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Israel Innovation Project

What is IIP?


IIP's Mission

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The Israel Innovation Project’s (IIP) mission is to advance Northwestern’s technological and scientific partnerships with Israeli institutions of higher learning through collaborative research, global educational initiatives, innovative business ventures, and public engagement. IIP’s role is to create long-lasting relationships that will expand opportunities for faculty, researchers, students, and partners, to team up with counterparts in Israel.

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A patient with a heart condition gets a third booster shot of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Photo courtesy Sheba Medical Center (and Israel21C).

ARTICLE: "Israel becomes first country in world to ok third Covid shot"

July 12, 2021: The Israel Health Ministry informed health providers that they are cleared to administer a third Covid booster shot to immunocompromised adults, becoming the first country in the world to do so. The announcement comes with growing correlation between Israelis infected by the Delta variant and those who got their vaccine early in January and February, though experts say it’s too early to draw conclusions.
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Joint Meeting: Fifth Annual Symposium on Water in Israel & the Middle East and CoWERC Water-Energy Innovation

Watch the virtual conference that featured global experts discussing the impactful innovations in water technologies found in Israel and the Middle East, as well as the water issues, partnerships and resources in the region.
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