Open University, Ra’anana, Israel, 3rd February 2014
On February 3, 2014, ISERD (the Israel-Europe R&D Directorate) sponsored the event “Horizon 2020” – The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation in Israel. The event was held at Open University auditorium in Ra’anana.
The event was chaired by Mr. Marcel Shaton, the Director General of ISERD. Participants were honored by the presence of representatives from the European Union (EU). Guests included Mr. Lars Faaborg-Anderson, EU Ambassador to the State of Israel, and Mr. Robert-Jan Smits, European Commission Director General for Research and Innovation.
Israel was represented by Ms. Bina Bar-On, Ministry of Science Director General, and Mr. Avi Hasson, economist from the Chief Scientist’s office. The event was attended by hundreds of industry professionals and academic researchers from various design and engineering academic institutes. SN2E was represented by Mr. Omri Raisman and Mr. Oren Gershtein, who met with EU representatives responsible for technology transfer