August 22, 2018
Avi Nevel, President & CEO
Rhode Island -Israel Collaborative (RIIC)
c/o Rosenstein, Halper & Maselli, LLP
27 Dryden Lane
Providence, RI 02904
Tel: 401. 626. 4425
Board of Directors:
President/CEO: Avi Nevel
Vice President: Adi Goldstein Secretary: Limor Spalt
Treasurer: Jay Rosenstein
ScienceAbroad, the Organization of Israeli Scientists Abroad and Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC) announce they have opened a new Rhode Island center as the result of collaboration between the two organizations.
The Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC) is a non for profit organization that fosters and strengthens trade, business, academic exchange and research between Rhode Island and Israel to benefit the economy and community of each location. The Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC) does so by building and strengthening the relationships between government organizations, businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, members of academia and the research community in Rhode Island and Israel.
ScienceAbroad is an Israel-based nonprofit organization that harnesses the power of senior Israeli scientists abroad. Through its wide-reaching professional and social network, ScienceAbroad inspires connections with local Jewish communities, international scientists and Israel. This network advances scientific achievements, bolsters the Israeli identity of scientists living overseas, and helps facilitate the return of great minds to Israel.
Since its inception in 2006, ScienceAbroad has grown to over 2,800 members in300 campuses, with 25 branches worldwide run by scientists who volunteer their time and expertise.
1. Monika Lev-Cohen, the CEO of ScienceAbroad ” Israeli Scientist can serve as a living bridge between Rhode Island and Israel, they bring Israel to the community while abroad and become ambassadors when they return to Israel. We congratulate RIIC for their initiative to connect Rhode Island to ScienceAbroad’s global network and hope to see soon the fruits of the collaboration being built.
2. Avi Nevel, the president and CEO of the Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC)” I see it as another important step to connect Israeli and Rhode Island academic institutions, academia and research as part of our continuous effort. Rhode Island has excellent Universities such as Brown University, University of Rhode Island (URI), Bryant University and Salve Regina University”
3. Dr. Roey Tzezana, board member of the RIIC, the incoming ScienceAbroad regional manager, who resides in Providence, RI “Rhode Island and Israel share a passion for entrepreneurship and science. The collaboration between RIIC and ScienceAbroad will help Israeli students and researchers in Rhode Island to make the most of their time here doing research, and to disseminate its fruits for the benefit of both countries.”
will be the contact points for ScienceAbroad in Rhode Island. Both organizations will organize events and help to promote further collaboration between Rhode Island and Israel in the academic field.
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