11/08/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/08/2018 10:43
The EuroTech Universities Alliance stimulates collaboration across education, research, and innovation, thereby increasing the attraction of global top talent needed to drive modernization, excellence and societal impact. For instance, the existing EuroTech Postdoc programme provides 80 promising fellows unique access to the research expertise and infrastructures across the EuroTech Universities while at the same time offering exclusive entrepreneurship and mobility opportunities in several of Europe's top high-tech eco-systems.
The announcement of Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, joining the EuroTech Universities Alliance as of January 1, 2019 was made public on the occasion of the Alliance's annual High-Level Event in Brussels on November 6th. This increase in the Alliance's membership base will further strengthen its position as a pioneer for inter-university collaborations.
Boasting 84 ERC grants under the EU's FP7 and Horizon 2020 programmes as well as 90 spin-off companies, Technion is a striking example of how excellent fundamental science translates into impact.
'Technion is thrilled and honoured to join the EuroTech Universities Alliance', says Technion President, Prof. Peretz Lavie. 'We live in an era in which international and interdisciplinary collaborations are vital to the future of scientific research. We bring the 'Technion way' of doing things to this partnership: reaching our goals faster and with less resources. The combination with the great strengths of the other members of the Alliance, which comprises an elite group of European universities similar to Technion, will help us ensure we are at the forefront of scientific research, benefiting millions worldwide.'
Eurotech's Governance©Eric Berghen
L'X officially joined the strategic partnership of leading universities of science and technology Eurotech on June 7th in the international setting of the Technical University of Munich's 150th anniversary symposium.