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June 13, 2012
Products from Israeli universities and hospitals earn $20b sales

Yissum Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem president and CEO Yaacov Michlin added that this activity creates high-quality jobs. He estimated that each $1 million in exports creates 15 jobs.

June 10, 2012
HU to grant researchers Kaye awards Wednesday

Five young researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will receive Kaye Innovation Awards on Wednesday for their research into type 1 diabetes, anti-inflammatory drugs, increasing wheat yields, activation of cannabinoid receptors in the...

June 3, 2012
Treating Cancer With AIDS

Israeli researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem developed a new method to treat cancer with a different deadly disease: AIDS.
Prof. Kotler’s method has been recently registered as a patent by Yissum, the technology transfer company of...

May 23, 2012
Intel eyes future with computers that learn

Intel Corp is launching research in Israel into technology that mimics the human brain and develops devices that "learn" about their user. The research, to be carried out by the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Computational...

May 22, 2012
Merck Expands Capabilities on Novel Materials for Display and Lighting by...

Merck announced today that within the scope of a capital increase by the Israeli start-up company QLight Nanotech, it is acquiring an interest in the Jerusalem-based company.

May 16, 2012
THE FIRST ITTN CONFERENCE

We are delighted to announce the first annual conference of the Israel Tech Transfer Organization (ITTN), to be held on June 11, 2012, at the Hilton hotel in Tel Aviv with the collaboration of the 12 technology transfer companies of the...

May 15, 2012
Yissum Introduces a Novel Method for Improving Fish Farming

Technology, to be presented at Agritech Israel 2012, enables better control over fish reproduction cycle, increasing spawning and fish size 

April 18, 2012
The Faces of Genius

New Hebrew University portrait exhibition spotlights the researchers whose bright ideas led to global products to improve quality of life. “If Israel is the start-up nation, then the Hebrew University is the start-up of the start-up nation,” said...

April 17, 2012
Yissum Spin Off Morflora is a finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100...

Morflora, focused on innovative non-transgenic trait delivery technology for plant protection and enhancement, announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most...

April 17, 2012
A microbe fighter at 90

Twenty years after his retirement, Prof. Nathan Citri has invented an ingenious kit to fight back against bacterial resistance. His invention will improve patient care, save lives, shorten hospital stays and significantly reduce healthcare costs...

April 12, 2012
Israeli researchers are sowing seeds of revolution

A small startup on a moshav has come up with a way to immunize plants to make them genetically resistant to disease. The U.S. government found the technology so promising that it's helping to fund pre-field trial tests. 

 

March 30, 2012
Foto Friday – The Innovators Way

The Innovators Way is a new photo exhibition showcasing 27 researchers whose innovations, developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, improve quality of life and human welfare worldwide in fields such as health, safety, environment and...