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Research

The Technion has since its inception in 1924 made seminal contributions to science, technology and medicine, and has helped make people’s lives better and safer around the world.

Technion researchers today are breaking ground in every important area. Click on the following topics to find out more.

You can also download PDFs of top Technion Breakthroughs.

Autonomous Systems Research

Autonomous Systems
Autonomous systems, also known as robotics, are intelligent machines capable of self-management and designed to operate independently in a dynamic environment with minimal or no remote human intervention.

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Cancer
The Technion brings together the best minds from diverse fields in the quest for successful cancer treatments.

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Energy
The Technion Energy Program brings some of the institute’s best minds together to discover and tap alternative and renewable energy sources, promote more efficient energy use, and reduce the environmental damage caused by the production and burning of fossil fuels.

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Nanotechnology
By thinking small, mankind is gaining a newfound ability to initiate and control how complex structures are built or build themselves from individual molecules, the fundamental building blocks of nature.

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Neurodegenerative Diseases
Technion researchers are seeing a much brighter future for victims of Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Sleep Research

Sleep Research
We spend a third of our lives sleeping. But for a large percentage of the adult population, sleep disturbances are common. Technion is pioneering sleep research.

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Stem Cell
Imagine enabling people with spinal cord injuries to walk again, even after years of immobility. Such a cure was once the stuff of science fiction, but it may be on the horizon thanks to stem-cell research.