Innovation & Tech

The World’s Tallest Solar Tower is Under Construction in Israel

In Israel, a country willing and eager to use renewable energy, the world’s tallest solar tower is currently under construction. Once it’s completed, it will rise 787 feet, twice as tall as the current record holder, located in California’s Mojave Desert. The electricity generated, will be enough to supply 120,000 homes with clean energy and […]

Israel’s Tech Company Ranked Sixth Smartest Firm in the World

Israeli technology company Mobileye was ranked among the world’s six smartest companies by MIT Magazine. Another Israeli company, IDE Technologies owned by Delek and ICL, also made the list of the year’s top 50 companies that combine innovative technology with an efficient business model. Mobileye, whose product helps people drive safely, for instance providing warnings […]

Ethiopia and Israel to Broaden Areas of Cooperation

The Ethiopia-Israel consultative meeting is said to be important to navigate ‘inexhaustible’ potential areas for cooperation between Ethiopia and Israel. The two countries held a joint consultative meeting in Addis Ababa, ahead of the planned high-level visit between both countries next month. Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Israel Hilawe Yosef said that the consultative meeting focuses on […]

Israel’s Technion Develops Nano-Capsules to Treat Stomach Cancer

A new nanotech-based treatment method being developed by an Israeli university team may help overcome a deadly enemy in cancer therapy. Gastrointestinal cancers are a huge killer, says the Technion team of Maya Bar-Zeev, Prof. Yehuda Assaraf and Prof. Yoav Livney. As they report in the journal Oncotarget, the new treatment modality is based on […]

Bill Gates Among Investors in New Israeli Tech Incubator

Bill Gates has invested indirectly in a newly established technological incubator for the development of medical devices, sources inform “Globes.” As far as is known, this is Gates first-ever investment in Israel. The investment is in the XELERATOR incubator, which was set up by the MEDX medical device developer, managed by entrepreneur Harel Gadot (previously […]

Meet the Israeli Start-up that Develops Smart Gun Lock

IDF veteran Jonathan Zimmerman is a case in point having encountered gun-related accidents that could have been prevented during his military service. Zimmerman, the CEO of Jerusalem based start-up Zore, founded the company together with his friend CTO Yalon Fishbein. Zore has developed a smart gun lock that only gives access to the weapon to […]