THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
THE YISSUM PROCESS
Yissum is the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Founded in 1964, it is the third company of its kind ever created, and has a rich tradition of innovation and commercialization. From HU scientific breakthroughs, Yissum advances commercial solutions to the most pressing global challenges facing humanity.
Some of the best known spin-off companies include Mobileye, Orcam, Collplant, Qlight, and Briefcam.
Since its founding in 1918 and opening in 1925, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s mission has been to develop cutting-edge research, to educate leaders, and to nurture future generations of outstanding scientists and scholars in all fields of learning. A globally recognized research powerhouse, HU embodies excellence across the spectrum of academic disciplines: from the humanities, social sciences, and law, to natural sciences, agriculture, engineering, and medicine.
RESEARCH AND RANKINGS
Data as of March 2021
* source: QS World University Rankings 2021
** source: ARWU 2020 (Shanghai Jiao Tong University and supported by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy)