Triangle Research and Development Center
The Triangle Research and Development Center (TRDC) is a non-profit and non-governmental center, located in Kfar Qara, which aims to address topics related to the Arab Palestinian community living in Israel. As one framework of the Al-Zahrawy Society, the TRDC is sponsored by the Ministry of Science as part of a broad program to bring applied research to the Arab community in the Triangle region. The scientific staff at the center conduct applied research in partnership with local, regional and international research institutes and universities in issues related to the community needs, such as epidemiology and preventive medicine, pharmaceutical chemistry, agriculture and aromatic plant, science education, computer science, environment and sociology. The center is academically affiliated with Tel Aviv University, and the researchers enjoy broad cooperation with a large number of universities. Our goals are: • To perform advanced scientific and technological research that creates economic growth in the Arab community living in the Triangle region. • To increase development opportunities for the Arab community through research training and knowledge transfer. • To enhance educational curricula in the Arab schools in the region. • To strengthen the participation of women in applied research. • To strengthen institutional and private capacity in the Triangle area.