HaifaTeenTech – An international initiative for 10-12 grade students; for developing innovators and researchers as the next generation of High-Tech industries.
Dates: July 12 – 19, 2018
Email us a Teen-Tech@int.technion.ac.il for more information
To Apply click here
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology invites high school students in grades 10-12 to be innovators! This international program develops innovators and researchers as the next generation of High-Tech industries. Come tour Israel, participate in a Hackathon competition, and explore the Start-Up Nation’s greatest High-Tech companies!
HaifaTeenTech nurtures the new innovator who aspires to put an idea into practice and a plan into action. We are seeking the following attributes in the young innovator: rudimentary knowledge of logic-based subjects – math, biology, physics and computers as well as technological subjects such as: robotics, mechanics and a good knowledge of English.
Participants of the HaifaTeenTech will receive a signed certificate by Nobel Laureate and Technion Professor, Prof. Avram Hershko.
Come join in the experience of a lifetime and become an innovator in Israel’s most prestigous university!
Includes tuition, trips, activities, meals, accommodation, transportation, and sightseeing. *Does not include Airfare
The deadline for applications is May 15 , 2018. All applicants will be interviewed via Skype.
For more information, please email us at Teen-Tech@int.technion.ac.il
Schools from around the world chose their candidates. A committee, headed by Nobel Laureate Prof. Avraham Hershko, and comprising top researchers and academic representatives, will choose candidates based on technological achievement, social activity awareness, academic recommendation and community endorsement.
60 young adults between the ages of 16 and 18 years of age will take part in Teen Tech 2018 half of whom will be International participants. Over the course of 10 days, teams will get to know one another, experience life in Israel and Haifa, meet scientists, researchers and representatives of Technion and Rambam Hospital, as well as Hi-tech start-up companies.
International participants will be hosted by Israeli participants and their families. Participants will be divided into mixed work groups. Each group will be assigned a mentor, and given a mission to generate and promote innovative solutions to medical and healthcare issues. The competition will be refereed by a
professional committee of the highest scientific level.
All participants will be invited to continue the innovative activity in a virtual technological incubator designated exclusively for alumni of this program. This “exclusive club of young entrepreneurs” aims to encourage ongoing relationships between participants and mentors after the completion ends. Selected participants will meet Prof. Hershko for a Q & A session.
12.7 – Arriving to Haifa – Opening Ceremony
13.7 Tour of North Of Israel
14.7 Walking tour and activities in Haifa
15.7 Professional visits in Haifa (including Technion)
18.7 Closing Ceremony – Haifa
19.7 President Residence Ceremony
19-21.7 Optional Weekend at Jerusalem and Dead Sea (at extra charge)
All content in the program is built, reviewed and approved by content committee that consists of: Technion and Haifa University representatives, Head of education department of Haifa municipality, science teachers and members of high tech industry (Intel, Phillips, IBM and more)
President of the program is Nobel laureate Prof. Avraham Hersko.