Israeli Innovation Program

Press Release: Israeli Innovation Program Modeled on Grand Challenges Canada 

Ottawa, ON – Today, the State of Israel announced the first wave of funding for the recently launched Grand Challenges Israel program. Modeled after Grand Challenges Canada, the ten selected Israeli innovation projects – in diverse research fields such as cancer, malaria, aquaculture, and wheelchair technology – were unveiled at a meeting between Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird and his Israeli counterpart, Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

In response, Shimon Koffler Fogel, CEO of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), issued the following statement:

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