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President Yang Wei Meets with ISF Chair

On January 28, 2015, Prof. Yang Wei, President of NSFC met with Prof. Benjamin Geiger, Chair of Academic Board of the Israeli Science Foundation (ISF). The two sides reviewed and highly appreciated the implementation of NSFC-ISF Joint Research Program (JRP), and mainly discussed such issues as expanding collaborative areas, regularly holding bilateral symposia and science-policy forum, and jointly supporting research centers. During the meeting, Prof. Geiger officially invited Prof. Yang Wei to visit ISF at his convenience to have further discussions on promoting NSFC-ISF cooperation under the framework of China-Israel Innovation and Cooperation Joint Committee. Present at the meeting were Prof. Feng Feng, Director General and Mr. Zhao Chuang, Bureau of International Cooperation, NSFC.

Up to now, NSFC and ISF have successfully finished two rounds of call for proposals and co-funded 33 joint research projects. The cooperation fields include physics, chemistry, agriculture, life sciences and health sciences. With the success of the first two rounds of call for proposals, NSFC and ISF co-launched the third one in four areas such as mathematics, earth sciences, nanotechnology and computer science.

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