COVID-19 Technion Innovations



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



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


  • Ultrasound for lung imaging I Prof. Alex Bronstein, Prof. Ron Kimmel and Doron Shaked I Computer Science
  • Durable surface disinfectant I Prof. Yachin Cohen I Materials Science and Engineering
  • 2D and 3D biocidal surfaces I Prof. Yoav Eichen I Chemistry
  • Active coating for protective mcsks I Prof. Yair Ein-Eli I Materials Science and Engineering
  • Antiviral disinfectants I Prof. Shady Farah I Chemical Engineering*
  • Analysis of antiviral disinfectants I Prof. Debbie Lindell and Prof. Oded Beja I Biology
  • Photocatalytic antiviral disinfectant I Prof. Yaron Paz I Chemical Engineering
  • Antiviral coating I Prof. Boaz Pokroy I Materials Science and Engineering
  • Air Shield innovative protective equipment for medical personnel I Prof. Ezri Tarazi I Architecture and Town Planning *
  • Antiviral protective sticker “Maya” using nanometric fibers I Prof. Eyal Zussman I Mechanical Engineering *
  • Effective longlasting disinfectants I Asst. Prof. Shady Farah