Clout: Real-World Impact

Real-World Impact

TAU Aim:

To ensure that R&D conducted on campus continues to be translated into real-world products and services benefiting Israel and the world.


What’s in it for donors?
  • Simply: Will secure the future of our children.
  • Will transform lab discoveries into cures, diagnostics, anti-pollution devices, renewable fuels, defense technologies, electronics and more.
  • Will support vital Israeli national priorities and help maintain the country’s global edge.
  • Will increase TAU and Israel’s practical contribution to universal crises such as disease, natural disasters, sustainability and security.
  • Will spin off companies and create jobs, thereby strengthening the national economy.


Current Statistics
  • 70 active start-up companies
  • Over 70 industrial partners
  • Ranked 5th in the world for entrepreneurship (right after Stanford, MIT, UC Berkeley and Harvard) by Startup Genome 2021
  • 8th among the top 10 schools globally for producing successful, VC-backed founders of companies (Pitchbook 2021)
  • The City of Tel Aviv ranks 7th globally for its startup ecosystem out of 150 cities (2021 Startup Genome)


Latest Developments
  • The Center for Innovation Labs was launched to provide applied solutions for specific needs conveyed by industry and public institutions, such as tech companies, hospitals and schools.
  • The new Susan & Henry Samueli Engineering Building opened on campus, housing cutting-edge laboratories and teaching facilities together with the Israeli R&D Center for chip maker Broadcom.
  • Prof. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro and her lab won the 3D Printing Industry’s Medical Application of the Year 2021 Award for their 3D printed model of a brain tumor.
  • The US National Academy of Medicine awarded the 2021 Healthy Longevity Catalyst Award to Prof. Ilana Gozes & team for a new FDA-registered drug that shows potential for treating symptoms of Alzheimer’s and autism.
  • Canadian multinational company Innocan signed an agreement for TAU-developed research and technology in cannabinoid medicine.


Donor Opportunities

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