Innovation & Tech

zutapic-635x357 Jerusalem start-up wins top tech prize for robo printer

ZUtA Labs, maker of mini printing devices, takes best innovation award at Vegas electronics show; beats out industry giants Tens of thousands of new products and technologies were on display at the International Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas, but only 28 of them were chosen by veteran CES and electronics industry judges […]

January 9, 2015
steak ‘Test-tube steak’ could be coming to your plate soon

Meat grown in a lab may soon be carnivores’ best option, as Tel Aviv University launches a pioneering feasibility study Cultured meat — also known as in vitro meat — is as real as any meat, says long-time animal rights activist Koby Barak. To encourage its use, his Modern Agricultural Foundation, together with Tel Aviv University, […]

January 9, 2015
bar44-725x483 Google returns to the streets of Israel

Tech giant is bringing back its vehicles to Holy Land to update its Street View capability. First on agenda is photographing Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa. Google is returning to photograph the streets of Israel in order to update its Street View application. After first hitting the streets of Israel in 2012, the special Google […]

January 8, 2015
WomenTech 10 Israeli Founders Who Are Shaking Up Tech in 2015

By Shuly Galili (Co-founder, UpWest Labs) I wrote a piece in 2013 highlighting Israel’s rising female entrepreneurs. I wanted to shine a spotlight on this incredible group of early stage trailblazers who are pursuing the entrepreneurial journey with a big vision.  I thought each one of their stories could inspire the next generation of founders coming out […]

January 6, 2015
NickiMinaj International musicians invest in Israeli app

Coldplay, Nicki Minaj, and others will perform in Beijing together to promote Music Messenger, a free application program developed by a company from Kibbutz Glil Yam. What do British rock band Coldplay, American singer Nicki Minaj, American rapper and French electro music producer David Guetta have in common? They have all invested in […]

January 5, 2015
AryeKohavi Liquid asset: The Israeli startup that turns air into water

Arye Kohavi’s Water-Gen has developed technology to meet a basic and universal need: Making water available everywhere at a reasonable price. A drab building in Rishon Letzion’s industrial zone hides one of Israel’s most surprising and innovative enterprises. The offices of this startup company are stashed away at the back corner of the second floor, […]

January 2, 2015