Innovation & Tech

Photo: Tech Crunch You think you know what a desert is?

By: Dennis Mitzner Shattering all stereotypes of desert, Israel’s Beersheba is not sand-filled with camels walking around, but turning into a cybertech oasis According to Tech Crunch: “Beersheba has all of the ingredients of a vibrant security technology ecosystem, including Ben-Gurion University with its graduate program in cybersecurity and Cyber Security Research Center, and the presence […]

March 22, 2016
Photo: Bringing Israeli Innovation to African Villages

Israeli women – and tech – connect African villages to water, electricity Israeli organization, Innovation: Africa, was founded by Sivan Ya’ari. Innovation: Africa is recognized for their work in bringing Israeli innovation to African countries, including: Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal and Ethiopia. They currently involved in 104 projects […]

March 22, 2016
20150512_101625-1 1 in 4 life science innovations has Israeli roots

By: David Shamah Annual biomed conference is Israel’s ‘calling card’ for medical professionals interested in the latest in life science technology It’s no secret that Israel’s medical professionals are some of the best doctors in the world – especially considering the many scientific advancements that the infamous universities (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Hebrew […]

March 17, 2016
MIB Focusing eyewear to the next level

By: Rachel Metz An Israeli start-up is working on developing state of the art glasses that can refocus themselves According to MIT Technology Review: “Called Deep Optics, the startup has spent the last three years building lenses with a see-through liquid-crystal layer that can change its refractive index—that is, the way light bends while passing […]

March 15, 2016
Haifa Haifa: Where Old Meets New

Alexander (Sasha) Chuchin, SDM Contributor Haifa, much like the rest of Israel, is built on a paradox. It’s the curious meddling of the biblical with the futuristic, the oldest with the newest. Take the modernized railway line from the centre of Tel Aviv, bypass the University of Tel Aviv’s main campus across the Yarkon River […]

March 15, 2016
PhreshOrganics in action. Credit: PhreshOrganics Israeli Invention Will Keep Your Produce Fresh

The Food Protector, made by Phresh Organics, may increase the shelf life of fruits and vegetables up to three times without synthetic chemicals You know you’ve forgotten about your fruit and veggies or have shoved them to the back of the fridge when they have lost their “Crunch Factor”. Now, you won’t have to resort […]

March 10, 2016