High-ranking delegation from Helmholtz Association visits Hebrew University to discuss future cooperation
One of Germany`s four leading research networks visits to explore shared interest in the fields of health, earth and environment and technologies
Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson, Prof. Prof. Juergen Mlynek, Prof. Prof. Isaiah T. Arkin
A high-ranking delegation from the Helmholtz Association — one of Germany`s four leading research networks — visited the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Edmond J. Safra Campus.
Led by its president Prof. Juergen Mlynek, the delegation was composed of directors and leading officials of a wide range of Helmholtz Centers in Germany. The aim of the visit was to identify and advance joint fields of interest and advance future cooperation, particularly in the fields of health, earth & environment, key technologies and supercomputing.
The delegation was welcomed by Hebrew University President Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson and Vice-President for Research and Development Prof. Isaiah T. Arkin. A series of separate project meetings with leading Hebrew University researchers followed.
With some 32,698 employees and an annual budget of approximately €3.4 billion, the Helmholtz Association is Germany’s largest scientific organization, bringing. The Helmholtz Association brings together 18 scientific-technical and biological-medical research centres. Its work follows in the tradition of the great natural scientist Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894).