University of Haifa is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Hussam Bishara (CPA) as Chairman of the Carmel-Haifa Economic Corp Ltd – the commercialization and business arm of the University of Haifa that is responsible for protecting and commercializing its intellectual property. Mr. Bishara serves as the managing partner of RSM Accounting firm and served in a number of leading positions in the private and public sectors, among them as chairman on the board of directors of TransIsrael Ltd, (Hotze Israel in Hebrew) and Israel Railways Ltd. He has served on the Board of Directors of Carmel-Haifa and for the past 14 years he has been a senior lecturer at the University of Haifa’s Department of Economics.
“Carmel-Haifa has an important role to play in advancing Haifa University’s mission to promote sustainability and meet 21st century global challenges. Research at the University can be harnessed to develop commercial products such as new drugs for incurable diseases, genetics that combat hunger, and technological innovations that improve health and wellbeing.“Hussam Bishara (CPA), Chairman of Carmel-Haifa Economic Corp