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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.

Israel Farm Technology
June 17 2014

Israeli agrotech companies look to fight world hunger

How will the world cope with 10 billion mouths to feed by 2050? How can the same amount of food be produced in the next 40 years as in the last 8,000 years, on less agricultural land? How can malnutrition, which now causes more deaths than malaria, tuberculosis and AIDS combined, be prevented? These are the questions which are starting to trouble policy makers around the world, and technological solutions are being eagerly sought. A number of Israeli companies are tackling the problem of food production from different angles.