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Seaweed: The future of sustainable farming

admin | Uncategorized, | February 15, 2019

By Omer Kabir Marine biologist Yossi Tal, the chief technology officer of algae farming company Seakura Ltd., sees seaweed as the future of sustainable farming— a way to produce more nutritious foodstuff in a cost-efficient,…

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At the forefront of Israeli cyber innovation

admin | Uncategorized, | January 29, 2019

Source: Forbes Magazine Zohar Rozenberg (Col. Ret.) is VP, Cyber Investments at Elron Electronic Industries. Zohar serves , as board member of several companies and a member at R.D.C , Rafael Advanced Defence Systems’ commercialization arm, in…

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“We can build robots to wipe out cyber-crime completely”

admin | Uncategorized, | January 29, 2019

By: Yonah Jeremy Bob, Jerusalem Post     A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him. Robots can be built and trained to outpace and wipe out most of the ability…

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A Bluetooth sensor that harvests energy from radio waves

admin | Uncategorized, | January 29, 2019

Source:  CTech Amazon Web Services (AWS), Samsung Ventures, and Avery Dennison participated in a $30 million series B funding round by Wiliot Ltd., a semiconductor startup headquartered in Israel and San Diego, the latter recently…

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Optimising water consumption, autonomous irrigation

admin | Uncategorized, | January 21, 2019

Source: Calcalist Johannesburg-listed chemical company AECI Ltd., through its agricultural chemicals subsidiary Nulandis (Pty) Ltd., signed a collaboration agreement recently with Israel-based agrotech company SupPlant Ltd., according to Oded Rahav, head of business development at SupPlant.…

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Never get lost again!

admin | Uncategorized, | January 7, 2019

Source: CTech – CALCALIST We’ve all been there: trying to hold coffee in one hand, a mobile phone in the other, engage in conversation and navigate, all at the same time. Multitasking can be challenging,…

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A novel new ‘green’ preservative from the old yellow spice

admin | Uncategorized, | January 3, 2019

Source: IsraelAgri The microbial contamination of food has two major negative consequences Victor Rodov vrodov@agri.gov.il December 21, 2018 Why do we need “green” food preservatives? The microbial contamination of food has two major negative consequences. Microorganisms…

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The first robot that can select and pick sweet peppers

admin | Uncategorized, | January 3, 2019

Source: IsraelAgri December 9, 2018 SWEEPER’s main objective was to put the first generation greenhouse harvesting robots onto the market. Until now this has never been achieved and the aim was to ensure Europe’s leading…

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Israel is helping the worldwide water shortage

admin | Uncategorized, | January 3, 2019

By Oren Peleg A still from the film “Sustainable Nation” More than a decade before David Ben-Gurion declared Israeli independence from the confines of a Tel Aviv bomb shelter, he and other luminaries who envisioned a…

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8 Israeli start-ups taking drone tech to new heights

admin | Uncategorized, | November 6, 2018

Initially developed and used mainly for military combat, unmanned aircraft and drones have become widely adopted in a variety of industries. From photography and product delivery to modelling and agriculture, the commercial drone market holds…

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