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Technology

The Bible describes Israel as a light unto the nations, and modern Israel has lived up to that description. The innovative discoveries and technologies coming out of Israel continue to revolutionize our world. In nearly every scientific field, Israel’s inventors and entrepreneurs are on the cutting edge. These technological advancements are saving lives and transforming the way nations address critical challenges. From fighting cancer to eliminating hunger, Israel’s technology is one of the primary ways the nations of the world are blessed through the Jewish state.

Number of businesses in Judea and Samaria doubled over the past decade

Thursday, June 20, 2019

(June 20, 2019 / Israel Hayom) No fewer than 1,982 small and medium-sized businesses operate in Judea and Samaria, a 100 percent increase over the past decade. Relative to population size, the average rate of entrepreneurship in Judea and Samaria in 2018 was 20 percent higher than in Tel Aviv. The data—from the Israel’s Central … Read More

New Israeli technology can now freeze cancer cells

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

An Israeli company based in the northern coastal city of Ceasarea has developed a revolutionary minimal technique to freeze cancerous tumors that only requires a local anesthetic. It is already treating thousands of women with breast cancer worldwide within hospitals and doctors’ offices, including in Japan, Ausralia, Germany and Spain. A clinical trial is currently … Read More

530 multinationals from 35 countries innovating in Israel

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Israel is emerging as a leading innovation destination for a growing number of multinational corporations looking to the country’s 6,000 plus startups for new ideas, quick prototyping ability, and infectious entrepreneurial culture, a new report shows. The PwC report, commissioned by tech NGO Start-Up Nation Central, maps for the first time the activities of some … Read More

Lifesaving solution for MDA wins ‘Great Minds’ hackathon at Jerusalem tech college

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

(May 20, 2019 / JNS) More than 80 Jerusalem College of Technology students from Israel and 23 countries gathered at the college’s Machon Lev campus and worked around the clock last Wednesday evening through Friday morning as part of the its third-annual “Great Minds” men’s hackathon. The winning team, consisting of Brazilians Daniel Vofchuk, David … Read More

Ben-Gurion University researchers create hybrid flying/driving robot

Monday, May 20, 2019

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev said they have developed a “groundbreaking” hybrid robot that can both fly and drive, as well as squeeze into tight spaces, all while using the same motor. The square four-wheeled, winged machine can fly up stairs, roll over rough terrain, flatten itself or raise its body, and quickly … Read More

Mayo Clinic and Israeli health companies to create new medical technologies

Thursday, May 16, 2019

(May 15, 2019 / JNS) The Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic has signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. branch of the Israel Innovation Authority to collaborate with Israeli firms to co-create new medical technologies, announced the two groups. The MOU was signed on Tuesday at the MIXiii Biomed Conference and Exhibition in Tel Aviv. “The focus … Read More

Israeli chest strap keeps tabs on pulmonary patients’ breathing

Monday, May 13, 2019

The sunshine and flowers of spring may be a welcome respite from winter’s cold and gloom, but the season brings menace for some, as the pollen that comes with the blooms can lead to an increase in respiratory diseases, including asthma. Respiratory diseases affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide, and according to a study … Read More

Iron Dome batteries deployed throughout Israel ahead of Ramadan, Eurovision

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

  JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces deployed Iron Dome missile defense system batteries throughout the country, as Palestinian terror groups in Gaza warned that they would “ruin Eurovision” with their attacks. The Iron Dome batteries were deployed on Tuesday, a day after a rocket was fired at Israel from Gaza but landed in … Read More

Israeli scientists unveil world’s first 3D-printed heart with human tissue

Monday, April 15, 2019

AFP — Scientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels on Monday, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances possibilities for transplants. While it remains a far way off, scientists hope one day to be able to produce hearts suitable for transplant into humans as … Read More