Innovation & Tech

Hebrew University Novel university ranking system lists Hebrew U in top 50 worldwide

By David Shamah, Times of Israel French researchers parse Wikipedia, rate Jerusalem institution as 47th most important in the world A new ranking has determined, based on the number of times institutions of higher learning were cited in online encyclopedia Wikipedia, that Hebrew University is the 47th most influential such institution in the world. Using […]

January 5, 2016
Cancer-Cell Innovative Israeli drug for treating prostate cancer approved in Mexico

A successful Phase III clinical trial in Latin America, involving 80 patients, confirmed the high rate of local cures and minimal side effects, as evidenced by negative biopsies and maintenance of patients’ potency, continence and quality of life. (Communicated by the Weizmann Institute of Science Spokesperson) A therapy invented at the Weizmann Institute of Science […]

January 5, 2016
Umoove Forbes: 16 Israeli Start-ups Ready To Take On 2016

As 2015 comes to an end, it is time to look forward to 2016. Israel has truly earned its title of Start-Up Nation this year with the success of its start-ups including Meerkat and Interlude. 2016 promises to be even better. Forbes has compiled a list of 16 Israeli start-ups to look out for in […]

December 29, 2015
Mapal-System-copy-635x357 Israeli bubble tech to clean up Australian wastewater pools

David Shamah, Times of Israel Mapal Green Energy seals deal to supply aeration recycling system to Schweppes Down Under Fresh from British success with its aeration recycling system, Israeli greentech firm Mapal Green Energy hopes to pull off the same trick Down Under. On Sunday, the company announced its first major contract in Australia – […]

December 29, 2015
Football - Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg - Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - 22/4/15
Javier Hernandez celebrates after scoring the first goal for Real Madrid
Reuters / Juan Medina
Livepic - RTX19VH1 Israeli tech firm to develop Real Madrid’s app

CEO: The combination between Real Madrid’s international brand and our community management and monetization capabilities creates a unique potential. Real Madrid announced yesterday the signing of a collaboration agreement with Sportech Interachtech, the Spanish subsidiary of Israeli tech firm Interacting Technology, in which the company will collaborate in the development of the official app for […]

December 23, 2015
Coca-Cola_B_ENG-635x357 How sweet is that Coca-Cola? Israeli start-up lets you know

By David Shamah, Times of Israel Puzzled about how much sugar – in its manifold forms – you are consuming? Valiber has answers How hot or cold is it? To find out, you check the thermometer. How long or short is an object? For that, you pull out a ruler and measure it. How sweet […]

December 22, 2015