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Text Box: December 2019, Edition #26

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Undoing the “Gordian Knot”: a transportation roadmap for the short run

Idan Liebes, Prof. Ofira Ayalon

This guide examines and describes policy alternatives for the deployment of EV charging infrastructure in municipalities. This, accounting for various practical aspects of dealing with arising challenges in regulation, lawmaking, financing, implementation models and public objection, among others. The purpose of this guide is serving as a tool for a municipality as it sets to establish infrastructure and local supportive policies for electric transportation and its charging from the power grid.

Turning the Pyramid Upside Down

Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg, Hadar Zer Aviv, Ron Leyzer, Ehud Uziel

The aim of the document is to propose a comprehensive reform in the field of education and early childhood care in Israel, i.e, the first years of the child's life, from birth until entering the formal structured framework of education at the age of 6.

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Energy Forum 47: Combined Photovoltaic and Storage Systems to Produce Electricity From Solar Energy

Prof. Gershon Grossman, Naama Shapira

As a result of the gas discoveries, the State of Israel has recognized the connection of offshore drilling to the shore as a national infrastructure project, and therefore, the need to implement a National Master Plan (NOP) on the subject was raised.

Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and Smart Robotics- Companies -Survey

Dr. Daphne Getz, Oshrat Katz Shacham, Rinat Klein, Dr. Roey Tzezana, Shlomo Rosenberg, Avida Shoham, Sima Tziperfal, Ella Barzani, Dr. Eran Leck                            

The aim of the project is to present an up-to-date and complete picture of the current activities in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Smart Robotics in Israel.

Enclosed please find a list of our new publications. You are invited to visit our web site at www.neaman.org.il ,  download and read the recent publications of the Samuel Neaman Institute. In this edition, you may also read about future events at SNI,  press coverage of our projects and video clips of important events that took place in the last quarter.

Text Box: University- Industry Relations- Evidence Based Insights 
Prof. Arnon Bentur ,Dr. Avigdor Zonnenshain ,Rafi Nave ,Ella Barzani ,Ilia Zatcovetsky ,Tamar Dayan
Review and critical evaluation of university-industry relations based on data and quantitative indicators. Development of insights regarding optimal policy and models to balance between technology commercialization and technology transfer, which is largely based on cooperation with industry to support industrial research. 
Text Box: Violence, Crime and Policing in Arab Towns.
In recent years, there has been a steep rise in the rates of crime and violence in Arab society. In 2018, 71 Arab civilians were killed. The proportion of those killed that year is 61%. 15 of those killed in Arab society - women. The main causes of violence in Arab society are: inadequate police presence in Arab communities; The socio-economic situation of the Arab population, with half of all Arab families defined as poor and almost two-thirds of Arab children living below the poverty line.
Text Box: Reforming Parental Leave: doing good to newborns, their parents and the economy.
Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg , Ron Leyzer.            
The policy for parental leave written in this research will accomplish 5 goals:achieving best development of the child, securing the mother's physical and mental health, enabling the father's participation in raising the child, reducing the gender gap, and alleviating the financial burden on young families.
Text Box: Characterization of knowledge transfer of Israeli universities based on indices of commercialization and technology transfer.
Prof. Arnon Bentur ,Dr. Avigdor Zonnenshain ,Rafi Nave ,Ella Barzani ,Ilia Zatcovetsky                                                    Review and critical evaluation of university-industry relations based on data and indicators of Israeli universities, in comparison with leading ones abroad. Development of insights regarding optimal policy steps to balance between technology commercialization and technology transfer, addressing the point of view of the well-being of society and national economy. 
Text Box: Towards a New Fiscal Policy for Israel: Balancing Budgetary Responsibility and Societal Needs                                               Prof . Manuel Trajtenberg, Itamar Popliker  
Review and critical evaluation of university-industry relations based on data and indicators of Israeli universities, in comparison with leading ones abroad. Development of insights regarding optimal policy steps to balance between technology commercialization and technology transfer, addressing the point of view of the well-being of society and national economy. 
Text Box: Education of Engineers in the 21st Century:              Paradigms, Insights and implication to Israel
Prof. Arnon Bentur ,Dr. Avigdor Zonnenshain ,Rafi Nave ,Tamar Dayan,                                                                  
Review and critical evaluation of university-industry relations based on data and indicators of Israeli universities, in comparison with leading ones abroad. Development of insights regarding optimal policy steps to balance between technology commercialization and technology transfer, addressing the point of view of the well-Text Box: Women In Technological and Scientific Entrepreneurship 
 Prof. Arnon Bentur ,Dr. Avigdor Zonnenshain ,Rafi Nave ,Tamar Dayan,                                                                  Review and critical evaluation of university-industry relations based on data and indicators of Israeli universities, in comparison with leading ones abroad. Development of insights regarding optimal policy steps to balance between technology commercialization and technology transfer, addressing the point of view of the well-being of society and national economy.