Dan Shechtman Speaks Entrepreneurship at UN General Assembly

Distinguished Technion Professor and Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman participated in a United Nations session on entrepreneurship for development on June 26. The program was initiated by Israel’s Mission to the UN and included opening remarks by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, a video address by Israeli President Shimon Peres, and comments from Israel’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ron Prosor. Addressing delegates from 141 countries, Prof. Shechtman shared his recipe for creating an entrepreneurial society — a mix of good science education, a free market economy and a government eager to do its part.
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