CHICAGO (AP) — Tel Aviv University is the first international partner in a research center led by the University of Illinois.
Officials from the Israeli school signed the agreement Friday. The university will help guide development and participate in educational and research programs at the Discovery Partners Institute.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warm Temperatures, Humid Air Lift Into Area
The facility in downtown Chicago will house more than 100 researchers who will conduct work in health care, cybersecurity, food supplies and the environment.READ MORE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Names COPA Chief Investigator Andrea Kersten As Watchdog Agency's Interim Leader
Tel Aviv University joins other academic partners including Northwestern University and the University of Chicago. All rank on Reuters’ list of the world’s 100 most innovative universities.
Joseph Klafter is Tel Aviv University president. He says the school will provide labs and classrooms focused on innovation and entrepreneurship when the institute opens in 2021.MORE NEWS: Chicago Lifting Mask Mandate For Fully Vaccinated People In Most Cases
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