International Collaboration

The old adage, 1+1=3, is nowhere more apparent than in the synergy created by a meeting of the minds. Collaboration fosters innovation for the good of mankind. And the Technion attracts more than its share of partners.

Learn more about its collaborations through the links provided below.


The Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute

The Jacobs Institute, the key academic component of Cornell Tech, is an integral part of New York City’s burgeoning tech ecosystem. Programs offered include a unique dual master’s degree program specializing in information science, its first class graduating in Spring 2016. The new applied science campus (being built on Roosevelt Island) is expected to play a transformative role in New York City’s economy and leadership as a center for start-ups and innovation.


Guangdong-Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIT)

The Technion recently joined with Shantou University to build a new academic facility in China’s Guangdong Province, cementing further the Technion’s reputation as one of the world’s leading science and technology universities. The Guangdong-Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIT) will grant undergraduate and graduate degrees in several engineering disciplines, following the entrepreneurial model set out in The Jacobs Institute. This landmark collaboration was made possible by the generosity and vision of Hong Kong entrepreneur and philanthropist Li Ka-Shing.


Additional Collaborations

MIT and the Technion have long been collaborating in research projects and student exchange programs. In November 2013, France’s Ecole Polytechnique signed an agreement for academic cooperation, cementing ongoing exchanges between the two. And most recently, the Technion has entered into three partnerships with Canadian institutions.

The Technion is collaborating with Canada’s University of Waterloo to promote pure and applied research in quantum information science, nanotechnology and water. The Technion is partnering with The Lassonde School of Engineering at York University in Toronto to teach its Technion e.Xpert® Program, a mix of academics and entrepreneurism. And the Technion and the Toronto-based University Health Network (UHN) have announced that they will establish the Technion-UHN International Centre for Cardiovascular Innovation, aimed at developing new ways to treat heart disease. Canadian partners include the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine and the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.

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