Font Size:
Site Colors:
Accesskey
S - Skip navigation
1 - Home page
4 - Search
Accessibility Statement

Industry and Innovation

Industry and Innovation
University-Industry Relations

University-Industry Relations

Review and critical evaluation of university-industry relations based on data and quantitative indicators. Development of insights regarding optimal policy and models to balance between technology commercialization and technology transfer, which is largely based on cooperation with industry to support industrial research. Recommendations for policy steps based on the insights resolved, addressing the point of view of the well-being of society and national economy.
Industrial Symbiosis in the North of Israel

Industrial Symbiosis in the North of Israel

The term "Industrial Symbiosis" describes a situation in which an industry develops a symbiosis with another industry in a beneficial way for both parties, so that the waste of one organization can serve as raw materials for the other industry. As part of a pilot initiated by the Ministry of Economy, 4s LTD. promotes the project in the North of the country, with Dr. Fortuna and prof. Ayalon as consultants.
מחקר על פיתוח וייצור תרופות חדשניות בישראל

Models for Translational Medical Research in Israel

This project examines various models for the translation of academic discoveries ‘from bench to bedside’ to create innovative medications. The research examines how different countries in the world support basic biomedical academic discoveries and advance them towards industrial applications. The observation of these models can support the local pharmaceutical eco-system in leveraging Israel’s academic excellence to create societal and economic benefits. In addition, the research examines successful buildups of pharmaceutical eco-systems, in which the academy is a key player, in comparable countries such as Denmark and Singapore.
Universities

Universities' Influence on Student Decisions to Become Entrepreneurs: Theory and Evidence

This project presents and tests a theory of the process that students, in particular Technion students, undergo as they learn about startup entrepreneurship and, in some cases, decide to launch a startup after graduating. The theory is based on the “stage gate” model for product development.
Success and Failure Factors of Leading Companies in Israel

Success and Failure Factors of Leading Companies in Israel

The aim of the study, is to review the Israeli industry since the establishment of the state until today, in order to draw lessons from the accumulated experience and try to reach understandings and recommendations for the future.
Issues for Formulating a Metropolitan Plan in the North

Issues for Formulating a Metropolitan Plan in the North

The promotion and positioning of the northern region as an attractive metropolis for industry and the Israeli public is constantly on the public agenda.
Entrepreneurship at the Technion

Entrepreneurship at the Technion

This report was prepared at the initiative and at the request of the Technion Board and was intended to serve as background material for the purpose of formulating the Technion's policy in the field of entrepreneurship.
"wheels of Life" in Israel

"wheels of Life" in Israel

The "Wheels of Life" project was launched in 2013, in order to compare Israel's performance with the performance of other countries in five main dimensions of Israel's society: economics, innovation, science and technology, society-governance- education, environment, and energy. The data source used for comparative analysis is the World Competitiveness Yearbook of the IMD School of Management, a leading business school in Lausanne, Switzerland, which presents data on a wide range of global competitiveness variables in 60 countries.
Policy Incentives for Knowledge Creation

Policy Incentives for Knowledge Creation

The project is implemented under the Seventh Program of the European Union (FP7), a consortium that consists of seven countries (Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Poland, the UK, and Israel). The purpose of the project is to examine empirically the role of the demand side in the creation of technological knowledge, recognition of technological and organizational innovation, and encouraging the increase in productivity. The project is formally complete and our contribution was expressed in five outputs.
Innovation in the Service Sector

Innovation in the Service Sector

This initiative by the Samuel Neaman Institute with joint funding of SNI and the Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, is designed to examine innovation in the service sector for the first time in Israel.
Activities on Innovation and Urban Planning

Activities on Innovation and Urban Planning

A team from the Neaman Institute, including Prof. Amnon Frenkel, Prof. Shlomo Maital and Dr. Daphne Getz, was part of a group that won a grant awarded by the European Union for research on "Demand-driven Innovation" (PICK-ME). The team was selected to lead the crucial Work Package #1. An innovative method for mapping innovation eco-systems in each participating country, developed by Profs. Frenkel and Maital, was presented to the project participants in Torino, Italy.
Technion’s Contribution to Israel and to the Development of Technology in the World, Through Its Graduates

Technion’s Contribution to Israel and to the Development of Technology in the World, Through Its Graduates

This project documents the contribution of Technion faculty and graduates, to Israel and to humanity. It includes a Web-based survey of Technion graduates, to which over 4,000 alumni/ae responded. The results of the survey were analyzed and processed; we extrapolated the data to represent the population of all Technion graduates since the Technion was founded.
National Plan for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

National Plan for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

During 2010, the Energy and Environment team at the Samuel Neaman Institute has served as an advisor and integrator to the Inter-ministerial Committee for the Mitigation of Greenhouse Gases, headed by Ministry of Finance director general, Mr. Haim Shani.
Facilitating Collaboration in Stem Cell Research through Intellectual Property

Facilitating Collaboration in Stem Cell Research through Intellectual Property

The goal of the research is to create an infrastructure for designing a policy concerning research, development, and knowledge transfer in the field of stem cells. This policy was intended to encourage scientific innovativeness as well as help lever Israel's position as a leader in this field in the global arena.
The Water Forum

The Water Forum

The "Water Forum", established in 2009 by the Samuel Neaman Institute in cooperation with Israel Water Authority and the Grand Water Research Institute at the Technion, serves as a platform for discussing and analyzing key issues in order to contribute to the formulation of white papers on a variety of topics in the field of water related strategy and policy.
Architectural Education in Israel as a Means of Advancing Sustainable Planning

Architectural Education in Israel as a Means of Advancing Sustainable Planning

Examining ways (content and methods) for an educated integration of the subjects of sustainability and quality of the environment in the architectural studio in schools of architecture in Israel.
Adopting ICT in agriculture, education and development of the rural space

Adopting ICT in agriculture, education and development of the rural space

This study deals with the cultivation and optimization of innovation in agriculture, using ICT as a means to design agricultural education for a variety of ages and the development of the rural sector. These are of strategic importance to Israel. The recommendations and conclusions derived from the study were incorporated in the report by the Samuel Neaman Institute whose objective was to empower classic industries. The report was presented in 2012 to the Ministry of Agriculture and regional rural organizations.
Innovation in Israel 2010 - Implementation of "Israel 2028" program

Innovation in Israel 2010 - Implementation of "Israel 2028" program

continuation of ISRAEL 2028 - Vision and Strategy, we are running an implementation project. This project is aimed to leverage the science and technology with the innovation culture into a national policy of enhancement a global competitive and sustainable industry.
National Policy for Packaging Waste Management

National Policy for Packaging Waste Management

The aim of this research was to examine policy alternatives for sustainable management of packaging waste in Israel. The work includes the definition of packaging types, weight estimation of packaging waste produced in Israel, a survey of packaging waste treatment methods in Europe and around the world
Developing a Northern Biotechnologies Cluster in Israel - BioNorth

Developing a Northern Biotechnologies Cluster in Israel - BioNorth

The S. Neaman Institute is leading an initiative to establish a ‘Northern Biotechnologies Cluster in Israel’ incorporating all companies, incubators, start-ups and academy researchers in the north of Israel. The rationale for this initiative is that biotechnology has become the fastest growing industrial sector in Israel and worldwide, and is reshaping science, especially life science, medicine, food and agriculture.
Intellectual Property in the Government Sector: The State of Affairs

Intellectual Property in the Government Sector: The State of Affairs

The goal of the study is to create an infrastructure for forming a policy on the issue of intellectual property rights to knowledge that constitutes a product of R&D activity that is funded by the government and executed by governmental agencies/civil servants. The aim is to consolidate recommendations on guidelines in order to build a strategy for managing intellectual property in accordance with the government R&D objectives and to study the implications of knowledge transfer owned by the government through the commercialization of intellectual property rights.
Cooperation Policy in Business and Science with East Asia

Cooperation Policy in Business and Science with East Asia

Within the national policy framework to expand cooperation with the East, an issue that was discussed in the past has been raised again in practical terms, namely the collaboration between Israeli industry and leading industries in China and India. Two large Israeli companies were recently acquired by leading companies of China and India; the company "Makhteshim Agan" was acquired by Chem China and the company "Taro" were acquired by Sun Pharma, a well-known Indian company.
Innovation 2011 – Active Industrial Policy for leveraging Science and Technology and Israel

Innovation 2011 – Active Industrial Policy for leveraging Science and Technology and Israel's Unique Culture of Innovation.

The program commenced at the end of 2009 and ended in 2011. The project was initiated by the U.S.-Israel Science and Technology Foundation, was authorized by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Labor and led by the Chief Scientist of the Ministry. Innovation 2011 is a strategy for implementing the mission outlined in "Israel 2028 –Vision and Strategy for Economy and Society in a Global World," initiated by the U.S.-Israel Science & Technology Foundation and presented to the Government of Israel.
Enlarging Water Supply in Israel Through Non Revenue Water (NRW) Reduction and Prevention of Sewage Leakage

Enlarging Water Supply in Israel Through Non Revenue Water (NRW) Reduction and Prevention of Sewage Leakage

The report requested by the National Inquiry Committee, aiming to investigate the water crisis in Israel. The report indicates the loss of fresh water from water distribution and leakage in the order of 64 million cubic meters per year, and leakage of sewage water of estimated 100 million cubic meters per year. The study did not include water losses by the rural sector.
Israel

Israel's Role in The Global Bio-Ethanol Market - National Planning and Policy

Biofuels originating from agricultural products are one of the “hottest” issues in the global energy and commodity markets. The political and economical implications of biofuels are significant, especially for industrialized countries, which consume and engage in commerce with energy resources.
Israel 2028: Vision and Strategy for Israel

Israel 2028: Vision and Strategy for Israel

Continuing the efforts to actually implement the program "Israel 2028 – Socio Economic Vision and Strategy in Global World", the Samuel Neaman Institute initiated several projects designated to prepare a multi-annual implementation programs, in collaboration with government agencies.
Evaluation of the Space Industry

Evaluation of the Space Industry's Impact on the Israeli Economy

This project is operating under the auspices of the S. Neaman Institute and the Economics of National Security (ENS) Research Program. Its goal is to map out the interconnections between Israel's academy, national defense system and industry in light of the country's growth in space industry and in space technology R&D.
R&D Vision and Strategy- Leveraging R&D and Technology Adoption for Sustained and Balanced Economic Growth

R&D Vision and Strategy- Leveraging R&D and Technology Adoption for Sustained and Balanced Economic Growth

This effort is headed by Mr. Eli Hurvitz (chairman of Teva) and Mr. David Brodet, and aims to formulate a national strategy for placing Israel among the top 10 countries of the world in terms of economic achievements and social development. The R&D and Technology Adoption Team is one of six teams operating within the Vision & Strategy project. Its mission is to formulate a blueprint for a national Innovation and Technology Policy, (ITP), taking into account both the leading position of the Israeli high-tech industry and its scientific and technological research capabilities, as well as the more traditional industries.
The Israeli Innovation System: An Overview Of National Policy And Cultural Aspects

The Israeli Innovation System: An Overview Of National Policy And Cultural Aspects

The Israeli Innovation System Project: National Policy and Cultural Aspects is part of an international project dealing with innovation policy within the framework of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
Evaluation of the MAGNETON Program

Evaluation of the MAGNETON Program

The evaluation of the Magneton program is a research initiated and funded by both the Samuel Neaman Institute and the MAGNET management. The research was performed during 2008-2009. The main research goal was to examine the outputs of the Magneton projects and their success while focusing on the characteristics of the projects, academic researchers and industry head of projects and to evaluate the factors impacting the projects' successes and failures in the past few years.
Reclaiming the Dead Sea: Alternatives for Action

Reclaiming the Dead Sea: Alternatives for Action

The aim of this project was to evaluate and present different alternatives for rehabilitating the Dead Sea and the Jordan River. In the process, three main alternatives were examined: "business as usual", introducing sea water into the Dead Sea (from the Mediterranean or from the Red Sea), and water supply from the Jordan River.
Promoting Sustainable Development in the Negev Desert

Promoting Sustainable Development in the Negev Desert

The goal of this research and development project is to endorse genuine sustainable development for the Negev. The program is carried out by the S. Neaman Institute team in collaboration with the Sustainable Negev NGO.
Dialogue, Mediation and Conflict Resolution Between Industry and Community

Dialogue, Mediation and Conflict Resolution Between Industry and Community

In the past, industry has not always adequately addressed environmental issues, nor have the authorities developed laws and bylaws suitable to tackle these problems. Yet over the last decade, governmental and municipal authorities are taking a hard line on environmental issues, and public awareness of environmental risks is increasing.
The Emergence of a Global Work Culture in Multinational Organizations

The Emergence of a Global Work Culture in Multinational Organizations

Multinational organizations (MNO) are a major actor in the global work environment. MNOs face the need to create a "common language" across cultural borders, and at the same time respect the local customs of their subsidiaries. Two indications for a common language are the acceptance of the MNO's global work culture, and the creation of a global identity.
Human Resources for Science and Technology in Israel

Human Resources for Science and Technology in Israel

The goal of this project, which is operating under the auspices of the S. Neaman Institute and the National Council for Civil Research & Development (MOLMOP) in cooperation with the Central Bureau of Statistics, is to present data on the science and technology human resources in Israel. This data will assist the MOLMOP members in shaping a policy concerning science and technology labor force training for the industry and academic sectors.
National Innovation Strategies: International Comparisons and Collaborations

National Innovation Strategies: International Comparisons and Collaborations

In 2004 the S. Neaman Institute launched a research program for the study of the variety of issues which motivate - and prevent - business innovation in Indo-Israeli economic cooperation. The premise of the program has been the recognition that Israel and India have complementary interests in forming sustainable economic relationships.
R&D Vision And Strategy

R&D Vision And Strategy

Leveraging R&D and Technology Adoption for Sustained and Balanced Economic Growth
Active Researchers Survey in the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute at the Technion (RBNI)

Active Researchers Survey in the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute at the Technion (RBNI)

The goal of the study was to examine the activity of the Nanotechnology Institute over time, and to estimate the results and the effects on the activity of the researchers at the Institute.
A National Plan for the Chemical Industry in Israel

A National Plan for the Chemical Industry in Israel

The National Plan for the Chemical Industry in Israel is a large project that the S. Neaman Institute has been leading since 2004. The project analyzes past and present chemical and pharmaceutical activities in Israel, presents alternatives and proposes new industry branches in this field.
Introducing a Packaging Law in Israel - Potential and Possibilities for Application

Introducing a Packaging Law in Israel - Potential and Possibilities for Application

The research involves collection of technical, economic and administrative data, mainly from Europe, which is a leader in this field, examination of alternatives for applying packaging law under Israeli economic conditions, and recommends a preferred option.
University Patent Commercialization

University Patent Commercialization

Managing the opportunity discovery and evaluation process to enhance expected value
Economics of National Security Program (ENS)

Economics of National Security Program (ENS)

The ENS Program was launched at the end of 2003 as an intermural research program aimed to initiate, encourage and support academic research on the mutual links between economic conditions and national security. Its main goals are to provide in-depth analysis of the economic costs and consequences of the Israeli security situation, the contributions of security and defense expenditures to economic progress, and to estimate the resources allocated to Israel's defense.
Environmental Technologies (Clean-Tech)

Environmental Technologies (Clean-Tech)

'Green' technologies in Israel and their business potential are relevant issues on the public agenda, with frequent media exposure. The environmental market is strong and growing worldwide, estimated at $600 Billion dollars per year, with an annual growth rate of 5-8%.
The Society and National Security

The Society and National Security

This program was initiated at the beginning of 2004 and ended in March 2005. The aim was to create a forum for the research of national security that will be an independent research group sponsored by the S. Neaman Institute.
Public Funding of R&D: PREF

Public Funding of R&D: PREF

SNI is a partner of the PREF project, sponsored by the European Union (FP7).
UNESCO 2015:Science and Innovation in Israel

UNESCO 2015:Science and Innovation in Israel

לבקשת אונסקו מד”ר דפנה גץ, נכתב ע”י מוסד שמואל נאמן, פרק לגבי מדע, טכנולוגיה וחדשנות (STI) בישראל. הפרק התפרסם במסגרת דו”ח אונסקו 2015 UNESCO Science Report.
A Survey to Examine the Difficulties of Transmitting Nano Technologies from the Academe to the Industry

A Survey to Examine the Difficulties of Transmitting Nano Technologies from the Academe to the Industry

The TELEM Forum (National Infrastructure for Research and Development Forum), with the assistance of the National Committee for Nanotechnology (INNI( has worked during the last eight years to establish six research centers in the field of nanotechnology funded according to the matching method. The established research centers conducted thousands of studies based on nanotechnology, the effect of which has not yet realized its maximum potential.
Israel

Israel's SETI system - a series of studied by UNESCO on science, engineering, technology and innovation policy

The study was commissioned by the Israel Academy of Sciences and will be published in UNESCO's series of studies on Science, Engineering, Technology, and Innovation (SETI) policies during 2015.
Examining R&D Activity Areas, Infrastructure and Labor Force in Subjects Involving Space

Examining R&D Activity Areas, Infrastructure and Labor Force in Subjects Involving Space

This work was commissioned by the National Space Committee, the National Council for R&D. The objective of this study is to provide data and information to all entities operating in the field of space R&D on their role and the status of personnel and infrastructure at their disposal, in order to help the NCRD formulate a national plan for the development, preservation, and promotion of R&D in the field of space.
Innovation of Foreign R&D Centers in Israel: Evidence from Patent and Firm Level Data

Innovation of Foreign R&D Centers in Israel: Evidence from Patent and Firm Level Data

The research sets out to investigate the impact of multinational companies (MNCs) on the Israeli economy in terms of demand for innovation.
Adapting the Demand for Training Knowledge Workers in Local Labor Markets

Adapting the Demand for Training Knowledge Workers in Local Labor Markets

This research was done within the framework of Pick-Me project – WP 6. In this study data gathered in an Israel Central Bureau of Statistics survey among more than 5,000 Israeli university and colleage graduates were analyzed. The survey examined the extent of the graduates’ integration into the labor market.
The Evaluation of Demand and the Evolution of Sores of Knowledge in Sectors and Regions that are Knowledge-Intensive

The Evaluation of Demand and the Evolution of Sores of Knowledge in Sectors and Regions that are Knowledge-Intensive

This research was done within the framework of Pick-Me project – WP 5. The study analyzing data collected in a field survey of the ecosystem created by the RAD Bynet group of companies, which fostered some 130 startups of various types.
The profitability for Israel Joining the HNS Treaty as Part of IMO

The profitability for Israel Joining the HNS Treaty as Part of IMO

The organization commissioning the research is the Shipping and Ports Authority, Ministry of Transport. The purpose of the study is to examine the feasibility of Israel's joining the HNS (Hazardous Noxious Substances) Convention. The goal of the Convention is to compensate financially victims for the damage caused by spills of chemicals, gas, refined products and more, resulting from marine accidents of all types of ships, excluding radioactive materials and damage caused by crude oil, which is covered by another similar convention (IOPC).
The Contribution of Large Companies to the National Economy

The Contribution of Large Companies to the National Economy

This project deals with the contribution of the large companies to the industrial and technological economy, in order to examine whether the existence of the large companies is essential to the industrial-business ecosystem. Related activities began in 2012, and continued in 2013 in cooperation with the economists Dr. Freeman and Yuval Niv. An additional partner in the project is Teva, which helps with the data required to assess its total contribution to the state's economy.
Innovativeness in the Traditional Industry

Innovativeness in the Traditional Industry

A joint venture of the Center for Innovation and Knowledge, Faculty of Industrial and Management, Technion and the Samuel Neaman Institute.
מיפוי מערכות לאומיות של חדשנות טכנולוגית: יצירת בסיס להסכמה על מדיניות

Mapping national systems of technological innovativeness: Creating a basis for agreement on policy

A book that deals with technological innovation, based on the material collected as part of work package No. 2 of the Pick-Me Project, in which a novel methodology for mapping the ecosystem of technological innovation in five European countries that participate in the project was successfully tested.
Transferring Technology and its Commercialization

Transferring Technology and its Commercialization

How to translate technological knowledge obtained in academe into commercial success is a disturbing question that concerns many researchers and entrepreneurs in the academe. The Samuel Neaman Institute faces the issue as part of its involvement in the Technion.
Collaboration with the Standards Institution of Israel

Collaboration with the Standards Institution of Israel

As part of the work with the Israeli Standards Institution, the Energy and Environment Team at the Neaman Institute completed in the beginning of 2012 documents that are supposed to assist the Institution in presenting the Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Registration and Reporting Scheme in Israel to organization in the county and the world.
Tax Benefits for Business R&D in Israel

Tax Benefits for Business R&D in Israel

This project examines the tax incentives system to encourage R&D in the business sector in Israel. More than two thirds of OECD countries and many others encourage R&D activities in the business sector with tax benefits based on the volume of R&D expenditures reported by the firms.
Challenges for Water Usage in Global Industry

Challenges for Water Usage in Global Industry

This research project began in 2011 in cooperation with Newtech and the Israel Export Institute and was designed to increase the competitiveness of the Israeli water industry in the world. The project aims to map industrial sectors that use large amounts of water, requiring innovative technological developments to reduce water consumption per unit of product, to allow the release of emitted water while preserving the environment, and to highlight the solutions to opportunities and needs that will enable businesses to grow and become more robust.
The Industrial Excellence Center

The Industrial Excellence Center

The Industrial Excellence Center was established in 2011 and its objective is to promote a national industrial policy. The Center helps formulate and promote a proactive policy of industrial excellence, intended to sustain a balanced and high-quality national industry that maintains a healthy lifecycle, which is tested by its global competitive advantage and quality employment of all sectors of society. The Industrial Excellence Center is also part of the Israel 2028 Vision.
R&D Outputs in Israel: Quality Characteristics of Distinct Inventions

R&D Outputs in Israel: Quality Characteristics of Distinct Inventions

The report is the third in a series of studies conducted by the Samuel Neaman Institute on Israeli patents. The first part of the study provides updated data on the scope and characteristics of inventive activity by Israeli applicants and inventors in various patent offices (ILPO, EPO, and the USPTO) and in the PCT track. The report presents trends in patent applications and granted patents according to sectoral attributions, examines Israel's international cooperation in the field of inventive activity, and analyzes trends in cross-border patent ownership. The characteristics of foreign applicants at the Israeli Patent Office (ILPO) are also analyzed.
National Policy on the Use of Natural Gas

National Policy on the Use of Natural Gas

The application of natural gas in industry requires that the dilemma concerning its transportation in Israel be studied. According to the solution that was selected, a government company transports the gas to the distribution centers and to the largest consumers, but transport to smaller industries is left to private enterprises. We believe that this leads to small and medium industries having an unequal opportunity to realize the benefits of natural gas, and that the present design will mainly affect classic industries, whose energy costs constitute a significant part of their expenses, and whose profits do not allow them to be competitive without replacing liquid fuel with natural gas.
Israel Greenhouse Gases Reporting and Registration System

Israel Greenhouse Gases Reporting and Registration System

Climate change is receiving worldwide attention in light of its environmental, economic, and social implications for the developing and developed world. The Israeli government recognizes the importance of taking steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and acts accordingly.
Information centers of MAGNET Consortia

Information centers of MAGNET Consortia

A computerized information center, one of the largest in Israel, operates at the Samuel Neaman Institute. The center was established to fulfill the needs of knowledge management and to supply information science services to consortia that operate within the MAGNET program, and is part of the MAGNET program of the Ministry of Economy.
Energy Forum

Energy Forum

The purpose of the Energy Forum meetings is to provide a professional platform where professional can discuss specific energy related topics. At the same time, the Forum allows multilateral discussions encouraging projects in the fields of renewable and energy conservation. The forum meetings serve as a platform for defining professional, applicable positions, to be used by relevant decision makers.
Indices for Science, Technology and Innovation in Israel and international comparison

Indices for Science, Technology and Innovation in Israel and international comparison

At the beginning of the 21st century, the Samuel Neaman Institute identified the need to establish an infrastructure for advancing a systematic and ongoing process of forming national policy on Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI). The objective of this program is to improve the understanding of the STI system of Israel and to answer the question of how processes associated with the development of science, technology, and innovation contribute to increased knowledge, increased productivity, improved economic performance, professional employment, sustainable development, and social welfare. Understanding of the process is based on the collection, analysis, and correct presentation of the various relevant indices and on the analysis of trends as they change over time and in comparison with other countries.
Insects in the Service of Man

Insects in the Service of Man

Insects are of fundamental importance to the ecosystem, and their existence is critical for human survival. Insects play a variety of roles in the service of man, while the research of the full potential inherent in them is still in various stages.
the construction of an insdustrial park in the areas of shfara

the construction of an insdustrial park in the areas of shfara'am

A master plan for the construction of a new industrial park at the closed quarry of Shfar'am, consolidates a recommended strategy for the new industrial zone in Shfar'am, to be built in the quarry adjacent to the eastern side of the town of Shefar'am. For the first time in Israel, an Arab municipality is leading a significant process of promoting the combined Jewish-Arab economy.
Strengthening the Integration of the Arab Population into the Industry and the Economy – A Strategy for the Galilee Society

Strengthening the Integration of the Arab Population into the Industry and the Economy – A Strategy for the Galilee Society

SNI in collaboration with the Galilee Society, which is a regional R&D center supported by the Ministry of Science, are working together to strengthen a stable regional center that promotes knowledge industries and unified Jewish-Arab economics in the north.
Advanced Manufacturing – Formulating a National Policy

Advanced Manufacturing – Formulating a National Policy

This study is intended to formulate a national policy proposal for promoting and implementing advanced manufacturing in Israel and help in its implementation.
The Industry of Innovative Agricultural Technologies in the Shadow of the Global Food Crisis

The Industry of Innovative Agricultural Technologies in Light of the Global Food Crisis

As world's population grows, the demand for food is growing as well. The FAO expects that the global agricultural output will have to rise by 60% by 2050 to meet the needs of the growing population and the changes in dietary habits, together with the challenges arising from the climate change, the depletion of water and land resources, and reduced biodiversity.
Preparing a Calculation in Principle for Collecting Business Waste Fee

Preparing a Calculation in Principle for Collecting Business Waste Fee

Municipal and commercial waste management is an environmental and economic burden, both for the municipality and businesses. This study was conducted for the municipality of Tirat Hacarmel.
An Analysis of Israel

An Analysis of Israel's Renewable Energy IndustryAn Analysis of the Renewable Energy Industry of Israel

This project began as part of a joint venture with the Newtech unit at the Ministry of Economics, and since 2015 it has continued with the funding of the Samuel Neaman Institute, as part of the Industrial Excellence Center. The goal of the project is to leverage Israel's position as a leader in the field of renewable energy, including energy production and its integration into the energy system, efficiency improvements, and the development of fuel substitutes.
בחינת חברות מבוססות ידע טכניוני

Examining Companies that are Based on Technion Knowledge

Technion graduates established more than 1,600 companies within 20 years. These companies created more than 100,000 jobs and generated $30 billion.
חדשנות במגזר ה- ICT בישראל

Innovation in the ICT Sector in Israel

SNI was commissioned by the World Bank to prepare a chapter for their World Development Report 2016 on the subject ‘Best Practices and Lessons Learned in ICT Sector Innovation: A Case Study of Israel.’ The study, led by Dr. Daphne Getz, analyzes and describes how government policies (national and local) have contributed to the development of a vibrant ecosystem that has spurred a high rate of both technological innovation (e.g., VoIP, security software) and entrepreneurship, and describes the environment it has created.
קידום המו"פ והחדשנות בפריפריה בישראל

Promoting R&D and Innovation in the Israeli Periphery

The study, commissioned by the Israel National Council for Research and Development (MOLMOP) at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Space, was aimed at providing decision makers with an updated account of the innovation and R&D activities in Israel’s peripheral areas.
RISIS  -פרויקט FP7

RISIS (FP7 Project)

Work Package 9 (WP9) is part of the RISIS (Research Infrastructure for Research and Innovation Policy Studies) Project. SNI researchers are responsible for coordination between the different participants in WP9. The aim of WP9 is to develop a geographic clustering method that delineates concentrations of spatial activity regarding science, technology, and innovation.
The Role of Israeli Research Universities in the National R&D

The Role of Israeli Research Universities in the National R&D

This study was commissioned by the National Council for R&D (NCRD). Its purpose was to examine the influence of Israeli research universities on the national R&D system and the reciprocal relationships between the two systems in creating new knowledge and advanced technologies.
שדרוג המערכת הכלכלית בצפון

Upgrading the Economic System of the North

In mid-2014, SNI joined a venture with the Ministry of Economic and Industrie, aimed at drafting a plan for substantial improvement of the economic status of the North. During 2015, the project was completed and a summary report, which includes an analysis of the socioeconomic situation in the north, and recommendations to realize change-generating infrastructure anchors and non-linear growth generators, was submitted to the Government.
Empowering the Classical Industry

Empowering the Classical Industry

2016 was characterized by the promotion of the outline proposed by the Committee to Empower Classical Industry, expanding it into other areas, such as education, promoting technological-vocational education
A Study Examining Cooperation between the Industry and Infrastructure Centers in Nanotechnology at the Technion

A Study Examining Cooperation between the Industry and Infrastructure Centers in Nanotechnology at the Technion

The Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute (RBNI) was established in 2005 as a joint venture of the Russell Berrie Fund and the Israeli Government, through the National Infrastructures for the R&D Forum (TELEM), INNI and the Technion. The Institute’s vision is to position the Technion and Israel at the forefront of global R&D in the field of nanotechnology.
תעשייה וחדשנות