Thursday, November 04, 2010

The Dogs May Bark but the Caravan moves on...

"Eureka was created as an intergovernmental initiative in 1985 and is a pan-European network for market-oriented, industrial R&D. It approves projects that total €1.5 billion per year.

Israel, which holds the rotating presidency of Eureka, a pan-European industrial network of 40 countries, will be part of more than one-third of the network’s R&D projects.

“In a global environment of ever-changing dynamics, innovation is the key to our survival and progress,” Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer said Wednesday evening in Tel Aviv, at an event marking Israel’s presidency of the program.

“Innovation is the philosophy of 3,800 Israeli technology companies and eight Israeli Nobel Prize winners. We have turned into a competitive hi-tech economy open to international cooperation. Today, in the face of a global economic and financial crisis, our economy is still strong and healthy.”


At 5:44 PM EDT, Blogger EscapeVelocity said...

How Liberals Argue

Enjoy Noga!

At 5:19 PM EDT, Anonymous willjames said...

Israel seems to be on the cutting edge of everything except the propaganda war where they seem to be afflicted by a congenital disability. But it is finally being addressed. The synergy between the gov't and the NGOs that I'm seeing is extremely encouraging. Very exciting. The presenters at the HR conf are a remarkable cast of characters.

I experienced Shabbat at the Kotel tonight for the first time. It was astonishing to see such joyousness in Judaism. Something I never experienced before.

CC, I'd like to share more but feel awkward doing it through blog comments. May I propose that you make up a gmail address and write me at


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