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As Israel's oldest and premier institute of science and technology, the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology has been an active and leading participant in Israel's establishment and development. With supreme effort and unyielding dedication, deserts have bloomed, swamps have been transformed into fertile agricultural valleys, and sand has given way to silicon. Israel is now recognized as one of the world's most prominent high-tech innovators, and has been called the second Silicon Valley.
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15 Feb 2022

Reducing Animal Testing with 3D Bioprinting

In line with European procedures, the BRIGHTER project (Bioprinting by light-sheet lithography: engineering of complex tissues with high resolution at high speed) was created precisely with the idea of ​​contributing to reduce animal experimentation through the development of new solutions in 3D bioprinting.
5 Jan 2022

Self Healing Nanomaterials Usable in Solar Panels, Electronic Devices

The field of self-repairing materials is rapidly expanding, and what used to be science fiction might soon become reality, thanks to scientists who developed eco-friendly nanocrystal semiconductors capable of self-healing.
7 Oct 2021

3D Printing Blood Vessel Networks

Researchers have succeeded in creating a hierarchical blood vessel network, necessary for supplying blood to implanted tissue using 3D printing for creating big and small blood vessels to form for the first time a system that contained a functional combination of both.
2 Sep 2021

E-Skin Identifies Your Movements

Scientists have created a wearable motion sensor capable of identifying bending and twisting, and can be applied in healthcare and manufacturing.
13 May 2021

Cultured Meat 2021-2041: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Michael Dent
12 Mar 2021

Aleph Farms

Aleph Farms is an Israeli company working to create the next generation of meat products using cultured animal cells, rather than requiring the slaughter of livestock. The company uses a combination of tissue engineering and 3D bioprinting to create structured meat products such as steaks and has even produced cultured meat in space. At SynBioBeta Food and Agriculture Conference 2021, IDTechEx Senior Technology Analyst spoke with Neta Lavon, VP of R&D at Aleph Farms.
16 Feb 2021

3D Printed Ribeye Steak a World First

The proof-of-concept incorporates real muscle, fat, and vascular-like system similar to a ribeye from a slaughtered cow, in strategy to build a diverse portfolio of cultivated meat cuts of any dimension.
9 Nov 2020

Aleph Farms

Aleph Farms is an Israeli company working to create steaks and other structured meat products from cultured animal cells. At the Cultured Meat Symposium 2020, Neta Lavon, VP of R&D at Aleph Farms, gave an insight into the developments at the company.
7 May 2020

European Collaboration on Innovative Membrane-less Redox Flow Battery

The EU recently awarded €4Million to the MELODY consortium, to develop low cost, innovative batteries for large-scale energy storage, as part of the Horizon 2020 program 'Advanced Redox Flow Batteries for stationary energy storage.'
26 Mar 2020

The Worldwide Test for Covid-19

A look into the molecular diagnostic landscape.
26 Feb 2020

Artificial Intelligence Yields New Antibiotic

Using a machine-learning algorithm, researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world's most problematic disease-causing bacteria, including some strains that are resistant to all known antibiotics. It also cleared infections in two different mouse models.
11 Oct 2019

Beef 3D printed in space for the first time

Aleph Farms has successfully taken "one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind" in producing meat on the International Space Station.
14 Aug 2019

Aleph Farms

Aleph Farms is a cultured meat start-up based in Rehovot, Israel. It uses proprietary technology to grow steaks directly onto a scaffold.
12 Mar 2019

SniffPhone detects cancer from breath

SniffPhone, currently in its prototype phase, enables early diagnosis of gastric cancer from a person's exhaled breath. The new method may revolutionise cancer screening all over the world.
2 Dec 2016

New technology aims to make photovoltaic cells 70% more effective

Researchers have developed a technology that could improve the efficiency of photovoltaic cells by nearly 70 percent.
18 Jul 2016

New way to turn electricity into light, using graphene

This entirely new way of converting electricity into visible radiation is highly controllable, fast, and efficient, the researchers say, and could lead to a wide variety of new applications.
6 Jun 2016


InEnSto is an Israeli startup developing primary batteries with unprecedented energy density. Technology Analyst Lorenzo Grande interviewed their team.
4 Jan 2016

Scientists make breakthrough in boosting solar cell power

A new light trapping technique has enabled more than 30% power enhancement of an ultrathin solar cell.
4 Mar 2015

Piezoresistive Sensors - Part 3 of 3

This final article in the three part series looks at emerging technologies in relation to piezoresistive sensors. It covers quantum tunnelling composite (QTC), interpolation for large area sensing, piezoresistive textiles and artificial skin.
3 Jul 2014

Huge new influx of partners to the Graphene Flagship project

To coincide with Graphene Week 2014, the European Commission is proud to announce that the Graphene Flagship, one of the largest-ever European research initiatives, is doubling in size.