Jacques Biot accompanied the Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance to Israel
Jacques Biot, President of l'X, accompanied Bruno Le Maire, Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance to Israel and met his colleagues from the Weizmann Institute of Science and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, strategic partner institutions of l'X.
Jacques Biot, President of l'X, accompanied Bruno Le Maire, Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance to Israel from September 3rd to September 5th. Bruno Le Maire visited DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival 2017, "where companies and investors meet Startups".
The President of École Polytechnique started his trip by an afterwork with some Alumni of l'X who reside in Israel, the meeting was hosted by Institut Français de Tel Haviv.
Jacques Biot also met Professor Daniel Zajfman, President of the Weizmann Institute of Science and visited the partner institution in the presence of the Minister Bruno Le Maire. Academic and scientific French-Israeli cooperations as well as future common projects were discussed during the meeting. Researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science Avraham Levy, specialized in Plant Genome Research and Dan Oran (Nanophotonics laboratory) showed their respected laboratories to the French delegation.
Moreover, Jacques Biot met Professor Asher Cohen, President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, who visited l'X in November 2016 in order to sign two cooperation agreements with École Polytechnique aimed at fostering academic cooperation, strengthening scientific and academic exchange opportunities and promoting international understanding.
Weizmann Institute of Science
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem