McMaster University is benefiting from the Premier’s Middle East trade mission.
A deal has been struck to bring together researchers at McMaster and Tel Aviv University to work on autism and other issues.
McMaster’s assistant vice-president for international affairs, in Israel with Kathleen Wynne, says the deal will link 30 Mac scientists with leading Israeli researchers.
A five year deal worth $50-million has also been reached with six Israeli universities to create a new Centre for Regenerative Medicine in Israel.
It is expected to help create 150 jobs in Ontario.