Computer animated designs are revealing the future silicon valley, this time on New York’s Roosevelt Island, and Israel is set to be a key partner. The Technion, also known as the Israel Institute of Technology in partnership with ivy-league University of Cornell, is now pushing forward its plans to build a two USD 350 million dollar campus in New York, as announced by New York mayor Michael Bloomberg back in December.
Jewish News One asked Israeli science and technology expert Iddo Genuth why he thinks Technion was chosen for the ambitious tech project. The futuristic high-tech university is already up and running in temporary facilities until the new facility is ready around 2018.
Israeli science and technology expert Iddo Genuth: “Israel is a startup nation with 120 Israeli companies appearing on the NASDAQ stock exchange, half of them created by Technion graduates. With 3 Nobel prize laureates in recent years and many groundbreaking innovations, the Technion is just what such a project requires.”