Technion, Shantou University establish new tech institute in China
The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Shantou University in China will establish a joint academic technological institute in China. The new institute will be called the Technion Institute-Guangdong Technology (TGIT), and will be built with a donation of $130 million from the US-based Li Ka Shing Foundation.


A memorandum of understanding will be signed on Sunday at the Hilton Hotel in Tel Aviv by the Technion President Professor Peretz Lavie and Shantou University Rector Professor Peihua Gu, in the presence of Science Minister Yaakov Peri. (Shahar Chai)