TECHNION – Israel Institute of Technology

Founded in 1912, Technion Israel-Institute of Technology is Israel’s first and preeminent university, driving advancements in science and technology for over a century.

Technion people, ideas and inventions make immeasurable contributions to the world, innovating in fields such as cancer research, biotechnology, sustainable energy, quantum computing and more.

Did you know…

  1. Technion is home to 3 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry.
  2. Technion is ranked as the world’s 18th best school in computer science and 43rd for engineering by the prestigious Shanghai ranking, and ranked 6th in the world for entrepreneurship and innovation by MIT.
  3. Technion graduates constitute over 70% of the country’s founders and managers of high-tech industries.
  4. Technion has 2 international campuses: The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute in New York City, and The Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) in Shantou, China.
  5. Technion trained aerospace engineers helped to develop the renowned Iron Dome missile defense system.
  6. Technion-born Mazor Robotics sold for a record $1.64 B, the biggest health tech acquisition in Israel’s history.
  7. 80% of Israeli NASDAQ companies are led by Technion graduates.
  8. “Business Insider” named two female Technion alumnae amongst the Most Powerful Women Engineers in the world, Dr. Yoelle Maarek, current VP at Amazon, and Tamar Bercovici, Director of Engineering at Box.
  9. Albert Einstein was the Chairman of the world’s first Technion Society.
  10. Technion has the most US patents of any Israeli university.

Technion’s vision is to be among the world’s top ten science and research universities, dedicated to the creation of knowledge and the development of human capital and leadership, for the advancement of the State of Israel and all humanity.

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