Procter & Gamble (PG) Signs a Master Collaboration Agreement for Joint Research and Development with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem  
9/26/2011 9:18:57 AM

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Procter & Gamble, the world's largest fast moving consumer goods company, signed a master collaboration agreement with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem through Yissum, its technology transfer office. "This collaboration agreement is the first of its kind for P&G in Israel and an important next step that follows the Memorandum of Understanding signed in December 2010 between P&G and the Office of Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Trade & Industry of Israel. The agreement with the Hebrew University allows P&G scientists and research leaders to partner on a new level with Hebrew University faculty and researchers in areas such as biology, chemistry, colloid and surface science to drive cutting-edge innovations that have the potential to impact a wide range of P&G's global product categories," said Jeff Hamner, P&G's Vice President Corporate R&D.