of Science, meeting with Binyamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister
During his trip to Israel on 8 June 2014, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, met with Daniel Zajfman, President of the Weizmann Institute of Science, in Rehovot. On this occasion, he visited the Weizmann House, the formal residence of Chaim Weizmann, first President of Israel, founder and first President of the Weizmann Institute.
José Manuel Barroso also met with Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister, in Jerusalem. They together witnessed the signature of Israel's association to Horizon 2020, the new EU research and innovation programme. Horizon 2020 offers a huge opportunity to enhance the traditionally active cooperation between Israeli and EU researchers and innovators. PHOTO SHOTLIST