ISRAELI ENGINEERING PIONEER: SOON, EVERYONE WILL HAVE A...

September 2, 2021

Robots have captured the imaginations – and often raised the fears – of people for at least a century. These programmable machines perform boring, repetitive and dangerous tasks that people prefer not to or are unable to do because of size limitations or because they function in extreme environments such as in outer space or at the...

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Israeli scientists develop ‘e-skin’ that knows what movements...

September 2, 2021

Researchers at the Technion have developed a highly stretchable electronic material and a wearable sensor capable of identifying precise bending and twisting motions. Scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have produced a highly stretchable electronic material and a wearable sensor capable of identifying precise bending and twisting motions. Essentially, it is an electronic skin. The development will be...

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Israeli scientists discover how to reverse cell aging

September 2, 2021

A team of scientists has found why elderly people are more susceptible to COVID-19 and are working to reverse the aging process of the body’s immune system Scientists from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology say they have found a way to rejuvenate the aging process of the body’s immune system. Prof. Doron Melamed and doctoral student Reem Dowery sought...

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Covid-19 vaccine effectiveness against severe disease has not...

September 2, 2021

Overall effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines has not dropped much yet for most vaccinated Americans, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention vaccine advisers were told Monday. CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices met Monday to discuss the potential eventual need for booster doses of coronavirus vaccine -- although they did not vote. The White House has said...

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Israeli researchers use food waste for breakthrough multiuse...

July 21, 2021

These biopolymers can be used for solar energy generation, medicine, biomedical engineering and more. * They are affordable and are a viable alternative to petroleum-based polymers. The new Technion-made biopolymer above an oleander shrub. (photo credit: TECHNION) Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have been advancing a groundbreaking technology that allows for converting food byproducts into energy-conductive biopolymers....

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Technion to develop nanosatellites

July 21, 2021

The Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology has signed a cooperation agreement with the Space Division at Israel Aerospace Industries to develop and launch a nanosatellite that will enter low-altitude orbit around the moon and collect data using a payload of scientific instruments. Article published at www.americanisraelite.com on July 8, 2021. Satellite...

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Well done: Aleph Farms lands $105M to dish...

July 21, 2021

Is it possible? Could the vegetarian Holy Grail come from the land of carnivores? Aleph Farms states that its cultivated meat products can be found in stores in 2022... Article published at www.geektime.com on July 11, 2021. A Feelit sensor strip monitors the health of industrial equipment. Photo courtesy of Feelit Being a vegetarian looks like its...

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Now our machinery will tell us when something’s...

July 21, 2021

Affixed easily to valves, pumps or pipes, Feelit’s nano-ink stickers find and report issues that could impair performance and cause costly breakdowns. Article published at www.Israel21c.org on July 13, 2021. A Feelit sensor strip monitors the health of industrial equipment. Photo courtesy of Feelit Moving manufacturing from “far and cheap” to “local and smart” is the goal...

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Israeli scientists use ‘laser tweezer’ to study DNA...

July 21, 2021

Using optical tweezer technology, Technion researchers were able to gain a greater understanding of the poorly understood DNA packaging process, which impacts how genes are expressed. Article published at www.jpost.com on July 6, 2021. Optical tweezers apply force on DNA, and "unzip" it into two separate strands. Upon reaching the chromatosome the unzipping is halted by contacts...

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AI system developed to diagnose heart problems

July 21, 2021

A new artificial intelligence system can diagnose heart issues with greater precision than people. Article published at www.jpost.com on July 12, 2021. 3D image of a heart in a cardiology test (photo credit: REUTERS) Technion researchers have discovered a viable way in which to reliably use Artificial Intelligence (AI) in medicine and demonstrated the use of practical systems...

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Israeli scientists say humans regrowing body parts might...

July 21, 2021

Humans, unlike some animals, have a limited ability to regrow missing body parts. However, pioneering research at Technion University could change this. Article published at www.jpost.com on July 8, 2021. Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering at Technion University. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) Technion University researchers are tackling one of the most pressing medical issues: loss of tissue. ...

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Medical startup NanoVation gets EU backing for breathing...

July 21, 2021

European Innovation Council Fund invests 5 million euro ($5.9 million) in NanoVation to speed up development and start EU marketing Article published at www.timesofisrael.com on July 7, 2021. The SenseGuard product developed by Israeli startup NanoVation (Courtesy) The European Innovation Council (EIC) Fund is investing 5 million euro ($5.9 million) in the Israeli medical startup NanoVation, for...

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OncoHost’s Focus On The Patient Offers Precision Oncology...

July 21, 2021

Cancer treatment is often, fittingly, about the cancer itself. Many treatments try to attack the cancerous cells or at least stimulate a stronger response so that the immune system is better able to fight a tumor. Article published at www.nocamels.com on July 6, 2021. OncoHost develops personalized strategies for cancer therapy. Courtesy ancer treatment is often, fittingly,...

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

July 21, 2021

New Collaborations BeKeren Amiel has always wanted to become a doctor; against all odds, the visually impaired young woman is now officially an MD Dr. Amiel receiving her MD diploma Among the 241 new MDs who received their Technion diplomas this past June, visually impaired Dr. Keren Amiel stands out for overcoming unusual challenges. “I’ve always wanted...

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Alliance for a Sustainable Future

July 21, 2021

New Collaborations Between Doral Energy and Technion Israel Technion and Doral-Tech: Innovating sustainable solutions for the planet. Doral Energy-Tech Ventures (Doral-Tech), Doral Energy Group’s innovation and investment arm, will invest in Technion projects in the fields of renewable energy, energy storage, and climate studies. Technion researchers will enjoy access to the Doral Group’s sites in Israel and...

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Do We All Understand Coronavirus News?

July 21, 2021

Attitudes towards math are more important than school math attainment for public understanding of quantitative COVID-19 data Profs. Einat Heyd-Metzuyanim, Ayelet Baram-Tsabari and Aviv J. Sharon Being afraid of math prevents people from engaging with it when they need it – even if they learned it at school, a new study claims. Since COVID-19 emerged as a...

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Advanced Optics for Science and Industry

July 21, 2021

The production of optical components across industries has been drastically simplified by Technion scientists The new optical system Technion scientists have dramatically improved and simplified the production of precise optical components by immersing them in liquid. The study, led by Ph.D. student Reut Orange-Kedem and Professor Yoav Shechtman from the Technion Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, was published...

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Winning Warmth in AI Systems

July 21, 2021

When it comes to Artificial Intelligence, users prefer warmth over competence Technion AI researchers: (l-r) Dr. Ofra Amir, Dr. Liat Levontin, Zohar Gilad Users Prefer the Warmth of an AI System Over Its Competence A Study by three Technion researchers reveals that AI systems’ competence isn’t enough: for users to choose a system, it needs to have...

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AI Leader

July 21, 2021

Technion has been ranked No. 1 in the field of artificial intelligence in Europe Professor Assaf Schuster Over the years, the Technion has established itself as a leading academic institution in AI. It is currently ranked 15th in the world, with 100 faculty members engaged in areas across the AI spectrum. The Technion’s efforts to advance the...

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A Spatiotemporal Symphony of Light

July 21, 2021

In a Nano Optics Breakthrough, Technion Researchers Observe Sound-Light Pulses in 2D Materials for the first time Research team, L-R: Yuval Adiv, Yaniv Kurman, Professor Ido Kaminer, Raphael Dahan and Dr. Kangpeng Wang Haifa, Israel June 11, 2021 – Using an ultrafast transmission electron microscope, researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have, for the...

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A smartphone technology to diagnose psychiatric diseases

July 21, 2021

Montfort launches revolutionary Brain Profiler app, which will be sent with Israeli astronaut Eytan Stibbe to the International Space Station in 2022. Article published at www.Israel21C.org on June 29, 2021. Photo illustration by Ink Drop via Shutterstock.com According to the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people worldwide suffer from diagnosable psychiatric disorders such as clinical...

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Diagnostic Robotics: “Constructing medical decision-making ability”

July 21, 2021

A hundred million patients the world over benefit from the technology of Diagnostic Robotics — most of them are not even aware of it. Via artificial intelligence and big data analysis, the company from Israel is trying to make the world’s health systems more efficient and to predict the patients’ deterioration. “There are very few opportunities in...

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Israeli researchers reach biotech breakthrough in Technion study

July 21, 2021

The study is expected to lead to a deeper understanding of biological processes, as well as developments that will allow for an early diagnosis of a variety of diseases Article published at www.jpost.com on July 4, 2021. RESEARCHER in the lab of a biotech firm in Haifa holds a vial containing a bone graft earlier this month...

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Touted as a lifesaver for millions, Israeli nano-patch...

July 21, 2021

Some 3 million people worldwide miss tuberculosis diagnosis every year, often because tests unavailable; Haifa-made skin sticker will help, scientists say Article published at www.timesofisrael.com on July 5, 2021. A prototype of the new Israeli tuberculosis-detecting skin patch (courtesy of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology) A new Israeli tuberculosis-detecting skin patch will reduce the huge number of...

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Technion, IAI to partner on building, launching nano-satellite...

June 28, 2021

"We are working to promote close research cooperation and to turn the Technion into a hub for many diverse industries, a platform where industry and academia meet."   Article published at www.jpost.com on June 21, 2021.   A computer-generated redition of the nano-satellites in orbit (photo credit: Courtesy) Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI)...

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Yes, innovation can exist outside of Tel Aviv

June 28, 2021

Tel Aviv, our famous Startup Nation capital, may be losing the luster it once had. Following a year marked by social distancing and isolation, tech companies, startups, and most importantly, employees, discovered the benefits of working from home. In fact, startup hubs all over the world emptied out due to the comfort of remote work.   Article...

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Technion scientists succeed in simplifying production of optical...

June 28, 2021

The scientists found a way to drastically simplify the production of optical components used across industries.   Article published at www.jpost.com on June 17, 2021.   Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering at Technion University. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) Technion University scientists have discovered a way to improve and simplify the production of precise optical components, which...

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NanoGhost: Delivering the greatest things in the smallest...

June 28, 2021

Prof. Marcelle Machluf’s life’s work, creating a medicine delivery system that can defeat cancer, is showing promising progress, aiming for clinical trials by 2023   Article published at www.calcalistech.com on June 22, 2021.   NanoGhost inventor and co-founder, Prof. Marcelle Machluf Photo: Technion “My dream, and if we reach it I know I did my part, is...

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Israel’s OncoHost, UK’s NHS to study cancer patient...

June 28, 2021

Startup’s blood test aims to predict which cancer patients will react better to treatment; 8 clinical trials will be set up in the UK   Article published at www.timesofisrael.com on June 17, 2021.   Illustrative image of a cancer patient (KatarzynaBialasiewicz; iStock by Getty Images) Israel-based startup OncoHost, the developer of a blood test to predict how...

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Israeli Startup SAIPS Is Helping Ford Roll Out...

June 19, 2021

Automotive companies like Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, GM, and Waymo (Google’s self-driving project) are racing to bring autonomous vehicles to the mainstream market. In Israel, companies like Yandex and Intel’s Jerusalem-based subsidiary Mobileye have been on the streets for several years, testing self-driving cars powered by their technologies.   Article published at www.nocamels.com on May 20, 2021.  ...

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Ramon.Space raises $17.5m. to develop supercomputers for space

June 19, 2021

Ramon.Space builds space resilient super-computing systems that revolutionize the way software is written, applied, and processed in space.   Article published at www.jpost.com on May 25, 2021.   The Ramon.Space team. (photo credit: Courtesy) Yokneam-based space computing solutions company Ramon.Space said Tuesday it raised $17.5 million in Series A funding. The capital will be used to continue...

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Israeli digital health startups raise $700m in Q1,...

June 19, 2021

Sharp rise is due to increase in later-stage funding rounds and is indication that ecosystem is maturing, Start-Up Nation Central study says   Article published at www.timesofisrael.com on May 30, 2021.   Illustrative image of a doctor with digital icons (chaiyapruek2520, iStock by Getty Images) Israeli companies in the digital health sector raised some $700 million during...

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Israeli Mobility Firms Launch Collaboration To Tackle Road...

June 19, 2021

A group of 20 Israeli mobility companies has joined up with government-owned transportation firms, authorities, municipalities and universities to form a private-public consortium that will tackle traffic congestion, road accidents and safety, and air pollution across Israel.   Article published at www.nocamels.com on May 24, 2021.   Israeli road traffic. Photo by Raimond Klavins on Unsplash A...

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Israeli scientists develop technique to make solar panels...

June 19, 2021

Solar panels either use photovoltaic cells or photoelectrochemical cells to function and photoelectrochemical cells can only generate energy during sunlight hours.   Article published at www.jpost.com on May 28, 2021.   Solar panels at one of the projects of Enlight Renewable Energy (photo credit: RACHAF PRO DRONE) Scientists in Israel have made a breakthrough in the field...

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Scientists in Israel teach E. coli bacteria colonies...

June 19, 2021

The lab has previously engineered biological sensors capable of recognizing the presence of arsenic and other poisons in water, or the presence of blood in urine.   Article published at www.jpost.com on May 29, 2021.   L-R: Assistant Professor Ramez Daniel and Dr. Ximing Li (photo credit: RAMI SHLUSH / TECHNION) A team of scientists from the...

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Israeli Discovers Baking Soda Helps Kill Cancer Cells

June 19, 2021

Israeli-Arab researcher at the Technion in Haifa discovers that nano-sized baking soda placed near a tumor improves the cancer treatment, especially in breast cancer.   Article published at www.unitedwithisrael.org on May 30, 2021.   Dra. Hanan Abumanhal del Technion (Technion) Baking soda, the simple household product familiar to everybody, may revolutionize the treatment of breast cancer, researchers...

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Israeli Biotech Startup CytoReason Teams Up With Swiss...

June 19, 2021

A high magnification micrograph of cryptitis in a case of Crohn's disease.   Article published at www.nocamels.com on May 2, 2021.   Israeli biotech company CytoReason, the developer of a computational model of the human body for faster drug discovery and development, announced a new collaboration this month with Swiss biopharmaceutical company Ferring Pharmaceuticals to establish new...

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Fake Steak, Well Done

May 30, 2021

Science is promising us steak that’s heart-healthy, eco-friendly, and still decadent. But will we eat filet mignon from a bioreactor?   Article published at www.townandcountrymag.com on May 2, 2021.   On the third floor of a modern marble and glass building half an hour from Tel Aviv and around the corner from the Weizmann Institute of Science,...

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Novocure soars on lung cancer trial data

May 30, 2021

An independent data monitoring committee has reported encouraging data from the Phase III LUNAR trial.   Article published at Globes.co.il on April 13, 2021.   Drug Development company Novocure (Nasdaq: NVCR) today announced a positive update on its phase III pivotal LUNAR trial for treating lung cancer. The company said that an independent data monitoring committee (DMC),...

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Israeli startup’s precision robots poised to transform brain...

May 30, 2021

Prof. Moshe Shoham, founder of Mazor Robotics, acquired for $1.64 billion, will speak about his new company Tamar Robotics on Monday, April 12   Article published at Times of Israel on April 8, 2021.   Every year, doctors diagnose millions of people with tumors, blood clots and other masses in their brains. In each case, doctors must...

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Breakthrough in advancement of reconstructive surgery

May 30, 2021

Technion scientists introduce stem-cell tissue regeneration technology to rebuild bone with fewer complications.   Article published at Israel21c.org on May 9, 2021.   Prof. Shulamit Levenberg. Photo courtesy of Techion-Israel Institute of Technology While modern medicine has made leaps and bounds in the field of tissue and organ reconstruction over the years, it is still limited by...

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Walmart to acquire Israeli AI sizing tech firm...

May 30, 2021

Zeekit’s virtual try-on technology enables one of the most difficult things to replicate online: understanding how an item will actually look on you.   Article published at Israel21c.org on May 19, 2021.   US-based retail giant Walmart will be acquiring Zeekit, an Israeli startup that provides online clothing shoppers with a virtual fitting room where they can...

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Israel to send 44 experiments into space on...

May 30, 2021

Former Israeli pilot, Eytan Stibbe will be taking 44 experiments in fields like agriculture, neurology and optics to space on next year’s mission to the International Space station.   Article published at Israel21c.org on May 6, 2021.   Forty-four Israeli experiments are set to reach the International Space Station. Photo by Dima Zel via Shutterstock.com Forty-four experiments...

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The secret Israeli sauce in Pfizer’s new drug...

May 30, 2021

CytoReason uses artificial intelligence to speed up long and expensive drug trials for six of the world’s top ten pharmaceutical giants.   Article published at Times of Israel on May 18, 2021.   Scientists at pharmaceutical giant Pfizer have long understood that people with various autoimmune diseases often have elevated levels of a protein called CCR6, believed...

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Bowel cancer screening capsules the latest in at-home...

May 18, 2021

Innovation in NHS self-care will see patients in England swallow tiny cameras instead of having standard endoscopy.   Article published at The Guardian on March 11, 2021.   People will be able to check if they have bowel cancer by swallowing a tiny capsule containing miniature cameras, in an extension of patient self-care. In what experts described...

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A Breakthrough in Preventing Anti-Cancer Therapy Resistance

February 5, 2021

Research by Professor Yuval Shaked of the Technion presents new ways to curb the development of anti-cancer therapy resistance, a phenomenon that is detrimental to the efficacy of existing cancer treatments. His research was recently summarized in a published article in Nature Reviews Cancer. Article published at ats.org on February 4, 2020. Anti-cancer therapy resistance: A devastating...

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Can Heart Disease Affect Cancer?

February 5, 2021

Scientists have known that chemotherapy can damage the heart muscle. But what about the reverse — can heart disease impact cancer? Article published at ats.org on July 14, 2020. A research team led by Professors Ami Aronheim and Yuval Shaked of the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine at the Technion, with colleagues from Carmel Hospital, have found that...

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Diagnosing Cancer and Determining Metastatic Risk Within 2...

February 5, 2021

People who have just learned they have a tumor face heart-wrenching questions such as: is it cancerous? Will it spread? Article published at ats.org on August 6, 2020. Metastasis, the spread of cancer cells from the primary tumor to new areas of the body, is responsible for an alarming 90% of cancer-related deaths. But knowing the risk...

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Hopeful News for Cancer Patients Re: COVID-19

February 5, 2021

Since the start of the pandemic, scientists have warned that cancer patients could be at increased risk of serious illness from COVID-19 due to a weakened immune system. But that commonly held belief, reinforced by an early study from China as well as the National Cancer Institute, might be wrong — for certain patients. Article published at...

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Technion Researchers Discover New Pathway for Attacking Cancer...

February 5, 2021

When treating cancer, researchers are always searching for ways to remove cancer cells while minimizing damage to the rest of the body. One possible approach is to find processes unique to cancer cells, and which would allow specific targeting. If such a process can be disrupted, only those cells would be affected. Article published at ats.org on...

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Technion Scientists Develop Rapid Test for Coronavirus and...

February 5, 2021

Technion scientists have developed a novel method for rapid and accurate sensing of coronavirus without the need to rely on PCR amplification, a technique that makes millions or even billions of copies of DNA so that there is enough material to test. The new technique can identify the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in a sample by counting and...

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New breath test sniffs out Covid-19 in 30...

September 1, 2020

Breath test from Technion scientist shows promising early results in sniffing out Covid-19 within 30 seconds. Article published at www.israel21c.org on August 24, 2020. Could uncomfortable nasal swabs be swapped for a contactless two-second breathalyzer puff to check for Covid-19 infection? Prof. Hossam Haick thinks so. Haick, a professor of chemical engineering and nanotechnology at the Technion...

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Reusable Protective Masks Powered by Phone Charger

July 29, 2020

Article published at ats.org on June 2, 2020. Soon we may not need to retire our protective face mask after a trip to the supermarket. Technion Professor Yair Ein-Eli is developing masks that can be heated to destroy the coronavirus while maintaining their integrity. Reusable, self-cleaning masks are essential for boosting hygiene, mitigating global mask shortages, and...

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Technion Innovations COVID-19

June 17, 2020

The Need One of the major obstacles experienced during the global COVID-19 pandemic has been the accessibility to testing. The inability to test the greater population has kept decision makers relying on statistical probability in the absence of hard numbers.Testing is considered key to an effective exit strategy for countries to return to normal economic activity. Product...

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Student-built robot to help battle corona in hospital

April 14, 2020

High schoolers’ robotic platform shuttles supplies to and from the coronavirus ward while controlled remotely by medical staff. Article published at www.israel21c.or on April 12, 2020. The battle against coronavirus in Israel just got a helping hand from an unexpected source: the robotics club at the prestigious Hebrew Reali School in Haifa. Students and alumni of the...

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President of the Technion

April 8, 2020

For the first time in over a century, we are faced with a pandemic of unpredictable proportions. Article published by the president of the Technion April 07, 2020. A tiny, invisible virus took humanity by surprise, affecting the lives of all of us, causing uncertainty and worry for the wellbeing of our families and friends. Such times...

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Israeli Academic Institutions Quickly Adjusted to Remote Learning...

April 7, 2020

Once campuses were shut down nationwide in mid-March, it took a little over a week for all academic institutions in Israel to shift their curriculum, almost in its entirety, to the web. Article published at www.calcalistech.com on April 03, 2020. One thing is clear to all academic institutions in Israel: campuses will never be the same following...

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Israeli hospital pilots virus-neutralizing sticker for masks to...

April 6, 2020

In bid to protect medical staff during coronavirus outbreak, Galilee Medical Center pilots a facemask sticker to catch and kill virus nanoparticles. Article published at www.jisrael21c.org on April 02, 2020. Dr. Samer Srouji, left, and members of his oral & maxillofacial surgery team at Galilee Medical Center testing the Maya sticker on their surgical masks. Photo by...

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The 33 year old data scientist helping Israel...

April 3, 2020

Kira Radinsky’s Diagnostic Robotics has developed an AI-based platform to predict the spread of COVID-19 and triage patient Article published at www.jewishinsider.com on April 01, 2020. But Dr. Kira Radinsky, 33, is at the forefront of Israel’s battle against the novel coronavirus. And she’s hoping to share her new technology with the rest of the world as...

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Israeli Universities, Institutes Lead the Fight Against Coronavirus

April 2, 2020

Staff members are at the forefront of medical technologies and innovation, task forces, methods and vaccines in the making, working to protect the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Article published at www.thejewishvoice.com on April 01, 2020. Researchers on the COVID-19 response effort at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, from left: Professor Angel Porgador, deputy vice president for...

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Israeli scientist could adapt shrimp antiviral for humans

April 1, 2020

Researcher Avi Schroeder’s technology for shellfish could protect us against coronavirus. He’s also working on a cancer drug from an elephant protein. Can an antiviral food additive for farmed shrimp be adapted for protecting humans against coronavirus? Very possibly, says the technology’s developer, Israeli scientist and serial entrepreneur Avi Schroeder. Article published at www.israel21c.org on March 25,...

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Israeli Innovation: Radar System Will Monitor COVID-19 Patients

April 1, 2020

The National Emergency Team of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) in the Israel Ministry of Defense (IMoD) has adapted two systems developed by defense industries Elbit and IAI, to measure the vital signs of patients. The data, including pulse, respiratory rate and temperature, are measured remotely using a combination of radar and electro-optical sensors,...

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Israeli researchers offer hope for more efficient coronavirus...

March 31, 2020

Researchers at Technion announced a successful trial of a method of pooling medical samples and performing simultaneous testing for the presence of the virus on 32 or 64 samples at a time If you like puzzles you have probably encountered one of the ones that involve a single counterfeit coin hidden among a larger number of real...

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Israeli universities, institutes lead the fight against coronavirus

March 28, 2020

Staff members are at the forefront of medical technologies and innovation, task forces, methods and vaccines in the making, working to protect the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Israeli universities and institutes and their affiliated academics, researchers, doctors, scientists and students are leading the fight against the coronavirus. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the Technion‒Israel Institute of...

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Technion researchers working on emergency projects to fight...

March 27, 2020

These emergency projects focus on different important aspects, such as detection and diagnostics; vaccine development; therapeutic treatments; and methods for remote care and monitoring of patients. Article published at www.jpost.com on March 25, 2020. An employee of German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, demonstrates research workflow on a vaccine for the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease at a laboratory in Tuebingen,...

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Israeli defense ministry launches COVID-19 voice-test study

March 26, 2020

Technion scientists mobilized in the worldwide effort to find solutions for the current global health crisis. Article published at www.reuters.com on March 24, 2020. JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An analysis of coronavirus patients’ voices could yield a “vocal fingerprint” to help detect COVID-19 symptoms in others and prioritize testing and treatment, the Israeli Defence Ministry said on Tuesday....

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Technion Researchers on the Frontline in the Fight...

March 26, 2020

Technion scientists mobilized in the worldwide effort to find solutions for the current global health crisis. Published on March 26, 2020. Researchers in more than 20 Technion labs are working round the clock to help fight the spread of COVID-19. Their research includes early detection and diagnosis of the virus, development of a vaccine and therapies, and...

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Israeli Researchers Introduce Pooling Method for COVID-19 Testing...

March 26, 2020

COVID Testing: From Bench to Bedside by Winter Image: Israeli researchers introduce pooling method for COVID-19 testing (Photo courtesy of Technion – Israel Institute of Technology) The best way to stop the spread of the coronavirus is by identifying carriers and keeping them away from healthy people. That requires testing — and a lot of it. Researchers...

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Coronavirus facilities open up in Israel using new...

March 16, 2020

Israeli hospitals all over the country have prepared designated isolation units for coronavirus patients. PRESS RELEASE The Biobeat medical monitoring system is now installed in 11 hospitals across Israel, and they will continue installing their system in several more over the coming week. Biobeat is also working closely with several authorities in the country to implement monitoring...

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Landmark Study Proves 90% of Jews Are Genetically...

March 16, 2020

Jews in communities around the globe show more genetic similarities with each other than they do with their non-Jewish neighbours, except in India and Ethiopia. Jewish men celebrate Hanukkah at Manezhnaya square in the center of Moscow December 4, 2007 Credits: Reuters A new study shows that Jews in communities around the globe show more genetic similarities...

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COVID-19’s silver lining

March 16, 2020

Emergency preparedness, personal hygiene and science are among the winners in this crisis. Article by Daniel Orenstein published on blogs.timesofisrael.com on Mar 11, 2020. Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19 for short, has been with us for less than three months and it has thrown global health and economic systems into chaos – infecting 118,347 118,893 people as...

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Daniel Peltz hands over chairmanship of Technion UK

February 13, 2020

Technion UK has announced that its chairman, Daniel Peltz OBE, is standing down after ten years in the role. The property entrepreneur and philanthropist will nonetheless maintain strong connections to the charity, which was established to promote the invaluable work of the Technion Institute in Israel. Peltz will stay on as a trustee for the charity and...

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Celebrating Churchill

January 27, 2020

Historic moments: Technion and the Churchill Family Today, January 24, 2020, marks the 55th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill at the age of 91. Buried in St. Martin’s Church, Bladon just outside the Blenheim Palace grounds north of Oxford, Churchill was honoured at his funeral by an assembly that brought together some of the...

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Screening for Cancer Made Easy

January 24, 2020

Technion Professor Hossam Haick tells Prince Charles about his invention of SniffPhone Photo by Ben Kelmer courtesy British Embassy Israel A device that uses nanotechnology sensors to analyse biomarkers in the breath and is able to accurately diagnose diseases such as certain types of cancer, pulmonary disease, and even early stages of neurodegenerative diseases, the SniffPhone Project...

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Celebrating a decade of life-changing Israeli inventions

January 10, 2020

From Waze to cancer-busting nano-ghost cells and 3-D printed hearts, The Times of Israel takes a dive into tech that helps us get where we’re going and keeps us safe and healthy Article published at www.timesofisrael.com on January 1, 2020. The Beresheet selfie during landing, April 11, 2019. (YouTube screenshot) As we enter 2020, The Times of...

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Brain Guard: New Nanoscale Technology Shown to Inhibit...

January 10, 2020

Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s: New Strategies, New Hope Virtually everyone has been impacted by either Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. Watching as a beloved grandparent or friend experiences cognitive decline is heartbreaking. And as the number of older Americans grows, so too will the number of cases. Americans with Alzheimer’s are slated to rise from about 5.8 million people...

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Technion fosters entrepreneurship within ivory towers as Startup...

January 10, 2020

Technion students and professors set aside lectures, books, and exercises for a day, as startup founders, multinationals and VC investors flock to campus to talk entrepreneurship. Students and professors at Haifa’s Technion — Israel Institute of Technology set aside their lectures, books and exercises for one day last week, as startup founders, multinationals’ officials, and VC investors...

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Technion Focus – December 2019

January 10, 2020

Technion researchers have developed an inexpensive, environmentally friendly and safe hydrogen production technology. A start-up called H2Pro is now working on commercialising this revolutionary discovery. The prestigious Harvey Prize for science and technology was awarded at Technion in early November to Profs. Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer Doudna and Feng Zhang, who developed the groundbreaking genetic editing technology CRISPR-Cas9,...

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Press Release: Technion UK Annual Gala Dinner

December 18, 2019

Last night at the Churchill Awards Dinner at The Biltmore Hotel in Mayfair with 280 curious minds gathered to celebrate the achievements of The Technion, the leading science university of Israel. The evening started with Professor Alon Wolf, the Vice President talking about the latest innovations and discoveries by the scientists and researchers working hard to make...

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Netanyahu, Israeli tech minister greet winning team in...

November 25, 2019

The FIRST robotics team, which operates under the aegis of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, won a silver medal at the competition that featured 191 teams, representing 191 countries. Read more on JNS.org. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis host the Israeli robotics team that participated in the First Global...

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Nobel Laureate Prof. James Peebles

October 12, 2019

Congratulations to Nobel Laureate for Physics in 2019 Prof. James Peebles. Jim Peebles won the Technion Israel Harvey Prize in 2001. The Harvey Prize is known to be a strong precursor and indicator of Nobel quality! Peebles is widely regarded as one of the world's leading theoretical cosmologists, with major theoretical contributions to primordial nucleosynthesis, dark matter,...

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Alzheimer’s treatment could neutralise antibiotic – resistant bacteria

September 23, 2019

Researchers from the Technion Faculty of Biology may have found a way to make salmonella bacterial infections less aggressive by inhibiting the formation of biofilm, a layer of microorganisms that constitutes a serious medical and environmental problem because it protects bacteria and enables them to attach to tissues, medical devices, pipes and more. The discovery by Associate...

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Fuel of the Future

September 16, 2019

Breakthrough at the Technion: Researchers have developed an inexpensive, environmentally friendly and safe hydrogen production technology. The E-TAC water-splitting technology facilitates an unprecedented energetic efficiency of 98.7% in the production of hydrogen from water and has other key advantages over water electrolysis. A startup company, H2Pro, was founded based on this development and is working on its...

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Skin concern? Skip waiting for the MD and...

September 3, 2019

Israeli startup DermaDetect offers users super-fast, AI-based diagnosis for hundreds of skin conditions from the comfort of their own phones. Article by Naama Barak published on www.israel21c.org on August 19, 2019. DermaDetect enables to diagnose skin conditions using a dedicated, AI-based app. Photo by Vulp via Shutterstock.com Let’s say your child has a weird skin rash. What...

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Start up nation to revitalize business, innovation on...

July 25, 2019

Israel’s Council for Higher Education announced a plan to invest $27 million into a five-year “New Campus Vision” plan at 10 top universities. Article published on JNS on July 16, 2019. The University of Haifa. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Israel’s Council for Higher Education (CHE), the government agency overseeing colleges and universities just unveiled “The New Campus Vision,”...

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Technion prof seeks funds for army of cell...

July 25, 2019

Marcelle Machluf, child of a Moroccan immigrant who couldn’t read or write, is looking for investors for what could be a revolutionary tumor drug-delivery platform Article by Shoshana Solomon, published on Timesofisrael.com on July 8, 2019. Prof. Marcelle Machluf at her lab in the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (Courtesy) When Marcelle Machluf was 16, her...

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Can Israel Become A Nation Of Startup Marathoners?

July 11, 2019

Having returned a week ago from Israel, I remain impressed by its strengths as a place to start companies. Article by Peter Cohan, published on Forbes.com on May 26, 2019. Beautiful view of Tel Aviv in Israel. Pixabay. Yet Israel strikes me as somewhere in the middle of a transformation -- from a nation that starts and...

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Israeli Researcher Rolls Out Flying/Driving Robot

July 10, 2019

“Hashem made wild beasts of every kind and cattle of every kind, and all kinds of creeping things of the earth. And Hashem saw that this was good.” Genesis 1:25 (The Israel Bible™) Article by Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, published on Technion.ac.il on May 20, 2019. (Photos courtesy of Prof. David Zarrouk) It flies like Superman, crawls through small...

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Awards & Prizes at Technion Board of Governors

July 10, 2019

Dozens of academic prizes were awarded to outstanding Technion researchers in a festive ceremony held as part of the 2019 Board of Governors’ events. Article published on Technion.ac.il on July 2, 2019. Recipients of the prestigious ERC Grants “Today we award prizes for excellence in teaching, research and innovation and honour researchers who have received grants from...

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Customized Antibiotic Treatment

July 10, 2019

Innovative technology developed by researchers at the Technion and Kahn-Sagol-Maccabi Research and Innovation Institute at Maccabi Healthcare Services (KSM) is expected to improve and make more efficient the giving of antibiotic treatments. It will also hinder the development of resistant bacteria. The technology, which was presented in a study published in Nature Medicine, was made possible by...

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New strategy could lead to new anticancer treatments

July 10, 2019

Technion researchers, in collaboration with Japanese and American scientists, have developed an innovative strategy for eliminating cancer cells. The research was recently published in Nature Chemistry by Professor Ashraf Brik of the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry at the Technion, Prof. Hiro Suga of the University of Tokyo, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry and Distinguished Prof. Aaron Ciechanover of...

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Meet Israel’s First Hasidic Med School Student

July 9, 2019

Does every Jewish mother want her son to become a doctor? Not always. If you’re a member of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Israel, where many young men are expected to spend their days learning Torah full-time, many mothers in these communities would much rather say, “my son the rabbi” than “my son the doctor.” Article by...

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The top 12 ways Israel is feeding the...

July 5, 2019

The top 12 ways Israel is feeding the world Article by Abigail Klein Leichman, published on Israel21c.org on May 21, 2019. Tal-Ya's trays catch every drop of dew. Photo: courtesy Food security is a critical concern as the global population expands and natural resources dwindle. Smart solutions for more efficient farming, hardier crops, alternative sources of nutrition,...

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Technion Focus – June 2019

June 24, 2019

The legendary physicist of our generation, Prof. Stephen Hawking of Cambridge University, has been proved right by a Technion experiment that used its unique sonic black hole in a lab to prove the theory of Hawking radiation. Read here for the latest from the Technion.

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An Interview With The President Of The University...

June 24, 2019

Stanford and MIT receive well-deserved recognition as hotbeds of entrepreneurship, but neither of those is as singularly influential in the US as the Israel Insitute of Technology, better known as the Technion. Since the university's founding over one hundred years ago, a quarter of the university's graduates have started businesses. Since 2004, graduates of the Technion have...

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Technion team develops medical glue to replace stitches...

June 23, 2019

Applied with a glue gun, the melted polymer works both externally and internally, and is nontoxic, flexible and biodegradable, researchers say. Article by Shoshanna Solomon, published on The Times of Israel on June 11, 2019. Technion researchers have developed a medical glue gun to help heal human tissue that has been seriously injured (Courtesy). Researchers at the...

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Using a hot glue gun to fuse biocompatible...

June 23, 2019

Hot glue guns can be used for a myriad of projects, including scrapbooking, arts and crafts, and assembling toys. Now, researchers at the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology have developed a glue that is applied with a hot glue gun to adhere seriously injured human tissues. Article by Kevin Hattori, published on American Technion Society on June 6,...

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Israel’s Technion – a science powerhouse and a...

June 23, 2019

Created by the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this YouTube video about the Technion features appearances by Nobel laureates, Distinguished Professors Dan Shechtman and Aaron Ciechanover. Among other things, the video highlights the Technion as a place where diseases are cured, Nobel Prizes are won, and the technology that’s making the world a better place is made....

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Sub-cellular monitoring of malignant tumors

June 23, 2019

Researchers at the Technion believe their discovery of a new technology to monitor metabolic processes in cancerous tissue could lead to targeted drugs for preventing malignant growth. Article by Kevin Hattori, published on American Technion Society on May 14, 2019. Professor Tomer Shlomi. In recent decades, many studies have been conducted around the world on the development...

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Technological innovation for the benefit of competitive sports

June 23, 2019

Aimed at using scientific knowledge to improve sports performance, the First Scientific Conference of the Israeli Olympics Sports Research Center was held recently at Technion. Among the attendees were leading researchers and scientists, senior coaches from Israel and members of the sports-tech industry, and guest lecturers from the USA and England. Article by Kevin Hattori, published on...

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The autonomous vehicle revolution powered by Technion

June 23, 2019

By 2025, some 8 million consumer vehicles shipping from manufacturers will feature Level 3 and 4 technologies, where drivers are still necessary but able to completely shift safety-critical functions to the vehicle under certain conditions, and Level 5 technology, where no driver will be required at all. (Source: ABI Research) Article by Kevin Hattori, published on American...

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You must be optimistic to live in this...

June 18, 2019

The president of Technion, Israel’s leading high tech university, tells Science|Business how a sense of precariousness feeds the country’s technology edge. Article by Éanna Kelly, published on NoCamels on June 13, 2019. Technion President Peretz Lavie (Credit Nitzan Zohar: Office of the Spokesperson, Technion). Peretz Lavie, president of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, was standing on a...

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State of AI: Israeli Artificial Intelligence-Based Companies See...

May 7, 2019

Israeli companies specializing in artificial intelligence raised nearly 40 percent of the total venture capital funds raised by the Israeli tech ecosystem for 2018, despite accounting for just 17 percent of the total number of innovative technology companies in the country, according to a report this month by Start-Up Nation Central (SNC). Article by NoCamels Team, published...

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2019 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in Israel

April 30, 2019

Three researchers, from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology and Weizmann Institute of Science, will each be awarded $100,000, one of the largest unrestricted prizes ever created for early-career researchers in Israel. Article by Israil Institute of Technology, published on Technion.ac.il on April 8, 2019. (l-r) Associate Professor Moran Bercovici, of the Technion, Drs. Michal Rivlin and Erez...

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ERC Grants to Prof. Ashraf Brik and Prof....

April 30, 2019

European Research Council Advanced Grants Won by Technion Professors Ashraf Brik and Amit Meller Article by Israil Institute of Technology, published on Technion.ac.il on April 15, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Israil Institute of Technology) Profs. Ashraf Brik and Amit Meller of Technion-Israel Institute for Technology in Haifa have won prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants from...

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Israeli Scientist Discusses Cancer Treatment

April 30, 2019

Marcelle Machluf, the dean of biotechnology and food engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, is working on an innovative cancer treatment called nanoghosts. Article by Selah Maya Zighelboim, published on Jewish Exponent on April 21, 2019. (Photo courtesy of American Technion Society) Marcelle Machluf, the dean of biotechnology and food engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of...

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Israel’s Technion launches living tissue printing center

April 15, 2019

Researchers are developing complex and precise artificial tissues that can be better integrated into target organs. Article by Naama Barak, published on Israel21c on April 11, 2019. The Technion's new center operates a printer that prints 3D scaffolds and cells that grow into tissue. Photo by Nitzan Zohar/Technion Spokesperson’s Office The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology recently launched...

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Israeli Medtech Startup Begins 1st ‘In-Human’ Trial Of...

April 15, 2019

Vectorious Medical Technologies recently announced the first in-human implantation of its miniature, digital, wireless and battery-free implant for left-atrial monitoring to detect #heart failure. Vectorious Medical Co-founder and CEO Oren Goldshtein is a #Technion alumnus. The device is undergoing clinical trials in Germany, Israel, Italy, and the UK. Article by NoCamels Team, published on NoCamels on February...

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Why Israeli research is such a hot ticket...

April 15, 2019

Private and public institutions around the world are jostling to create new collaboration agreements with Israeli research bodies in an effort to mine the country’s scientific excellence and innovation. Article by Abigail Klein Leichman, published on Israel21c on March 31, 2019. From left at the opening ceremony for the Technion-Intel Center for Artificial Intelligence: Intel VP and...

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Diagnostic test from Israel aims to stop superbug...

April 15, 2019

Nanosynex is an Israeli startup working on a novel approach to help physicians prescribe the correct antibiotic for each case. Article by Brian Blum, published on Israel21c on April 3, 2019. The rise of so-called “superbugs” is reaching epidemic levels. Today, nearly 700,000 people around the world die not from the illness for which they went to...

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Top 11 investments in Israeli companies, February 2019

April 15, 2019

Drivenets nets $110m, Redis Labs raises $60m, PerimeterX nabs $43m, and both Rapyd Financial Networks and Gong.io raise $40m. Article by Abigail Klein Leichman, published on Israel21c on March 4, 2019. Below are the top 11 funding rounds closed by Israel companies during the second month of 2019. 1. Networking software startup Drivenets of Ra’anana and New...

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Lidar and perception startup Innoviz raises $132 million

April 15, 2019

Innoviz Technologies, an Israel-based start-up developing solid-state lidar sensors and perception software for autonomous vehicles, has raised $132 million in a Series C funding round. The round makes the company one of the better capitalized lidar startups, and Innoviz has already locked in key customers including BMW. Co-founder and Chief Business Officer Oren Rosenzweig and COO Ronnen...

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World’s 1st Patient With Lab-Grown Bone Implant Competes...

April 15, 2019

Danny Yaakobson is the world’s first patient to receive a lab-grown bone implant, made from his own fat cells to replace a missing section of his shinbone. Just one year after the surgery, Danny competed in the Israman - ישראמן Triathlon. No, this is not science fiction: The innovative transplantation technique was developed by Bonus BioGroup, whose...

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The Nanit Plus Baby Monitor Is The Next...

April 15, 2019

Nanit Plus is a smart baby monitor that uses machine learning algorithms and advanced computer vision technology to provide data about sleep patterns and more. It's also HIPAA-compliant, so the data is protected. Co-founder Assaf Glazer is a #Technion alum, and Nanit is a Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute Runway Startup Postdoc Program alumni company. Article by Fatherly, published...

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Print Your Steak, Save a Steer

April 15, 2019

I spoke with Alexey Tomsov, Technion graduate in Biotechnology and Food engineering (MSc, BSc), about Jet-Eat Printed Foods Ltd., a Tel Aviv start-up which ‘prints’ steaks using 3D printers. In this interview, Alexey Tomsov, who is a senior manager at Israeli startup Jet-Eat, speaks about disrupting the vegan food market with 3D printing technology that will be...

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Centre for 3D Printing Living Tissue

April 3, 2019

An innovative centre for the printing of cells, tissues, and organs have been established in the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering led by Professor Shulamit Levenberg at the Technion. Article by Kevin Hattori, published on American Technion Society on March 28, 2019. Professor Shulamit Levenberg, who heads the centre, said at the event that “the new centre is...

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Focus February 2019

March 10, 2019

Breakthrough in Regenerating Damaged Tissues. Technion and Intel Inaugurate Centre for Artificial Intelligence. Technion PhD Student Wins Google Fellowship and more... Read here for the latest from the Technion.

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Breath test to detect multiple cancers early begins...

February 6, 2019

A breathalyzer designed to detect multiple cancers early is being tested in the UK. Several illnesses are known to create signature smells from the body, including typhoid fever reported to smell like baked bread and the aroma of acetone, said to be similar to rotten apples, on the breath of diabetics. Recent research has also shown that a person's...

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An Agreement of Champions

January 15, 2019

  The Olympic Committee of Israel and Technion have established a joint research center to advance Olympic Sports in Israel to be headed by Prof. Alon Wolf, Technion Faculty of Mechanical Engineering The Israeli Olympic Sports Research Center aims to encourage studies that will enhance Olympic sports in Israel in line with US and European models. Yigal...

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Technion honours ReWalk body suit pioneer

December 31, 2018

Half-paralysed British fundraiser Claire Lomas made an honorary fellow by Israel's leading university after completing London Marathon using its bionic innovation. Article by Jenny Frazer, published on Jewish News - Times of Israel on December 31, 2018.   The British charity fundraiser, Claire Lomas, has been made an honorary Fellow by Israel’s Technion as a result of...

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World’s first lab-grown steak revealed – but the...

December 17, 2018

Nascent industry aims to reduce environmental impact of beef production. Article written by Damian Carrington, published in The Guardian on 14 December 2018. The first steak grown from cells in the lab and not requiring the slaughter of a cow has been produced in Israel. The meat is not the finished article: the prototype costs $50 for...

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Focus November 2018

December 6, 2018

New Visitors Centre Inaugurated. Rabbi Debates Nobel laureate. Technion Researchers Shrink Tumours. Students Reveal Security Breaches and more..... Read here for the latest from the Technion.

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Tech Women 2018

November 28, 2018

800 High School Students participated in the annual Tech Women event at Technion   Tech Women encourages outstanding female students to continue their academic studies in science & engineering   [L-R] Rosalyn August, Donor of the GEM Initiative, Prof. Marcelle Machluf, Dean of the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering   From Kiryat Shmona to Beer Sheva,...

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Business Breakfast With Sir Richard Dearlove

November 27, 2018

Sir Richard Dearlove KCMG OBE, former head of the British Secret and Intelligence Service (MI6), gave a most interesting and enlightening presentation to over 100 people in the historic surroundings of the Reform Club, Pall Mall in Central London. The event was hosted by Daniel Peltz OBE, the Chairman of Technion UK, and his wife the Hon...

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European Innovation Prize to Prof. Haick

November 26, 2018

Prof. Hossam Haick was handed the EU Innovation Award on Behalf of the SNIFFPHONE Project Professor Hossam Haick from the Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering receives the “European Commission Innovation Prize” on behalf of the SNIFFPHONE project and partners. The award was handed in Lisbon on November 21, at The European Forum of Electronic Components and Systems...

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Technion’s bright ideas prove anything is Mission: Possible

November 22, 2018

Haifa's Technion Institute of Technology is Israel in a nutshell, bursting with energy and ambition. Richard Ferrer enrols for an afternoon.   Article written by Richard Ferrer, published in The Jewish News.   Dah da da, dah da da, dah da, da-da, dah da da da, da, da! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is...

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Photographic Exhibition in Camden Town

November 20, 2018

Technion produced a photographic exhibition in Camden Town for a week with an award winning Israeli photographer, David Katz, who has had front page newspaper photos and is registered blind but hid this from everyone till now. He is now inspiring young people with various disabilities and was a keynote speaker at the recent Paralympics. There were...

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Engineering Meets Medicine For Maximum Impact

November 16, 2018

Technion researchers have made immeasurable contributions to benefit the world. Article by Jennifer Frey, published in The Jerusalem Post. Imagine you had a prosthetic hand so lifelike you could feel the grip of a newborn baby. Or a robotic system that could help perform brain surgery with 100% accuracy. Such dreams become realities when engineers and medical...

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Israel’s Technion gets $2.7 million grant to set...

November 15, 2018

The t-hub will become a focal point for all entrepreneurial activities of the various Technion faculties, encouraging entrepreneurial thinking. Article written by Shoshanna Solomon, published in The Times of Israel. The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology has won a NIS 10 million ($2.7 million) government grant to boost its entrepreneurship programs and set up a new...

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Can positive emotions shrink cancer tumors?

October 23, 2018

Researchers at the Technion successfully shrank malignant tumors in mice by manipulating the brain’s reward system.   Artificially activating the “reward system” in the brains of mice with two types of cancer led to a dramatic reduction in the size of their tumors, according to authors of a study conducted at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. “The...

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Eye on the Spine

October 9, 2018

In 2000, Shoham approached the Technion’s incubator and started a company, today known as Mazor Robotics. By Avi Jorisch, published in JPost on 28 September, 2018     Medtronic, an Irish-American medical device company, announced last Friday that it was purchasing Israel’s Mazor Robotics for a hefty $1.64 billion, the biggest exit ever for an Israeli biotech...

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Researchers use AI to cut drug-development time and...

September 26, 2018

New method will shorten the wait for novel drugs, and can lead to development of drugs that would not have been generated by existing methods.   Article by Brian Bloom, published on 20 September 2018 on Israel21c Developing a new drug can cost billions of dollars and take a dozen or more years to bring to market....

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‘I want to be a doctor, not a...

September 20, 2018

Traditionally, Haredi men have not joined the labour force. That is starting to change.     Medical student Yehuda Sabiner in class: ‘In the end 99% of people were encouraging me.’ Photograph: Rami Shlush From the age of three, Yehuda Sabiner harboured a secret ambition to become a doctor. But it seemed unlikely to be fulfilled: he...

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The Dawn of Quantum Metamaterials

September 13, 2018

Under the auspices of the Helen Diller Center for Quantum Science, Matter and Engineering at the Technion, an interdisciplinary team of scientists has collaborated on groundbreaking research leading to the development of a new and innovative scientific field: Quantum Metamaterials. The findings are presented in a new joint paper published by the prestigious journal Science. Haifa, Israel...

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Technion Alumni & “Israel’s Hottest Start-ups”

August 15, 2018

Technion alumni star among the “Israeli Hottest Start-ups of 2018” list published in The Marker. In July, The Marker published a list of Israel’s hottest start-ups of 2018 – 20 innovative companies which are expected to shape the future.  Technion alumni fill senior positions in about 50% of the selected companies. Tom Livneh, a Technion International-MBA program...

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Breath Test Device Could Help Diagnose Early-Stage Parkinson’s...

August 6, 2018

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects dopamine-producing neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra. Parkinson’s symptoms include tremor, loss of smell and neuropsychiatric problems. However, many people aren’t diagnosed until their disease is well-advanced. Now, a team of scientists at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology has tested a device...

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New Approached in Regenerative Medicine and Tumor Therapy

August 6, 2018

Researchers in the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Biology have unearthed a new role of the caspase-3 protein in organ size determination. Their discovery could pave the way for novel therapeutic approaches in regenerative medicine and tumor therapy. This research was published as a cover story in Molecular Cell. HAIFA, ISRAEL (July 27, 2018) – Scientists have...

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President’s Report 2018

June 21, 2018

"From Jaffa to Java" Technion celebrates over 70 years of innovation. You can read Technion President, Peretz Lavie's annual report for 2018, here.  

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Technion Scientist Invents New Wearable Health System For...

June 13, 2018

Wearable health monitoring devices are among the most exciting scientific developments. Technology capable of tracking vital signs, activity, fitness, and sleep quality such as in the Apple Watch and Fitbit already have the potential to encourage healthier lifestyles and even save lives.  Over the past several years, these devices have been instrumental in alerting a number of...

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Rabbi Lord Sacks awarded honourary doctorate

June 13, 2018

Former Chief Rabbi praises 'science and religion as "the great partnership our world needs', as he accepts gong from the Israeli tech university June 11, 2018 Former Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks has praised science and religion as “the great partnership our world needs” as he was awarded an honourary doctorate by Israeli technology university Technion. Sacks was...

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Unprecedented $1.8 Billion Campaign for World-Changing Innovation

June 13, 2018

Israel's Technion Launches Unprecedented $1.8 Billion Campaign to Support University's World-Changing Innovation   June 10, 2018 The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has kicked off a global $1.8 billion, ten-year fundraising campaign - the largest and most ambitious initiative of its kind ever launched by an Israeli university. The campaign will raise support for world-changing, life-saving innovation, and...

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Cancer researcher uses medical nanotech to deliver nutrients...

June 1, 2018

CBC Radio May 26, 2018 Listen here. The issue of malnourished crops Thanks to a fortuitous conversation between an Israeli chemical engineer who works on medical nanotechnology and his farmer friend, there's a new way to deliver nourishment to nutrient-starved crops. Avi Schroeder, the chemical engineer and cancer researcher from Technion — Israel Institute of Technology asked his friend...

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Technion Featured

June 1, 2018

Technion Israel Institute of Technology is featured in the June issue of University Business magazine. Read the article here: http://flickread.com/edition/html/index.php?pdf=5af15ba1a27ea#52  

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Appointment of Chief Executive

May 3, 2018

Technion UK wishes to appoint a Chief Executive to run its UK office which is located in Mayfair Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa is Israel's Nobel Prize winning university of science and hi-tech research and one of the world's most prestigious and highly ranked technological institutes. It plays a vital role in every aspect...

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7 Recent Israeli Breakthroughs In Cancer Research and...

April 20, 2018

Israeli researchers kill a cancerous tumour with synthetic cells     Israeli scientists and researches have been at the forefront of extensive studies on cancer and cancer treatment over the past several decades. With the disease being the main cause of death in Israel, universities, medical centres, hospitals, and labs have taken the lead in developing innovative...

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Prof. Hossam Haick delivers Technion UK’s Ron Arad...

March 7, 2018

LONDON, 6 March 2018 – Technion UK is proud to host the Ron Arad lecture in London. Presenting at the Royal College of Physicians, Professor Hossam Haick from the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute at the Technion in Israel and an expert in the field of nanotechnology and non-invasive disease diagnosis, delivered...

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Queensland Bauxite dives into ‘world first’ research to...

March 5, 2018

  Queensland Bauxite (ASX: QBL) has dived into the autoimmune disease field after its subsidiary Medical Cannabis inked an agreement to provide funding for research on treating, and potentially curing, multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases with medicinal cannabis. The agreement was made with Research and Development Foundation at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Under the agreement, Medical...

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Technion Delivers Drugs To Disease Without Damaging Healthy...

March 5, 2018

Researchers developed an innovative technology that allows a drug to be released only in the diseased tissue for which it is intended. Researchers at Haifa’s Technion- Israel Institute of Technology have developed a non-invasive way to use light to release drugs slowly to the exact spot in the body that needs them. Advances in medical science over...

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Mars in the Negev Desert

February 28, 2018

Six “astronauts” have entered a structure designed by Technion students in order to simulate life on Mars. The building was erected near the town of Mitzpeh Ramon as a first step in the establishment of a space simulation center. Technion students designed a construction to help simulate human life on Mars as part of a unique course...

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Three Israeli Universities in Top 50 Asia Universities...

February 22, 2018

THREE ISRAELI UNIVERSITIES IN TOP 50 ASIA UNIVERSITY RANKINGS Tel Aviv University, the Hebrew University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology all ranked in the top 50 in the 2018 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings released this week.   Tel Aviv University, the Hebrew University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology all ranked in the top...

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Orthodontic Surgery with an Enzymatic Blade

February 20, 2018

Technion researchers have developed a technology that replaces scalpels with natural biological materials. Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a nanotechnology that replaces the surgical scalpel with an “enzymatic blade.” In an article published recently in ACS Nano, the researchers describe the application of this technology in a surgical procedure in the oral cavity. The...

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Focus February 2018 Issue

February 20, 2018

"First Israeli University Inaugurated in China" "If you can dream it, you can do it" and more cutting edge science from Technion Click here to read more.

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2018 Technion School Challenge

February 5, 2018

Israel Celebrates 70 Years of Independence Rube Goldberg Machine School Challenge Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, one of the leading institutes of science and engineering in the world, invites you to build your own Rube Goldberg Machine in honor of Israel’s 70th Birthday! Happy Birthday Israel! About the Contest The Technion invites teams of high school students (9-12)...

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Why Israel rocks at commercializing academic innovations

January 22, 2018

Universities worldwide are looking to emulate Israel's tech-transfer magic.  By, Abigail Klein Leichman, January 18, 2018. Article published on israel21c.org It's no coincidence that Harvard and UCLA chose experienced Israelis to direct their technology-transfer offices. Cash-strapped universities urgently need to streamline the transfer of inventions from lab bench to market, and Israeli TTOs have a remarkable track record...

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Technion opens Israel’s first university campus in China

December 22, 2017

Site includes 13 buildings, 29 classrooms, and over 60 laboratories; 3,000 students expected to attend over the next decade. The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology became the first Israeli university to open a campus in China. On Monday, the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology opened in Shantou, in the Guangdong province on the southeast coast. The university...

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Paralysed rats walk again after breakthrough surgery using...

December 15, 2017

Leon Siciliano and Reuters, Business Insider UK Seeing a rat scurry by would send many people running away screaming, but researchers at Israel's Technion institute of technology were joyful when they saw one particular rodent walking. The rat, once paralysed with a completely severed spinal cord, had weeks earlier undergone pioneering surgery, as part of research headed...

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Israel’s Technion ranked #1 worldwide in digital education

December 14, 2017

Technion leads the world in providing students with digital skills, according to a Times Higher Education survey. The newest Times Higher Education survey ranks the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa as the world’s top academic institution in terms of preparing students for leading positions in the digital revolution. Survey respondents from global companies ranked University College...

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GREEN TECH: Inflight, on-demand hydrogen production could mean...

October 30, 2017

Aerospace engineers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed and patented a process that can be used onboard aircraft while in flight to produce hydrogen from water (including waste water on the plane) and aluminum particles, safely and cheaply. The hydrogen can then be converted into electrical energy for inflight use. The breakthrough could pave the...

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GREEN TECH: Food packaging of tomorrow with NanoPack

October 30, 2017

NanoPack is a Technion led project to introduce nanotechnology-based antimicrobial packaging to enhance food safety and reduce waste that was awarded €7.7 million by the EU as a part of HORIZON 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. NanoPack aims to develop and demonstrate state-of-the-art antimicrobial packaging solutions for perishable foods based on natural nanomaterials...

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INNOVATION: New technology tracks eyelid movements to diagnose...

October 30, 2017

Researchers at the Technion Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering have developed a device that can diagnose neurological disease by tracking eyelid motion. The eyelid motion monitor technology (EMM) was tested on 100 healthy subjects to collect a base line of blinking patterns. This was then used to diagnose individuals with blepharospasm dystonia, a disease characterised by involuntary...

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The Future of Banking Technology – Technion and...

October 30, 2017

Last month Prof. Boaz Golany, Technion’s Vice President for External Relations and Resource Development opened the Technion-Poalim Data Science Center (TPADS). The new centre aims to harness the data provided by Bank Hapoalim with researchers at Technion to develop the banking technologies of the future.Banking and financial technology is a rapidly developing sector and Technion is forming...

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Study at the Technion

July 21, 2017

Study at Technion and start your future here! Your future in science and entrepreneurship starts here. Experience high-level academics and hands-on learning in a supportive yet challenging environment.Earn your degree at Technion in English.Come study at Technion for your bachelor's degree in English and join students from over 50 countries.For more information on studying at Technionref http://int.technion.ac.il/

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Earth Day competition

July 21, 2017

Technion invites teams of secondary school students (years 9-12) from schools in the UK to create an Earth Day-inspired Rube Goldberg Machine

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Visit the Technion

July 21, 2017

We invite you to visit the magnificent Technion campus in Haifa, located on the eastern slope of Mt. Carmel. The campus offers the opportunity to explore world-class science and technology and to meet the people of the Technion including world-renowned professors and brilliant students who are shaping the country’s future. There are many opportunities to tour the...

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