The success of GlaxoSmithKline’s once-a-day breast cancer pill Tykerb – which has won approval by the FDA for use by women with metastatic or advanced breast cancer – is thanks in part to clinical trials conducted by Israeli researchers.
Israeli engineers and agriculturalists developed a revolutionary drip irrigation system to minimize the amount of water used to grow crops.
A new IBM-Israel partnership is helping toward a goal of reducing California water usage by 20 percent by the year 2020.
Israel is ranked #2 in the world for venture capital funds right behind the US.
Israel has the highest average living standards in the Middle East. The per capita income in 2000 was over $17,500, exceeding that of the UK.
Israeli technology is behind the successful testing of in-flight cell phone use.