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Israeli Scientists Isolate Virus for Treating Bacterial Disease
March 05 2015

Israeli Scientists Isolate Virus for Treating Bacterial Disease

In the war against bacteria, scientists are constantly having to invent new antibiotics as bacteria evolve resistant strains. Now an old idea seeing the light of day for the second time may hold the answer to the antibiotic vs. bacteria arms race. Two Israeli scientists, Dr. Ronen Hazan from the Institute of Dental Sciences at Hebrew University and Dr. Nurit Beyth from Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, are researching the therapeutic potential of a virus taken from Jerusalem’s sewage.

Camero Xaver Israel Military Technology
July 22 2014

Innovative Israeli radar can see through walls

Camero, an Israeli hi-tech startup, has clients in over thirty countries around the world. Its flagship product is its line of Xaver sensors, which use micro-power pulse radar technology to create three-dimensional images of rooms behind walls of various materials.

Israel Cleantech
July 07 2014

Israel comes first in Cleantech Innovation Index 2014

The Cleantech Group, a Swedish-based international monitor, recently published the results of a study ranking countries by the innovation in their cleantech sector. The study placed Israel first in the world, above Finland, the United States, Sweden and Norway.

Israel Jellyfish
July 03 2014

Israeli technology turns jellyfish into diapers

A new bio-nanotech startup called Cine’al is using research from Tel Aviv University to use hyper-absorbent biomass from jellyfish into a material known as ‘hydromash’, with similar properties to paper towels and absorbent wipes.

Israel Tourism
June 30 2014

Israeli entrepreneurs tap into growing tourism market

Israel’s economy has long been heavily reliant on tourism. With the holy sites of Jews, Muslims and Christians, there is an almost unlimited tourist potential. For decades, the tourist industry has focused on group tours, travel packages and generic activities, with a small niche catering for high-end luxury travel. But in the past few years, a new breed of tourism providers has emerged, catering to budget travelers, independent backpackers and those alternative tourist experiences.

Israeli Start Up
June 19 2014

Government to help Israeli start-ups looking for seed funding

The Chief Scientist Office in the Israeli Ministry of Economy has long been seen as a model of success. Aiming to foster economic growth through technological breakthroughs, cutting-edge research, innovations and entrepreneurship, the office regularly gives out grants in the form of low-risk loans, only demanding the investment money back if the project is successful and financially viable.