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Russ Berrie believed in the power of individuals to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. You can learn more below about how to get involved with one of our grantees. Or, to keep up with Foundation activities, subscribe to our occasional e-newsletter.

Featured Berrie Foundation Grantee

Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

In operation since 1924, the Technion is the oldest university in Israel. Since its founding, the institute has educated three generations of men and women who have played a key role in laying the country’s infrastructure and establishing its crucial defense and high-tech industries.

In the new millennium, Technion’s role at the forefront of the global network of science and technology has never been more vital.

To become a member, or participate in events, networking, and seminars with Israel’s premier educational and scientific leaders, visit

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