Technion USA - Winter 2016-2017 - page 14-15

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2017 TECHNION USA
PillCam
First pill-sized camera swallowed by
patients to image the digestive tract.
Alumnus Dr. Gavriel Iddan at Given Imaging
Snake
Robot
Bio-inspired robots that resemble living
creatures, including snakes, used in
search-and-rescue operations, medical
robotics, sports medicine and more.
Prof. Alon Wolf
The Innovations
Biodigester
Transforms waste and food compost into clean methane
gas used for heat and cooking in remote areas, such as Nepal.
Prof. Mark Talesnick, Engineers Without Borders
EyelidMotionMonitor
Uses eyelid movement to detect eye disease, autoimmune
diseases and neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s.
Doctoral Student Adi Hanuka
SolarEnergy
Technology that could improve the efficiency of
photovoltaic cells, which convert light to electricity.
Profs. Nir Tessler and Avner Rothschild,
Grand Technion Energy Program
Sniff
Phone
Mobile phone that uses
breathalyzer technology
to sniff out cancer.
Prof. Hossam Haick
NanoBible
Smallest Bible in the world, created to showcase
the power of nanotechnology applications for medicine,
computing and more.
Prof. Uri Sivan, Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute
Sesame
Phone
World’s first
completely touch-
free smartphone
designed by and
for people with
disabilities.
Alumni Oded Ben
Dov and Giora Livne
UPnRIDE
Segway-like device that provides upright
and seated mobility for wheelchair users
and quadriplegics.
Alumni Dr. Amit Goffer and UPnRIDE
CEO Oren Tamari
IronDome
Defensive anti-missile system that saved
countless lives during recent conflicts.
Alumni at Rafael Advanced Defense Systems
that are changing the world
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