Oded Cohn Director, IBM Haifa Research Lab
“Our academic ties with the CS Faculty provide us with a unique advantage in the form of active interaction with young generations of talented minds, professors and students who are passionate about research and innovation and with whom we are happy to share our R&D challenges. The Faculty’s Industrial Affiliates Program plays a key role in facilitating, cultivating, and expanding the scope and quality of our relations.”
Karin Eibschitz Segal General Manager, Intel Israel Development Center
“Intel Israel is leading worldwide innovations and growing the number of technology fields in which we grow our presence. The CS faculty at the Technion is a source of innovative technological research and a great resource for outstanding engineers, who position Intel Israel at the forefront of R&D worldwide. The Industrial Affiliates Program has proven to be a crucial link in fostering this special relationship and we are keen to continue growing our collaboration in the future.”
Yoram Yaacovi General Manager, Microsoft Israel R&D Center
“Microsoft Israel R&D Center is one of Microsoft’s three strategic R&D centers outside the U.S. and home to some of the company’s most exciting and innovative technologies.
One of the key pillars of our vision is to harness the talent and innovation of the Israeli high-tech industry. We look to the Technion as one of the jewels in the crown of Israeli academia – a fertile source of talented and bright engineers and researchers.
Our unique relationship and collaboration with the Technion goes back a long way and was facilitated by the Computer Science Industry Affiliate Program (IAP). It went on to become even stronger when we established the joint Academic Research Center for development Of E-Commerce technologies at the Technion. Furthermore, our prestige “Excellence Program”, has included many students from the Technion throughout the years.
I look forward to strengthening our partnership with the IAP as part of our joint mission to maintain Israel’s qualitative edge through its thriving high-tech industry.”