The 2013 Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation will be presented on Wednesday at the at the Bloomberg Fuel Choices Summit in Tel Aviv. Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu stated, "We can and must reach a change in the awful dependence on oil, with all its negative consequences. We decided to take action and enact a multi-year move and an effort that is not dependent on the ups and downs of the oil market. This is the main thing that we are doing. This prize is significant and prestigious. It symbolizes this commitment to the researchers and gives them a true return for their efforts."