About us

The Institute was established in 2002 as a basic research institute, supported by funds from the Technion Society, and a philanthropic foundation. The Institute mission is to be a center of scientific excellence of international caliber, and a leading research institute in science, technology, engineering and management, through inter-disciplinary research and development and dissemination of information, with emphasis on the issues and problems facing Israel’s security and defense sector.
The Advanced Defense Research Institute (ADRI) was established in 2017, bridging between academic research institutions, security and defense organizations and Israel defense industries. The Institute focusses on three main activities: basic research, demonstrator projects and special projects. The Institute supports and funds academic research, allocates resources to fostering students at all levels, through a dedicated curriculum in Systems Engineering for IDF officers, competitions and awards.