Technion meat free Startup is ruled Kosher and Parev...
January 21, 2023
Aleph Farms, which a Technion professor co-founded, continues to break more records in this latest development The first company to grow steaks directly from the cells of cows has now received the first halachic ruling regarding the kosher status of cultivated meat. Chief Rabbi of Israel, David Lau, made the announcement yesterday (Wednesday, January 18th), following an...Read More
Minister of State for the Middle East is impressed...
December 19, 2022
Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon spent time at the Israel Institute of Technology on an official visit to Israel PHOTO: Professor Hossam Hayek showing Lord Ahmed his invention The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology was delighted to welcome the Minister of State for the Middle East to its campus this week. Lord Tariq Ahmad - a...Read More
First Technion UK Gala Dinner in 3 years raises...
December 8, 2022
The Churchill Awards Gala Dinner was back with a bang after a long hiatus An incredible quarter of a million pounds was raised for Technion UK during its first gala dinner in three years. Over 300 people enjoyed a Tony Page catered event at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on Sunday night. Nobel laureate, Professor Dan...Read More
Technion Students Creates New Technology for Halting Hair...
November 8, 2022
Last month the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology synthetic biology team took off for theInternational Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition, held in Paris. The students in the group were engineering special bacteria that will produce an industrial substance that deters hair loss, and which can be added to regular shampoos and other haircare products. Illustrative: A chemotherapy...Read More
How one Israeli company is creating new visions...
October 12, 2022
World Sight Day is October 13th. OrCam Technologies, which has been around since 2010, is continually coming up with new innovations As we approach World Sight Day, one Israeli company is ensuring it continues to deliver groundbreaking solutions for the visually impaired. OrCam Technologies, whose Vice President of Research & Development, Nir Sancho, is a Technion alum,...Read More
Technion ranks top in Europe in AI for...
September 23, 2022
Technion Is Europe’s top university in the field of artificial at intelligence for the second year in a row calling to an international ranking of computer science institutions globally The university also placed 16th in the world in the field of AI and 10th in the world in the subfield of learning systems. The Technion continues to establish...Read More
How green hydrogen is transforming the renewable energy...
September 4, 2022
And why H2Pro, set up by Technion Professors is the Israeli startup we all need to know about! We are living through an exciting part of the global journey to reducing carbon emissions, thanks to a transition to clean energy that’s gaining serious momentum. Between the ongoing economic recovery from Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine - highlighting the need...Read More
Past and present Technion students continue to improve...
August 18, 2022
Kidney failure, Multiple Sclerosis and stroke are all being targeted Two Technion master’s degree students have created a way to accurately predict whether a person is likely to have a stroke. Working under the supervision of the head of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in Medicine, Shany Biton and Sheina Gendelman worked with more than one million ECG...Read More
Technion Scientists continue to make advances in cancer...
August 2, 2022
Researchers at the Israel Institute of Science and Technology are making great strides in how the disease is both detected and treated Technion professors and graduates are continuing to make significant contributions in the field of cancer research. Professor Yuval Shaked, along with startup, OncoHost, has created a blood test that will allow doctors to provide personalised...Read More
Technion Researchers find diabetes cure
July 25, 2022
The university team has tested its research on mice in a novel trial A team of scientists from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology has used genetically engineered muscle tissue to cure mice of type 2 diabetes. Muscle cells are among the main targets of insulin, which is supposed to absorb sugar from the blood. However, in...Read More
Technion Receives First MRI Research Machine of its...
July 7, 2022
The Technion has received its first human MRI research scanner made by Siemens. The device will operate within the framework of the May-Blum-Dahl Human MRI Research Center in its own 200 square meter facility in the Technion's Joseph Center for Industrial Research. The new Center, operated by the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, will be used by researchers, professors, and students...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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 -...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More