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Israel Aerospace Industries, US firm Firefly strike lunar landing tech deal for NASA

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Source: Israel Hayom Firefly Aerospace Inc., a manufacturer of economical and dependable launch vehicles, spacecraft and in-space services, announced on Tuesday that it has signed an intellectual property and engineering support agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries for technology based on its Beresheet lunar spacecraft. Firefly, based in Texas, is one of the nine companies selected […]

Ford, Renault and Nissan open Tel Aviv innovation labs

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Source: Israel21c Underlining Israel’s growing importance as a worldwide auto-tech hub, major automakers Ford, Renault and Nissan all opened innovation facilities in Tel Aviv over the past few weeks. Renault-Nissan’s 1,600-square-meter Alliance Innovation Lab Tel Aviv, in an exclusive partnership with the Israel Innovation Authority, focuses on Israeli startups developing products and services for autonomous […]

Israeli fetal heart rate monitor to launch in Australia

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Source: Israel21c When David Groberman’s wife, Odelia, was pregnant with their third child, some concerns sent the couple scurrying from one medical appointment to the next. After arranging for babysitting, driving to the appointment, finding parking, and waiting, the actual fetal monitoring exam took only several minutes – and then came another round of waiting […]

Rewalk gains CE mark for EU sales

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Source: noCamels Note Australia has an agreement facilitating the recognition of the EU CE mark within the equivalent medical registration scheme (TGA). ReWalk Robotics, the maker of wearable robotic medical devices for individuals with lower limb disabilities, announced that its ReStore rehabilitation suit for stroke victims received CE marking, clearing its path for sale to […]

Israeli Biotech startup combines AI and immunology to better predict drugs

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

The world of pharmaceutical drug development and discovery is notoriously complex, expensive, and slow-moving. It can take billions of dollars and between a decade or two from the research and development stage to market approval. And rightly so. After all, human lives are at stake. But imagine if you could feed data about a new pharmaceutical drug […]

NASA looks to Israeli biotech firm

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Source: Politico It is one of the biggest hurdles NASA must overcome before astronauts embark on long duration space travel to Mars or building permanent settlements on the moon: how to minimize the heavy toll exacted on even the most physically fit human bodies in zero gravity. Indeed, when astronauts return from orbit they can […]

Softbank leads Israeli new gen insurer, Lemonade, in $300M round

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Source: Ctech Online insurance company Lemonade Inc. has signed a $300 million series D round led by existing investor SoftBank Group, the company announced Thursday. Allianz, General Catalyst, GV (formerly Google Ventures), OurCrowd, and Thrive Capital also participated. The round, which will close during the second quarter of 2019, brings Lemonade’s total funding to date […]

Macdonalds to buy Israeli company Dynamic Yield

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Source: Reuters McDonald’s Corp said on Monday it would buy Israel’s Dynamic Yield, whose technology helps marketers personalize customer interactions, to boost its online marketing efforts. McDonald’s will pay more than $300 million, a person familiar with the matter said. McDonald’s said it would use Dynamic Yield’s technology to change its digital Drive Thru menu […]

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 […]