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Israeli Hospitals Becoming ‘Hubs of Innovation’ Through Investment in Incubators

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Israel has produced many outstanding and essential medtech and healthcare technologies that are world renowned. Israel’s hospitals are moving to play their part in the creation of such technology and to not only heal, but also innovate. Israel’s number of ‘hospital-sponsored innovation centers or healthcare accelerators’ is believed to be the highest per capita in […]

10 Israeli Startups Shaping The Cities Of Tomorrow

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Source: Forbes This new neighborhood will be the first in the world to be built “from the internet up” and will be able to run itself through the collection and monitoring of data from traffic, noise, air quality, waste and the residents’ daily habits. Cities around the world are increasingly taking on the goal of […]

Artificial Intelligence within Israel high tech ecosystem sees major growth

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Source: nocamels Israeli companies specializing in artificial intelligence raised nearly 40 percent of the total venture capital funds raised by the Israeli tech ecosystem for 2018, despite accounting for just 17 percent of the total number of innovative technology companies in the country, according to a report this month by Start-Up Nation Central (SNC). A […]

Israeli AI fighting malaria with machine learning

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Israel-based Zzapp Malaria is working to use AI to analyze satellite data and online databases and optimize localized responses such as spraying pesticides. Despite how widespread and devastating malaria has proven to be, the team identified that limited resources and expertise, as well as unreliable infrastructure, inhibited every malaria eradication campaign in Africa to date. That’s […]

Israel’s Moon Mission Sends Selfie

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Source: The Guardian Israel’s moon bound Spacecraft sent its first selfie, with planet earth in the background. The unmanned spacecraft, called Beresheet – which is Hebrew for Genesis, sent an image to the Yehud based mission control at 37,600km from earth. Read more here

Israel’s Economy Is Too Strong to Argue About

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Amid upcoming elections, Israel’s economic performance is just too strong to become a major debate topic. Israel’s gross domestic product has been rising at an average annual rate of 3.69 percent since 2000, inflation has been negligible at 1.57 percent, and unemployment has fallen to half of its average for the period of 7.4 percent. […]

Nvidia Outbids Intel to Buy Israel’s Mellanox in Data Centre Push

Friday, March 15th, 2019

By Reuters:U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp has agreed to buy Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies Ltd for $6.8 billion, beating rival Intel Corp in a deal that would help the firm boost its data centre and artificial intelligence business. Nvidia bought Mellanox to help stitch those servers together into one giant computer, Nvidia Chief Executive […]

Israel’s Blooming Desert

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Source: The Economist Despite having a small agricultural sector compared to many other countries, Israel has developed a remarkable strength in agritech. Israel’s arid climate and the need to be self reliant has created fertile grounds for technological innovation, fueled by the Israeli government’s investment and the highly skilled workforce generated by national service. It […]

Amazon Acquires CloudEndure

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Source: TechCrunch Amazon have acquired Israeli startup CloudEndure for about $200 million. CloudEndure are a cloud backup, migration and disaster recovery service that enables its customers to recover data, even in a ‘hybrid or multi-cloud scenario’. Read more here

5 Israeli VR/AR Health Startups That Are Making Waves

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

  Source: NoCamels   Virtual and augmented reality is opening up a world of opportunity in health care and medical treatment. This groundbreaking technology is making rehabilitation more interesting and controlled, and is creating alternative ways for surgeries and treatments to be more precise. Here are 5 Israeli companies that are making groundbreaking progress in […]