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Extracting Water From Air, Israeli Company Water-Gen Has A Novel Solution for Australia

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Water-Gen, an Israeli company whose technology captures humidity in order to make drinking water out of air, is not likely to experience the cash-flow squeeze that afflicts many fast-growing companies. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu mentioned it in an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes” about Israel’s high-tech prowess. At the AIPAC conference last month, Harvard […]

Promising Prospects For Aussie And Israeli Companies in 2017

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

About 30 Australian business delegations visited Israel in 2016. The most sought-after Israeli technologies are in cybersecurity, communications, medicine, artificial intelligence and robotics. As reported in Israel21C: Trade between Israel and Australia officially stands at $1.1 billion annually. But it’s probably twice that amount when you factor in Israeli exports facilitated through third-party countries, as […]

Senior Israeli Business Delegation Accompanies Prime Minister Netanyahu to Sydney

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

  The largest ever Israeli business delegation to set foot on Australian soil visited Sydney this week, accompanying Prime Minister Netanyahu on his first official visit to Australia. Senior executives from 20 Israeli companies and organisations met with government and business leaders on Tuesday and Wednesday, including representatives from the Commonwealth Bank, Telstra and Optus. The delegation […]

Aussies Visit Israel to Drum Up Listings on Securities Exchange

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Eight Israeli tech firms listed shares on the ASX in 2016, bringing total to 12. As reported in the Times of Israel: A two-man team from the Australian Securities Exchange is visiting Israel this week to drum up listings of Israeli high tech companies on the Australian exchange, which in 2016 saw more technology-based initial […]

Israeli Startups ‘Exit’ For $10 Billion In 2016

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

As reported in NoCamels: Israeli high-tech and startup companies were sold for a whopping $10.02 billion in 2016 – to other companies or through initial public offerings (IPOs) – according to a report released today by IVC Research Center and law firm Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal. The figure reflects a 12 percent increase over […]

Australian MPs Visit Israel to Discuss Trade and Economic Opportunities

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Australian Federal MPs have descended on Israel to meet with leaders and discuss economic opportunities. Excerpted from The Australian: Trade Minister Steve Ciobo is leading the Australian delegation to the Australia Israel UK leadership dialogue this weekend, holding bilateral meetings with senior Israeli ministers to expand trade and economic links. Also attending the dialogue are former […]

The BRIDGE 2016 – Highlight Reel and Keynote Videos

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

The BRIDGE: Israel-Australia Investment Summit brought together over 400 leading investors, innovators and senior governmental representatives to inspire, disrupt and connect. The summit showcased some of the most exciting Israeli innovation in fields as diverse as cyber security, medtech, sustainable agriculture, water technology, and frontier technologies, such as AR/VR, drones and automotive technologies. It is our privilege to […]

Israel: “The New Hot Spot for Australian Start-Ups”

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

  Great coverage of the growing interconnectivity between the Israeli and Australian innovation ecosystems in The Sydney Morning Herald, 26 November 2016.  Excerpts from the article by Catherine Armitage: Up to 40 Australian trade delegations have visited Israel this year: “a record for sure”, says commissioner Ethy Levy of the Israel Trade and Economic Commission […]

The BRIDGE 2016: 8-9 November

Friday, November 18th, 2016

For the second year in a row, The BRIDGE: Israel-Australia Investment Summit brought together leading investors, start-ups, companies, and VCs to inspire, disrupt and connect our two innovation ecosystems. Continuing last year’s momentum, this year’s summit was two days, attended by over 400 guests, including over 50 delegates from VCs and start-ups in Israel, and […]

The BRIDGE 2016: Learning From The Israeli Start-up Culture

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

    IMAGINE you’re locked in a room with 100 doors, and each one has only a one per cent chance of being unlocked. What is your chance of getting out of the room? As published in That was the question posed by Dov Moran, high-profile Israeli tech entrepreneur and inventor of the now […]