Innovation & Tech

Yoav-Hoshen-635x357 Israeli start-ups cook up better food tech in ‘The Kitchen’

Luke Tress, Times of Israel New incubator, supported by the Strauss Group, looks to help firms develop better tasting, more nutritious diets Food technology – using high-tech tools and methods to make a better meal – has taken off in recent years, and a new incubator, called The Kitchen, seeks to bring out the best […]

July 16, 2015
Untitled-1 Ashton Kutcher uses Israeli app Houzz to remodel house

By Viva Sarah Press, ISRAEL21C Hollywood actor stars in documentary for online design site to remodel his childhood home as a gift for his mother. Ashton Kutcher has upped his role from an investor in online home design website, Houzz, to being the new face of the Israeli-created company. The 37-year-old Kutcher can now be […]

July 15, 2015
snap-get-app Your favorite new shoe in a click

By Viva Sarah Press, Israel21C ‘The problem is that there’s no way of converting what you see and what you like to what you can get. And with SnapGet, we can do that.’ If the $4,595 Jimmy Choo Cinderella slipper – recently added to shoe boutiques to coincide with the real-life Disney version of the […]

July 15, 2015
tevachip-635x357 With microchip implant, doctors can administer meds remotely

By David Shamah, Times of Israel Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva is teaming up with a US tech firm in the first-ever deal to use biochips to deliver pharmaceutical dosages In-body microchips that deliver medicine in doses either pre-determined or controlled by doctors from outside the body could be the next big thing in drug delivery, […]

July 14, 2015
Catacomb 20 Israel gets its ninth UNESCO World Heritage Site

By Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21C ‘Beit She’arim is a moving testimony to our ancestors which has almost no equal anywhere else in the world.’ On July 5, Beit She’arim National Park was named Israel’s ninth UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Site. Referring to the limestone catacomb-filled necropolis as “a landmark of […]

July 13, 2015
techexits 2015 Israeli tech exits could beat record, report shows

By David Shamah, Times of Israel In just half a year, technology firm IPOs and acquisitions added up to more than 75% of 2014’s total, says industry group In just the first six months of 2015, exits in the Israeli high-tech economy netted more than three quarters of the total dollar amount from exits in […]

July 13, 2015