WAITRO welcomes Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
BGU joins WAITRO as a Full Member
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has recently joined WAITRO as a Full Member. BGU was founded in 1969 as a public research university in Israel. Having science and innovation as main focuses, BGU has established several research institutes, such as the Institutes for Desert Research or the Instititutes for Nanoscale science and Technology.
BGU is not only interested in theoretical research but also applied. Through its technology transfer company, BGN Technologies, the University leads and implements projects with different organizations world-wide, and attracts strategic partners and investors in the fields of science, technology and industry. The concerning areas are:
- homeland security;
- robotics, energy and fuels;
- cyber security;
- water resources;
- ecology and environment;
- human genetics;
- epidemiology; stem cells; diabetes;
- advanced drugs;
- biotechnology and agricultural technology;
- information technology and communications;
- environmental water treatment;
- and alternative energy sources.
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