Technion and Self Repairing Electronics

June 28, 2022

What if the cracked screen of your mobile phone or the solar panels providing energy to a satellite could self-repair? These kinds of robots and electronics are not only a matter of science fiction — where self-aware machines can heal themselves — but of real interest for scientists and technology developers. Researchers from Technion, say self-repairing electronics...

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The Technion University unveils a new research Institute...

June 15, 2022

The Israel Institute of Technology (TECHNION) has announced the establishment of the country's first Artificial Intelligence (AI) research institute for medical technology solutions. The Technion's Zimin Institute for AI Solutions in Healthcare, which was jointly launched and operated with the Russian charity Zimin Foundation on Sunday, will focus on multidisciplinary research and technological development in human health...

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Technion researchers print an air implant that works

June 9, 2022

This development coincides with Better Speech and Hearing Month Israeli scientists at the Technion - Israel Institute of Science have engineered a working ear, alongside Sheba Medical Centre. Led by Professor Shulamit Levenberg of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, the team combined techniques of organ printing, tissue engineering and the extraction of human cells to create a custom...

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Technion and Morocco University sign a joint agreement

May 18, 2022

In September 2020, Israel, the U.S., the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain signed the Abraham Accords, normalising relations between Israel and the two Arab nations. President of Mohammed VI University in Morocco, Hicham El Habti, presents a gift to Technion President Prof. Uri Sivan. Morocco and Sudan followed suit three months later. Now, the Technion has signed an...

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Israel and UAE set to fly to the...

April 29, 2022

Israel and UAE set to fly to the moon together in 2024 as part of the space IL mission Israel and UAE are set to fly to the moon together in 2024 as part of the SpaceIL mission A privately funded space company - led by Technion alumnus Shimon Sarid - has signed a historic international agreement...

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Technion UK – Out of this world trip...

April 12, 2022

Technion UK - Out of this world trip to Israel A group from the United Kingdom representing Technion UK have just finished their first trip to Israel in more than two years. Amongst the many people they met and places they visited, one of the start-ups that they went to was Space Pharma.  Space Pharma Is an...

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How Technion tractors are transforming agriculture

March 18, 2022

Of the three founders behind the Israeli company behind autonomous tractors, two are alumni of the Israel Institute of Technology As the International Day of Forests approaches (Monday, March 21), two alumni of the Technion are revolutionising the agricultural industry. Founded in 2017 by Yair Shahar and Aviram Shmueli, along with Ben Alfi, Blue White Robotics started...

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Intel in Multi Billion pound talks for Israeli...

February 28, 2022

Tower Semiconductor, which has two Technion alumni as directors, has been valued at roughly $3.6 billion The U.S. microchip behemoth is close to a deal of almost $6 billion to buy Tower Semiconductor, according to reports by The Wall Street Journal. The Israeli company, whose shares trade on the Nasdaq Stock Market, makes semiconductors and circuits used...

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Technion Graduate becomes Israel’s first Doctor with Cerebral...

February 17, 2022

Now Dr Hodaya Oliel is speaking out about her incredible journey and how the Israel Institute of Technology helped her fulfil her dreams A Technion alumnus has become the first person in Israel with cerebral palsy to graduate with a medical degree. Dr Hodaya Oliel, who’s currently a resident in the Pediatrics Bet department at the Shamir...

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Technion working tirelessly to save the environment

February 10, 2022

The Israeli Institute of Technology continues to be at the forefront of groundbreaking solutions to help protect our planet - both inside and outside the university A growing number of impressive Israeli startups - borne out of Technion minds - are making improvements in several different areas of the environment: SkyX - which develops autonomous aircraft that scan...

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Technion Alumni make roads safer

January 27, 2022

A group of Israeli smart mobility companies - at least a quarter of which have come from Technion - has collaborated with a consortium of other bodies to overhaul road transport Twenty firms have joined up with government-transport bodies, local authorities, municipalities and universities to form a private-public consortium that will tackle traffic congestion, road accidents, infrastructure...

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The Technion is at the forefront of cruelty...

January 10, 2022

Between cell-grown steaks and cow-free milk, professors and graduates from the Israeli Institute of Technology are cooking up a new way forward A whole host of innovative food companies changing the way we treat animals are the products of leading Technion minds. Aleph Farms - the first company to grow steaks directly from the cells of cows...

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The Technion leads fight against Cancer

December 17, 2021

Several Technion professors and graduates are responsible for oncological developments that are on course to transform the way cancer is caught, diagnosed and treated A startup that has developed a blood test to predict how well cancer patients will react to treatment is planning to collaborate with the NHS in setting up clinical trials, while a technology...

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Technion Scientists make Alzheimer’s breakthrough

December 10, 2021

An artificial molecule that could slow down the development of Alzheimer’s disease has been developed A team of Israeli scientists from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology has paved the way for better treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease. Professor Galia Maayan, along with doctoral student Anastasia Behar from the Faculty of Chemistry at the university, collaborated with Professor...

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Technion Researchers develop novel breast cancer treatment

November 30, 2021

The innovative breakthrough coincided with Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is the result of years of research A groundbreaking treatment for breast cancer has been developed by researchers at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. The study - led by Professor Avi Schroeder and Maya Kaduri, a PhD student at the Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering -...

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Leonardo DiCaprio invests in Technion Startup

November 18, 2021

Aleph Farms, co-founded by a Technion professor, has been given the seal of approval by the actor A-List actor and environmental activist, Leonardo DiCaprio, has invested in a cruelty-free meat startup that was the brainchild of a Technion professor. His investment was made as part of the $105 million funding round raised by Aleph Farms back in July,...

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The Technion awards an Honorary Doctorate to Angela...

October 5, 2021

The Israeli Institute of Technology will honour the outgoing German Chancellor for her ongoing commitment to Israel Outgoing German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, is to receive an honorary doctorate from Technion when she visits Israel this weekend.  Citing her strong and continued support for the state of Israel and her unrelenting fight against anti-Semitism and racism, the Israeli...

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The Technion reaches for the stars

September 30, 2021

A number of different initiatives are seeing the Israel Institute of Technology - and its alumni - head to space The Technion Israel Institute of Technology is partnering with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Space Division to develop and launch a nano-satellite to orbit the moon. The project, which will see Technion students utilise the help of IAI space...

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The Technion Tops Artificial Intelligence List in Europe

September 23, 2021

A leading metrics-based classification of computer-science institutions has ranked the Israeli Institute of Technology number one in the field of AI The efforts of Israel’s leading technological institute, The Technion, in advancing the field of artificial intelligence have positioned it number one in Europe, according to a rating by CSRankings, which compared top computer science institutions globally....

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Technion Scientists get second opinion from AI on...

August 26, 2021

The single biggest global cause of death is heart disease. Changes in the electrical signals associated with the heartbeat can provide doctors with an early warning for potentially lethal conditions, but any single person assessing these signals is fallible and could miss something vital. This could be about to change, however, thanks to Israeli scientists who are looking to get a second...

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The Technion invents a new way to detect...

August 6, 2021

Once feared across the Western world as “Consumption,” today Tuberculosis is still prevalent in poorer parts of the world. As well as being contagious and often lethal, it is difficult to test for, especially in developing countries. A new device by Israeli scientists might be about to make tracking this disease much easier though.  Tuberculosis (“TB”) is caused by a bacterial...

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New Technion technology gives people with disability a...

July 30, 2021

One of the most popular new technologies is voice activation. Smart speakers such as Alexa and Siri allow users to perform everyday tasks simply by speaking to them, and this feature will only become more common. For those with severe speech impediments and disabilities, however, this type of technology has been inaccessible – until a pioneering Israeli company intervened....

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Technion Research turns pulp fiction into pulp reality

July 5, 2021

One of the most challenging medical conditions is serious loss of tissue. Unlike certain animals, humans have only a limited capacity for regrowing missing body parts, which is how the science of auto-grafting has been developed. Moving tissue from one part of the body to another is still complicated though – but pioneering research from Israel may...

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The Technion makes your migraine go away

June 30, 2021

Sometimes dismissed as merely a severe headache, migraines are officially classed as one of the most common debilitating conditions in the world. Nerivio Migra® is a smartphone-controlled neurostimulation device indicated to treat acute migraines. Image courtesy of Theranica Bioelectronics. Regarded by some sources as the third most common disease in the world – ahead of illnessessuch as...

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Israeli Covid test gets green light for takeoff

June 21, 2021

A new Israeli Covid test has been approved for use by the EU, opening the door for quick results across Europe and the rest of the world – including at airports. The timing of the announcement is significant. As increasing numbers of people have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, demand is growing for...

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A sight for sore eyes: $10M raised for...

June 21, 2021

Israel has successfully established itself as a pioneer in medical technology – a fact that hasn’t escaped the notice of investors around the world. Now, an Israeli start-up has successfully raised $10 million to fulfil a bold new vision: an end to avoidable blindness. The potential for such a development is hard to overstate. For most people,...

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Technion scientists to save the seas with mushrooms

June 21, 2021

One of the most pressing environmental issues of recent years has been huge amount of plastic that is in the sea. Despite recent high-profile campaigns to raise awareness of the problem, the reality is that every day more and more plastic is being produced. Unless a viable substitute for this cheap and useful material is found, plastic...

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The Technion finds a cool solution to tumour...

June 21, 2021

Cancer is the leading cause of death world wide, the most common form of which is breast cancer. There are over 2 million global cases of breast cancer annually, resulting in nearly 700,000 deaths. The vast majority of cases involve women, many of whom face the prospect of having invasive surgery to remove their tumours. These painful...

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The Technion makes vegan milk from actual milk

June 17, 2021

In the past few years there has been a huge spike in demand for vegan products. Once regarded as a fringe or fad diet, veganism has now become increasingly mainstream. More and more people are interested in cruelty-free substitutes for previous staples such as meat and milk. The latest development in this field from an Israeli start-up...

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The Technion has bright ideas to improve solar...

May 24, 2021

Across the world, there is a growing acceptance that more needs to be done to fight climate change. In 2016, the Paris Agreement committed signatory countries to reducing their emissions to decrease the rate at which the planet’s temperature is rising. The most significant way of achieving this is by replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources,...

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Technion and Israeli tech puts mental health diagnosis...

May 16, 2021

In recent years society has become much more open about discussing issues relating to mental health. Slogans such as ‘it’s ok to not be ok’ and campaigns such as Movember have sought to remove the stigma that is still attached to mental health problems such as depression or anxiety. The global impact of Covid-19, which saw social-distancing...

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Technion robots solve brain surgery headache

April 22, 2021

It sounds like the plot from the 1966 science-fiction film Fantastic Voyage: tiny surgeons travelling into a human brain to destroy blood clots without harming the patient. New technology from Israel could make that a reality however, thanks to pioneering developments from Technion - the Israel Institute of Technology. For many years, brain surgery has been regarded...

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Technion puts students in the driving seat for...

April 19, 2021

For years, self-driving cars have been seen as the next big step in the evolution of the vehicle industry. Tesla, one of the world’s biggest companies, offers limited autonomous driving for its cars, but its cutting-edge vehicles are outside the price range of the majority of consumers. With progress hampered by both technological challenges and safety concerns,...

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Technion AI to help Pfizer with its next...

April 13, 2021

Pfizer is the latest company to turn to Israeli tech. When it comes to pharmaceutical giants, there are few that are larger than Pfizer. Founded over 150 years ago, the American company is one of the most famous and successful of its kind in the world. Developing and producing many different products – including the first Covid-19...

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