The EU represents more than 500 million people and the biggest economy in the world (not to mention Israel's most important trading partner). But Israel has more to offer in terms of R&D? Give me a break, I bet the EU could easily match Israeli patents 10:1.
Donald Trump: Israeli settlement construction in West Bank should 'keep going' (Haaretz)
from the article: Germany conditions high-tech, science grants on settlement funding ban