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Vered Gilad

Vered Gilad
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vered@sni.technion.ac.il
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.
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.
תשתיות למידה בתחום הננוטכנולוגיה - EduNano TEMPUS

Learning Infrastructures in the Field of Nanotechnology – EduNano TEMPUS

The EduNano project is part of TEMPUS, an EU program that supports the modernization of higher education in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Western Balkans, North Africa, and the Middle East. SNI participates in the project together with the nano centers of the Israeli universities and Elbit Systems. In addition, the Technical University of Sofia in Bulgaria, the Polytechnic Institute of Turin in Italy, and the Grenoble Institute of Technology in France participate in the project.
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.
מודלים לתקצוב סטודנטים בינלאומיים לתארים מתקדמים בטכניון

Models for Budgeting International Postgraduate Students at the Technion

SNI was asked by the Director General of the Technion, Prof. Matanyahu Englman, to conduct a study of the options for increasing the number of international postgraduate students studying at the Technion.
Evaluating the Infrastructure Program of the Science and Technology and Space Ministry

Evaluating the Infrastructure Program of the Science and Technology and Space Ministry

The research evaluated the short and long-term effects of research and knowledge centers that received funding from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Space from 2000 to 2010 as part of the infrastructure program.
Mapping National Research Infrastructures in Israel

Mapping National Research Infrastructures in Israel

The Samuel Neaman Institute is conducting in 2012-2014 a further study on the subject of ‘Mapping National Research Infrastructures in Israel’. The goal of the study is to build the knowledge database that would allow the creation of a road map for planning national research infrastructures in Israel and to formulate a policy that will define budgets and priorities within a national policy on large research infrastructures in Israel.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Quality of Engineering/Scientific Research at The Technion and at Other Israeli Universities - A Global Comparison

Quality of Engineering/Scientific Research at The Technion and at Other Israeli Universities - A Global Comparison

The goal of this study, which was commissioned by the Technion and conducted at the S. Neaman Institute during 2005-2006, was to examine the level of engineering research at the Technion and at other Israeli universities in comparison to other countries, using objective tools. In addition, the study examined the methods which are being used for evaluating the impact that research has on the economy, industry, and society in Israel.
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.
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).
Vouchers for New Immigrants as Tools for the Job Market

Vouchers for New Immigrants as Tools for the Job Market

The current study was commissioned by the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption in cooperation with the S. Neaman Institute, and examined whether the Vouchers Project was effective in facilitating employment and in upgrading the status of jobs held by the immigrants upon graduation.
Evaluation of the Program Salary-Employment Advancement of New Immigrants

Evaluation of the Program Salary-Employment Advancement of New Immigrants

The current study was commissioned by the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption in cooperation with the Samuel Neaman Institute. The main goals of the research were: to identify the factors which affect the employment of immigrants at the conclusion of the period of assistance and in the course of time, examine the effect of running the program on the employment of new immigrants and formulate recommendations that could assist policy makers in improving the program.
Mapping National Research Infrastructures

Mapping National Research Infrastructures

The purpose of the research is the mapping of the existing national research infrastructures and the definition of the needs of Israeli researchers with respect to the upgrade and establishment of new research infrastructures.
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.
Evaluating the NOFAR Program

Evaluating the NOFAR Program

The NOFAR program was conceived as part of the implementation of the recommendations made by the "Monitor Report," and stresses the need to establish a fund to support the development of inventions in the fields of biotechnology and nanotechnology that have a commercial potential in universities, so as to increase the chances of successful transfer of the technology from the academy to industry. The program helps build a bridge between the basic research and the applied research at the stage at which industry has not yet recognized the idea as having a commercial potential.
Evaluating the "Rothschild Fellowship" Program

Evaluating the "Rothschild Fellowship" Program

The main goal of the research was to evaluate the impact of the program on the candidates' careers and to assess their chances of pursuing academic careers in leading universities and research institutions in Israel. The research population included 359 candidates who applied to the program between 1996 and 2005. Three groups are included in the analysis: candidates who received the fellowship (Rothschild fellows), candidates who their application was turned down by the evaluation committee and candidates who chose to decline the fellowship.
National Energy Technologies Research and Development Survey

National Energy Technologies Research and Development Survey

This survey has been recently completed by the energy and environment team at the Samuel Neaman Institute, for the National Council for Research and Development (NCRD).
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.
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.
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.
Evaluation of the Technion Excellence Programs

Evaluation of the Technion Excellence Programs

The Technion Program for Excellence was launched in 1992 and is intended for undergraduate students in the Faculties of Science and Engineering who have been identified as having exceptional abilities.
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.
Establishment of a Knowledge Center on Women and Gender in Israel – ‘SHE KNOWS’

Establishment of a Knowledge Center on Women and Gender in Israel – ‘SHE KNOWS’

The Samuel Neaman Institute, together with The Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere (WIPS) at the Van Lear Jerusalem Institute, and the Public Knowledge Workshop won the Ministry of Science's open call for the establishment of the Center, starting January 2017, for three years