Advanced Mem-Tech’s Founders Awarded Innovative Applied Engineering Research Prize

Advanced Mem-Tech’s founders, Prof. Raphael Semiat and Prof. Moris Eisen, were awarded the prize for Innovative Applied Engineering Research at the recent Board of Governors meeting of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

This prestigious award was donated by Michal and Uzi Halevy, a member of the Board of Governors, to encourage entrepreneurship and applied originality in the Technion in the fields of mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, materials engineering and aeronautical engineering. The award recognizes inventions related to nanotechnology and renewable energy that have the potential to generate revenue for its inventors and the Technion.

Mem-Tech‘s founders were recognized for invention of the hydrophilic polymer that is the foundation of the company’s membrane products. Moshe Kelner, MemTech’s CEO, notes, “We are proud of the recognition of our founders’ creativity and hard work, as well as the recognition of the viability of Mem-Tech’s technology as a breakthrough in membrane filtration.”

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