Technology transfer

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  1. Academic Institutions
  2. Medical Institutions
  3. Government Bodies

1. Academic Institutions

Several universities and institutes have a technology transfer company which promotes commercial exploitation of the institution's research, and provides consultancy services to industry.

Bar-Ilan University

Bar-Ilan Research & Development Company Ltd.
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan 52900 Tel: 972 3 531 8441 Fax: 972 3 535 6088 E-mail:

The company focuses on New Drugs, Biotechnology, Medical Instruments, Agriculture & Food, Diagnostics, and Immunotherapy. The site offers detailed project descriptions.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

B.G. Negev Technologies & Applications Ltd.
Ernst David Bergmann Campus. P.O.Box 653 Be'er Sheva 84105 Tel: 972 7 646 1908/9 Fax: 972 7 627 6420 E-mail:

"BGN represents the University in all its contacts with industry, such as the commercialization of know-how, joint ventures, establishment of incubators and start-up companies, industrial services, licensing and protection of proprietary rights by patents."

Haifa Technion

Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd.
Senate Building, Technion City Haifa 32000 Tel: 972 4 822 1590 Fax: 972 4 832 3056 E-mail:

The company provides and consulting services, and has a subsidiary, Dimotech, for commercial exploitation of Technion research.

Dimotech Ltd. Gutwirth Science Based Industries Center, Technion City, Haifa 32000 Tel: 972 4 823 5829 Fax: 972 4 832 0845 E-mail:

Dimotech is a technology incubator which fosters start-up companies developing and marketing products based on Technion research. It also offers co-operation in research projects.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Yissum Research and Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 46 Jabotinsky St. Jerusalem 91042 Tel: 972 2 566 1540

The site lists projects in the fields of Biotechnology, Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, Medicine and Pharmaceuticals, and Chemistry and Physical Sciences. The company also offers patenting, marketing, legal, and financial services.

Tel Aviv University

Ramot- University Authority for Applied Research and Industrial Development Ltd. 32 H. Levanon St., P.O.B. 39296 Tel-Aviv 61392 Tel: 972 3 642 8765 or 640 8113 Fax: 972 3 642 9865 Email:

The site includes a database of available research projects.

2A Katzir Street Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52656 Tel: 972 3 635 0002 Fax: 972 3 534 1650.

Rad-Ramot is a technological incubator run as a joint venture between technology group Rad and Tel Aviv University.

Weizmann Institute

Yeda Research and Development Co.
Yeda at the Weizmann Institute of Science POB 95 Rehovot Israel 76100 Tel: 972 8 9470617/8 or 9343240 Fax: 972 8 9470739 E-mail:

The Weizmann Institute of Science is "an international center of scientific research and graduate study." The Yeda site provides a list of available research projects under the following headings: Life Science and Medicine; Agriculture; Chemistry & Materials; Environment & Energy Sciences; and Electronics, Electro-Optics & Computer Sciences. However, the links were not working when last tested.

Migal Galilee Technology Center
Southern Industrial Zone, P.O. Box 831 Kiryat-Shmona 11016 Israel

Migal is a research institute affiliated with the Tel Hai Academic College.

2. Medical Institutions

Hadassah Medical Organization

Tel: 972 2 643 7550; Fax: 972 2 643 7712 E-mail:

A subsidiary of Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO). Activities: Commercial exploitation of know-how, patents and technologies developed at HMO; service contracts for clinical and pre-clinical studies; joint ventures utilizing HMO research facilities.

3. Government Bodies

Israel Institute for Biological Research

Life Science Research Israel
Tel: 972 8 938 1656 Fax: 972 8 940 1404

The Israel Institute for Biological Research is under the auspices of the Prime Minister's Office, and describes itself as "A Single Site Address for Leading Edge Resourceful Solutions in the Fields of Biology, Chemistry, Ecology and Public Health " It runs the annual Oholo International Conferences on biology, chemistry and environmental sciences.

Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Agriculture

POB 6, Bet Dager 50250 Tel: 972 3 968 3696 Fax: 972 3 968 4044

Peri represents the Agriculture Research Organization (ARO) and other units of Israel's Ministry of Agriculture. It promotes partnerships and joint ventures, and provides consultancy services.

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