TECHNION, ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
TECHNION, ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Profile

The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, is a science and technology research university 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.

Since founded in 1912, Technion has become a global pioneer in both traditional and novel engineering fields including biotechnology, space, computer science, nanotechnology, and energy. Three Technion professors, and one former graduate have won Nobel Prizes. The Technion is currently participating in 80 H2020 projects.

Competences & Capabilities

Technion has 18 academic departments in engineering, natural sciences, medicine and architecture as well as 60 research centers, embracing the interdisciplinary research approach that is driving new developments worldwide. Among Technion’s outstanding interdisciplinary research centers are the Grand Water Research Institute, Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, Nano-Med Initiative, Lokey Center for Life Sciences and Engineering, Grand Technion Energy Program, Technion Autonomous Systems Program and Technion Computer Engineering Center.

World-class laboratories such as the Electron Microscopy Centers, Genomics Center, and Micro-Nano Fabrication Unit enable the cutting-edge research that has empowered Technion to build its reputation for academic excellence and boldly inventive research.

TECHNION, ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Biotechnology & Food Engineering Department, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 3200000, Israel

http://www.technion.ac.il/en

Contact

Elisheva Dvir OEU@trdf.technion.ac.il

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

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Public Engagement

Games of Food

Escape games provide an opportunity to share educational messages in an enjoyable way

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Innovation

Development and implementation of new technology for transportation and storage of live seafood

Current technologies are not sufficiently sustainable as they suffer from high mortality, low stocking densities and quality losses of the food upon prolonged transportation and storage periods, that makes live seafood inaccessible for many potential customers and markets

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Innovation

GLAD - Green Last Mile Delivery: a more sustainable way for food home delivery tailored to consumer needs

The objective of the GLAD activity (Green last mile delivery) is to develop both a strategy and a platform that helps making the last mile in food e-commerce at the same time sustainable and adapted to consumer needs while taking into account the economic reality

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Education

Sustainable Food Systems - Entrepreneurial Summer School 2019

Participants will take on a production, consumption, and socio-economic angle to tackle issues such as environmental footprint, biodiversity, and food waste

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Education

Global Food Venture Programme

The Global Food Venture Programme enables highly qualified PhD students from across Europe to turn their innovative research into successful business propositions

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Education

FOODMIO

FOODMIO will serve as a catalyst for the creation of sustainable and tangible solutions to real-life product development challenges by eclectic and creative food professionals

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Education

WeValueFood

Novel approaches will be used to engage with next generation audiences: students from primary school to university

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Entrepreneurship

EIT Food Accelerator Network

Once you have applied for FAN, you will go through a rigorous selection process where you will be judged by a series of experts including successful entrepreneurs, investors and experts from the agriculture and food industries

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Education

Professional Development Framework

This activity will propose a framework, consult with partners, and run five pilot programmes to provide examples of development for different constituents: graduates, established employees (technical and managerial), top talent, and entrepreneurs