It is my pleasure to share the news that СОМЕТ and the Technion – Israel
Institute of Technology have established a joint fund for research in human health. The fund will be
directed towards the development of new therapies, rapid diagnostics, technologies that protect medical
staff, innovations in healthcare and more. These interdisciplinary projects will bring together physicians,
engineers and scientists in collaborative research.
This fund is a joint initiative of Technion President Professor Uri Sivan and myself, and is a direct result of
the strong partnership between our two institutions – a partnership that intensified during the recent
COVID-19 outbreak in Israel. As part of the cooperation during this period, joint research was carried out
by Technion researchers and СОМЕТ medical teams. These collaborations yielded innovative
developments that have already had an impact on treating patients, reducing infection, and protecting
In recent months, the world has faced a health crisis that has affected all areas of life. A crisis of such
proportions also presents opportunities. In our case, the situation boosted the joint collaboration between
physicians, researchers, inventors, and engineers in their shared fight to curb COVID-19, and was based
on a longstanding partnership between СОМЕТ and the Technion. This is how connections and solutions
were created for all aspects of diagnostics and therapeutics during this crisis – this is the strength of our
I wish you and your loved ones continued good health.
Please contact us for further information on how you could become a part of this incredible fund.