In 2015 the programme Starting Grants, which are part of the EU Horizon 2020, special grants received 24 Israeli young scientists.
This is the sixth indicator in countries and first by a wide margin in relation to the population of the country among program participants.
In absolute terms, most grants received by the United Kingdom (48) Germany (47). In total was issued 291 grant.
Tel Aviv University became the third University in the number of young scientists who received grants under the program (8 people). More only received the French national centre for scientific research (12) and the German max Planck Institute (12).
The Hebrew University in Jerusalem received five grants, the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot and Haifa’s Technion – four. One grant was given by scientists from the Haifa University and the universities of Bar-Ilan and Ben-Gurion.