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Social Big data: TAU study, we’re bad judges of our own friendships


Most of us think that friendship is a two-way street — but that’s true only half the time, according to research from Tel Aviv University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Their new joint study says only half of your buddies would consider...

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Floods in Sri Lanka:

Friendship between people – but more so between nations – is tested in times of need. We have every intention that this emergency aid...

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Aerial view of the 40-megawatt Ketura Solar field. (photo credit:EGE)

EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions the Zmorot solar power plant (50 MWp) in Israel

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of the 50 MWp Zmorot solar photovoltaic power plant by its local subsidiary EDF EN Israël. The...

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École Polytechnique and the Weizmann Institute of Science Sign Cooperation Agreement

Jacques Biot, President of École Polytechnique (Palaiseau, France), and Prof. Daniel Zajfman, President of the Weizmann Institute of Science (Rehovot, Israel), signed May 26th...

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Israel and Canada increase technology cooperation, countries to double funding for joint R&D

The success stories behind Israeli hi-tech companies greatly contribute to helping establish extensive technological cooperation between Israel and countries around the world. One such...

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Moovit declared the official public transport app of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Technology will be one of the main allies for Rio de Janeiro residents and tourists who will share the city during August’s 2016 Summer...

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De g. à d., Pierre Gattaz, Président du MEDEF, Muriel Touaty, DG du Technion France, Prof Peretz Lavie, Président du Technion

Mr. Pierre Gattaz, president of Medef (France) visits the Technion (Israel): partnerships and long term strategy

The President of the MEDEF (National confederation of French employers), Mr. Pierre Gattaz spent the morning of May 16 at the Technion, surrounded by...

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A g. Prof Meir Zadok

(Français) israelandyoo : Nicole Riahi interviewe Meir Zadok, directeur de l’Académie des Sciences

Nicole Riahi, founder israelandyoo website, interviewed Dr. Meir Zadok, Director of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Meir Zadok presents its action towards...

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Heetch continues its international growth and is interested in the night-time mobility of Tel-Aviv

The French start-up is pursuing its international development and will be a member of the French delegation coming to Tel-Aviv in order to evaluate...

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Neuroscience and creativity: the Hebrew University in Geneva

What can neuroscience tell about the mechanisms of artistic creation? How can we explain the creative process? Why suddenly the writer imagines such a...

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Israël Science Info n°18
(Français) Le nouveau numéro d’Israël Science Info est paru !

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Emmanuel Macron présentant la french tech en Israël (photo : Usine digitale)

Visit of french minister Macron in Israel: Greentech, a start-up incubator in the Department of Ecology. Video

Ségolène Royal, Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, and Emmanuel Macron, Minister for the Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs, launched a brand new...

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Climate change and health: call for projects France-Israel, May 2-3 2016

Each year, the PHC program MAIMONIDES funds Franco-Israeli bilateral research programs around two themes previously chosen by a committee of experts – the High...

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Viva Technology (Les Echos, Publicis): 100 israeli start-ups in Paris, June 30th – July 2nd 2016

From June 30 to July 2, 2016 in Paris, Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailles, VIVA TECHNOLOGY PARIS will bring together the world’s major...

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Dana Chanan, Sweetch CEO and cofounder

Sweetch app (Israel): stopping diabetes before it starts

Sweetch, an Israeli digital health startup, is on a mission to make the world a healthier place. Its first undertaking: to prevent people who...

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France-Israel: Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity and Public Health, May 2 – 3 2016, Haifa, Israel

The COP21, which led to the Paris Agreement, had almost neglected public health, despite the joint appeal of the French Society of Public Health,...

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Israel-USA: Researchers explore problem of obesity from the inside out

In the last 40 years, obesity has more than doubled around the world. In the United States, the average American is more than 24...

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L’Atelier BNP Paribas: Kaiima (Israel) plateform, develops new crop varieties for free GMO agriculture

Change It, L’Atelier BNP Paribas video magazine, presents innovation in all its forms. It aims to identify the most innovative start-ups and offers insights...

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Elie Lobel au micro à Bercy le 6 avril 2016 pour la 3ème édition de la journée de l'Innovation France Israël (Photo Marc Ouaki pour Israël Science Info)

Orange Appoints Elie Lobel as CEO of Orange Healthcare

Orange has announced the appointment of Elie Lobel as CEO of Orange Healthcare, which also becomes the healthcare subsidiary within Orange Business Services. Elie...

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Life sciences: Innovation prize, Oct. 3-4th 2016, Paris : israeli companies invited to apply before April 30th !

For 8 years, the Innovation Prize rewards project holders in the field of Healthcare (Biotech, Medtech, E-Health). Open to young start-ups (< 8 years...

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WeKast (Israel) launches on Kickstarter its Plug & Cast Presentation Solution. Video

WeKast launches on Kickstarter seeking $50,000 to manufacture its presentation solution that eliminates setup, while increasing mobility and engagement. The WeKast device boasts a...

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France 24: the huge success of Israel in cybersecurity and high tech, Team8, Mobileye, Visualead… Video

On Israeli territory, startups focusing on cybersecurity technology is booming. The report “Planet @venir” on France 24 says that this success which is reflected,...

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(Français) France 24 : la réussite éclatante d’Israël en cybersécurité et high tech, Team8, Mobileye, Visualead… Vidéo

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La Ministre française des Affaires sociales et de la santé, Mme Marisol Touraine à l’hôpital Ichilov, en Israël

Terrorist attacks: Minister Marisol Touraine officially launches medical France-Israel cooperation

Marisol Touraine, French Minister of Social Affairs and Health, currently visiting Israel, met with his Israeli counterpart, Yaakov Litzman, with whom she announced the...

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Moovit (Israel) expands accessibility features for blind users

It’s easy to get caught up in the new, cool thing aspect of transportation tech and apps, but there’s some real social benefit and...

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BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi and JLU Executive Vice Chairman of the University Council Prof. Li Cai sign an agreement to establish a joint innovation center during the conference at the Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem of the Forum of Presidents of Israel-China Higher Education Institutions on Tuesday afternoon while Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong and Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett look on

Ben-Gurion University, Jilin University Sign Agreement to Establish Joint Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel, and Jilin University (JLU), the biggest university in China, signed an agreement Tuesday to establish a joint...

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Amir Peleg, fondateur et CEO de Takadu

TaKaDu (Israel) and G&A Consultants Announce Partnership to Increase Water Efficiency in Chile

TaKaDu, a global leader in Integrated Event Management solutions for the water industry, announced today that it has formed a partnership with G&A Consultants...

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The Lundberg Family Farms continues to use farm methods that respect the environment, and they oversee every grain of rice “from greenhouse to warehouse” to ensure the highest quality and exceptional flavor. Lundberg Family Farms is also an official participant of the Non-GMO Project, a non-profit organization that offers consumers a consistent non-GMO choice for organic and natural products that are produced without genetic engineering or recombinant DNA technologies

Ben-Gurion University Researchers, Netafim USA, Lundberg and Conaway Ranch to Reduce Water Use for Rice Crop. Video

The first sustainable farming initiative leveraging Israel’s unparalleled research and innovation in water technology to reduce rice-crop water use will begin this spring at...

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Monaco: strong presence of Technion at the connected health symposium, May 31-June 1, 2016

The principality of Monaco will host the Connected health, scientific conference on the topic of health connected from 31 May to 1 June 2016,...

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Photo: Moshe Brinn, Netafim

Israel: Netafim introduced drip irrigation 45 years ago in Kibbutz Hatzerim

Hatzerim was one of the first kibbutzim (pl.) to break the mould from traditional agriculture and start a business. Netafim is the kibbutz business...

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Connected world: 11th edition of Technion France Annual Mission at the Technion, May 6 – 9th 2016, Israel

Technion France organizes its 11th edition of its Annual Mission from Friday 6 to Monday 9 May 2016 at the TECHNION, Israel Institute of...

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Comment Emmanuel Macron vend la French Tech à la Start-up Nation © Marine Crouzet, Ambassade de France à Tel Aviv

France-Israel: launching of French Tech Hub in Tel Aviv, announced 6 months ago by Minister Emmanuel Macron

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Marisol Touraine, Ministre des Affaires sociales et de la Santé

Victims of the attacks: the French Minister of Health to observe Israeli clinics

The French Minister of Social Affairs and Health, Mrs. Marisol Touraine, will visit Israel and the Palestinian Territories on Thursday March 31 to Sunday,...

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DietSensor powered by SCIO (Israel), the most intuitive tracker and nutritional coach for diabet

DietSensor provides a healthy way of life thanks to a scan and a connected application. Now, you can scan your food and beverage, analyze...

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"Menace sur le vin, Les défis du changement climatique", ouvrage de Valéry Laramée de Tannenberg et Yves Leers

(Français) Vins : Israël remporte des médailles d’or. Quel avenir pour les vignobles mondiaux face au réchauffement climatique ?

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A photo from Eshel Ben-Jacob's research on bacteria TAU

Main Archive TAU breakthroughs prominent in Ministry of Science exhibition at Ben Gurion Airport

Israel’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Space has curated a new exhibition on Israeli innovation and scientific contributions to humanity. The exhibition will be...

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Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani holds a dove of peace plaque given to him by BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi. Photo by Dani Machlis/BGU

Former Mayor of New York City Rudolph Giuliani at BGU: “the future of IT is in Beersheva”

Former Mayor of New York City says Israel is the place to be for cybersecurity and big data applications. Former Mayor of New York...

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Israeli non-contact 3D laser printing co Utilight raises $2.9m

Israeli 3D laser printing developer Utilight Ltd. has raised $2.9 million. The company’s non-contact 3D laser printing technology is for high-volume manufacturing of printed...

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Ben Gurion University: Seasonal variations of human sperm cells, explanation of a seasonal birth pattern

To compare the different sperm parameters according to season of the year on sperm production day and the season 70 days prior (during spermatogenesis)....

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France-Israel: big challenge for entrepreneurs. Gala with Air France partnership, March 28th

On March 28th 2016 at 6:30pm in Tel Aviv, we will officially launch the « French Tech Hub » in Israel, with French entrepreneurs...

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High tech and international expo on Israel, March 30th-April 10th 2016, Carrousel du Louvre. Video

From Wednesday, March 30th to Sunday, April 10th, 2016, from 9:00 to 20:00, B’nai B’rith France invites you to the exhibition “Open a door...

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France-Israel: symposium “immunology, cancer and ageing”, March 29th 2016, Tel Aviv

The French-Israeli High Council for Science and Technology (HCST) has chosen “Immunology, cancer and ageing” as a priority research topic for 2017-2018. The Israeli...

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JFrog (Israel) located in Toulouse, raises 50M$. Users conference, Napa Valley, May 23-24 th, 2016

More than 1,500 paying customers, 50,000 installations and millions of developers globally rely on JFrog’s world-class infrastructure for software management and distribution. Customers include...

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Educpros emmène les professionnels français de l’enseignement supérieur en Israël, 22-27 mai 2016

C’est un programme d’une ampleur sans précédent que prépare Hélène Allaire, responsable des relations institutionnelles pour Educpros (actualités et services pour les professionnels de...

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Gallium is a rare mineral discovered in 1875, and primarily used in the field of electronics. It has many medicinal effects and has been used for many years as an FDA approved treatment for hypercalcemia (due to bone breakdown) in cancer patients.  It is now being developed in Israel for use in stopping bleeding due to stabbings (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Ariel University (Israeli) Discovers Method to Quickly Stop Bleeding from Stab Wounds and Save Lives of Terror Victims

An Ariel University researcher has discovered a new method to stop uncontrolled bleeding of victims of stab wounds which could save countless lives from...

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Professor Nir Tessler, of the Technion Faculty of Electrical Engineering, and director of the Wolfson Microelectronic Center and of the Sarah and Moshe Zisapel Nanoelectronics Center at the Technion

Technion (Israel) improves the efficiency of organic photovoltaic cells by 50%

A patented breakthrough by researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology improves the efficiency of organic photovoltaic cells by 50 percent, and could someday...

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(Français) L’appli Moovit (Israël) : 1 million d’utilisateurs en France ! Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Toulouse, Bordeaux…

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#ThirstQuencher
Israeli water purifier on way to thirsty Papua New Guinea
Foreign Ministry donates water-purification vehicle from G.A.L. Water Technologies as severe drought causes life-threatening lack of drinking water.
By Abigail Klein Leichman	March 6, 2016, 8:50 am
G.A.L. Water Technologies CEO Rami Aflalo and Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely in the GalMobile to be donated to Papua New Guinea. Photo: courtesy
G.A.L. Water Technologies CEO Rami Aflalo and Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely in the GalMobile to be donated to Papua New Guinea. Photo: courtesy

Israeli water purifier on way to thirsty Papua New Guinea

Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is donating a GalMobile water purification vehicle to drought-stricken Papua New Guinea, an independent island nation north of Australia,...

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A la tribune, le Pr Rivka Carmi, présidente de l'université Ben Gourion du Néguev

Total success for the conference “Women, Science and Innovation” organized by Israel Science Info and WIZO, March 8th at Jerusalem

Tuesday 8 March in Jerusalem, the “Women, Science, Innovation and Creativity” conference, organized by Esther Amar, founder and director of Israel Science Info for...

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IWD conference: WIZO and Israel Science Info, “Women in science, innovation and creativity”, March, 8th 2016, Jerusalem

March 8 th 2016, on the occasion of the international women’s day (IWD), WIZO (Women International Zionist Organization) and Israel Science info invite you...

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Amir Goldenthal with Professor Kanter (Photo: Dana Kopel)

Young Israeli genius making breakthroughs in neuroscience

Amir Goldenthal is already making scientific breakthroughs, and he’s not even 20 yet. The Israeli prodigy has discovered ways to better understand neuroscientific phenomena...

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Tech Women 2016: “Female Engineers of the Future” first conference at Technion

The Technion holds the first conference for outstanding female high school students from all over Israel  “Tech Women 2016”, attended by 670 high school students,...

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Fluorescently labeled polarized Upcyte® hepatocytes.
Credit: Prof. Yaakov Nahmias

TAU and Hebrew U.: Functional human liver cells grown in the lab

In new research appearing in the journal Nature Biotechnology, an international research team led by The Hebrew University of Jerusalem describes a new technique...

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Vue d’un « clarificateur secondaire », réservoir circulaire à fond concave équipé de larges râteaux, dans l'usine de traitement des eaux usées à Shafdan (Israël). Les bactéries des eaux traitées se déposent sur le fond. Les boues sont raclées vers le centre pour être pompées dans des réacteurs biologiques où elles subiront une séparation supplémentaire. Francis Pisani / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The wastewater treatment in Israel, press trip of Bnai Brith and Norbert Lipszyc

Mekorot views the promotion of wastewater treatment and effluents reuse for agricultural and industrial purposes, a national mission. Water reclamation for agricultural purposes have...

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The future of mathematics in Israel (JRME): more than 200 people at Lev Academic Center Lev

The conference JCRME 4 (4th edition of the Jerusalem Conference on Research in Mathematics Education) held the second week of February on the campus...

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This page presents last 10 recorded events of the DSN at TAU seismo lab (Dead Sea network)

Earthquakes, new alert system: lecture at Tel Aviv University, February 28 th, 2016. Video

“Earth is trembles… not me!”. It is the tragicomic title of the conference organized by the French Friends of the Tel Aviv University, Sunday...

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3rd Innovation Day France-Israel, April 6th 2016, in Paris

3rd Innovation Day France-Israel (ID3), flagship event of 2016 on economic cooperation between France and Israel. This event is organized by the Ministry of...

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Israeli hi-tech companies: one of the most successful places employers search these days is Lustig Campus (JCT- Lev Academic Center)

“Israeli hi-tech companies are always looking for competent, skilled employees, and one of the most successful places employers search these days is Lustig Campus,...

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Zvi Roger - Haifa Municipality - The Spokesperson, Publicity and Advertising Division, Matam located at the southern entrance to Haifa, Israel, is the largest and oldest dedicated Hi Tech park in Israel. Next to it, IEC Tower. The buildings in Matam at the front of the picture are the ones of Intel and Elbit Systems.

Israel: Gov’t plans to import foreign high-tech workers

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to unveil a plan to overcome the shortage of high-tech employees in Israel, “Channel 10″ reports. Israeli Prime...

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Prof. Illana Gozes, Tel Aviv Unviersity (credit: AFTAU)

Tel Aviv University, Technion, Rambam, Weizmann (Israel): Alzheimer’s could be diagnosed with common blood test

A new discovery by Tel Aviv University, Technion (Rambam Medical Center), and Harvard University researchers takes the medical community a leap forward in the...

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Dr Yoram Vardi, directeur du service d'urologie du Rambam Medical Center à Haifa (Israël)

Yoram Vardi (Rambam, Israël): low-intensity shock wave Shock Waves Successfully Treat Erectile Dysfunction

Yoram Vardi, MD, is a professor of Urology at the Technion faculty of medicine in Haifa Israel and director of the Neuro-Urology and Male...

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Sami Shamoon School of Engineering (SCE): develop southern Israel and address the shortage of engineers

Sami Shamoon School of Engineering (SCE): develop southern Israel and address the shortage of engineers

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Regentis Biomaterials (Israel) raises $15m

Israeli startup Regentis Biomaterials has closed a $15 million Series D financing round led by Chinese pharmaceutical group Haisco with participation from existing investors...

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RAD’s (Israel) Unique Grandmaster-on-an-SFP Chosen by Major Asian Mobile Operator

Israeli company RAD, whose award-winning Service Assured Access (SAA) solutions improve mobile network performance by ensuring quality of experience (QoE) and lowering total cost...

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(l-r) Yeda CEO Amir Naiberg, Vice President for Technology Transfer Prof. Mudi Sheves, Merck Deputy CEO and Vice Chairman of the Executive Board Stefan Oschmann and Merck Executive board member and Healthcare CEO Belén Garijo

Merck and Weizmann Institute Sign New Framework Agreement on Research Collaboration

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today extended the partnership with Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, by signing a new framework agreement,...

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Israeli cyber solution co Cynet raises $7m

Israeli cyber security company Cynet, which pioneers an all-in-one agentless cybersecurity solution for detection and remediation of advanced and unknown threats, has closed a...

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Tel Aviv based antifraud company Riskified (Israel) raises $25 million

Tel Aviv-based fraud-prevention company Riskified announced Wednesday it has raised $25 million in new financing, or more than four times its previous fund-raising total...

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World Trade Organization 2015 in Nairobi

Israel-Mauritius:

Israel and Mauritius were the only two countries in the Africa, Near and Middle East to take part in the Ministerial Conference of the...

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Head Circumference and C-section: Important Connection, say Hadassah Doctors

Physician/researchers at the Hadassah Medical Center have found that a large fetal head circumference is more strongly associated with unplanned cesarean and instrumental delivery...

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Left: Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry Amit Lang and Germany’s Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Education and Research Thomas Rachel

Israel-Germany: declaration of intent to cooperate on nanotechnology and to publish call for applications in cyber-security

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu along with other ministers and directors of government ministries met with top German officials this week in Berlin. At...

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JEAN-DAVID BENICHOU

Président du Groupe Via.Io
&
Co-Fondateur du Club Seror

(Français) Ces français qui investissent en Israël : la Fondation France Israël reçoit Jean-David Benichou, 18 fév. à Paris

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Moovit Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary of Landmark Community Program With Over 100 City Launches

Moovit, the leading local transit app in the world, this month celebrates the two-year anniversary of its landmark Community program. Since the program’s inception,...

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Picture: CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon

Israel hosted Animals Committee of the CITES Convention

Israel will host the 28th meeting of the Animals Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora...

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Russia, Israel to sign free trade agreement shortly

Russia and Israel plan to sign a free trade agreement within the nearest future, Deputy Agriculture Minister Sergey Levin said on Friday after talks...

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A new bandage invented by Israelis aims to save lives by stopping otherwise unmanageable bleedings. Video.

Stab and gunshot wounds that cause profuse bleeding, if not treated quickly, can bring about a rapid death. Professional help is not always close...

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Patricia Lahy-Engel, directrice de l’accélérateur israélien TheHive

Patricia Lahy-Engel, director of the accelerator The Hive “Israel has an exceptional talent pool”

About Israel, Patricia Engel replies: “Here things are moving very fast, and it has good and bad sides. Both the reactivity is high compared...

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(Français) Technion : Présentation du Start-uP MBA en présence de Professeur Dovev Lavie, 24 fév. 2016, à Paris

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Numerical simulations of the gravitational waves emitted by the inspiral and merger of two black holes. The colored contours around each black hole represent the amplitude of the gravitational radiation; the blue lines represent the orbits of the black holes and the green arrows represent their spins. [Credit: C. Henze/NASA Ames Research Center]

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction. Video.

For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at the Earth from a cataclysmic event...

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A g. David Hsieh, Caltech, à d. Ron Lifshitz, Tel Aviv University

Caltech (USA) and TAU (Israel) Physicists Uncover Novel Phase of Matter

A team of physicists led by Caltech’s David Hsieh has discovered an unusual form of matter—not a conventional metal, insulator, or magnet, for example,...

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Emmanuel MACRON, ministre de l'Economie, de l'Industrie et du Numérique

Message from Nicole Guedj: Minister Emmanuel Macron guest of France Israel Foundation, February 9 th, 2016, in Paris

Emmanuel Macron, Frech Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital, will be the next guest of the “Talks of the France–Israel Foundation.” He will participate...

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Albert Einstein a participé à la fondation et au développement d'institutions prestigieuses en Israël (Université Hébraïque de Jérusalem, Technion...

Rumor: email stokes rumor that gravitational waves have been spotted

It’s just a rumor, but if specificity is any measure of credibility, it might just be right. For weeks, gossip has spread around the...

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French olim very happy at Sami Shamoun school engineers (campus à Ashdod et Beer Sheva, Israël). Video

French students olim hadachim (new immigrants) who have chosen to study engineering in Israel at the Sami Shamoun College of Engineering (Beer Sheva and...

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Dr. Daniel Dikovsky (Israel): 4D Printing Systems by PolyJet Technology

Dr. Daniel Dikovsky presented at the 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference, Fabrication of 4D Printing Systems by PolyJet Technology. In the recent years...

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Roni Oron, 13 years old, student at hakfar hayarok

13-Year-Old Israeli Girl Develops Satellite System for Producing Oxygen in Space

A 13-year-old Israeli girl has invented a system for the production of oxygen in space. The recent winner of the “Satellite Is Born” award...

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Moovit (Israel) Releases Version 4.8.6 With Intuitive Feature “Best Way Today”

Moovit, the world’s leading local transit app, is today releasing Version 4.8.6 on Android with a powerful and personalized new feature, Best Way Today....

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France-Israel: Newzik available on the Appstore and launched at Musicora 2016!

After a successful launch during the NAMM Show in California, the smartest sheet music reader app on iPad & iPhone aims at being the...

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Professor Martha Dirnfeld, Technion

Technion : a clear link between cell phone use and impaired sperm quality of the user

A study conducted at the Technion and Carmel Medical Center reveals a clear link between cell phone use and impaired sperm quality of the...

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BGU of the Negev President Prof. Rivka Carmi and OECD Secretary-General Jose Ángel Gurría

OECD Secretary-General Praises BGU’s Devotion to Turning the Negev into a “Garden” of Knowledge and Innovation

OECD Secretary-General Jose Ángel Gurría warmly accepted the Ben-Gurion Leadership Award from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev President Prof. Rivka Carmi on Monday, praising...

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France-Israel: CNES at the 11th Ilan Ramon International Space Conference in Herzliya “Space for Mankind’s Future”

Tuesday 2 February, CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall delivered a speech at the 11th Ilan Ramon International Space Conference in Herzliya, Israel, which focused...

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Peer-Reviewed Case Study Demonstrates Health Improvements Following ReWalk Exoskeleton Use (Technion, Israel)

ReWalk Robotics Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK) (“ReWalk”), the leading global exoskeleton developer and manufacturer, announced today the publication of a first-of-its-kind case study in the...

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NCF receives award of Innovation Potential

Estonia: Newco2fuels (NCF) awarded for its “innovation potential” at the quality innovation of the year

NewCO2Fuels  (NCF), an Israeli start-up which transforms CO2 emissions into a clean fuel that can be sold as a commodity at competitive prices, was...

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Shani Elitzur, doctorante à la faculté de génie aérospatiale  du Technion

Technion (Israel) : Shani Elitzur won third place in the international Falling Walls Lab competition

Shani Elitzur, a doctoral student at the Technion Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, won third place in the finals of the international Falling Walls Lab...

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Tel Aviv Marathon, Feb. 26th 2016

Tel Aviv Marathon will take place Feb. 26th 2016. The Tel Aviv Marathon is an annual marathon held each spring in Tel Aviv, Israel,...

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A g., Zeev Rotstein, ancien patron de Sheba, à d. Amitai Ziv, directeur de l'unité de Simulation médicale (Sheba) lors du gala Sheba à Paris (photo Israel Science Info)

Zeev Rotstein, emblematic boss of Sheba, became head of Hadassah

Special and last Announcement by Prof. Zeev Rotstein “2015 was a year filled with challenges and events – a year with considerable achievements: *  ...

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Funding for Israeli high-tech hits all-time high, $4.43 billion in 2015, 30% more than in 2014

2015 was a record year for fund raising by Israel’s high tech industry. Israeli tech companies raised $4.43 billion last year in 708 deals,...

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(Français) Le Figaro : Beersheba, la future cybercapitale d’Israël

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Emmanuel Macron présentant la french tech en Israël (photo : Usine digitale)

French Tech Israel: French Big Data’s mission at the Start-up Nation, Jan. 31th Feb. 4th 2016, Tel Aviv

From January 31 to February 4, Business France office in Tel Aviv (Embassy of France) will host in Israel the French cluster Cap Digital,...

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Utilight (Israel) invented and is developing a revolutionary 3D printing technology

Utilight Ltd. is an innovative startup company striving to provide a better way to utilize the suns renewable energy, enabling affordable solar energy for...

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Le Baobab de Grandidier (Adansonia grandidieri) est un arbre de la famille des Bombacaceae.  C'est la plus grande des six espèces de baobabs endémiques de Madagascar. Certains atteignent 30 mètres de hauteur et 7,5 m de diamètre

Lessons Madagascar Can Learn from Israel’s Water Policy

Madagascar wrote a fundamentally new Water Code in 1998. It focused on maximizing the number of people with ac-cess to clean water through a...

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INSIGHTEC Secures $22 Million and Appoints Maurice R. Ferré, MD, as CEO

INSIGHTEC has secured a $22 Million investment led by its current shareholders as part of round D.  In addition, Dr. Maurice R. Ferré, a...

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Projet architectural du musée de la biodiversité au Moyen-Orient, campus de l'université de Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv University’s Steinhardt Museum of Natural History to open to public in January 2017

Tel Aviv University’s Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Israel National Center for Biodiversity Studies, is training the next generation of animal and plant experts...

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Le Dr. Noa Shenkar en plongée étudiant les ascidies

Women and science: Dr Noa Shenkar, taxonomist at the Steinhardt Museum, promotes peace through ascidians

Tel Aviv University’s Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Israel National Center for Biodiversity Studies, slated to open to the public in January 2017, is...

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Le personnel de Hadassah explique les MPOC à un passant au Marché Yéhuda à Jérusalem

Hadassah: Free COPD tests offered in Jerusalem market

Lung specialists from Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem set up a stand in the capital’s Mahaneh Yehuda market – not to sell anything,...

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Remise de Certificats d’Honneur a été organisée à Messieurs Yannick Bolloré (PDG du groupe HAVAS MONDE) et le Dr. Emmanuel Canet (Président Recherche & Innovation du Groupe Servier) pour leurs partenariats établis avec le Technion sous l’impulsion de Muriel Touaty

Big data symposium of Muriel Touaty, DG du Technion France : rendez-vous incontournable des écosystèmes français et israélien

The 13th annual conference of the Technion France, headed by Muriel Touaty, Director General, which took place December 14, 2015 at La Maison de...

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Bacterial growth rates computed with the new method (top, average; bottom, for specific species, red represents faster replication) for a human subject that underwent a radical dietary change. Compared are days in which only white boiled rice was consumed (grey area) and days of normal diet (white area). A global change in bacterial growth dynamics was observed between dietary regimens

Weizmann (Israel) shows how does the human microbiome grows

It is increasingly clear that the thousands of different bacteria living in our intestinal tract – our microbiome – have a major impact on...

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(Français) Big data : d’éminents chercheurs israéliens à Paris au colloque du Technion organisé par Muriel Touaty

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(Français) France – Israël : 5 start-ups françaises en médecine personnalisée lauréates programme d’accélération DARE

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uMake (Israel) Secures Over $5M to Help Creators Unleash Their Ideas in 3D

Message from Evi Meyer CEO of uMake: “we’re happy to announce a great milestone for uMake – we raised more than $5M that will...

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ERC 2015 grants: 4 women among the 24 israeli laureates

Four women, Shira Dvir Gvirsman (Hebrew U., Tel Aviv University), Yifat Merbl (Weizmann), Tali Kristal (Haifa University) and Reut Shalgi (Technion), are among the...

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Weizmann (Israel): Blood Sugar Levels in Response to Foods Are Highly Individual

Which is more likely to raise blood sugar levels: sushi or ice cream? According to a Weizmann Institute study reported in the November 19...

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France-Israel: Biomed mission (Life Sciences) organized by Business France, May 4-26 2016, Tel Aviv

Business France Tel Aviv offers to support French companies on the 15th conference IATI BIOMED Israel, a large international event in the field of...

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Inauguration de l'eTree par Anne Hidalgo (photo Bernard Bitan)

eTree, selected by COP21

eTree is a social enterprise which aims to promote environmental awareness and sustainability, to create a link between the community environment. eTree is powered by solar...

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Natural pesticides: Some 600 million carnivorous spiders grown by BioBee (Israel) will protect crops in Columbia

Some 600 million carnivorous spiders that were raised in BioBee labs in Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu will be flown to agricultural fields in Colombia, to...

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Energy storage: EnStorage (Israel), partner of Areva and Schneider Electric, is prensent at COP21

Israeli company EnStorage develops large scale energy storage solutions based on flow battery technology. EnStorage is part of israeli delegation on COP21. AREVA and...

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Pluristem (Israel) Signs MOU for Collaboration with Fukushima Medical University to Study PLX-R18 in Acute Radiation Syndrome

Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapy products, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a collaboration withFukushima Medical University,...

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Prof. Daphna Joel de l'Ecole de psychologie et de l'Ecole des Neurosciences de l'Université de Tel-Aviv

Women and science: Prof. Daphna Joel finds brains cannot be divided into gender-based categories

Are the brains of men and women truly different? Not if you look at the overall structure, a new Tel Aviv University study says....

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au centre à g. Avi Hasson et Wyatt Roy (à d.)

Cyber-security! Chief Scientist (Israel) signe joint R&D agreement with commonwealth Bank of Australia

The Chief Scientist at the Israeli Ministry of Economy, Avi Hasson, is conducting his first official visit to Australia this week, including visits to...

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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras (left) with PM Netanyahu in Jerusalem  Copyright: GPO/Kobi Gideon

PM Netanyahu meets with Greek PM Tsipras in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.  They two agreed on extensive bilateral cooperation in – inter alia – economic...

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From L. to R.: Pr Davor Milicic, Amir Dagan, Efi Cohen Arazi

Congestive Heart Failure: World’s First Endovascular Neuromodulation Device (Enopace, Israel) Implanted in Man

Enopace Biomedical, an israeli developer based in Caesare of minimally invasive, implantable endovascular neuromodulation therapy for heart failure patients, announced today the first successful...

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Technion and RBNI (Israel): Self-healing sensor brings ‘electronic skin’ closer to reality

Scientists at the Technion have used a new kind of synthetic polymer to develop a self-healing, flexible sensor that mimics the self-healing properties of...

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Business France Mission: “Big data and connected objects”, January 31th janv. – February 4th 2016, Israel

Business France contributes to the development and success of French and foreign businesses wishing to expand abroad by supporting them throughout the lifetime of...

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Global warming: NeoTop Water (Israel) allows for significant reduction of evaporation

NeoTop Water Systems Limited develops and manufactures the TopUp Ball System  – a state-of-the-art modular cover system (patent-pending), which solves a wide-range of problems related...

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Au centre : Madame L'ambassadeur israélien Meirav Eilon Shahar et vice-ministre vietnamien des Affaires étrangères (AE), Lê Hoài Trung (debout)

Vietnam optimizes trade ties with Israel

The Foreign Ministry will organise additional activities to boost commercial connectivity between Vietnamese localities and enterprises and their Israel partners. Foreign Deputy Minister Le...

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Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures Invest in Transit App Moovit

Moovit announced that the company has received an investment from Sound Ventures, a venture capital firm founded by Ashton Kutcher, a successful startup investor...

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Tel Aviv University: an exceptional gala dedicated to knowledge, at la Mairie de Paris, in the presence of Anne Hidalgo

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Israël Science Info n°17
Global warming, COP21

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Israel says warned EU about Volkswagen emissions in 2013

Israel’s Environment Ministry said on Wednesday it informed European regulators two years ago that local testers had been unable to test Volkswagen diesel vehicles...

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Technion: Self-content-based audio inpainting

The popularity of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) systems is continuously growing. Such systems depend on unreliable Internet communication, in which chunks of data...

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De haut en bas : Drs Yohai Kaspi (Weizmann), Ravit Helled (TAU), Eli Galanti (Weizmann) - (montage photos Israël Science Info)(Weizmann)

Weizmann and Tel Aviv University: a new method to determine the exact rotation period of Saturn

If you could jump a spaceship out past Mars and Jupiter to Saturn, pass by its rings and somehow park on the planet’s gaseous...

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Weizmann explains why giant algal blooms periodically appear over hundreds of kilometers of ocean

Giant algal blooms periodically appear over hundreds of kilometers of ocean – so large they can be observed from space. Such blooms then disappear...

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Weizmann (Israel) developed a model predicting that the paradoxical mechanism of IL-2 enables the body to reach homeostasis that is maintaining a relatively steady number of cells

In Alice in Wonderland, one side of the mushroom made her shrink, while the other side of the same mushroom made her grow. Alice...

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Technion : historical visit of Pluton by New Horizons, does Pluton have several moons?

This afternoon, the spacecraft New Horizons will pass over Pluto and will send valuable information to the planet Earth. Members of the research team...

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World’s First Noninvasive Brain Tumor Treatment with Focused Ultrasound Thermal Ablation

We are pleased to report That a key landmark event in the Evolution of Focused Ultrasound Was Achieved on March 4, 2014. For the...

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PCWorld. Pixie is a ‘Location of Things’ key-fob doohickey that helps you find all your things

PCWorld. The worst thing about the Internet of Things is all the runaway things: They’re difficult to find once your collection exceeds, say, 20...

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Weizmann develops an “olfactory fingerprint” test for early diagnosis of degenerative brain disorders

Each of us has, in our nose, about six million smell receptors of around four hundred different types. The distribution of these receptors varies...

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Intel announces new Israeli start-up accelerator

A new initiative by the microprocessor giant Intel will help aspiring Israeli entrepreneurs make their ideas a reality. On Monday, the company announced that...

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Prof Reut Shalgi, Technion

Technion: Prof Reut Shalgi works on language of proteins involved in ALS, Alzheimer, Parkinson…

“Science leads you in directions you hadn’t thought of, and you have to navigate your way through it.” Assistant Professor Reut Shalgi returned from...

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Haggai Meltzer, founder and CEO, Salient Eye

New Zealand: an intruder caught thanks to israeli app Salient Eye on an old smartphone

New Zealander Melissa Rodrigues’ three-year-old son claimed he heard an intruder. The first time she didn’t believe him. The second time, he showed her...

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Tel Aviv University researcher harnesses pulsed electric fields to rejuvenate epidermal function and appearance

Americans spend over $10 billion a year on products and surgery in their quest to find a “fountain of youth,” with little permanent success....

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Avi Hasson, Chief scientist, Israel

Israeli ministry of economy signs cooperation agreement with Latin America’s inter-american development bank

Chief Scientist at the Israeli Ministry of Economy Avi Hasson signed a cooperation agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) recently. The agreement will...

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Expo Milano 2015 Israel presents the Fields of Tomorrow: a vertical field!

A vertical green field, multimedia installations and the stories of industrious people, cutting-edge technologies and thriving companies that made the desert blossom. At Expo...

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KKL: seminar for teachers in Israel, July 12th to 19th 2015

From 12 to 19 July 2015 at Zichron Yaakov, the Education Department JNF organizes an international meeting of teachers in Jewish schools. This meeting...

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Système d'irrigation au goutte à goutte – ou micro-irrigation – mis au point par Netafim, société israélienne active dans plus de 100 pays.

Israel and World Bank Group Sign Agreement to Share Innovative Best Practices in Water

The Israeli Ministry of Economy has committed $500,000 to the World Bank Group’s Water Global Practice to enhance water knowledge in developing countries facing...

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Major Pan-European Operator Expands Deployment of RAD‚s Service Assured Access Solutions

A major Western European Tier 1 service provider is now expanding its deployment of RAD‚s award-winning Service Assured Access (SAA) solutions. The order is...

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Kevin Murai

Israel, Thailand, Japan: delegations of business people and representatives from Ministries of MFA and Science & Technology

A delegation of 20 senior business people from Thailand’s Industrial Association arrived today (June 15 2015) for a working visit in Israel, to examine...

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Transtech 6th edition (Israel): the Cleantech at the CCIIF program October 27th, 2015

On October 27th 2015, the CCIIF, Chamber of Commerce and Industry France-Israel is organizing the 6th Edition of ict TRANSTECH Conference, International seminar on...

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World Oceans Day 2015: Israeli Tech HARBO Cuts Down Response Time To Oil Spills To 20 Minutes

Nocamels. We’ve all seen it on the news: tragic oil spills that destroy entire marine ecosystems, often spreading hundreds of miles within the first...

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María Ángela Serrano

Ecuador-Israel: the “Green Brick” Community Project to build a medical center

A graduate from MASHAV’s Young Leadership course together with members of a rural community in Ecuador utilized recycled materials to build a much needed...

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AAEGE’s struggles for the recognition of French degrees in Israel

French medical and paramedical degrees, although very good, are formatted differently than degrees of other European countries which complicates their recognition in Israel. To...

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Israel: 3 lessons funded by Israeli ministry of integration​, marketing and Facebook for the Olim

Tel Aviv Town hall and MATI Tel Aviv invite Olim to participate in three free marketing courses in FRENCH for all Olim Hadachim (less...

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Employment in Israel exhibition, Sunday, May 31th 2015, in Paris

A large Exhibittion employment in Israel is held on 31th May, from 11h to 18h at Salons Hoche, 9 avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris. The...

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Bone marrow: after Sheba and Schneider, Hadassah hospital (Israel) recognized by JACIE

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Seatylock: This Bicycle Saddle That Turns Into A Lock Is Sure To Win Over Cyclists

Every once in a while simple ideas come along that are simply, well, genius. In this case, it’s a bicycle saddle that turns into…  a...

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Paz to build third Ashdod power plant

The winner of the turbine tender for the plant will be announced in the coming weeks. The Paz Oil Company oil refining unit plans...

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Israel, discovering the natural gas market, 30 Nov to 1 Dec 2015

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IATI-Biomed 2015: the successes of the Israeli sector of life sciences

The 14th annual IATI-Biomed 2015, the premier international biomed conference in Israel, took place between May 12-14, 2015, at the Trade Fairs and Convention...

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Stanford, Institut de la Vision de Paris, Bar-Ilan… : Wireless Retinal Implant Could Restore Functional Sight

A paper published on April 27th 2015 in Nature Medicine describes a novel retinal implant.  The new technology, which is based on photodiode activation...

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Le rond-point des voiles à Ashdod

Forum Safe & Smart Cities: Ashdod and Bordeaux sign a partnership for Smart Cities

The 1st conference on “Safe and smart cities”, associated to the 4th Israel-France conference on public transports, has taken place in Tel Aviv on...

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Israeli researchers propose link between gluten and ALS

Team from Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center believes sensitivity to gluten experienced by people with celiac disease could cause a syndrome that looks like Lou...

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Big data and colon cancer: Medial Research (Israel) and Maccabi healthcare are developing a new screening system

Medial Research is a pioneer in the field of algorithmic analysis of medical data. Using advanced, proprietary technology, Medial analyzes large patient databases and...

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Connected health: Muriel Touaty presents Technion and international partnerships, in Monaco

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TypeTime LLC is an Android-based standalone smartwatch with an integrated keyboard

Today, Snapkeys’ subsidiary company TypeTime LLC is introducing the iType Smartwatch, an Android-based standalone smartwatch with an integrated keyboard. Now you can receive, type...

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En haut : Ron Korber, en bas Ziv Lautman

BreezoMeter App Monitors Pollution Down To Your Specific Street

The Israeli startup company BreezoMeter tracks pollutants and determines the air quality in every corner of the world. By monitoring and analyzing pollution trends,...

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Jean-Vincent Place (EELV), involved against the extinction of bees, admires Israel’s capacity for innovation

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GlassesOff Announces Positive Results From ADHD Study

GlassesOff Inc. announced today the results from a study in children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), demonstrating non-invasive, game-like technology that...

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SolarEdge announces collaboration with Tesla Motors to distributed PV storage solutions to the global market

SolarEdge Technologies, a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, announced its collaboration with Tesla Motors to provide an inverter...

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SNCF delegation signs agreement with israeli accelerator during 3rd edition of EcoMotion

A joint venture of  Israel Innovation Institute, the Prime Minister’s Office (Fuel Choices Initiative), Ministry of Science, Keren Hayesod and the Israeli Automotive and High-Tech industry,...

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Thanks to France Israel Foundation, KEDG’ISRAËL will discover the start up nation

For the first time, the Association KEDG’ISRAËL arrives in Israel on April 26 to May 3, 2015. The delegation of 28 students from the...

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A d. Zohar Wohlfarth Cohen, à g. Prof. Jehuda Haddad, President of SCE

Mrs Zohar Wohlfarth Cohen nominated as the Director General of the Sami Shamoon College of Engineering

Ms. Zohar Wohlfarth Cohen (46) has been nominated as the Director General of SCE – the Shamoon College of Engineering, the leading college of...

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Photo: Dr. Shlomo Tsuriel and Dr. Alex Binshtok, Hebrew U

Hebrew and Harvard Universities: A ‘GPS’ to Navigate the Brain’s Neuronal Networks

Scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University have announced a “Neuronal Positioning System” (NPS) that maps the circuitry of the brain,...

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BGU Researcher and Team Develop App for Early Detection of Dangerous Drivers

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s Dr. Eli Rohn and six of his students have developed a sophisticated computerized system that classifies drivers based on their driving...

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Israel-Germany-Ghana Trilateral Cooperation: a 2-weeks workshop for 140 citrus farmers

MASHAV in partnership with Ghana’s Ministry of Food & Agriculture and the German International Development Cooperation conducted a 2-week workshop for 140 citrus farmers...

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(Crédit photo : ET Solar)

ET Solar Builds a 50 MWp Solar Power Plant in Israel

ET Solar, a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ET Solutions AG, has been chosen to provide turnkey EPC services...

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De g. à d. : Arié Bensemhoun, directeur exécutif d'ELNET ; André Viau, préfet et ancien président de FITS ; Yossi Gal, ambassadeur d'Israël en France ; Jean-Christophe Tortora, président de la Tribune ; Patrick Maisonnave, ambassadeur de France en Israël ; Claude Trink, co-président de Safe and Smart Cities, François Matraire, directeur de Business France (Israël), (photo israelscienceinfo)

First International Forum about Smart Cities and Safe Residents, May 11, 2015 at the Hilton hotel in Tel Aviv

International forum dedicated to smart cities, securities and the improvement of the quality of life. Safe and Smart Cities Conference 2015 is scheduled on...

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A first! Israel’s Chief Scientist in Taiwan to sign R&D cooperation agreement

Chief Scientist at the Israel Ministry of Economy Avi Hasson: “As far as Taiwan is concerned, this agreement is groundbreaking – it is the...

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Israël Science Info n°16
(Français) Croissance et emploi, les succès du modèle israélien

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Technion, TAU and Bnai Zion: Infants’ environments play key role in their heights as adults

If you have ever wondered why you are not a little taller, it turns out it’s not all about genetics. In findings an Israeli...

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Distinguished Prof. Aaron Ciechanover

Technion Rambam et Hadassah Researchers Discover Cancer-Suppressing Proteins

A new study published in CELL by researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology could hold a key to control cancer cell growth and...

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TAU (Israel) researchers turn smartphones into powerful hyperspectral sensors, capable of identifying the chemical components of objects from a distance

For the crew of the Starship Enterprise, Star Trek‘s “Tricorder” was an essential tool, a multifunctional hand-held device used to sense, compute, and record...

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Technion: Pomegranate-Date Cocktail a Day Keeps the Dr. Away

Glorious, red pomegranates and their Middle Eastern sister, luscious toffee-like dates, are delicious, increasingly trendy, and healthy to boot. As it turns out, when...

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Tel Aviv University: Your Better Half (by Half?), Improving Your Fitness May Improve Your Spouse’s

With obesity on the rise in households across America, the demand for weight-loss treatments, personal trainers, and lifestyle coaches is amping up. But when...

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CCFI: 14th Economic and Technological Meetings France-Israel

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Israel Hayom. A groundbreaking development may provide a solution to millions of celiac sufferers

Israel Hayom: Students at the AMIT Bar-Ilan boys high school in Netanya, in cooperation with students from the Ulpanit Netanya girls school, have been...

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Israel undertook to inject NIS 150 million as a two-installment grant

Shareholders in the Unlimited fiber-optic venture (formerly IBC) are waiting for an additional NIS 75 million from the Ministry of Finance. The state undertook...

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Contract for the Export of Natural Gas from the Tamar Project to Consumers in Egypt

Israel and Egypt signed a contract for the export of natural gas from Tamar project (Israel) to Dolphinus Holdings Limited (Egypt). The volume of...

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(Français) Agenda 2015

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HCST Medical Robotics symposium: French experts on medical robotics in Tel Aviv meet their Israeli peers

On 23 March 2015, experts on medical robotics from France and Israel are gathering in Tel Aviv to discuss latest achievements and perspectives regarding...

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(Français) Cyber-Sécurité et nouvelles menaces : la CCFI organise ses 14èmes rencontres le jeudi 26 mars, à Paris

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(Français) UHJ : art, musique, créativité, que nous apprennent les neurosciences ? A Paris le 22 mars 2015, Hôpital Necker

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Adi Soffer-Teeni

Facebook appoints Israel country manager Adi Soffer-Teeni

Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) has announced the appointment of Adi Soffer-Teeni as Israel country manager. She will manage the company’s commercial activity in Israel,...

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Technion and Autonomous Traffic: Hundreds of students from the US, Russia, Ukraine, Argentina and Israel at the international “RoboTraffic” competition

Hundreds of students from some 50 schools in Israel, USA, Argentina, Russia and Ukraine participated in the 2015 RoboTraffic competition held at the Technion...

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MEDinISRAEL 2015, 3rd Medical Devices & HIT Conference & Exhibition to be held March 23-26, 2015

MEDinISRAEL 2015, the 3rd Medical Devices & HIT Conference & Exhibition will be held March 23-26, 2015, at Hall 10, The Israel Trade Fairs...

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Ashdod Municipality to open a space-themed amusement park in 2018

English magazine AM2 (Attractions Management Magazine) revealed in its February issue that Israel’s Ashdod Municipality has released plans for the development of a space-themed...

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Amnon Shashua , MobileEye cofounder, chairman & CTO

Valeo (France) and MobilEye (Israel) sign a unique technology cooperation agreement

Israeli company Mobileye, the global leader in front-facing camera based driving assistance systems, and Valeo (PAR: VLOF.PA), world leader in driving assistance systems and specifically...

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50 french Bachelors start SCE program in order to prepare Alyah

50 new French science Bachelors and French BTS students this year begin a course at the SCE engineering school (Sami Shamoon school). Students join...

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Bar-Ilan University Robot Technology (Israel) to be Incorporated in Next Generation Electric Vehicles Being Developed by Electric Vehicle Evolution (EVE)

For years Prof. Eli Kolberg’s robots have played soccer – against each other and against teams from all over the world — in the...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to supply 15,000 homes

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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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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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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Alstom obtains in Israel, with BrightSource and Noy Infrastructure & Energy Fund, the financing for its first solar power plant

July 2014. A special purpose company formed by Alstom (25.05%), BrightSource (25.05%), and NOY Infrastructure & Energy Investment Fund (49,9%) – obtained the financing...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Capture d’écran 2015-01-09 à 15.01.25

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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Julie Jacob et Valérie Zarka

JdN: Focus on technology transfert France-Israel

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

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Yossi Vardi

Serial entrepreneur Yossi Vardi at LeWeb in Paris

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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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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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Credit: JCT

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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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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Endroit approximatif du lieu d'atterrissage

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
(Français) Ces étudiants français fascinés par Israël

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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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Franc succès de la conférence Cybersécurité

(Français) Cybersécurité : nouveau marché de pointe pour Israël

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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) Science et high tech, l’atouts femmes d’Israël

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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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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°09
(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°08
Une agriculture high tech et durable

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La délégation EELV organisée par Elnet visite le site Hiriyah, ancienne décharge reconvertie en l’un des plus grands parcs
urbains au monde, qui comprend plusieurs
installations de recyclage

(Français) La mission parlementaire d’Europe Ecologie Les Verts (EELV) en Israël en juin 2013

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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°07
(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°03
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°02
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°01
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°06
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°05
(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°04
(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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