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2016 was another remarkable year for Israeli innovation, with the Startup Nation showing no signs of slowing its breakneck pace. The startup ecosystem has made global headlines with a host of new cutting-edge technologies that have the potential to better our lives, and even change them for good.
Meet the winners: Upnride Robotics Ltd., Otto: It's time to move, DayTwo, Photomyne, SuperMeat, plus more innovative technologies.
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From a locator of valuables to driverless truck technologies, we present the 10 coolest Israeli innovations of 2016.
Jerusalem at the Met in NYC - an inspiration for works of art.
This landmark exhibition demonstrates the key role that the Holy City played in shaping the art of the period from 1000 to 1400. In these centuries, Jerusalem was home to more cultures, religions, and languages than ever before. Through times of peace as well as war, Jerusalem remained a constant source of inspiration that resulted in art of great beauty and fascinating complexity.
Learn more by visiting The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
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A preview of the exhibition Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven, on view at The Met Fifth Avenue from September 6, 2016, through January...
An Israeli Designer's Dresses, Made With 3D-Printing, Offer A Glimpse At The Future Of Clothes
Noa Raviv uses 3D printing to create amazing designs, her design has been on display at the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Her dresses, which are sold at Los Angeles boutique H. Lorenzo, are priced between $2,000 and $3,000. Her latest collection includes a lines of dresses covered in looping patterns of Swarovski crystals.
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Noa Raviv was still a student at Shenkar College Of Engineering And Design in Israel when she became interested in the strange way computers behave...
Israeli high-tech companies have raised $4.6 billion in 2016
In October, IVC-KPMG reported that Israeli high-tech companies had raised $4 billion in the first nine months of 2016, up 27% from the corresponding period of 2015. Israeli high-tech companies raised $1.19 billion in the third quarter of 2016, the second highest quarterly amount in 10 years.
$200 million have been raised so far in December by Lumus, Dynamic Yield, BlueVine.
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Israeli high-tech companies have raised at least $4.6 billion this year, up from $4.4 billion in 2015.
The ways Israel inspires the world
Israel is a recognized world leader in many fields, including water and agricultural technology, high-tech, medical devices and humanitarian aid.
These Israeli inventions made a remarkable impact in the year 2016: Israel Defense Forces's field hospital; Upnride Robotics Ltd.; Nano Dimension 3D printers; Ltd. and many more...
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How did Israel make a remarkable global impact over the past 12 months? Let us count the ways.
IDE Technologies is #2 on Fortune's list of companies that Change The World!
IDE Technologies Ltd. supplies 70% of Israel's potable H2O. Its largest local plant, located just south of Tel Aviv, produces 165 million gallons of freshwater daily.
IDE achieved the number 2 spot due to its pioneering work in the desalination industry, where it is an undisputed technological leader. Fortune were especially impressed by IDE’s global scale and innovations that include a wide range of energy- and cost-efficient desalination processes.
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More businesses are taking on society’s biggest problems—and making money doing so. Here’s our look at 50 companies that do well by doing good.
Air quality startup BreezoMeter raises $3m
92 percent of the world’s population breathes unhealthy air. Breezometer
is helping more than 50 million people in 35 countries improve their health and quality of life by providing users with accurate and precise air quality data, including pollutant concentrations and forecast, up to the city block.
Investors: Entrée Capital Phi Square Holdings Launchpad Digital Health SeediL
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The Israeli company also plans to launch an entirely new line of products with the goal of democratizing air quality data.
Israeli firm launches solar-powered device to monitor farm fields
The Sol Chip Comm, created by the Haifa-based Sol-Chip Ltd., is a tiny wireless tag fueled by the sun’s light that can connect to a virtual cloud and enable the autonomous operation of a variety of agricultural sensors.
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The Sol Chip Comm, created by the Haifa-based Sol Chip, is a tiny wireless tag fueled by the sun’s light that can connect to a virtual cloud.
Israeli Start-Up Introduces Low-Cost Revolutionary Solution To The World’s Water Shortages
Today Israel is a world leader in water technology and helps countries around the world introduce all sorts of water conservation methods and building desalination plants. The startup Tethys Solar Desalination (TSD) developed a new method for desalination and water treatment based on the natural processes of water evaporation and condensation
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TSD’s system processes up to 10,000 cubic meters of water per day for small to medium farms, factories, hotels, off-grid sites and disaster areas.
Israeli Video Chat Startup Life On Air Raises $52 Million For Its Houseparty App
Houseparty was released in early 2016 and has quickly emerged to the top of the mobile app charts to become the next big social network. The financing round was led by Sequoia Capital with the participation of Aleph VC, Comcast Ventures and Greylock Partners.
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Life On Air's Houseparty, which allows large groups to participate in live chat, is one of this year's most popular apps.
Israeli video optimization startup Beamr imaging Ltd. has raised $4 million from Verizon Ventures, the company reports.
"Beamr significantly addresses the pain and costs of storing and delivering high bandwidth video content over increasingly congested networks, with no loss in visual quality. As more HD and ultra-HD content becomes available, Beamr's technology can be critical to delivering superior end-user quality of experience," said David Famolari, Director at Verizon Ventures.
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Verizon Ventures has made the investment in the Israeli video and image encoding and processing company.
Israeli startups deliver much-needed tech for self-driving cars.
Fully autonomous vehicles are expected to become commercially available between 2020 and 2025. Israel’s autonomous vehicles startups, fueled by military expertise and a vibrant tech ecosystem, can help to satisfy the U.S. government’s safety concerns and meet the functional requirements of mass automated transportation. Tesla , Google, Uber, and the traditional automakers will tap into Israeli expertise to reach the finish line as fast as possible.
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Israel has no indigenous auto industry, but the country's startup community is serious about autonomous vehicles and is producing a whole host of...
New Israeli tech sees machines leading the blind
OrCam was the brainchild of Ziv Aviram and Prof. Amnon Shashua, Mobileye’s co-founders. OrCam is designed to help people see and read by capturing text in an image and reading it back in a clear voice. OrCam, which has already sold thousands of units and is available in English, German, Hebrew and set to debut in Spanish and French, may be just the beginning.
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Bennett: Israel might be the first country in the world to integrate OrCam's groundbreaking technology in school system.
Yossi Vardi and Yitzhak Peterburg discussed the impact of innovation on giant companies.
“I think that never in the history of humanity has there been a period in which there has been such a flood and torrent of ideas. The biggest change is the democratization of the ability to innovate. You don't need to be part of GE or General Motors …in order to innovate. And not only can you innovate quickly, you can also threaten the biggest companies," Yossi Vardi said in an open dialogue with Prof. Yitzhak Peterburg, chairman of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., at the Globes Israel Business Conference 2016 in Tel Aviv.
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In an open dialogue at the Israel Business Conference, Yossi Vardi and Yitzhak Peterburg discussed the impact of innovation on giant companies.
13 best Israeli gadgets for under $100 to give this holiday
From disposable smartphone chargers by mobeego to a cup that changes the taste of water by The Right Cup to tiny computers by SolidRun, these Israeli-designed gadgets will surely win you best-present-giver status for this holiday season :)
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Great gifts for Hanukkah and Christmas for the technophobe and techie alike.
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Growth of hi-tech turning Jerusalem into ‘Start-Up City’
TIME magazine named Jerusalem one of the world’s fastest growing hi-tech hubs. Access to the The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and its growing talent pool has proven invaluable. According to Jon Medved, CEO of OurCrowd.com, "over 100 new start-ups a year forming in Jerusalem...Things coming out of HU are companies like BriefCamVS, a smart video company, and HIL, which is building a new proton-beam therapy machine BriefCam, a smart video company, and HIL Applied Medical, which is building a new proton-beam cancer therapy machine.”
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"When we started here 10 years ago, it was like being on an island, but now it’s unbelievable how much is going on.”
Global Firms partner with Tel Aviv University - Global TAU and Pitango VC to lead IoT venture in Israel.
“Israel IoT Innovations” – i3 Equity Partners (“i3”), a new global consortium, is comprised of five IoT industry leaders: GE Ventures, HNA EcoTech, Microsoft Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Tata Group. With headquarters on the TAU campus, i3 is headed by Managing Partners Noga Kap and Eran Wagner.
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GE Ventures, HNA EcoTech, Microsoft Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Tata partner with Pitango Venture Capital and Tel Aviv University to launch...
Millennials at SMBs are prioritizing digital-first marketing
According to a new survey released by Magisto , millennial leaders spend 58 percent of their marketing budget on digital media. In order to successfully cross the digital divide businesses of any size need to put digital and mobile media at the core of their strategy rather than treating it as an extension.
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Millennial leaders at small and medium-sized businesses are shifting focus to prioritize digital marketing strategies. According to a new survey...
BREAKTHROUGH! Israeli scientists from הטכניון - מכון טכנולוגי לישראל | Technion developed new material capable of increasing Solar Power cell efficiency by 70%.
The photoluminescence material they created absorbs the radiation from the sun, and converts the heat and light from the sun into an “ideal” radiation, which illuminates the photovoltaic cell, enabling higher conversion efficiency.
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New Technology Aims to Makes Photovoltaic Cells 70% More Effective Technion researchers have developed a technology that could improve the...
Starting in December 2016, Wheelchairs of Hope project provides freedom of movement to children in Israel and globally.
Pablo Kaplan, who served for almost 30 years as the vice president of Marketing at Keter Plastic, an Israeli manufacturer of plastic household and garden products, decided to come to their aid and set up the Wheelchairs of Hope project.
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Starting this month, Wheelchairs of Hope project provides freedom of movement to children in Israel, the Palestinian Authority and globally
December 3rd was United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities which recognizes the 1 billion people worldwide that suffer from some form of disability, including more than 100 million children. Israel's Timocco is pairing up with Hasbro Children's Hospital, Brown University and Meeting Street in a project to help children with special needs develop crucial motor skills through unique on-line gaming technology. Check out ABC6 News piece about this new platform!
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By: news staff [email protected] @abc6 Reporting by: Melissa Randall There’s a new way to play that can help students with severe special needs.
“NextGen First Responder Technologies" Call for Proposals
BIRD Foundation - Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D announced a new Call for Proposals for the "NextGen First Responder Technologies". Projects can receive a conditional grant of up to 50% of their joint R&D budget, with a maximum of $1 million per project.
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Projects can receive a conditional grant of up to 50% of their joint R&D budget, with a maximum of $1 million per project.
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