Innovation & Tech

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 […]

Technological Company Bosch Establishes Research Office in Tel Aviv

Its associates aim to work more closely with scientific institutions and universities and, at an early stage, to identify innovative start-ups working in fields such as machine learning (deep learning), robotics, cybersecurity, connectivity, and the internet of things (IoT). “Pioneering spirit, world-class universities, and creative ideas – they’re all here. It’s just the right environment […]

Israeli Textile Company Says it Can Make any Fabric Antibacterial

The company said the cost-effective technology permanently prevents the growth of bacteria on both natural and synthetic fibers, can prevent the spread of hospital-acquired infections and can reduce cross contamination between patients and medical staff, helping reduce secondary infections. The new technology, which has been patented in the US and Israel and is awaiting approval […]

Israeli High-Tech Scene Second to Silicon Valley

Eric Schmidt, former Google chief executive and now executive chairman of its parent company Alphabet, said Israel, a country of only around 8 million people, was punching far above its weight in technology. “For a relatively small country, Israel has a super role in technological innovation,” he told an audience at Google’s offices in the […]

Second dialogue between Japanese and Israeli Economy Ministries takes place in Jerusalem

The meeting is an important part of the Israeli government’s decision to strengthen economic relations with Japan, the world’s 3rd largest economy. An economic dialogue between the Economy Ministries of Israel and Japan took place this week. This, the second such session, was led by the Head of the Foreign Trade Administration at the Israeli […]

History meets Technology as Jerusalem hosts Wikimedia Hackathon 2016

Jerusalem was this year’s hosting city of the annual Wikimedia Hackathon. 120 participants from 17 different countreis gathered in Jerusalem for a weekend dedicated to developing new features in the wikimedia technology, aimed at enhancing the ability of wikipedia to reach more countries and more languages. The participants also had a chance to explore Jerusalem […]