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...

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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...

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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...

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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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