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Agritech 2018 Showcases Israeli Technologies Making the Desert Bloom

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Israel is largely a desert nation – indeed, the Negev Desert alone covers 60% of the country. That is why Israel has been forced to become an agricultural technology powerhouse: out of sheer necessity. From advanced irrigation methods to biotechnology to farming machinery and robotics, Israel is a hub of agritech innovation – and tens […]

Israel’s Global Leadership in Cybersecurity Showcased at RSA Conference 2018

Monday, April 16th, 2018

With 5 percent of the global market share  in cybersecurity – second only to the United States – and a resounding 16 percent of worldwide investment in the cyber industry, Israel is considered one of the leading innovators in the field. The country is home to more than 300 active cybersecurity companies, with a vibrant […]

Israel’s Global Impact on Medical Innovation Displayed at CMEF in Shanghai

Monday, April 9th, 2018

For a nation of only 8.5 million people, Israel punches above its weight when it comes to medical innovation, pioneering best-practices in digital health and developing world-class medical devices powered by ground-breaking technologies. 22 exciting Israeli medical device companies will showcase their products at the China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) in Shanghai from April […]

Israeli Cyber Security Business Delegation Visits Australia, Seeks Tech Partnerships

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

During the week of March 12-16, the Israel Trade Commission welcomed a cyber security business delegation comprised of 12 Israeli companies to Australia. The delegation visited some of Australia’s largest corporates, including banks, energy companies, and telcos, to seek technological partnerships and commercial cooperation.  The feedback from the Australian companies was extremely positive. This was the third […]

The Latest Billion-Dollar Exit: US Company Acquires Israeli Electronics Maker Orbotech In $3.4B Deal

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Israel’s Orbotech, a company that manufactures electronic and industrial products, has been bought by California semiconductor equipment maker KLA-Tencor Corp, according to a company statement on Monday. Source: NoCamels This gives Orbotech a valuation of $3.4 billion, making it one of the largest buyouts of an Israeli company as of late. The largest exit is the […]

Exciting Israeli Cyber Security and Bridal Fashion Companies Visit Australia

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

The Israel Trade Commission in Australia (ITC) has announced a busy program for the first half of 2018, not only in the key sectors of cyber security and fin-tech, but also emerging gems like bridal fashion. Source: Australian Jewish News The ITC will  host a delegation of 12 Israeli companies participating in the 2018 Cyber […]

Gilat Satellite Networks To Deliver The Satellite Platform For NBN Co

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

NBN Co and Speedcast select Gilat for business and enterprise satellite service in Australia. The deal is valued at tens of millions of dollars. Source: Petah Tikva, Israel, February 5, 2018 — Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announces that NBN Co and Speedcast have selected Gilat’s […]

Elbit Unit Wins $150M Contract with Australian Department of Defence

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Elbit has won a 5-year defence contract to provide support services for Australia’s battle management systems. Source: Times of Israel, reporting by Shoshanna Solomon Elbit Systems Ltd., Israel’s largest non-government-owned defense company, has won a $150 million deal with the Australian Department of Defence to provide support services to the Australian Defence Force for its […]

mPrest’s Software Manages Multiple Critical Utility Assets; Vector To Represent mPrest in Australia

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A company that cut its teeth developing Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system is now bringing its collective tools and skills sets to help the utility industry manage its complex and growing challenges. For mPrest, Australia is next in its sights. Source: Forbes Last month, mPrest – a self-described ‘global provider of mission-critical monitoring, big data […]

Israeli Start-ups Raised Over $5B In 2017

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Startups have surpassed the $4.8 billion raised in 2016, which was itself a record. As reported in Globes: Israeli startups have raised over $5 billion in 2017, beating the previous year’s record of $4.8 billion. Startups raised a record $3.8 billion in the first nine months of 2017, IVC-ZAG reported. Israeli startups raised more than […]