Science for the benefit of humanity.

For more than eight decades, the Weizmann Institute’s dedicated researchers have collaborated across borders and disciplines, pursuing their curiosity and making inspired breakthroughs that improve the lives of everyone, everywhere.

Science for the benefit of cancer research.

About 40 percent of our life-sciences research focuses on cancer, with scientists from across the disciplines combining their expertise to improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatments—not only advancing knowledge, but saving lives.

Science for the benefit of education.

Programs for everyone from schoolchildren to the general public, international student competitions, a renowned graduate school, an award-winning science museum: we are committed to advancing science education and literacy for a better future.

Science for the benefit of protecting our planet.

Developing alternative energy sources. Removing toxins from water. Studying climate change. Just some of the ways our scientists are targeting environmental crises … and laying the groundwork for a cleaner tomorrow.

Our Flagship Projects
Brain & Neural Science

Harnessing new technologies to reveal the mysteries of the brain and develop treatments for Alzheimer’s, dementia, depression, anxiety, autism, learning disorders, and more

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Artificial Intelligence

Advancing AI across the sciences, including in drug discovery and disease diagnosis, computing and personalized medicine, robotics and astrophysics, and the environment and education

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Frontiers of the Universe

Exploring the physics of the universe, from the tiniest particles to the largest galaxies, and launching space missions to understand the world around us – and beyond

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Our Achievements
Weizmann in Focus Weizmann in Focus

American Committee CEO Dave Doneson invites us to gaze up at the stars and planets—and learn about the Institute’s efforts to uncover the mysteries of the cosmos. Dave highlights the ULTRASAT satellite mission, part of Weizmann’s flagship Frontiers of the Universe initiative, which will search for cosmic events such as supernovas and black holes. It will then alert astronomers around the world in real time to their occurrence.

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Weizmann in Focus, Episode 15: Reaching for the Stars

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