Israel’s expenditure on R&D as a percentage of its GDP is one of the highest in the world. Contributing to this innovative environment are some of the nation’s leading research institutes, renowned around the world for many breakthrough patents, inventions and discoveries across a wide range of fields ranging from, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Life Sciences and much more.
By investing greatly in higher education, Israel’s academic institutes have become a unique platform for cultivating highly qualified, educated and passionate talents. In fact, Israel has the highest number of R&D scholars per capita, and over 30% of Israel’s Bachelor students major in Science and Technology. This environment creates a one of a kind workforce that keeps challenging the academic research status quo while pushing the innovation and technology industry forward on a global scale.
It is therefore no surprise that Israel ranks # 1 in the world for having the highest ratio of Nobel Prize laureates per capita. To date, over 6 Israeli scientists coming from Israel’s leading academic research institutes, have won the Nobel Prize in a range of sciences.
Thanks to its research institutes, Israel is also a global leader in IP generation, with one of the highest rates of patents filed per capita.
IVC Research Center
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
The Weizmann Institute of Science
IDC - The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem