Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Overview
Date Founded

1912

Headquarters

Taub Building,Haifa 32000

Charitable Causes

Higher Education & Universities
Education Research & Support

Industries

Computer Software

Company Description

The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (Hebrew: ??????? – ???? ???????? ???????) is a public research university in Haifa, Israel. Founded in 1912, Technion is the oldest university in Israel. The university offers degrees in science and engineering, and related fields such as architecture, medicine, industrial management and education. The Technion was conceived in the early 1900s by the German-Jewish fund Ezrah as a school of engineering and sciences. It was to be the only institution of higher learning in the then Ottoman Palestine, other than the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem (founded in 1907).

Executives & Employees

Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Immunology

Head of Machine Learning Data Lab

Co-Director & Mentor (MBA-ESCP Europe Business School)

Executive Vice President for Research

Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Technion Executive Vice President & Director General

Executive Vice President & Director General

Vice President, External Relations & Resource Development

Board of Directors

President & Chief Operating Officer at Cargurus, Inc.

Managing Partner at Gemini Capital Fund Management Ltd.

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Landau Yeshayahu Holdings (1993) Ltd.

Founding & Managing Partner at Catalyst Investments LP (Management)

Co-Founder at Rapid Medical Ltd

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Eldee Foundation

Director-Western Region at Northern Trust Corporation

Managing Partner, Gigcapital Group Israel at GigCapital2, Inc.

Distinguished Alumni
Gil Shwed is now Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
David S. Hindawi is now Co-Founder at Tanium, Inc.
Yossi Vardi is now Event Chairman at 4yfn [4 Years From Now]
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HarbourVest Partners LLC, Vertex Holdings, Pro-Seed Venture Capital Fund Ltd., Vertex Venture Capital, Shalom Management USA, Inc., Vitalife Management Co. Ltd., Pro-Seed Venture Capital, Shalom Equity Fund, Technion Entrepreneurial Incubator Co. Ltd. /Private Group purchase Technion Seed Ltd. from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Clients

Microbot Medical, Inc. is a pre-clinical medical device company, which engages in the research, design, development, and commercialization of micro-robotics assisted medical technologies. The firm carries out its operations through the ViRob and TipCat platforms. The ViRob platform technology is an autonomous crawling micro-robot that can be controlled remotely or within the body. It makes use of the Self-Cleaning Shunt, a robotic system designed as the ventricular catheter portion of a Cerebrospinal Fluid shunt system, and is mainly used for the treatment of hydrocephalus and Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. The TipCat platform, a self-propelling, flexible, and semi-disposable endoscope provides see-and-treat capabilities within tubular lumens in the human body such as the colon, blood vessels, and the urinary tract. The company was founded by Harel Gadot, Moshe Shoham, and Yosseph Bornstein on August 2, 1988 and is headquartered in Hingham, MA.

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. is an agricultural biotechnology company which engages in the development of agricultural products for the improvement of the environment and human health. It uses screening, breeding, and biotechnology techniques to create agricultural products for consumers, processors, and farmers. The company's portfolio of agricultural productivity traits includes Nitrogen Use Efficiency, Water Use Efficiency, Drought Tolerance, Salinity Tolerance and Herbicide Tolerance. It has presence in the United States, Africa, India, the United Arab Emirates, Belgium, France and Canada. The company was founded by Eric J. Rey and John G. Sperling in 2002 and is headquartered in Davis, CA.

Bonus Biogroup Ltd. is a biotechnology company, which engages in application of proprietary and innovative technology to generate viable tissue-regenerating bone grafts. Its products includes BonoFill and Pipeline. The company was founded by Avinoam Kadouri on October 4, 1981 and is headquartered in Haifa, Israel.

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Barcode Diagnostics Ltd. is engaged in developing a product that assesses the efficacy of different cancer drugs directly on the tumor within the body to select the optimal personalized treatment for each patient. The company was founded by Ronen Eavri, Annie Sabbah, and Avi Schroeder in February 2017 and is headquartered in Nazareth, Israel.

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Aleph Farms Ltd. develops 3D technology for clean meat production. The firm's 3D technology relies on creating a complex tissue composed of the four core meat cell types. The company was founded by Shulamit Levenberg and Didier Toubia in 2017 and is headquartered in Ashdod, Israel.

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Metabomed Ltd. operates as a drug discovery company. It focuses in the field of cancer metabolism with a proprietary target identification platform based on computational biology and metabolomics. The company was founded by Eytan Ruppin, Tomer Shlomi and Eyal Gottlieb in 2013 and is headquartered in Yavne, Israel.

Awards & Honors
Rank #269
2010
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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