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At the end of this year a book by Prof. Shlomo Maytal will be published titled: Technion Nation

07 December, 2016

At the end of this year a book by Prof. Shlomo Maytal will be published titled: Technion Nation. The book will be in Chinese, and his publisher is Hangzhu - Books China Machine Press, which is considered the largest publisher of business books in China. The book will be distributed in China.

Prof. Rachelle Alterman will be the keynote speaker at the Housing convention of the Bank of Israel's "housing market issues"

30 November, 2016

Prof. Rachelle Alterman will be the keynote speaker at the Housing convention of the Bank of Israel's "housing market issues" that will be held on December 27 in Jerusalem. The conference will be opened by the Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug.

Alterman's lecture will be the keynote lecture and is based on work done at Samuel Neaman Institute.

Prof. Shlomo Maytal, gave a lecture on November 10 in Lucerne, Switzerland, at Israel and Switzerland conference

10 November, 2016

Prof. Shlomo Maytal, gave a lecture on November 10 in Lucerne, Switzerland, at Israel and Switzerland conference: Swiss-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Switzerland Technion Society  the lecture subject: SwIssrael: Innovation Nation Acquires Startup Nation. The aim of the lecture is an attempt to promote cooperation between Israel and Switzerland.

09 November, 2016

Prof. Shlomo Meital gave a lecture on November 8th, at Masaryk University

08 November, 2016

Prof. Shlomo Meital, gave a lecture on November 8th, at Masaryk University (Czech Republic) on: Building a vibrant startup ecosystem for the Czech Republic, for graduate students, as part of an Israeli Course organized by Dr. Ethan Anders, University of Haifa.

Prof. Ofira Ayalon participated in a meeting of the Science and Technology Committee on the subject: "Innovation in handling agricultural products: safety, health, and extending shelf life".

01 November, 2016

Prof. Ofira Ayalon participated in a meeting of the Science and Technology Committee on the subject: "Innovation in handling agricultural products: safety, health, and extending shelf life".

The meeting was held on November 1, and was broadcast live on the Knesset Channel. Prof. Ayalon presented at the meeting Samuel Neaman Institute work in recent years, which inspects the values of agriculture and their contribution to the Israeli economy.

In addition, the new document of Samuel Neaman Institute was presented. The new document deals with the innovation of agricultural technology in light of climate change and growing demand for food worldwide. The report was submitted to the committee chairman and the Knesset members present at the meeting in light of their request.

Prof. Shlomo Maytal gave a lecture on October 14 at the conference Israel China Investment Summit

14 October, 2016

Prof. Shlomo Maytal gave a lecture on October 14 at the conference Israel China Investment Summit, Held at the Dan Carmel hotel in Haifa to a group of investors from China. The goal of the conference was to learn about the opportunities for startups cooperation between Israel and China.

Prof. Ofira Ayalon was interviewed on the radio program ‘all talk’ about climate change

05 June, 2016

Prof. Ofira Ayalon was interviewed on the Reshet Bet’s radio program ‘all talk’ about climate change and its impacts

Prof. Ofira Ayalon was interviewed for the radio program "On the way to nature" at Reshet Bet, on the lack of a work plan of the Ministry of the Environmental Protection regarding adaptation to climate changes.

07 May, 2016

Prof. Ofira Ayalon was interviewed for the radio program "On the way to nature" at Reshet Bet, on the lack of a work plan of the Ministry of the Environmental Protection regarding adaptation to climate changes.

Y Project - Like there's no tomorrow - an Intreview at London at Kirshenbaum/ Tamar and Oz Almog

15 March, 2016

 

 

Prof. Rachelle Alterman in an interview to Ynet regarding Israel's housing prices rise

02 February, 2016

The limited supply of housing in Israel has led to the steepest increase in housing prices compared with other developed countries, according to the OECD report published on the Israeli economy. These figures are not surprising - So what could be done to change the bleak state of the Israeli real estate market? Conversation with Prof. Rachelle Alterman, urban planner and lawyer from Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy at the Technion. Watch the debate in the Ynet studio.

Prof. Ayalon was interviewed on the radio program "On the way to nature" regarding disposal of surplus food

30 January, 2016

Prof. Ayalon head of Environmental Project at Samuel Neaman Institute was interviewed on the radio program "On the way to nature" regarding disposal of surplus food.

Dr. Reuven Gal participated in the third Kinneret conference of the Association of Civil-Military Studies

26 January, 2016

Dr. Reuven Gal participated in the Third Kinneret Conference of the Association of Civil-Military Studies: “Transformations in Civil-Military Relations in Israel in the Era of New Wars”.  Dr. Gal chaired a session on ‘Recruiting Haredim to the IDF - Implications on Military-Society-Politics relations in Israel’.

Dr. Eran Leck presented at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities the UNESCO report on Mapping Research and Innovation in the State of Israel.

17 January, 2016

Dr. Eran Leck presented at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities the UNESCO report on Mapping Research and Innovation in the State of Israel. The research, initiated by the Academy, is a part of UNESCO’s series of country profiles in Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI) policy. Link to the PPT here.

Prof. Ayalon Gave a lecture on natural resource management policies and their impact on the environment and quality of life at the third Galilee Management and Economics conference.

11 January, 2016

Prof. Ayalon, Head of Environmental cluster at the Samuel Neaman Institute, gave a lecture on ‘natural resource management policies and their impact on the environment and quality of life’ at the third Galilee Management and Economics held at Western Galilee College. You can watch the lecture here.