Key Multidisciplinary R&D Centers and Labs




Center for Applied Technological Research and Development for the Elderly
A leading international applied research center, based at HIT, focusing on R&D of holistic innovative solutions for various challenges faced the elderly population; CARE was founded in collaboration with major medical centers and HMOs in Israel. It is a unique center where different stakeholders such as academia, healthcare providers, Hi-Tech industries and various services can combine forces to exchange knowledge and tackle predicaments related to the aging population from a multidisciplinary perspective.


Multidisciplinary Assistive Design and Engineering Lab
Aspires to propel wide-reaching academic and community activities focused on the creation of novel assistive solutions, fusing technologic vigor with design sensibility; MADE strives to nurture a multidisciplinary force of students and young researchers to gain in-depth experience with assistive design and technologies.

Cyber Security

Aims at conducting research both on the academic and applied levels, on topics such as forensics, reverse engineering, analysis of former cyber events, ongoing follow-up on cyber-attacks, organizations and groups and the spread of attack tools, building futuristic systems etc. The center addresses cyber challenges and solutions from a multidisciplinary approach, involving all faculties at HIT as well as regulatory organizations and cyber-related companies.

Digital Health

Founded in collaboration with Clalit Health Services (the second largest HMO worldwide); It aims at using multidisciplinary approaches and advanced technologies to tackle global challenges in areas such as eHealth (electronic health), mHealth (mobile health), big medical data, clinical decision support tools etc. The lab is closely connected with Clalit Research Institute (CRI) which is one of the 10 best research centers announced by the World Health Organization (WHO).


Smart, Intelligent & Adaptive Systems Lab
Multidisciplinary, Action & Real-World oriented, SIAS focuses on enhancing the end-to-end management of outstanding events such as failure, emergency or disaster. SIAS researches and develops innovative methodologies and advanced systems aimed at providing support to anticipation, mitigation, response operations and recovery program. SIAS collaborates with local and international academic institutions and Industry.