COVID-19 Technion Innovations

DIAGNOSTICS

  • Creating an Open and Safe Campus. Monitoring the sewage system for COVID-19 residue to track the spread of the virus, Prof. Eran Friedler, Civil and Environmental Engineering*
  • Diagnostic test for pre-symptomatic COVID-19 carriers: Prof. Hossam Haick, Chemical Engineering 
  • Using AI to evaluate a patient’s condition, Profs. Shie Mannor, Uri Shalit, Joachim Behar, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Biomedical Engineering
  • Saliva-based microscale diagnostics, Prof. Moran Bercovici, Mechanical Engineering*
  • Monitoring the sewage system for COVID-19 residue to track the spread of the virus, Prof. Eran Friedler, Civil and Environmental Engineering*
  • Mathematical model with user interface for epidemiological analysis of COVID-19 epidemic, Prof. Nir Gavish, Mathematics*
  • Rapid testing kit for COVID-19 diagnosis , Prof. Naama Geva-Zatorsky, Medicine*
  • Diagnostic test for pre-symptomatic COVID-19 carriers, Prof. Hossam Haick, Chemical Engineering
  • Pooling method for accelerated testing of COVID-19 , Prof. Roy Kishony, Biology*
  • Genetic changes in COVID-19 patients over time as a tool for predicting disease progression, Prof. Yael Mandel-Gutfreund, Biology
  • Using AI to evaluate a patient’s condition, Profs. Shie Mannor, Uri Shalit, Joachim Behar, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Biomedical Engineering
  • Identifying and quantifying RNA using nanopores, Prof. Amit Meller, Biomedical Engineering
  • Sensor for rapid COVID-19 diagnosis using CRISPR technology, Prof. Daniel Ramez, Biomedical Engineering
  • Thermal imaging camera for remote measurement of vital signs, Prof. Yonatan Savir, Medicine*
  • Advanced microscopy techniques to detect COVID-19 antibodies in the blood, Prof.  Yoav Shechtman, Biomedical Engineering
  • Monitoring the immune status and identifying high-risk patients, Prof. Shai Shen-Orr, Medicine*
  • Diagnostic testing based on throat cultures and blood and urine samples, Prof. Tomer Shlomi, Computer Science
  • Non-invasive blood test to diagnose COVID-19 patients, Prof. Dvir Yelin, Biomedical Engineering
  • Rapid and accurate diagnostic techniques,Prof. Gilad Yossifon and Prof. Yehezkel Kashi, Mechanical Engineeing, Biotechnology and Food Engineering
  • AI powered smart stethoscope, Prof. Yehoshua Zeevi and Prof. Rafael Beyar, Electrical Engineering, Medicine
  • Virology collaborative research lab, Prof. Yotam Bar-On, Medicine

 

VACCINE DEVELOPMENT

 

THERAPEUTICS

  • ACE-2 receptor based therapies for COVID-19, Prof. Zaid Abassi I Medicine*
  • Ointment COVID-19 infections, Prof. Roee Amit, Biotechnology and Food Engineering
  • Respirators using microturbines, Prof. Beni Cukurel, Aerospace Engineering
  • Drug development, Prof. Zeev Gross, Chemistry
  • COVID-19 patient breathing patterns: Interaction between respiratory, heart and cardiovascular systems, Prof. Amir Landsberg, Biomedical Engineering
  • Trapping COVID-19 using existing nano-ghost technology I Prof. Marcelle Machluf, Biotechnology and Food Engineering
  • Characterizing cannabinoids to inhibit the cytokine storm and suppress the ACE-2 receptor I Prof. David Meiri, Biology
  • Targeted drug delivery for ARDS, Prof. Avi Schroeder, Chemical Engineering
  • Direct drug delivery to the lungs, Prof. Dror Seliktar, Biomedical Engineering
  • Drug development for rapid healing of damaged tissue, Prof. Yuval Shaked, Medicine
  • Liquid Foam Therapy (LIFT) for ARDS I Prof. Josué Sznitman I Biomedical Engineering*
  • Heparin-like drugs to inhibit COVID-19 infection and its progression, Prof. Israel Vlodavsky, Medicine

 

AIDS FOR MEDICAL TEAMS