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Israel (Mashav) and Canada Cooperation in Ukraine in Horticulture field

M. Ilan Fluss (droite) et M. Stephen Wright

An agricultural cooperation agreement was signed between the two countries to empower Ukrainian small and medium farmers within the framework of the Horticulture Business Development Project. Mr. Ilan Fluss (right) and Mr. Stephen Wright sign the MOU. Standing left to...

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Netafim Signs $500 Million Financing Facility Agreement

Netafim, the global leader in irrigation, announced that it has signed a 5-year, $500-million financing facility agreement.  The facility is comprised of $150 million...

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Smart public transit app Moovit (Israel) reveals Apple Watch and Android Wear apps

There’s going to be a tidal wave of Apple Watch apps appearing ahead of next week’s launch event and Moovit, the ‘Waze for public...

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Arye Kohavi, founder and president of Water-Gen

Water-Gen (Israel) turns air into water and launches a residential atmospheric water generator

Israeli start-up Water-Gen has developed unique and advanced technologies to dehumidify air with the highest energy efficiency possible today. At the core of the...

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A first! Tel Aviv University controls light with metamaterial-based nonlinear photonic crystals

Since the seminal paper by Bloembergen and colleagues on nonlinear optical interactions, this field has supplied some of the most important contributions to optics-related...

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NYU Tel Aviv Biology Symposium in Tel Aviv, March 18-19, 2015

The NYU Tel Aviv Biology Symposium in Tel Aviv will open Wednesday evening, March 18, with a public lecture by Dr. Yaron Daniely, the Academic...

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Prof. Ron Dzikowski and PhD student Inbar Amit-Avraham at the Hebrew U

A first! Hebrew U. Scientists develop a novel method to suppress malaria parasite’s virulence genes

Up to one million people, mainly pregnant woman and young children, are killed each year  by the Plasmodium falciparum parasite, which causes the most...

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ICL (Israel) to acquire PROLACTAL

ICL, a global manufacturer of products that fulfill essential needs in the agriculture, processed food and engineered materials markets, today announced that its ICL...

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Henry Markram, professor at EPFL, former scientist at Weizmann Institute

BrainTech 2015, March 11-12, Hangar 11, Tel Aviv port, Israel

BrainTech 2015 is the premier international event convening neuroscientists, entrepreneurs, senior executives, investors, start-ups, and government leaders to explore challenges, discover promising projects, secure...

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Yaron Galai et Ori Lahav fondateurs de Outbrain

Le Monde Group to Deploy Outbrain’s Proprietary Technology Across 8 Digital Properties

Outbrain announces an exclusive multi-year agreement that will see Le Monde Group deploy the full suite of Outbrain’s powerful technology solutions across its portfolio of leading...

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(Français) Délégation AgroIsraël de la Fondation France Israël : voyage d’études sur la gestion de l’eau, jours 5 et 6

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Delegation AgroIsraël of France-Israel Foundation: days 2 dans 3

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Le Ministre Hazim El Naser et le Ministre Silvan Shalom

Israel and Jordan Sign Agreement on the First Stage of the Red Sea and Dead Sea Water Project

Regional Cooperation Minister Silvan Shalom, today (Thursday, 26 February 2015), signed the ‘Seas Canal’ agreement with Jordanian Water and Irrigation Minister Hazim El-Naser at...

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Tel Aviv University and Hebrew U. study: Teacher Prejudices Put Girls Off Math, Science

It’s a fact: Women are vastly underrepresented in the fields of computer science, engineering, and mathematics. But less clear are the trajectories — academic...

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Les participants du séminaire sur la culture en serre (photo Mashav)

First Joint MASHAV-TICA Regional Workshop: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand

The workshop on “Greenhouse Crop Production and Management” for participants from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand is the first joint Israeli-Thai activity following the...

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Pr Amit Gefen

Cultured meat: The Modern Agriculture Foundation and Tel Aviv University (Israel) are launching world-wide pioneering project

The Modern Agriculture Foundation – a nonprofit organization founded in early 2014 in Israel – is launching a world-wide pioneering project in the study field...

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Prof. Moshe Bar

Bar-Ilan University (Israel): Gonda Brain Center Scientists Literally Change the Way We Think

Does your mind wander when performing monotonous, repetitive tasks? Of course!  But daydreaming involves more than just beating back boredom. In fact, according to...

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France Israel Foundation together with AgroParisTech: water management in Israel

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Unemployment Rate in Israel decreased to 5.60% in January of 2015

Unemployment Rate in Israel decreased to 5.60 percent in January of 2015 from 5.70 percent in December of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Israel averaged...

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Israel Railways: passenger traffic up 7.5% in 2014

Israel Railways carried 48.5 million passengers in 2014, a 7.5% increase, compared with 45.1 million passengers in 2013, according to Israel Railways yearly summary....

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Pr Hermona Soreq and Dr Eran Elinav

Hebrew U. and Weizmann: Rappaport Prize for Excellence in Biomedical Research, March 15th 2015

The 2015 Rappaport Prize for Excellence in Biomedical Research will be awarded by the Rappaport Family Trust to Prof. Hermona Soreq of the Hebrew...

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A first! Bar-Ilan University Researcher (Israel) First to Observe “God Particle” Analogue in Superconductors

The Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the Higgs boson – the “God particle” believed responsible for all the mass in the universe – took place...

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Slate Science (Israel) Raises $12M In Series A Funding

The creators of Matific, the creators of the interactive math teaching platforms, Slate Science announced that it raised $12 million in Series A funding....

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Yosef Abramowitz, "Captain Sunshine", lors de l'inauguration du champ solaire

Israel-Rwanda: East Africa’s First Utility-Scale Solar Field Launched

Only 12 months after the official signing of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Gigawatt Global has succeeded in financing, constructing and interconnecting a $23.7...

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X-ray capsule for diagnosing intestinal cancer Check-Cap (Israel) raises $24m

Israeli company Check-Cap which is developing an X-ray capsule for diagnosing intestinal cancer, announced the pricing for its Nasdaq IPO. The company raised $12 million...

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Reuters: Israel economy surges 7.2 % in fourth-quarter, fastest pace since 2007

Israel’s economy is poised to rebound further in 2015 from the effects of last summer’s Gaza war after a strong recovery in the final...

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RealMatch raises $8 million and seeks to disrupt the online recruitment industry with the most advanced job matching technology

RealMatch which provides performance-based recruitment ad solutions has closed $8 million in venture capital funding as part of a Series C-1 round. The financing...

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S&P affirms Israel’s A+ credit rating

International ratings agency Standard & Poor’s says Israel’s economic outlook “stable,” elections unlikely to affect economic growth and fiscal stability projections • Finance Ministry...

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Prof. Irad Yavneh, Technion (left) and Yoram Yaacovi, Microsoft

Technion & Microsoft: the Internet of Things

Technion, together with Microsoft Israel R&D center, launched a special initiative in a lab for developing software and systems at the Technion’s computer science...

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Michal Levitan, psychologue, aux côtés d'un patient

The Virtual Reality Training Facility at Sheba (Israel)

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TIM COOK, Apple CEO

Tim Cook, Apple CEO, to open R&D center in Israël

Tim Cook is the CEO of Apple and serves on its Board of Directors. Before being named CEO in August 2011, Tim was Apple’s...

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Vaultive (Israel) Raises $8 Million to Advance Leadership in Cloud Data Encryption

Vaultive, the leader in cloud data encryption, announced an $8 million dollar financing round, led by 406 Ventures, New Science Ventures and Harmony Partners....

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Avi Schroeder, professeur de Génie Chimique Avi Schroeder, chef du laboratoire Technion pour l'Administration Ciblée de Médicaments et les Technologies Personnalisée de Médecine

Technion (Israel) : Nanotechnology, personalized medicine and breast cancer

While chemotherapy is often a life-saving treatment for cancerous tumors, choosing the right chemo for each patient remains an unmet clinical challenge. Furthermore, current...

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Annual mission at the Technion in Haifa and the Israeli ecosystem – ‘Applying Big Data’ – May 15-18

Technion France organizes from 15 to 18 May 2015, the 10th edition of its Annual Mission at the TECHNION, Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa...

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BrightWay Vision (Israel): Driving safer in poor visibility conditions

Israeli startup BrightWay Vision intends to eliminate the dangerous problems associated with driving at night or in weather conditions causing poor visibility. The innovative...

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Yfat Scialom VP of International Sales and Marketing and Avner Halperin CEO

EarlySense Secures $20 Million In Financing From Round Led by Samsung Ventures

EarlySense Ltd., the market leader in contact-free monitoring, has completed a $20 million financing round, led by Samsung Ventures with an investment of $10M....

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Co-founders Benny Schnaider and Rami Tamir

Ravello raises additional $28 million, establishes radically simple way to cloud-enable enterprise applications

Ravello Systems continues momentum of enabling enterprises to use AWS and Google Cloud as a true extension of their data center. Ravello Systems, Inc....

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Alstom joins with Atlantium (Israel) to innovate in ultraviolet rays (UV) water treatment of hydropower equipment

Alstom has signed a bilateral agreement with the Israeli company Atlantium to expand the use of an innovative water treatment solution using ultraviolet rays...

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Adam Singolda, founder and CEO of Taboola

Taboola Completes $117 Million Financing Round to Drive Global Expansion and Next Generation Personalization For Users, Publishers and Marketers

Taboola, the leading content discovery platform, announced that it has completed a $117 million financing round led by Fidelity Management and Research Company, the...

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Co-Founders: Nir Erez, CEO and Roy Bick, VP Op

MOOVIT world survey: How does your transit commute compare to the rest of the world?

How does the experience of using public transit compare around the world? How long do you wait for the bus or train? And, what...

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Air France Press provides the digital version of Israel Science Info on Paris-Tel Aviv and international lines

Building on their joint success of the spreading of Israel Science Information (paper version) on international lines, Air France and Israel Science Info magazine...

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Azerbaijan, Israel’s largest trading partner within the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

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Founders cash out as Israeli Adallom raises $30M

The funding round, led by EMC and Sequoia capital, is the company’s second in a year. Five million will be used to buy out...

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Prof Mordehai Milgrom, Weizmann Institute of sciences

Dark matter: Sciences et Avenir magazine pays tribute to Mordehai Milgrom (Weizmann) for MOND, his revolutionary theory

MOND is a theory concerning the Dark Matter problem. The problem is that our observations of certain systems are inconsistent with Newtonian dynamics. We...

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The 55,000-year-old anatomically modern human skull found in the cave. Photo: Clara Amit, Israel Antiquities Authority

Tel Aviv university, Ben Gurion University, IAA: 55,000-year-old human skull uncovered

A team of researchers from the Tel Aviv University, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Israel Antiquities Authority reported today in the new...

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Crédit photo : Association France-Israël Dijon

France-Israel trade rose by 3.4% in 2014

The decline of the euro hampers Israeli exports to France, which remains the 10th largest customers of Israel and its 12th supplier. According to...

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A first! BGU researchers and colleagues discover how proteins utilize chloride Ions to “talk” to each other inside human cells

A collaborative study by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the National Institutes of Health in the USA and other institutions describes, for the first...

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Le vecteur de la leishmaniose est un petit diptère, le phlébotome. Photo : Blass.com.au

Bar Ilan University: Finding a Cure for the “Rose of Jericho”

With the Israeli government investing NIS 10 million in the effort to fight the spread of the serious skin disease known as the “Rose...

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Vice President of Myanmar U Nyan Tun and Minister Yair Shamir

Agriculture: Israeli delegation (Mashav) arrives in Myanmar

Israeli Minister of Agriculture Yair Shamir, accompanied by the Head of MASHAV arrived in Myanmar for a first official ministerial visit in 35 years...

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BGU Researchers discover AAT could kill Bacteria in Immune-Compromised Patients

Alpha1-antitrypsin (AAT) does a surprisingly good job killing bacteria, a research team at BGU, which has been studying the drug, has discovered. The recent study reported in...

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Riki Aviv, Diebold VP for Eastern Europe and Israel

Global leader Diebold names Riki Aviv as vice President, eastern Europe and Israel

Diebold, Incorporated has appointed Riki Aviv as vice president, Eastern Europe and Israel. She will be responsible for developing and operating the company’s business...

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Growth rate: 3.2% in 2015 according to Bank of Israel report

This document presents the forecast of macroeconomic developments compiled by the Bank of Israel Research Department in December 2014. The forecast was presented to...

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Dr Lauren M. Petrick (TCEEH) and Prof. Michael Aviram (Technion)

A first! Technion and Rambam researchers find exposure to nanoparticles may threaten heart health

Nanoparticles, extremely tiny particles measured in billionths of a meter, are increasingly everywhere, and especially in biomedical products. Their toxicity has been researched in...

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Phinergy: The Israeli car that runs on air with metal-air battery

Israeli tech start-up Phinergy has produced a car that runs on metal, air and water. The technology significantly increases the driving range of current electric vehicles and should be...

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Prof. Dimitrios Karussis

Stem Cell Trial at Hadassah reveals significant positive results for ALS patients

Israel’s BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has reported that final results of its clinical trial conducted at the Hadassah Medical Center using adult stem cells to...

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Prof. Rotem Sorek and Prof. Pascale Cossart

Launching of Pasteur-Weizmann research funds for the study of microbial RNA regulators

Pasteur-Weizmann Council launches a research funds for the study of microbial RNA regulators. A brief history of Pasteur Weizmann Council: on 9 December 1974,...

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Dr Anat Gesser Edelsburg

Haifa University: Why do parents who usually vaccinate their children hesitate or refuse?

The issue of vaccination hesitancy and refusal often makes headlines in the media and worries health authorities. However, a new study by Dr. Anat...

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Technion: For Babies Allergic To Cow’s Milk, Israelis Develop World’s First Vegetable-Based Formula

The nutrition for a baby may come from breast milk, but for many women breastfeeding is not an option. The alternative is commercially prepared infant...

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Moovit Raises $50M To Scale Its Public Transit App, Goes Up Against CityMapper

Israeli public transport startup Moovit has raised $50 million in a new Series C funding round. That makes the company worth as much as...

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Vascular Dynamics (Israel) Secures $16.85 Million Series B Financing

Vascular Dynamics Inc. (VDI) a medical device company providing minimally invasive solutions for the treatment of refractive or resistant hypertension, today announced the successful...

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MASHAV-USAID program for professionals from Ethiopia plant propagation and production of deciduous fruit trees

A professional program on Plant Propagation and Production of Deciduous Fruit Trees was recently conducted in Israel in cooperation with USAID and Ethiopia’s Ministry...

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Israeli cabinet approves comprehensive plan to strengthen economic links and cooperation with Japan

The Israeli Cabinet at its weekly meeting has approved (January 4) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposed plan to strengthen economic links and cooperation with...

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BIRD – Israel: U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation to invest $8.3 million in 11 new projects

During its meeting on December 16, 2014, held in Jerusalem, Israel, the Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD)...

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25 israeli researchers receive ERC Starting Grants: TAU, Technion Weizmann, Bar-Ilan, Hebrew U, BGU, Volcani

The European Research Council (ERC) has selected 328 first-class scientists to receive its prestigious Starting Grants, worth up to €2 million each. This first...

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High-Level Swiss Delegation visits Ben Gurion University

A delegation of Swiss university representatives and entrepreneurs, led by Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation, recently visited BGU and the...

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Julie Jacob et Valérie Zarka

JdN: Focus on technology transfert France-Israel

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A first! Universities of Tel Aviv, Haifa and New York offers first global picture of the evolutionary origins of proteins

Each cell contains thousands of proteins, each one of which bears a unique signature. All proteins, distinct in shape and function, are built from...

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Israel’s “Water City” in China, a golden opportunity for Israeli companies

Last November, the Minister of Economy, Naftali Bennett, launched “Water City” – the flagship Israeli project in China, and announced the selection of the...

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Partech Shaker, the campus for open innovation opens in Paris

What is the Partech Shaker? Partech Shaker helps the most promising digital startups “cross the chasm”, from Seed to Series A. Partech Shaker helps...

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Up: (l-r) Y. Rais, LEEHEE WEINBERGER, Drs. A. Mansour, N. Novershtern and JACOB (Yaqub) HANNA, S. Viukov, I. Maza, M. Zerbib. 
Down: (l-r) Dr. A. Pribluda, V. Krupalnik, G. Beck, O. Gafni, S. Geula

Birax programm (UK): Weizmann Institute (Israel) and Cambridge University create human primordial cells in the lab

Groups at the Weizmann Institute of Science and Cambridge University have jointly managed the feat of turning back the clock on human cells to...

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Algemeiner: UN Identifies Israel as Top Contributor Per Capita in Fight Against Ebola

Israel pledged an additional $8.75 million USD on Wednesday to the UN’s Ebola Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) towards fighting the deadly disease, the...

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TAU: controlled self-assembly of periodic and aperiodic cluster crystals

Soft particles are known to overlap and form stable clusters that self-assemble into periodic crystalline phases with density-independent lattice constants. We use molecular dynamics...

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Benny Landa

L’Oréal announces the acquisition of Coloright in Israel

L’Oréal announces the acquisition of a start-up company that develops hair fibre optical reader technology for a long-term Research program. Through this acquisition, L’Oréal...

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(Français) Enfants oubliés dans les véhicules : l’école d’ingénieurs Sami Shamoon (Israël) développe un système d’alerte

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ET Solar Builds a 40 MWp Solar Power Plant in Israel

ET Solar Energy Corp. (“ET Solar”), a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary ET Solutions AG has been chosen to...

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Steve Elbaz, Business Development & Innovation Manager of Schneider Electric and Aster Capital in Israel

(Français) France : Steve Elbaz présente des start-ups israéliennes à la pointe de l’innovation chez Shneider Electric

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Dr. Shiri Tenenbaum

Mashav (Israel): Preventing the Spread of Ebola in Cote d’Ivoire

Two Israeli doctors specializing in infectious diseases arrived in Cote d’Ivoire on a prevention and protection mission last December. Those two Israeli experts, Dr....

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Technion (Israel): breakthrough solves centuries-old animal evolution mystery. Discovery could also lead to a better understanding of cancer

Most animal embryos contain three layers of cells that transform into every part of the body—from brains to bones to guts. Since the 19th...

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Colloque du Technion 15 décembre 2014

Technion France: big success for Big Data symposium of Muriel Touaty

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Israel send 380 million of sterile flies to Croatia to reduce population of fruit flies

Sterile flies help farmers cut back on the use of pesticides. The mass exodus of 380 million sterile flies from Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu to Split,...

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(Français) Ubifrance, bpi, Coface… Rencontres Internationales de la Santé 13-14 janvier 2015, à Paris, avec Israël

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Yossi Vardi S.E. Yossi Gal, Dina Sorek (CR Photo, Israël Science Info)

Yossi Vardi guest star at Ambassador Yossi Gal residence and LeWeb

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Big Data Technion France Symposium, 15th december 2014

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Steve Elbaz, Business Development & Innovation Manager of Schneider Electric and Aster Capital in Israel

IoT, Cybersecurity, Grid: Steve Elbaz welcomes 15 israeli start-ups, Paris, Dec. 17th

SAVE THE DATE of Schneider Electric & Aster Capital – Innovation Day – ID2 – December 17th 2014. It will be held in Schneider...

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Yossi Vardi

Serial entrepreneur Yossi Vardi at LeWeb in Paris

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Weizmann Institute scientists demonstrated the existence of a 3D compass in the mammalian brain

Pilots are trained to guard against vertigo: a sudden loss of the sense of vertical direction that renders them unable to tell “up” from...

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S. E. Yossi Gal, David Ankry, Yehouda Haddad, Simon Skira

Sami Shamoon Technological University: a pioneering spirit to train engineers in southern Israel

Shamoon College of Engineering (SCE) is Israel’s largest college dedicated to engineering the future. Combining world-class academic excellence with a unique approach to education...

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AirHopper (BGU): Bridging the air-gap between isolated networks and mobile phones using radio frequencies

Security researcher Mordechai Guri with the guidance of Prof. Yuval Elovici from the cyber security labs at Ben-Gurion University in Israel presented at the...

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Colloque du Technion 15 décembre 2014

(Français) Making Sense of Big Data, le colloque du Technion France, se prépare à un succès sans précédent !

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OECD: growth in Israel is projected to rebound to about 3% in 2015

After a pronounced but temporary weakening in 2014, growth is projected to rebound to about 3% in 2015 and 3½ per cent in 2016,...

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BGU Researcher Finds Social Media Security Breaches May Have Prolonged Takeover of Kenyan Mall by Terrorists

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev PhD candidate Tomer Simon has discovered that during the takeover of the Westgate Mall in Kenya in 2013, there...

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Pr Michal Schwartz et Dr Ido Amit

Weizmann Institute researchers suggest that the brain’s “immunological age” is what counts

How the brain ages is still largely an open question – in part because this organ is mostly insulated from direct contact with other...

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Unemployment rate in Israel decreased to 5.70 percent in october 2014

Unemployment Rate in Israel decreased to 5.70 percent in October of 2014 from 6.50 percent in September of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Israel averaged...

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Tel Aviv wins World Smart Cities award in Barcelona. 250 cities competed in the competition! CIO is Technion graduate.

Tel Aviv receives international recognition while winning the first prize in the World Smart Cities Award at the Smart City Expo World Congress in...

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São Paulo-Israel Industrial Joint Program Announcement

FAPESP – São Paulo Research Foundation, on behalf of the State of São Paulo, Brazil and MATIMOP -The Israeli Industry Center for R&D, acting...

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Mashav: Citrus production program for professionals from India

A professional course to demonstrate best practices, knowhow and new agricultural technologies in the citrus production field was recently conducted in Israel within the...

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JCT takes over nursing training at the Shaarei Zedek medical center

JCT has signed a cooperation agreement with the Shaarei Zedek Medical Center to take over the training of nurses in the hospital’s Nursing School....

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Michael Golan et Karen Gordon, invités du Career Center de la CCIIF

CCIIF: Career Center Networking n°1, December 10th, 2014

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François Matraire, Conseiller commercial à l’Ambassade de France en Israël et directeur Pays, Ubifrance Israël

Interview by Israel Valley of François Matraire, Ubifrance Israel

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Eutelsat and Spacecom (Israel) create unified neighbourhood at Africa’s leading Free-To-Air satellite TV position, 16-17° East

Eutelsat and Spacecom create unified neighbourhood at Africa’s leading Free-To-Air satellite TV position, 16-17° East Paris, Tel-Aviv, 19 November 2014 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext:...

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A first! The first France Israel energy dialogue took place in Paris the 17th of november

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Haifa and Bar Ilan Universities: Omega-3 reduces smoking

Taking omega-3 supplements reduces craving for nicotine and even reduces the number of cigarettes that people smoke a day, according to a new study...

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Prof Danny Porath

Hebrew U: Breakthrough in molecular electronics paves the way for DNA-based computer circuits in the future

In a new research paper published in Nature Nanotechnology, an international group of scientists announced the most significant breakthrough in a decade toward developing...

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(Français) CCIIF, femmes leaders (Israël) : Nava Ravid, Elisabeth Kogan, Inbal Arielli, 23 nov. 2014 à Tel Aviv

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Ariel Maislos (CEO) et Etay Bogner (CTO), fondateurs de Stratoscale

Stratoscale Raises $32 Million Series B; Building Rack Scale, Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Software

Stratoscale, the software platform for hyper-convergence, today announced its series B funding of $32 million, led by Intel Capital, with participation by Cisco® Investments...

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(Français) Handiconnexion, une plateforme CV pour les handicapés français

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Tel Aviv University: Touching a comet, a 25 year-old dream comes true

On Wednesday November 12 at 17:30 Israel time, the Philae lander will land on comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko – the first ever landing on a comet....

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L-R: Raymond Banun and Reuven Naamat. Photo: Yoav Devir

KKL France: French delegation looks to the future

The KKL-JNF France delegation currently visiting Israel has split up into a number of different groups, to a set out to explore the country...

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Dina Sorek Ministre aux Affaires économique et scientifique 
Ambassade d’Israël en France

Successes of start-up nation at Innovation Connecting Show, by Dina Sorek for Israël Science Info

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Dr. Leeat Granek, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

BGU: preclinical oncology coursework could help with the shortage of oncologists

With the world facing a shortage of oncologists, BGU researchers have determined that preclinical study of oncology may increase the number of students entering the...

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(Français) Levées de fonds de start-ups (Israël) : Cnoga, Freightos, Tipalti, LightCYBER, CYActive, StoreDot, Xplenty, appsee, Reduxio, Check Cap, CB-4, YOU Appi, Avraham pharma, Sentrix, Cloudyn…

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(Français) Innovation et industrie : 25 start-ups israéliennes remarquables

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Israël Science Info n°15

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Désirée Massad, DG de Protea Village

Life expectancy in Israel among the world’s highest. This is a country that lives outdoors.

What is the secret of Israel’s high life expectancy? The video offers some of the answers. “There are many things that add to the...

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Innovation Day France Israël : 3th edition in Paris, December 16th organized by Ubifrance

UBIFRANCE is the implementing partner of Israel-France Innovation Day third edition, to be held in Paris on 16th December. This edition will focus on...

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(Français) Le numéro 15 d’Israël Science Info est paru ! Dossier spécial sur les délégations d’étudiants français en Israël et sur le Conseil Pasteur Weizmann

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Big success for TransTech5

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Weizmann (Israel): The Ocean’s Living Carbon Pumps

When we talk about global carbon fixation –“pumping” carbon out of the atmosphere and fixing it into organic molecules by photosynthesis – proper measurement...

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Israel testing industry with lowest FIT rates possible

Israel’s electricity market regulator PUA surprised everyone on Tuesday by suggesting a feed-in tariff for the Timna solar park lower than initially agreed. Israel...

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Prof. Ruth Shalgi

Tel Aviv University: Slowing the Biological Clock

TAU study finds neutralizing an immune system gene could improve the success of fertility treatments in women. Difficulty in conceiving a child is a...

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Or Hen, Ph. D student Tel Aviv University

(Français) Université de Tel Aviv : physique nucléaire, comment s’accouplent les nucléons dans le noyau atomique

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Dr Eran Perlson

(Français) Université de Tel Aviv : comment la rage attaque le cerveau

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Yossi Vardi and Sharona Justman

Yossi Vardi in Los Angeles, The Israel Conference: amazing companies and incredible technologies, Oct. 30-31, 2014

The Israel Conference™ expands to two days and features 75 stellar speakers from Israel-facing companies. The diverse cross-section of innovation and design from Israel...

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Eilat-Eilot Green Energy 6th International Conference & Exhibition Dec 7-9, 2014 Eilat, Israel

The 6th annual Eilat-Eilot Green Energy Conference, which will be held December 7-9, 2014 at the Dan and Herods hotels in Eilat. This year...

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Dr Eli Harari, fondateur et ex PDG de Scandisk

SanDisk’s Founder Dr. Eli Harari Recognized by President Obama with Highest Honor for Revolutionizing the Flash Storage Industry

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, announced that President Obama has further distinguished Dr. Eli Harari, founder and retired...

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Star Trek tractor beam

Weizmann (Israel): Star Trek tractor beam may exist

In nature, waves such as those in the ocean begin as local oscillations in the water that spread out, ripple fashion, from their point...

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Crédit photo : Israël Valley

The CCIIF to organize the 5th Edition of TRANSTECH at Tel Aviv University, on 28th oct 2014.

On  October 28th 2014, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Israel-France is organizing the 5th Edition of its TRANSTECH Conference, an international seminar on Technology Transfer and Financial Technology development potential...

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Prof. Talma Hendler, Tel Aviv University

Feeling Their Pain at the Multiplex

Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:30:00 AM TAU researcher shows movie audiences and schizophrenics share brain activity patterns In one of the final scenes of...

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France 24: economic intelligence, Israel and Technion, the key of the success

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Israel ‘best place’ on planet for clean-tech entrepreneurs according to Cleantech Group and WWF

The Cleantech Group and WWF have published the Global Cleantech Innovation Index for 2014, and Israel is in the number 1 position. According to the...

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Lionel Benizri, CEO mykapp

Big Data, what compatibility for the enterprises, an article of Lionel Benizri, CEO of Myk App, Israel

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Technion: Big Data Symposium, December 15, 2014, Maison de la chimie, in Paris

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Assistant professor Shelly Tzill, Technion

Technion (Israel): Shelly Tzlil, Ph.D., seeks to understand the molecular origin of neuron mechanosensing

Shelly Tzill and her team seek to understand the molecular origin of neuron mechanosensing – the ability of neuronal cells to sense and respond...

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TheHive5

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Tamar Bercovici, Yoelle Maarek, Tal Rabin

22 most powerful women engineers in the world: 3 of them are israeli! Tamar Bercovici, Yoelle Maarek, Tal Rabin

According to Business Insider rank, among the 22 Most Powerful Women Engineers In The World, 3 of them are israeli! Tamar Bercovici, Yoelle Maarek,...

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Israeli start-ups raise funds: Hexadite (2,5 M$), WakingApp (1 M$), Parko (1,1 M$)

Cyber security startup Hexadite, launched by three former Israeli intelligence officials, came out of stealth today and announced $2.5 million in seed funding. The money comes from...

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Israeli start-up Mantis raises 12,5 M$ to accelerate its plans for shifting the 3D paradigm via its core MV4D technology platform

Mantis Vision, a developer of the world’s most advanced 3D enabling technologies and solutions, has secured a $12.5 million strategic investment round from Qualcomm...

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Israel Innovation: big success of the event of CCIIF, Valérie Zarka and Jacob cabinet in Paris

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Pr Ester Segal, Technion and Pr Amir Saar, Hebrew U

Technion and Hebrew U: Bactusense from Israel will give real-time identification and analysis of bacteria in food processing plants, water systems, hospitals…

What if one product could detect bacteria in food-processing plants, hospitals and municipal water supplies — inexpensively and in real time? Thanks to Israeli...

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Fondateurs (founders) : Ofir Shahar, Tal Rosenberg, Dror Daliot

Kitchenbug (Israel) raises 1M$ thanks to business angels!

Kitchenbug is an online recipe box that tells you if your recipes are good for you. Collect any recipe from any website and store...

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Pr Ilan Koren and Dr Orit Altaratz

Weizmann (Israel): no limits to human effects on clouds

Understanding how clouds affect the climate has been a difficult proposition. What controls the makeup of the low clouds that cool the atmosphere or...

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De g. à d. : Benny Rosenbaum, CEO, Founder ; Uri Rivner VP Business Development & Cyber Strategy, Co-Founder ; Avi Turgeman, CTO founder

BioCatch (Israel) raises $10 million to fuel rapid growth

BioCatch, the global leader in behavioral biometric authentication and threat detection, announced today that it has completed a $10 million financing round. The funding...

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(Français) Assemblée nationale, audition du Dr Daniel Rouach, “Innovation en Israël”

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Weizmann researchers (Israel) analyze the elements emitted from an unusual star just before explosion

When a supernova – the explosion of a distant star – was discovered last year, astrophysicists, with the help of telescopes around the globe,...

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Euroson 2014, Tel Aviv: Strong performance reported by SuperSonic Imagine in Israel

At EUROSON Congress held in Tel Aviv, Israel from 26-28 May, SuperSonic Imagine, a company specializing in ultrasound medical imaging, is proud to announce...

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Création artistique avec des seringues

Opening of “Art & healing” exhibit at Hadassah Mt. Scopus (Israel)

Together with the Haverut Organization, Students at Bezalel Acdemy Help Hadassah Patients Heal The opening event for the annual art exhibition of works by...

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Tel Aviv University researchers: Start-up Cine’al make nanodiapers from jellyfish

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MIXiii Biomed 2014: Agreement Pharmaseed and Arava R&D Center and spin off in France 4P Pharma

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Numéro 14 d'Israël Science Info

Israël Science Info n°14
(Français) Numéro 14 d’Israël Science Info

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Intel to invest $6 Billion in Israel

US computer chip giant Intel is to invest close to $6 billion in upgrading its Israeli production facilities, Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett said...

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Gil Gidron, president of the Spain-Israel Chamber of Commerce

Spain Adopts the ‘Israel Model’ to Engineer a Biotech Resurgence

Spain is one of the world’s leading nations in biotechnology research, but it lags behind in technology transfer and the creation of new companies....

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Le Dr Daniel Rouach est co-auteur avec Edouard Cukierman de l'ouvrage de référence "Le bouclier technologique de l'innovation", aux Ed. Pearson

President of CCIIF Dr Daniel Rouach to receive Technion MBA students at ESCP Paris

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Introducing MIXiii: The First Ever Joint Hi-Tech And Biomed Conference In Israel

Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI) Announces Israel’s Innovation Conference – (MIXiii); Event Will Take Place In Tel Aviv In May, Opening Remarks Will Be...

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Successful fundraising for 8 israeli start-ups: Kenshoo (20 M$), OrCam (15M$), Beamr (9,5 M$), Slidely (7,3 M$), GreenSQL (7 M$), Tyto Care (4M$), Neura (2 M$), Flayvr (2 M$)

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Les récipiendiaires des Trophées CCFI 2014

(Français) Israël Valley : Trophées de la CCFI à ACCOR, Idomoo, I24News, la Française des Jeux, Elbit/Dassault

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Israeli solar arena gets big boost with inauguration of 11 new projects, by Arava and EDF-EN

Israel’s power grid will receive a boost this week, as 11 new solar power plants go online in the Negev and Arava, the Jerusalem...

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Prof. Yonina Eldar, Technion

Women and science: 2014 IEEE/AESS Award to Prof. Yonina Eldar (Technion)

Prof. Yonina Eldar of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering receives the 2014 IEEE/AESS Fred Nathanson Memorial  Radar Award. Eldar is being recognized for her...

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Jean-Charles Banoun, Nadine Hamed, Lucy Aharish, Franck Melloul

(Français) La chaine i24 news a lancé son road show international, Israël Science Info était parmi les invités

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de g. à d. : Esther Amar Kagan, Danièle Hoffman-Rispal, Marlène Roulet, Joëlle Lezmi

Women and science: many attendees at French National assembly for the women’s day

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L'équipe de Hadassah à l'orphelinat de Addis-Abeba

Israeli Hospital Hadassah’s Project Continues to Nurture Ethiopian Orphans Who Have HIV/AIDS

As part of the Hadassah Medical Center’s ART-Joy-Love project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, devoted to helping orphans with HIV/AIDS, Hadassah’s health professionals once again...

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EQUIVAMED (Israel) provides precise equivalent of more than 1milion of drugs in 80 languages

Equivamed and smartphone app Convert Drugs Premium enables public health professionals to find the precise equivalent of more than 1milion of drugs in 80...

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Social video chat co Rounds (Israel) raises $5m

Social video chat developer Rounds has raised $5 million from Verizon Ventures , DFJ’s Tim Draper and Rhodium , bringing to $10.5 million the...

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Infinity Group Invests US$4.2 M in Green BioTech Company BotanoCap

Infinity Group, a cross-border, private equity platform, announced today that it has invested US$4.2 M in green biotech company BotanoCap (http://www.botanocap.com). A little less...

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Israël Science Info n°13
(Français) L’audace créative au cœur de l’écosystème

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Elevation of RIP3 in nuclei of neurons from neuronopathic Gaucher (red; arrows) disease mice

Weizmann Institute (Israel): New Hope for Gaucher Patients

What causes brain damage and inflammation in severe cases of Gaucher disease? Little is known about the events that lead to brain pathology in...

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Un smartphone et un ordinateur suffisent

Tel Aviv University, Weizmann and Technion: RSA Key Extraction via Low-Bandwidth Acoustic Cryptanalysis

Many computers emit a high-pitched noise during operation, due to vibration in some of their electronic components. These acoustic emanations are more than a...

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Le KKL pour un avenir plus vert

KKL- JNF Wishes for A Greener Tomorrow, February 2nd 2014, in Paris

On January, 03 2014

Big event of the KKL-JNF, February 2nd 2014, in Paris. Israel Science Info, official media partner of the KKL-JNF.

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Israeli public transport app Moovit raises $28m. Uri Levine, founder of Waze, is member of the board

19 December, 2013 Globes, Tzahi Hoffman Public transport app Moovit has raised $28 million. The crowdsourcing app gathers real time information from passengers as...

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Sckipio Technologies Completes $10M Investment Round to Create G.fast Modem Chips

Sckipio Technologies announced completion of a $10M investment from four venture funds − Gemini Israel Ventures, Genesis Partners, Amiti Capital, and Aviv Ventures −...

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Dr Amos Tanay Weizmann Institute

Weizmann Institute of sciences:Chromosomes Show Off their Shapes

Chromosomes – the 46 tightly-wrapped packages of genetic material in our cells – are iconically depicted as X-shaped formations. However, those neat X’s only...

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Cellules de microglies (modèle animal)

Weizmann: Mysterious brain cells called microglia are starting to reveal their secrets

Until recently, most of the glory in brain research went to neurons. For more than a century, these electrically excitable cells were believed to...

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Pr. Hagai Bergman Université Hébraïque de jérusalem

(Français) Maladie de Parkinson : le prix scientifique de la Fondation France Israël attribué aux Professeurs Hagai BERGMAN (UHJ) et Claude FEUERSTEIN (France)

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Gadi Bahat CEO Compass-EOS

Compass-EOS Closes $42 Million Funding Round

$42 Million Round to Disrupt the Routing Industry with Super-Efficient Routers Using Novel Optical Backplane Compass-EOS, the icPhotonics™ routing pioneer, announced the 18th of...

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CDI SYSTEMS EN CHINE

China: israeli company CDI Systems ranked third in a prestigious e-commerce competition

CDI Systems- the developer of an innovative e-publishing platform participated in a prestigious e-commerce competition that took place in CHANGZHOU, China a few days ago. The competition attracted more than...

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Dr Hossam Haik

Inserm – Technion: A new International Associate Laboratory on the trail of an electronic nose to smell pulmonary hypertension

Pr. Syrota, Inserm CEO and Prof Peretz Lavie, Technion President, are going to sign a new agreement for the creation of a new International...

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Benjamin Netanyaou, Shimon Peres, François Hollande

Technion and Ecole Polytechnique sign cooperation agreement

École Polytechnique and Technion signed an agreement on 19th November 2013 for academic cooperation. The strategic accord between the two renowned science and technology...

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ICL INNOVATION

Open innovation at Israel Chemicals Ltd

Israel Chemicals Ltd (ICL) has recently launched an Open Innovation program to accelerate its development of sustainable new products and processes, as well as...

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WIX raises $127 million in IPO

Israeli cloud-based web development platform starts trade on the NASDAQ. By Viva Sarah Press November 7, 2013  Email  Print Israeli cloud-based website builder Wix has...

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Rivka Carmi

BGU and UChicago have joined forces to develop game-changing water technologies

Last June, Mayor Emanuel and the presidents of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the University of Chicago have  unveiled the action program for...

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couvISI12_2

Israël Science Info n°12
Innover et entreprendre, les clefs de la croissance

La deuxième journée de l’innovation France Israël se tiendra en novembre à Tel Aviv. Cet événement, capital pour la coopération économique entre la France...

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Agriculteurs de Gaza invités par le MFA à la foire d'Eshkol, sur le stand du KKL

(Français) Harvest Export : une société d’export de Gaza et de Ramallah

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LOGO INNOVATION DAY

2nd Innovation Day France Israël

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Hani Abdeen et Yuval Weiss

Palestinian Authority Health Minister Visits Patients at Hadassah and Emphasizes Medical Cooperation

The Palestinian Authority’s Minister of Health, Dr. Hani Abdeen, visited patients at Hadassah Hospital on May 5th and emphasized the importance of cooperation with...

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Intubation robotisée

A first at Hadassah Hospital: Robotic Intubation Without Risk

A Hadassah medical team, in collaboration with researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a completely new device that allows robot guided...

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Gaz et solaire, le défi du mix énergétique

Israël Science Info n°11
(Français) Gaz et solaire, le défi du mix énergétique

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(Français) L’Université de Tel Aviv crée la prochaine génération de supraconducteurs

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(Français) EDF Energies Nouvelles Israël construit 4 centrales photovoltaïques

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(Français) MASHAV œuvre en Afrique contre la famine

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(Français) Un brevet Bar-Ilan et BGU de communication fibre optique

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(Français) TaKaDu chasse le gaspillage des fuites d’eau

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Le numérique, fer de lance de la R&D

Israël Science Info n°10
(Français) Le numérique, fer de lance de la R&D

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Journal télévisé

Newscast

On August, 26 2013

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Israël au cœur de la révolution génétique

Israël Science Info n°9
(Français) Israël au cœur de la révolution génétique

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Meditech

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UNE GRAND FORMAT JPEG

Israël Science Info n°8
(Français) Une agriculture high tech et durable

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(Français) Technologies

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(Français) IATI BioMed

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(Français) AGRO-MASHOV

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(Français) Watec

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Technion

(Français) Colloque scientifique du Technion

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ISI07

Israël Science Info n°7
(Français) Israël, le culte de l’innovation

Biodiversité et réchauffement climatique ; La 4ème génération de panneaux solaires ; La prédisposition au DT2 ; Les ondes gravitationnelles ; Le traitement des...

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Hebrew U: Study of young Israelis emphasizes need for avoidance of sun exposure

A new study conducted using extensive medical records of over one million Israeli adolescents before military service shows clearly how exposure to the Israeli...

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Hadassa Roness and Lital Kalich-Philosoph

Sheba (Israel) finds way to preserve fertility of cancer patients after chemotherapy

For the first time, there is hope of natural conception for young female cancer patients undergoing cancer treatment. Cancer treatments often damage a young...

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ISI3

Israël Science Info n°3
Israel, global laboratory

Shimon Peres speech to the UN Millennium Development Goals Summit, ” Our experience is replicable”; agreements with Brazil, Angola, Haiti, India, Gaza and the...

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(Français) Recherche translationnelle : la stratégie Europe de Pharmaseed

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ISI02

Israël Science Info n°2
Economy at the top thanks to high-tech

Israel has chairmanship of Euréka ; Israel is member of OECD ! European consortium for the 4G mobile managed by an Israeli Agreements between...

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ISI01

Israël Science Info n°1
Recent exploits of Israeli researchers

Israel, first European partner in research ; an artificial hand ; a gold treatment against cancer ; Ada Yonath, Nobel prize in Chemistry and...

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(Français) L’Espagne déploie en deux semaines une gestion intelligente des réseaux d’eaux qui utilise le cloud computing

L’opérateur de réseau d’eau Sareak Udal (Bilbao), nouveau client de TaKaDu, s’attend à un très rapide retour sur investissement et à des réductions de...

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Boson de Higgs

Israel at the forefront of research on the discovery of the Higgs boson

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Vidéo: Israël, Terre d’excellence

Voici la vidéo présentée lors du Congrès des Amis d’Israël le 3 avril 2012 à la Mutualité. Israël est à la pointe dans tous...

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Précocité

Congrès virtuel pluridisciplinaire sur la précocité et le haut potentiel

Ce premier congrès virtuel sur les enfants précoces ou à haut potentiel fait appel aux meilleurs spécialistes. Il a pour vocation d’aider à mieux...

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1er mars 2012 limite de dépôt des dossiers pour l’appel à projets OSEO/MATIMOP

Cet appel à projets soutient des partenariats technologiques et de R&D portés par des entreprises françaises et israéliennes. Les entreprises sélectionnées recevront une aide...

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vignettecouv6

Israël Science Info n°6
Le succès des coopérations internationales

La Journée franco-israélienne de l’Innovation à Bercy Le prix Nobel de chimie attribué à un israéliende l’eau douce dans la Mer Morte Le goutte...

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ISI05

Israël Science Info n°5
(Français) Israël, N°1 mondial en recherche et développement

Eurêka investit 134 M€ en projets industriels ; eau potable et fumées industrielles ; Israël au Japon et au Kenya. l’Ambassadeur d’Israël ; prix...

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ISI04

Israël Science Info n°4
(Français) Israël, Président du programme Eurêka

Israël Président d’Eurêka met les cleantech à l’honneur L’année de la chimie les prix de la Fondation France Israël la Grèce et le gaz...

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