Independence day ceremony

Two out of fourteen light-torchers of independence day ceremony (2015) who contributed to Israeli innovation and excellence are graduates of the Mechanical Engineering faculty at Technion.
Dr. Gabriel Idan, an inventor who developed a miniature camera which patients can ingest as an alternative to invasive procedures.
Rafi Mehudar: An Israeli inventor and entrepreneur, will light a torch for his groundbreaking irrigation inventions. His technologies have helped Israel and developing nations conserve much needed water.