BGU researcher Dr. Taleb Mokari has been selected to receive a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) in 2011.
BGU, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and the Weizmann Institute of Science won the tender to create an Israeli Center for Research Excellence (I-CORE) focusing on renewable liquid fuels.
BGU strives to strengthen its national and international profile as a renowned institution in R&D renewable and alternative energy by promoting advanced fundamental research and searching for potential applications through recruitment of excellent researchers in relevant fields, increased R&D budgets, enhanced national and international cooperation and improved research infrastructure. Furthermore, BGU develops specific undergraduate and graduate multidisciplinary programs in diverse areas of energy. BGU plays a pivotal role in strengthening the green approach to energy through its public initiatives like the green campus.