Global Collaboration Week takes place September 23-27th, 2019 and is designed to demonstrate the power of global connectivity in classrooms, schools, institutions of informal learning and universities around the world.
Discover some of the inspiring ways that the Technion is making an impact through global collaboration – contributing Technion know-how to countless international projects and research initiatives, and partnering with leading educational institutes around the world.
CELEBRATING TEN YEARS OF TECHNION INTERNATIONAL
The Technion recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the Technion International, the program that oversees all of university’s international academic programs, supports its international initiatives and academic agreements with its foreign partners worldwide, and serves incoming and enrolled international students at the Technion.
NY GENOME CENTER PARTNERS WITH TECHNION TO FIGHT ALS
The New York Genome Center and Technion will collaborate to complete the genetic mapping of all 600 ALS patients in Israel, including both Arabs and Jews, the first time such multi-ethnic mapping of Israeli ALS patients will occur.
TURNING HEAT INTO WATER
Technion researchers and their partners in Africa have received a prize for the development of a technology that creates water from heat, which aims to provide clean water to third world countries. The Mauerberger Foundation award aims to strengthen academic ties and the exchange of ideas between researchers in Israel and Africa.
The growing Israeli presence at the world’s largest medical center in Houston, Texas is creating a large-scale launchpad for Israeli digital health innovations into the complex US healthcare system. Three of the companies featured have Technion DNA: Innosphere Co-founder and VP of Engineering Yousef Badran, VoiceItt Co-founders Danny Weissberg and Stas Tiomkin, and Sonaris Co-founder and CEO Tom Mayblum are all Technion alumni.
Ecologist Dr. Assaf Shwartz of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is leading a multi-national team investigating the effects of an invasive species of parrots in Europe and Israel. ParrotNet is a European network of scientists, practitioners, and policy-makers dedicated to research on invasive parrots, their impacts, and the challenges they present to agriculture and ecology.
The Eurotech University Alliance is what global collaboration is all about. Technion has recently joined an elite strategic partnership comprised of five leading European universities of science and technology. The alliance enables its members to pool resources, combine complementary research strengths, and connect innovation ecosystems for global impact.
The appearance of a theoretically impossible black hole has the whole world hypothesizing the reason for its existence. Technion researcher, Ari Laor, is part of an international team of astronomers investigating the occurrence with the aid of the Hubble Space telescope.
From Technion’s Haifa campus to the furthest corners of the globe; scientists, students and alumni are working to deliver global impact through international collaboration
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