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

President

Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Immunology

Head of Machine Learning Data Lab

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

Senior Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President for Research

Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Technion Executive Vice President & Director General

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 Eldee Foundation

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Landau Yeshayahu Properties 1998 Ltd.

Co-Founder at Rapid Medical Ltd

Chairman Emeritus at Catalyst Investments LP (Management)

Director-Western Region at Northern Trust Corporation

Professional at Kalanit Carmon Software Services Ltd.

Professional at StartUp Factory

Distinguished Alumni
Gil Shwed is now Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Sigal Zarmi is now Former Chief Information Officer at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
David S. Hindawi is now Co-Founder at Tanium, Inc.
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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

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 was founded by Eric J. Rey and John G. Sperling in 2002 and is headquartered in Davis, CA.

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.

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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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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.

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Avraham Pharmaceuticals Ltd. develops pharmaceutical products for prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. Its lead product candidate, Ladostigil is designed to provide treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment. The firm's product candidate is a multifunctional compound that combines neuroprotective mechanisms: reducing oxidative stress and microglial activation, and inhibiting proinflamtory cytokines. The company was founded in 2010 by David Warshawsky and is headquartered in Yavneh, Israel.

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