Research, Innovation, Entrepreneurship Research, Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Research, Innovation, Entrepreneurship

About the Research Authority

The Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Authority was established to provide support for research conducted by academic staff in Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem in their area of ​​expertise. Activity areas of the Research Authority include:

Research Committee

The research committee is composed of academic and administrative faculty members and examines and approves various fields related to the research carried out by the faculty members.

committee members:

  • Chairman of the Committee – Dr. Doron Azoulay
  • Roza Azhari
  • Tamar Raz
  • Hittam Kassem
  • Rachel Ben Eliyahu Zohary
  • Gabi Pinto
  • Michael Mizrahi
  • Committee coordinator – Lili Pergamenikov

Policy Topics

  • Procedures related to the college’s support of research activity
  • Approval of participation by faculty members in conferences and seminars throughout Israel and abroad
  • Approval general internal funding grants for research
  • Converting research hours to teaching
  • Approval of long-term training for faculty members
  • Regulation of intellectual property procedures
  • Monthly research seminars and an annual research conference

Research Grants

  • Collecting information on the submission of proposals for research grants and potential funding sources and disseminating information among faculty members. Includes information on internal and external research grants and the various possibilities for their receipt
  • Administrative support in the application process for research grants

Industry Relations

The Authority develops and maintains connections between leading companies in the Israeli and global economy and the various engineering departments at the College:

  • Recruitment of representatives of companies in the relevant fields of activity to join advisory teams for academic departments
  • Assistance in organizing site visits to various factories, companies, and laboratories in Israel
  • Assisting in execution of engineering projects (final project for students) within leading companies in Israel

International Cooperation

The Research Authority is responsible for the creation and operation of joint research and applied research programs between international institutions and Azrieli College:



University of San Diego, California, USA

Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

Danubius University, Gales, Romania

University of Bitola, Macedonia

Hofstra University, New York, USA

For assistance with submission and any additional questions regarding the procedure for applying for a research grant, please contact: Lili Pergamenikov at or +972 2-6588020

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