Israel: Small Country. Big Accomplishments.

DeadSea Israel, Jordan unveil $800m joint plan for ‘Red-Dead’ canal

By Times of Israel staff As well as rejuvenating the rapidly diminishing Dead Sea, the canal will bring drinking water to both countries Israel and Jordan are moving ahead with a plan to build a water-carrying canal from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea, which will rehabilitate the shrinking Dead Sea and supply drinking […]

December 1, 2015
oramed-pic-nov-30-2015-635x357 Oramed inks huge $50m deal with Chinese pharma firm

By David Shamah, Times of Israel The Israeli firm’s oral medication technology will be used to help treat the large and growing numbers of diabetics in China In one of the biggest deals so far between Israel and China – and one of the biggest in the Israeli medical technology industry – Israeli pharma firm […]

December 1, 2015
bigdata Big data behavioral analytics company Clarisite raises $5.5m

The Israeli company is moving its headquarters from Petah Tikva to London. Israeli big data behavioral analytics company Clarisite has closed a Series A $5.5 million round of financing led by Lazarus Israel Opportunities Fund, a US-based hedge fund. Clarisite also announced the appointment of London-based Yaron Morgenstern as CEO who will lead the company’s […]

November 30, 2015
UnitedforClimateAction Israel at the Paris Climate Conference

Communicated by Ministry of Environmental Protection The Israeli delegation numbers 70 members, headed by PM Netanyahu. At a side event organized by the Israel Foreign Ministry, eight Israeli companies will present their innovative technologies of renewable energy and climate change mitigation. The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) of the United Nations Framework Convention […]

November 30, 2015
seanpenn-Nepal-635x357 Sean Penn lauds Israeli aid agency as Haiti ‘mentor’

On first visit to Jewish state, Oscar winner delivers keynote address at IsraAID’s Tel Aviv conference From a first conversation about sharing out kosher food, Israeli humanitarian organization IsraAID was a source of inspiration in earthquake-battered Haiti, actor Sean Penn said Monday, as he praised the Israeli aid agency in the keynote address at its […]

November 30, 2015
BitCoin Israeli-made tech behind bitcoins is changing everything, expert says

By David Shamah, Times of Israel Digital currency still struggles with an image problem, but the technology that makes it work is being used in a growing number of industries Bitcoins may, or may not, one day be the coin of the realm, but the technology that makes the bitcoin system work is beginning to […]

November 27, 2015
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