HUGROW Projects

Agtech Projects

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Transgenic Resistance Plants

Dr. Mosquna aims to develop genetically modified plants (GMO) that are resistant to herbicides.

Dr. Assaf Mosquna

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Bio-Friendly Crop Protection Agent

This crop protection agent against disease is a low cost and environmentally friendly alternative to typical copper-based pesticides. It is being developed through a random peptide mixture.

Dr. Zvi Hayouka
Prof. Saul Burdman

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Novel Therapeutic Protein Production Platform

Prof. Wolf is working on a plant based system is to develop proteins from plants at the at the phloem sap" level to improve protein functionality.

Prof. Shmuel Wolf

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Novel Breeding Scheme for Potato

The development of a new seed propagation method will include a unique selection system and low cost shipping.

Prof. Haim Rabinowitch
Prof. David Levy

Foodtech & Watertech Projects

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Hollow Multi-layered Edible Capsule

This novel texturing method for edible capsules intensifies the mechanical resistance of hollow hydrocolloid capsules without increasing their diameter. 

Prof. Amos Nussinovitch

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Reduced Calorie Sugar Mixtures

Healthy non sugar sweeteners are in high demand. This technology is a sweetness enhancer developed from the principles of chemistry – in this case, chemoinformatics, rather than  biology.  

Prof. Masha Niv
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Water Purification with Reusable Carbon

Removing water pollutants is always a top priority. The development of this Nanotube composite material for the removal of water pollutants has potential at both the domestic and industrial levels. 

Prof. Benny Chefetz

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Removal of Various Micropollutants

Standard procedures for removing micropollutantsf from water involve charcoal at a high cost. This technology is developing polymer-clay sorbents for the removal of water pollutants

Prof. Yael Mishael