Month: April 2017

Teva-Philips Israel incubator selects 9 projects

admin | Medical, | April 10, 2017

By Gali Weinreb, 12 March 2017 Sanara Ventures CEO Assaf Barnea: Over the past year we checked out 750 potential projects and chose nine. More than two years after beginning operations, Sanara Ventures in Israel…

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Israeli scientists find way to detect polio outbreaks earlier

admin | Medical, | April 10, 2017

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University say quicker discovery of wild virus will prevent spread of disease, save lives By Times of Israel staff April 3, 2017 A child receives the polio vaccine at the health ministry…

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Mobileye Founders Wants to Take Second Startup OrCam Public, Raises $41 Million

admin | Medical, | April 10, 2017

Source: Jewish Business News, 2 April 2017 Orcam help blind people read text including restaurant menus, street signs and It also identifies faces who were photographed with the device’s camera. Israeli Mobileye founders, Prof. Amnon…

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Israeli Scientists Discover Mechanism That Causes Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

admin | Medical, | April 10, 2017

Source: Jewsih Business News, 2 April 2017 Israeli scientists have made an tremendous, discovery that can help lead to a new treatment for aggressive cancers such pancreatic and triple negative breast cancer. For patients with…

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Trendlines gets grant for urinary incontinence device

admin | Medical, | April 10, 2017

Israeli innovator, along with SIngapore hospital, is developing self-administered product to act as ‘shock absorber’ By Shoshanna Solomon April 3, 2017 Trendlines’ SUI device for home use (Courtesy) Trendlines Labs is to receive a grant…

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Israeli summit deducts: Cyber terrorism world’s greatest threat

admin | Cyber/Security, Technology, | April 10, 2017

ByGreer Fay Cashman, April 4, 2017 Rivlin: “The State Comptroller needs the skin of an elephant because nobody likes to be criticized.” PRESIDENT REUVEN RIVLIN (center right) hosts State Comptroller Joseph Shapira and European state…

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Israel second to US for cyber-defender firms

admin | Cyber/Security, Technology, | April 10, 2017

Israeli startups Argus, Indegy and Illusive Networks are among the promising security companies listed in CB Insights report By Shoshanna Solomon March 30, 2017 Illustrative photo of hackers in Tel Aviv taking part in a…

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Israel’s efficient, high-tech dairy industry an unsung ‘start-up nation’ story

admin | Agriculture, | April 10, 2017

Posted on April 4, 2017 by Alina D. Sharon/JNS.org   Self-driving cars. Drip irrigation. Missile defense. Milk? Amid all the buzz around Israel’s “start-up nation,” including Intel’s recent $15 billion acquisition of Mobileye, a lesser-known…

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This device can literally pull clean drinking water out of thin air

admin | Environment/Energy, Uncategorized, | April 3, 2017

Dana Varinsky, Sep. 21, 2016, The Business Insider When kids learn about the planet’s water cycle, they’re taught a simple concept: our atmosphere is filled with water vapor that has evaporated from the bodies of…

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Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource

admin | Environment/Energy, | April 3, 2017

BySharon Udasin March 27, 2017 Officials launched a refuse derived fuel (RDF) plant at the Hiriya Recycling Park – a waste sorting and recycling plant that sits at the foot of the region’s towering former…

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