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Interview with Prof. Rachelle Alterman in the "Security Zone" in Galatz

23 December, 2018

Prof. Rachelle Alterman in a radio interview with Tali Lipkin-Shahak in the program  "Security Zone" in Galei Zahal. The topic: the security challenges of "Israel's Towerization". What will happen during national emergencies (skuds attack, earthquates) when major parts of the urban population all over the country will be residing in very tall towers with hundreds of children in each?.

Prof. Ofira Ayalon was awarded the 2018 ‘Michael Landau Prize’ for the Sciences and Research in the field of sustainability

31 October, 2018

Prof. Ofira Ayalon was awarded by ‘Michael Landau Prize’ for the Sciences and Research in the field of sustainability.
From the judges' reasoning: "Sustainability is a cardinal area of ​​our continuous existence on Earth. The field is comprised of a vast array of disciplines, each of which contributes to the foundation of our existence and the existence of future generations.
Therefore, the committee examined the range of contributions of each candidate over the range of issues related to sustainability and found that the chosen candidate made significant contributions over a wide range of topics related to sustainability issues in Israel as well as global problems.
After consideration of letters of recommendation and examination of the contribution to the field of sustainability, the committee reached the decision to award the Landau Science Prize in the field of sustainability to Prof. Ofira Ayalon.

Mifal Hapayis Landau prize awarding ceremony - Prof. Ofira Ayalon

Idan Liebes from the SNI Environment and Energy team gave a lecture at seminar about deployment of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. The seminar, which was held at the Porter School for Environmental Studies at Tel Aviv University

15 October, 2018

On October 15th Idan Liebes from the SNI Environment and Energy team gave a lecture at seminar about deployment of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. The seminar, which was held at the Porter School for Environmental Studies at Tel Aviv University, was organized by the Federation of Local Authorities in Israel and the Association of Green Energy Companies in Israel, in association with the Department of Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Energy and the  Fuel Choices and Smart Mobility Initiative. The seminar included a exhibition of electric vehicles and charging stations, with attendance of representatives of from a large number of local authorities as well as commercial entities in the industry. The talk, titled "Preparation policy for private electric transportation in municipalities", covered topics related to electric vehicle and charging infrastructure, including forecasts, challenges, implementation models, economic aspects and practical policy recommendations to the authorities.

The presentations presented at the seminar are available at the Federation of Local Authorities in Israel  website:

http://www.masham.org.il/html5/arcLookup.taf?_function=details&_ID=30217&PF=&did=11357&G=&lang=HE&SM=&_UserReference=C3402788FA74A4395BC5AAF8

 

Prof. Ofira Ayalon was interviewed in the Galatz radio station on the issue of lowering temperatures in the urban area by plantation

23 August, 2018

Prof. Ofira Ayalon was interviewed by Daniel Zilberstein on the "World Hour" program on the issue of lowering temperatures in the urban area, by increasing plantation in schools, as part of the French Oasis project

The Chinese Minister of Science and Technology visited the Technion

22 August, 2018

During his visit to Israel, Wang Zigang arrived at the Technion where he met with several people, including Prof. Moshe Sidi, Director General of the S. Neaman Institute at the Technion, he arrived in Israel to strengthen technological cooperation between Chinese companies and companies. "The Technion has trained thousands of engineers," he said, "and it is a significant and central factor in Israel's technological development. The three Nobel Prize winners and the Technion's high ranking in the academic rankings testify to its academic and academic excellence. "

Data and Challenges on Industry in Israel - Dr. Gilead Fortuna at the Kinneret Conference on Education, Academy and Industry 2018

16 May, 2018

The survey included an analysis of trends in the Israeli manufacturing industry, clarifying the vitality and limitations of the veteran "traditional" manufacturing industry, whose small part, which has already been exposed to competition and survived, has already been upgraded to a smart industry and emphasized productivity as a measure of the survivability of this industry in global competition.


The need and the opportunity to accelerate the upgrading of the veteran industry by taking advantage of the Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies  were presented , and the four main programs that the Center for Industrial Excellence at the Samuel Neaman Institute carried out during these days in cooparation with the Ministry of Economics and Industry in cooperation with the Manufacturers' Association , were surveyed.


A new initiative was presented by the Samuel Neaman Institute to leverage corporate responsibility for the initiation of the veteran industrial industry through the integration of our elite industry.

Gallery - images from the Conference

On April 17, the Samuel Neaman Institute launched the computer center, Zvi Grilkes, headed by Prof. Shlomo Meital.

17 April, 2018

On April 17, the Samuel Neaman Institute launched the Zvi Grilkes Data Center, headed by Prof. Shlomo Meital.
The research center is named after Prof. Zvi Grilikas who survived the Holocaust (Dachau), and on the basis of his research the State of Israel today leads investments in innovation and science.
Present at the Samuel Neaman Institute were senior economists and the Bank of Israel, such as Prof. Eitan Shishansky, Prof. Shaul Lach,
Prof. Efraim Sadka, Prof. Kobi Metzer, Prof. Zvi Eckstein, Dr. Nadine Trajtenberg, Dr. Alon Eisenberg and others, as well as the Institute's researchers.

On March 19, Dr. Nohad Ali, Prof. Sammy Smooha and Dr. Reuven Gal, held the first meeting of the Arab-Jewish-State Advisory Forum at the Samuel Neaman Institute.

19 March, 2018

On March 19, Dr. Nohad Ali, Prof. Sammy Smooha and Dr. Reuven Gal, held the first meeting of the Arab-Jewish-State Advisory Forum at the Samuel Neaman Institute. The meeting was held as part of a round table, during which the Forum's objectives, principles and research topics were presented. The forum members represented academia, government and civil society

The international conference "The insects in the service of man" was held in Afulab on March 6. The Samuel Neaman Institute was one of the initiators of the conference following a research report submitted by the Center for Industrial Excellence at the Samuel Neaman Institute

06 March, 2018

The international conference "The insects in the service of man" was held in Afula on March 6. The Samuel Neaman Institute was one of the initiators of the conference following a research report submitted by the Center for Industrial Excellence at the Samuel Neaman Institute to the Municipality of Afula, which recommended the establishment of an international center for insects in the service of human beings.