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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Technion Technology Transfer

December 3, 2018

Jonathan Metliss has been appointed a consultant to Technion UK with the specific brief to introduce technology emanating from the Technion in Haifa Israel to UK business and industry. Jonathan is a solicitor having been a founder partner of the law firm SJ Berwin in 1982. He has been involved in Israeli related business for many years and in...

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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 by Technion

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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