Innovation & Tech

68 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Israel

68 reasons to celebrate Israel: diversity, hi-tech, fun, delicious snacks and much more. Share this to wish Israel a happy 68th birthday! :: Israel

Desalitech wins international award for water technology

Luke Tress, Times of Israel Israeli company’s purification system reduces wastewater by 50 to 75 percent Israeli water purification company Desalitech received 2016’s Global Water Award for Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year. Desalitech’s ReFlex reverse osmosis system reduces wastewater by 50 to 75 percent and reduces energy consumption by up to 35 percent. […]

Could Israel’s tech hub eclipse Silicon Valley?

We all know the billion-dollar tech behemoths from Silicon Valley – Apple, Google and Facebook – but that’s not to say that all successful startups originate in the US Not to mention that Apple, Google and Facebook have all set up offices around Israel and have been using Israeli employees to grow their research and […]

Quenching your thirst with sea water

Years of water scarcity and drought forced Israel to come up with innovative ways to conserve, recycle and desalinate water. Today, as a world leader in cutting edge desalination technology and with the world’s largest desalination plant, Israel actually enjoys a water surplus. Did you know? 60% of Israel’s tap water comes from desalinated water. […]

Weizmann-developed drug may be speedy prostate cancer cure, studies show

David Shamah, Times of Israel Weizmann-developed drug may be speedy prostate cancer cure, studies show Scientists at the Weizmann Institute may have found the cure for prostate cancer, at least if it is caught in its early stages – via a drug that doctors inject into cancerous cells and treat with infrared laser illumination. Using […]

Israeli cybersecurity grabs 8% global market share

By: Tali Tsipori – Globes 20% of all Israeli high-tech companies are engaged in cyber security, making it the country’s biggest sector. There’s a reason why Israel is known as a tech hub for its reliable and secure technological advancements. While known as ‘Silicon Wadi‘ (Silicon Valley in Hebrew), cyber security is critical for their […]