About

The European Committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science (ECWIS) was established as a non-profit organization in Zurich, Switzerland, on May 17, 1960, by Dr. Josef Cohn, Richard Kronstein, Oswald Landau, Victor Loeb, and Dr. Veit Wyler. To raise financial means and promote international scientific cooperation in order to further the development of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

Today, the European Committee operates both out of the Main Office in Zurich, where it is registered as a charitable association, and its offices at the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot.

Contact

Mr. Robert Drake, Chair

Contact Mr. Zohar Menshes,
Executive Vice President

 

Contact Mrs. Shira Terri,
Head, Development of ECWIS Section

 

Contact Mrs. Hadar Papatrechas,
Director Marketing & Events
Project Management - Global Gathering 2022

 

Contact Mrs. Larisa Claru, 
Director for Resource Development
Europe

 

Contact Mrs. Roberta Breiter
Director for Resource Development
Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany & Austria

 

ContactPlease contact our office:
Location European Committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Fraumünsterstrasse 23
CH-8001 Zürich
Switzerland
Office +41-44-380-3200/01

European Societies of Friends

Austria

Austrian Society of Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Oesterreichische Gesellschaft der Freunde des Weizmann Institute of Science

Contact Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz, Chair
Location University of Vienna,
Faculty of Physics
Boltzmanngasse 5
1090 WIEN
AUSTRIA

Belgium

Belgian Society of Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Fondation Weizmann.be pour la science

Contact Mr. Christian Hendboeg, Chair

Denmark

Danish Society of Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Det Danske Weizmann Selskab

Contact Prof. Ole Farver, Chair

Germany

German Society of Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Deutsche Gesellschaft der Freunde des Weizmann Institute of Science

Contact Dr. Manfred Gentz, Chair
Location Friedensstraße 11
60311 Frankfurt am Main

Hungary

Hungarian Society of Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Science

Contact Dr. István Réczicza, Chair
Dr. Tamás Bellák, Co-Chair

ItalY

Italian Society of Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Associazione Italiana Degli Amici

Contact Mr. Eyal Amzallag, Chair

Liechtenstein

Freunde des Weizmann Institute of Science in Liechtenstein

Contact Mrs. Rita Kieber-Beck, Chair
Location Franz-Josef-Oehri-Strasse 6
9493 Mauren
Liechtenstein

Netherlands

Dutch Society of Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Nederlands Comite van het Weizmann Institute

Contact Mr. Yossi Herman, Chair
Location Emmaplein 5
1075 AW Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Spain

Spanish Society of Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Asociación Española de Amigos del Instituto científico Weizmann

Contact Mr. Rubén Lerner, Chair

Sweden

Swedish Society of Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Science

Contact Mr. Lennart Schuss, Chair
Dr. Beatrice Bondy, Co-Chair
Location Rosbackestigen 6
18146 Lindingo
Sweden

SWITZERLAND

Swiss Society of Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Schweizer Gesellschaft der Freunde des Weizmann Institute of Science

Learn more about the Friends:

Contact Mr. Eric Stupp, Chair
Location Fraumünsterstr. 23
CH-8001 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Office +41-44-380-3200/01

Weizmann Young European Network (WYEN)

The Weizmann Young European Network (WYEN) is a select group of science and business leaders from across Europe, who are passionate about harnessing their knowledge,experience,and success to create lasting social impact. Networking with inspiring peers, learning about cutting-edge science, and supporting exceptional research at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel,our members have set a course enabling curiosity lead the way to scientific discovery, for the benefit of humanity.

Contact Dr. Christian Tidona, Chair