In line with
MTA’s commitment to serving society’s most acute needs, the college’s applied
research centers focus on topics of the highest national or global priority
level in order to promote both scholarship and applicable solutions to acute
technological and social challenges.
MTA's applied research centers all
combine cutting-edge research with applied teaching and training for MTA
students and practitioners, alongside service to the community. The centers are
led by outstanding scholars, with an impressive research record and innovative
Research in each center advances innovative
fields of knowledge and integrative academic methodologies, and is conducted
through collaborations with off-campus partners, including businesses, civil
society associations, municipal units, government, private entrepreneurs, and
with domestic and international academic and research institutes.
· The Tel-Aviv Jaffa Cybersecurity Research Center (JCRC) develops practical applications in the field of
cybersecurity, focusing on privacy and reliability solutions on clouds.
· The SEED (Study of Early Emotional Development) institute conducts
developmental research of the parent-infant dyad, while providing accessible
parent-infant treatments and guidance to parents of young families in Jaffa.
· The Mifrasim Institute for Addiction Prevention promotes research,
teaching and training on addictive and suicidal behaviors, while providing
preventive and therapeutic services to hundreds of patients.
· The Israel Center for Applied Regulation (ICAR) is the first research
center in Israel to promote scientific study of regulation in Israel. The
center works with governing and regulatory agencies to improve regulatory