Breath Test for Corona

Prof. Hossam Haick and his team have shifted their focus to applying nanosensor technology to facilitate rapid and remote screening for COVID-19. These intelligent sensory systems can be used to diagnose Corona, and future epidemics. The group’s research focuses on breath testing using nano-sensors and…

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Breakthrough in Slaughter-Free Steak Production

Researchers from the Technion and from Aleph Farms have achieved a breakthrough in the production of cultivated meat grown outside an animal’s body. As reported in the journal Nature Food, soy protein―which is readily available and economically efficient―can be used as scaffolds for growing bovine…

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Pooling Method for Accelerated Testing of COVID-19

Technion and Rambam Health Care Campus scientists present a novel method for testing more than 60 patients simultaneously Researchers at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and Rambam Health Care Campus have successfully tested a method that will dramatically increase the current COVID-19 testing capacity…

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Superheroes meet 3D printing to give Israelis new hands

Israeli organisation Haifa 3D utilizes cheap and cheerful technology to make bionic hands available to growing numbers of adults and children. Superman, Spiderman, Hello Kitty or FC Barcelona – if you had the choice to stylize your appearance according to your favorite superhero, which would…

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Reducing the Risk of Falls in the Elderly 

Falls are a major health issue in the community with around 30% of adults over 65 experiencing at least one fall per year. This is set to increase as Australia’s population ages with the proportion of people aged over 65 predicted to increase from 14%…

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Commercialisation – The Driving Force of Start-Up Nation

Since the adoption of Israel’s Research & Development in Industry Law of 1984, Israel has bloomed into becoming the “Startup Nation” and for a very good reason: with a population of around 8.5 million, it has one of the largest number of startups per capita in the world, it…

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Message from newly appointed President, Prof. Uri Sivan

On October 1, Professor Uri Sivan took office as the 17th president of Technion–Israel Institute of Technology. Watch this short video where he recounts his deep personal connections to the Technion, and shares his vision for how the university will address the greatest challenges of…

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Innovative 3D–design saves coral reefs

World’s first bioplastic and ceramic tile coral reef, developed by Prof. Ezri Tarazi, head of the Industrial Design Graduate Program at Technion, in collaboration with marine biologists at Ben-Gurion University. The Technion-BGU team are developing state-of-the-art design technologies to rehabilitate the underwater world. Watch video.

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Zuckerman Institute propels AI research at Technion

Zuckerman Institute propels AI research at Technion New Zuckerman Fund Helps US-Israel Research Ties Drive the Global Artificial Intelligence Revolution “We are utilising both the domestic and global resources of Israel’s AI research leader, the Technion, as a game-changing platform for positioning the ‘start-up nation’…

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Satellite capabilities

Technion’s greatest acheivments

10. SATELLITE CAPABILITIES The Technion is one of only a handful of universities worldwide with a student program to design, build, and launch their own satellites. The Gurwin TechSat II microsatellite was successfully in orbit July 1998 – April 2010. Most of Israel’s first spaceship…

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Warren Bingham

Technion hosts Warren Bingham

Wow, what a way to kick start our TechNovation series! Last week, a strong 60 guests joined Warren Bingham at a lunch hosted by William Buck. Warren is a key player in bringing PillCam to Australia. PillCam, the world’s first digestible camera is regarded among…

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Assistant Professor Shai Shen-Orr

Accelerating New Medical Therapies

Found In Translation: Algorithm Could Speed Up Development of New Medical Therapies In findings published today in Nature Methods, Israeli and American researchers reported on a revolutionary, big data-driven, machine learning algorithm designed to predict results of human gene expression based on preliminary results of…

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A. Prof Ester Segal

Fundraising – Pancreatic Cancer Research

Thanks to generous gifts from our community, we’ve raised over $8,000 to support the important Pancreatic Cancer research – make a gift today and continue supporting this important cause. The Problem Cancer is Australia’s leading cause of burden of disease. Pancreatic Cancer is considered among the deadliest…

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Can positive emotions shrink cancer tumors?

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 relationship between a person’s emotional…

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pediatric-tumor-reasearch

Delivering Anti-Cancer Drugs to Pediatric Tumors

Spotlight on a Technion Australia priority project In most of the Western World, cancer is the primary cause of death in  children over the age of one year. Existing treatments for adult cancer patients are not particularly effective for children. This is because chemotherapeutic drugs…

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pillcam

PillCam® Among Technion’s Greatest Medical Inventions

Technion Australia is proud to launch a new series – TechNovation. Hear from @Warren Bingham– the man who brought PillCam to Australia. PillCam is the world’s first digestible camera and is regarded among Israel’s / Technion’s greatest medical inventions. (places are limited)  https://lnkd.in/fvn-DUu

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Prof. Dan Shechtman

Nobel Prize Laureate, Prof. Dan Shechtman

7 Sept – Technion Australia was honoured to host Nobel Prize Laureate, Prof. Dan Shechtman for an intimate lunch where he discussed his theory on creating the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs. Among our distinguished guests, we were privileged to welcome the former…

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