SAICC News Archives

Electrified socks that compress and simulate blood flow using electrical pulses

admin | Medical, | October 23, 2017

By Lilach Baumer (C-Tech by Calcalist) Established in 2015 and headquartered in Yokne’am, 55 miles (90 km) north of Tel Aviv, ElastiMed develops and manufactures a leg compression device for daily wear that mimics natural…

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Nano-polymer therapy developed to reverse heart damage

admin | Medical, | October 23, 2017

By Max Schindler In the US alone, nearly 1 million heart failure cases are diagnosed annually, and Israel faces thousands of hospitalizations annually over the issue. Start-up Magenta Medical – which invented a medical device…

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Non-invasive fractional flow reserve (FFR) measurements for guiding coronary interventions.

admin | Medical, | October 23, 2017

Source: Globes Correspondent Israeli functional angiography developer CathWorks Ltd. has announced the completion of a $15.8 million Series B financing round led by Quark Venture and Triventures with the participation of Planven Investments, Pontifax, Corundum Open Innovation,…

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An AR headset can show surgeons an X ray- like visualization of the patient

admin | Medical, | October 23, 2017

Source: C-Tech Augmedics Ltd., a developer of surgical navigation systems, raised $8.3 million in its series A funding round, the company said. Davos, Switzerland-based venture capital AO Invest AG led the round, with participation from…

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Device can diagnose diseases based on eyelid motion

admin | Medical, | October 23, 2017

By Ariella Schiller Israeli researchers have developed a device that can diagnose diseases using an eyelid motion monitor (EMM). The team says the device has the potential to diagnose diseases with a neurological expression including Ptosis, Thyroid…

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A look inside Israel’s booming travel tech industry

admin | Technology, | October 17, 2017

By Simona Shemer Travel tech is a booming industry. It has provided travelers with a completely new way to experience travel, in a much more personalized way. It has radically changed the way hospitality staff connect…

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Thousands attend startup nation’s biggest tech Conference

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2017

By Brian Blum Thousands of high-tech professionals, from just-getting-started entrepreneurs to seasoned investors, recently descended upon Tel Aviv for the city’s annual DLD (Digital Life Design) Conference. Now in its fifth year, DLD had some 10,000…

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Millions could benefit from drought-stricken olive trees

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2017

Source: Ben Gurion University (American Associates) At Wadi Mashash, experimental desert farm, agriculture is based entirely on the collection of the winter floodwaters from the region’s usual four inches of annual rainfall. This farming method, used…

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Artificial seawater to upend fish breeding

admin | Uncategorized, | October 17, 2017

By Shoshanna Solomon You probably know that when you eat a meal of sea bass on a bed of pureed vegetables alongside a chilled Chardonnay, the fillet on your plate was likely not fished out…

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Fruit fly “Iron Dome” for farmers of India

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2017

By Abigail Klein Leichman Shortly before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel in early July, Indian diplomats in Israel heard about a revolutionary no-spray, environmentally friendly solution against the Oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) made…

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