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A distinguished scientific delegation from the C2SHIP were the guests of the Department of Digital Medical Technologies.  The visit included an extensive review of the activities of the, and also a site visit of the MADE Lab,  a multidisciplinary R&D facility combining design, bioengineering and the LIVING LAB - an open research laboratory focusing on homecare solutions for the elderly – the only one of its kind in Israel.  

Inbal Kahaner, an industrial designer who graduated from the HIT’s Industrial Design Department in 2008 was recently awarded the internationally renowned "Red Dot" Design Award for her creation of the STREAM series of chairs, utilizing a unique process of injection molds allowing for mass production of sustainable products.

The Kosovo Minister of Local Government Administration, together with a distinguished delegation, visited HIT recently as guests of the Research Authority in the Office of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Internationalization.

As part of the Israel-Uzbekistan STEM^2 International Summit in Academy and Science, which is currently convening in 3 major cities in the Republic of Uzbekistan -- Tashkent, Bukhara and Samarkand -- Prof. Eduard Yakubov, President of HIT, met with Mr. Sodiq Safoev, First deputy chairperson of the Senate of Uzbekistan’s parliament, to discuss opportunities for cooperation in the field of education in Uzbekistan.

The top management of "Mayanei HaYeshua” Medical Center paid a reciprocal visit to HIT to meet with senior faculty of the Department of Digital Medical Technologies.

The Ceremony marked 31 years of Uzbekistan's Independence and 30 years of diplomatic relationship between Uzbekistan and Israel. 

An official delegation from Uganda, led by the country's Vice-President, Ms. Jessica Alupo, was welcomed at HIT as part of a study tour in Israel.

A delegation of entrepreneurs and government officials from Ethiopia visited Israel as part of UN innovation delegation and was hosted at HIT upon the recommendation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Minister of Tourism, MK Yoel Razvozov, visited HIT in order to learn first-hand about the possibilities of advancing the emerging field of Travel Tech, in Israel and the globally, by tapping into HIT’s considerable R&D capabilities in computer sciences, design and instructional technologies.

Dr. Hagit Meishar Tal and Dr. Meital Amzaleg, both from the Faculty of Instructional Technologies, received a grant of 100,000 NIS from the Higher Education Council's Planning and Budgeting Committee, and an additional amount from HIT, to encourage unique and innovative activities for improving the quality of teaching and learning in higher education institutions