Israel has the third highest rate of entrepreneurship – and the highest rate among women and among people over 55 – in the world.
Both Microsoft and Cisco built their only R&D facilities outside the US in Israel.
Israeli biologists have successfully managed, for the first time, to prepare the flowering of the “Madonna Lily” – a rare white Easter lily – in time for Easter.
Relative to its population, Israel is the largest immigrant-absorbing nation on earth. Immigrants come in search of democracy, religious freedom, and economic opportunity.
An Israeli-developed alogrithm enabled NASA to transmit images from Mars.
An Israeli company was the first to develop and install a large-scale solar-powered and fully functional electricity generating plant, in southern California’s Mojave desert.
Since February 2013, more than 1,200 Syrian women, men and children have made their way across the Syrian-Israeli border to be treated for free in Israeli hospitals – regardless of the fact that Syria is an enemy state of Israel.
Israel hosts IBM’s largest R&D facilities outside the United States.
A small Israel company called Lenslet has developed a revolutionary electro-optic processor which operates one thousand times faster than any known Digital Signal Processor.
On a per capita basis, Israel has the largest number of biotech start-ups.