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Breakfast Briefing with the Technion’s President – From Innovation to Marketplace

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The Israel Trade Commission (ITC) together with the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) and the Technion Society of Australia (TSA) are pleased to invite you to attend a boardroom breakfast briefing by Professor Peretz Lavie, President of The Technion – Israel’s Institute of Technology – focusing on innovation and commercialisation.

From Innovation to Marketplace
Technion Nation – the Start Up University

 Date: Tuesday 21st August 2012
Time: 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Venue: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Grosvenor Place, 225 George Street, Sydney

The Technion is Israel’s most prestigious technological university and is credited with being the applied, academic powerhouse behind Israel’s high tech prowess and consequently its outstanding economic success. Technion graduates have founded or head two thirds of the Israeli companies listed on NASDAQ.

Professor Lavie will be sharing his views on the processes and procedures undertaken by The Technion that has made it world renowned for commercialisation. The Technion focuses on three main industries for their commercialisation activity; Clean-Tech, IT and Physical Sciences and Life Sciences. He will also introduce the most recent technologies coming out of the Technion, which can be viewed by clicking here.

Professor Peretz Lavie is a world renowned sleep research scientist, who was appointed President in 2009 after eight years as Vice President for Resource Development and External Relations and prior to that, six years as Dean of the Technion’s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine.

He has been a key player in the Technion’s growth over the last decade and it is his vision of the Technion as a truly international university of world standing that is driving the new International School of Engineering and New York’s new high tech university, the Technion Cornell Innovation Institute.

 This boardroom breakfast briefing is complimentary but places are limited so please RSVP to josh.wermut@israeltrade.org.au or (02) 9388 0382 to guarantee your place.

This is a unique opportunity to hear first-hand from one of the world’s leading scientists about some of the most innovative companies and technologies. The event will also offer a chance to explore partnership opportunities with Technion start-ups and promises to be an interesting and thought provoking morning.

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Event Details

Date
21st August 2012
Time
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Venue
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Address
Grosvenor Place, 225 George Street, Sydney

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