SAICC News Archives

Onions around the globe: it’s all about logistics

admin | Agriculture, | March 27, 2018

Source: IsraelAgri Interview with Wim Waterman, owner and partner in Waterman Onions BV, a global onion developer and marketer The Netherlands is Europe’s largest onion exporter. 90% of its onion crop is exported and most…

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Advanced agricultural technologies at the Volcani Institute

admin | Agriculture, | March 27, 2018

Source: IsraelAgri The Ministry of Agriculture and Volcani Center recently hosted the annual AGRITECH 2018 International Technology Exhibition that demonstrates the latest technological developments in agriculture. The 51 ambassadors who attended expressed great interest in…

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The innovative technology that makes Israel a water super-power

admin | Agriculture, | March 27, 2018

Source: No Camels The world is facing a growing water crisis as at least half of the global population of 7.6 billion is expected to be living in water-stressed areas by 2025. As of 2017,…

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Agri-Water 2018, Western Cape

admin | Agriculture, | March 27, 2018

Source:  Israeli Trade Office The Israel Trade office to South Africa continued pushing Water and Agri-tech solutions by raising awareness, educating and exhibiting top Israeli solutions for farming communities in the Western Cape. Hosted in…

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What to do when trees are thirsty

admin | Uncategorized, | March 27, 2018

By Tofi Stoler Israel-based precise irrigation startup Saturas Ltd. completed a $4 million investment round, the company’s major stakeholder The Trendlines Group Ltd., a seed-stage investment company recently announced.  Investors include China-based fertilizer additives company…

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Infrared film for smartphones and self-driving cars

admin | Technology, | March 27, 2018

By Shoshanna Solomon Ben-Gurion University nanotechnology lab creates method to produce lightweight inexpensive night-vision goggles – but the uses don’t stop there Ben-Gurion University researcher Prof. Gabby Sarusi demonstrates his infrared sensor technology on March…

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A computer mouse for amputees

admin | Technology, | March 27, 2018

By Maayan Manela Israel-based startup 6Degrees developed an armband that replaces the computer mouse, enabling users with disabilities to control devices through arm movement An Israeli startup named 6Degrees Ltd. has set its sight on…

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Israel is becoming the world’s top cyber-security power

admin | Cyber/Security, | March 27, 2018

Source: VICE News Israel, or “Startup Nation” as some call it, has become a world leader in cyber security. And the nation’s military is fueling its supremacy. Although Israel makes no cars of its own,…

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New drug-release method avoids harming healthy tissue

admin | Uncategorized, | March 27, 2018

By Rebecca Stadlin Amir Researchers at the Technion Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering have developed a new, highly targeted technology for drug delivery that uses light to affect only the diseased tissue the drug…

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Cryoablation works for cancers

admin | Uncategorized, | March 27, 2018

By Ido Levy Treating cancer is often a notoriously long and trying process, sometimes requiring a combination of surgery and radiation or chemotherapy. These treatments can go on for months or longer, and come with…

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