Who We Are

Who We Are

The Triangle Regional R&D Center was established in 1999 in Kafr Qara by the Al-Zahrawi Society, a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Muhammed Yehia and leading Arab scientists from the Triangle region in Israel, which is home to approximately 300,000 mostly Arab inhabitants.  

The TRDC is a Regional Research Center, partially funded by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology and is academically affiliated with Tel Aviv University. It is recognized as an independent research center by the Israeli Science Foundation and by European Union research frameworks. Many of the TRDC’s research projects are carried out in cooperation with major universities, in Israel and abroad.

The organization’s mandate is to use science and technology for the benefit of the region. As such, the TRDC is extensively involved in major initiatives that go beyond pure research. The TRDC have excelled in recent years in creating a bridge between science and technological development by creating Innowadi Tech Transfer Company of the TRDC to provide corporate frameworks to develop and advance scientific application via subsidiaries, strategic partnerships, concessions and licensing agreements. 

The social aspects of the TRDC mandate further includes deep involvement in science education through the Science Garden, while further encouraging technological entrepreneurship through the TriInnovation and Klika frameworks. Moreover, the TRDC addresses great attention to the public health issues within the Arab community in cooperation with the Medical Wadi organization and local councils.