Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a joint press conference in Netanyahu’s office in Jerusalem in January 2011. (Getty Images)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a joint press conference in Netanyahu’s office in Jerusalem in January 2011.
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A German-Israel Economic Love Affair

April 17, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
Intimate fiscal bond with a price?
 

Recently, the German and Israeli governments jointly made the sixth “call for proposals for joint R&D projects” from companies in their nations. All proposals must be submitted by June 17, “focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and application areas.”

As in the past, the Israeli Center for Research and Development and the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology will grant public funds for the joint projects. This initiative will continue to subscribe to guidelines from the 1985 EU-originated Europe-wide Network for Market-Oriented Industrial Research and Development and Innovation.

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