Technion

Technion

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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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2020
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.
2019
11 Nov 2019

Plant-based and Cultured Meat 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Michael Dent
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.
2018
30 Nov 2018

Piezoelectric Harvesting and Sensing 2019-2039

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Richard Collins
2016
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

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.
2015
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.
2014
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.
2013
21 Nov 2013

Flexible Sensors Leading to Better Artificial Skin

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
16 Aug 2013

Artificial skin that senses touch, humidity and temperature

Using tiny gold particles and a kind of resin, a team of scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has discovered how to make a new kind of flexible sensor that one day could be integrated into electronic skin, or e-skin.
5 Jun 2013

Elbit Systems

Elbit System is an international defense electronics company. They have diversified into energy storage technology through a comprehensive supercapacitor research program. They are focusing on aqueous electrolyte based supercapacitors, which are safer but with lower performance than organic electrolyte based supercapacitors. However based on improvements in electrode materials (such as carbon nanotubes) they are closing the performance gap. They are a company with high-level research capabilities.
22 Mar 2013

New nanotech fiber: robust handling, shocking performance

Rice University's latest nanotechnology breakthrough was more than 10 years in the making, but it still came with a shock.
2012
30 Jul 2012

Utah physicists invent 'Spintronic' LED

New technology promises brighter TV and computer displays
2010
7 Dec 2010

Pads to harvest energy from trains

Innowattech has broadened their energy harvesting designs to harvest energy from railways as well as roads.