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i8 Academy plans to deliver the best innovation education for 21st century global leaders.


In 385 BC, Plato founded the Akademia in Greece. In 976 AD the Yuelu Academy was founded in what is now Hunan, China. In 1636, Harvard University was born. More recently, in 1912, the Technion was founded in Haifa, Israel and in 1957 INSEAD was founded in France.

In 2018, the i8 Academy was born in Tel Aviv – the innovation city of the innovation nation.


i8 Academy was founded by Prof. Yesha Y. Sivan (see i8.venture) and Prof. Dan Shechtman.