Israel: The Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology of the State of Israel, Ofir Akunis, has recently held a brief meeting with the Minister of Research and Higher Education of Germany, Betina Stark and Tazinger.
The meeting was organized yesterday (Thursday), July 20th, 2021. Both ministers held details discussions about strengthening the mutual ties while celebrating 50 years of scientific cooperation between both countries.
According to the shared information, the updates regarding the completion of 50 years of mutual ties and cooperation between the State of Israel and Germany through the official social media handle of the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology of Israel.
In addition, the update read that “Celebrating 50 years of scientific cooperation between Israel and Germany.”
Furthermore, while mentioning the significance of the diplomatic ties between both countries in science and technology, Minister Ofir Akunis extended his heartfelt greetings and a warm welcome to his German counterpart in Israel.
In this context, the update shared by the ministry further mentioned that “The Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Ofir Akunis – אופיר אקוניס meets with Germany’s Minister of Research and Higher Education, Betina Stark and Tazinger.”
As per the latest updates, the reports have claimed that the representatives of both nations talked over many important topics and matters of common interest. Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology also emphasized recognizing the vital role played by Germany in all these years in terms of technological cooperation from Germany.
Furthermore, at the meeting, the two ministers discussed the strong and long-standing partnership between the countries, the close cooperation between the Israeli and German researchers and the great importance of the GIF Joint Fund.
During the meeting, the sides discussed plans for various scientific cooperation and deepening scientific research between the two countries in the fields: Podtech, Climate, Quantum, Artificial Intelligence, BlueTech, and Agritech.
In the end, another agreement in the meeting on the continuation of strengthening the relationship between young scientists from the two countries was agreed upon. Both ministers acknowledged the need for common support from each other in order to achieve new heights in this digital field.