ACHIEVEMENTS

As a centre of world class research, the largest in Israel, committed to sharing it’s know how with the world, the Hebrew University is a powerhouse of invention and innovation which has produced countless products that impact our daily lives since its inception over 90 years ago. Yissum, its technology transfer company, has registered over 9000 patents since 1964. Here are a few examples of some of the university’s recent achievements:

SOLVING HEALTH PROBLEMS

Exelon – FDA-approved drug for treating Alzheimer's disease and dementia, worldwide sales by Novartis. Marta Weinstock-Rosin, Department of Pharmacology, Hebrew University.

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SOLVING FOOD PROBLEMS

Cherry Tomatoes & Long Life Shelf-Life Tomatoes – The world’s most popular cocktail hybrids for greenhouse production with improved shelf-life, yield, and quality, which revolutionized the fresh market industry, both indoors and in open fields. They have become an industry standard.

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SOLVING SAFETY AND SECURITY PROBLEMS

Mobileye Vision Technologies Ltd. – Pioneering vision systems for accident reduction by analyzing signals from car-mounted cameras to warn drivers of potential road hazards, today a standard in many cars.

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BriefCam®

BriefCam’s mission is to facilitate rapid video review so as to maximize the value of recorded surveillance video that will allow the end user to quickly locate and investigate any event. Developed by Prof Shmuel Peleg, Hebrew University School of Computer Science.

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