Visit of José Manuel Barroso to Israel: signature of Horizon 2020
During his trip to Israel on 8 June 2014, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, together with Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister, 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. Under the terms of the agreement, Israel will have the same access to the programme as EU Member States and other Associated Countries. In return, it will contribute to the Horizon 2020 budget.
The agreement was signed by Lars Faaborg-Andersen, Head of the Delegation of the EU to Israel, and Yaakov Perry, Israeli Minister for Science, Technology and Space. PHOTO SHOTLIST