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Our first SafeWax Video is here!

May 15, 2024

We are thrilled to unveil our inaugural video introducing the groundbreaking concept of SafeWax and our bold vision for revolutionizing plant protection strategies! Did you know that plant diseases incur a staggering €210 billion cost on the global economy annually, with fungal pathogens wreaking havoc on a third of food…

SafeWax Innovation Presented at Technion Research Day 2024

May 7, 2024

Hanan Abu Hamad, our graduate student at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, recently presented groundbreaking research on SafeWax at the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion Research Day 2024. Hanan’s presentation delved into the innovative research surrounding SafeWax, shedding light on its remarkable capabilities in the realm…

Successful SafeWax Consortium Meeting at BASF Facilities

April 10, 2024

On 9-10 April 2024, the SafeWax Consortium gathered for a highly productive meeting at the BASF facilities. Over the course of two intensive days, partners engaged in in-depth scientific and technological discussions focused on sustainable strategies for crop protection. The meeting, coordinated by Prof. Boaz Pokroy, featured comprehensive progress presentations…

Project Movie is on the way!

March 10, 2024

What an exhilarating day it has been at the TechnionLive labs today! SafeWax is about to release its first movie about the project. Stay tuned for this exciting unveiling!

SafeWax General Assembly

March 5, 2024

SafeWax is thrilled to announce its 1st General Assembly Meeting to be held at the BASF facilities in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany, on April 9-10, 2024. Stay tuned for updates! 

SafeWax Engaging Seminar at the Technion

February 25, 2024

We thank our PhD student, Elena Pokotilov, for delivering an excellent seminar at the forum of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Technion. The SafeWax concept sparked a fruitful discussion among key academic staff and graduate students!

Middle School Students Learn about SafeWax

January 11, 2024

It was truly a pleasure for SafeWax to host middle school students from the Druze town Daliyat al-Karmel in our labs at the@Technion, providing education on biomimetic superhydrophobic treatment for sustainable crop protection by showcasing SafeWax-coated surfaces.

Meeting at BASF Facilities

September 14, 2023

An unexpected opportunity recently brought project partners together for an in-person meeting at the BASF company facilities, leading to a fruitful discussion on the project’s current status. On September 12th, Boaz Pokroy, representing TECH, joined hands with Matthis Matthias and Coralie Schneider from BASF, in a concise yet productive meeting.…

SafeWax webpage is Online!

August 20, 2023

We are pleased to share with you the great news of launching the SafeWax webpage! Stay updated and informed on the advancement, news, and events of SafeWax! Keep with us in contact via a user-friendly online form, find us on Twitter and LinkedIn!

SafeWax Newsletter Issue#1

May 15, 2023

We’re thrilled to unveil the debut edition of our SafeWax’s Newsletter, marking a significant milestone in our journey toward innovation and collaboration. Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect from this inaugural issue: Mission Aims Partners Stay tuned for insightful articles, updates on project developments, interviews with key stakeholders,…

SafeWax project logo

April 15, 2023

Following several weeks of dedicated effort, we are excited to present the final version of the SafeWax project logo. We are genuinely delighted with the conclusive iteration of the logo, as it brilliantly captures the essence of the SafeWax project’s objectives in a visually striking yet understated manner.

SafeWax kick-off Meeitng

March 28, 2023

The kick-off meeting of the SafeWax project took place on 28 March 2023 at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel. The event was held in a hybrid mode and attended either in-person or remotely by all five consortium partners, namely the University of Bologna, BASF, Eurofins…

SafeWax in CORDIS

March 19, 2023

The results of the SafeWax research will be available via the Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS).  CORDIS is the European Commission’s primary source of results from the projects funded by the EU’s framework programs for research and innovation, from Framework Programme 1 to Horizon Europe.

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