Israel's Shimon Peres sets up $1 million grant for brain research
Israel's President Shimon Peres, during an interview with the Associated Press in his residence in Jerusalem, Thursday, June 16 , 2011. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
The Associated Press
Published Wednesday, September 12, 2012 6:54AM EDT
JERUSALEM -- Israel's president Shimon Peres has launched a $1 million grant program to pursue innovation in brain research technology.
Peres says he hopes the initiative will help turn Israel into an international hub for innovation in brain research technology.
The fund is open to researchers from around the world. The grant of $1 million will awarded next year.