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Big Boost for Jerusalem Hebrew University-Bezalel-Azrieli Consortium Wins First Place—and $5 Million Dollar Award—to Create Jerusalem Entrepreneurship Centre

13 November 2018

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, along with the Bezalel Academy of Design and Azrieli College of Engineering, received a 20 million NIS grant from Israel’s Council for Higher Education to establish an entrepreneurship and innovation centre in downtown JerusalemRead More

Hebrew University Researchers Discover Promising Treatment for Aggressive Brain Tumors

12 November 2018

Glioblastoma is a serious and incurable brain cancer. Patients receiving this diagnosis typically have 11-20 months to live. Professor Rotem Karni and his team at Hebrew University’s Institute for Medical Research-Israel Canada (IMRIC) share promising results for a new glioblastoma treatment with the potential to improve and extend patients’ livesRead More

Is an HIV cure on the immediate horizon? A major medical breakthrough delivers hope

8 November 2018

RESEARCHERS believe they are on the cusp of developing a cure for HIV, after a ground-breaking initial human trial of a drug eliminated the virusRead More


30 October 2018

The Express Licensing Campaign will aim to dramatically simplify technology licensing.Read More

Hebrew University hosts U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

30 October 2018

U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin and Ambassador David Friedman paid a visit to Hebrew University of JerusalemRead More

Israelis develop system for cleaning industrial pollution

18 October 2018

A new process under development in Israel could provide the economical, earth-friendly solution many industries seek for cleaning up soil, sludge and sediment polluted by their activitiesRead More

New Cannabis Research Lab Set Up On Hebrew University Campus

16 October 2018

A new cannabinoid research lab called Lumir Lab has been launched on the Hebrew University of Jerusalem campus after the Asana Bio Group, an Israeli holding company that takes part in medical cannabis financing, invested $2.3 million to establish the facilityRead More

Hebrew University Tech Transfer Arm Yissum Launches Nano Technology Fund

15 October 2018

The new fund will focus on innovations in the fields of smart materials, 3D printing, quantum science, and renewable energyRead More

Persisting Unemployment in the Face of Change

25 September 2018

Dr. Michael Amior is seeking to understand why certain cities are constantly in a state of economic flux with low workforce participation and employment rates while others are notRead More

Counting (on) Sheep? Promising Gene Therapy for Visually-Impaired Sheep Now Safe for Human Trials

24 September 2018

Back in 2009, a group of Israeli researchers identified a herd of Awassi sheep suffering from “day blindness”. As its name implies, these sheep were blind during the day (in bright light) but could see at night, in low-light conditionsRead More