Israel leads the world in the number of scientists and technicians in the workforce, with 145 per 10,000, as opposed to 85 in the U.S., over 70 in Japan, and less than 60 in Germany. With over 25% of its work force employed in technical professions. Israel places first in this category as well.
Bill Gates called Israel a major player in the high tech world.
Fashion-designer Danit Peleg created the first-ever ready-to-wear clothing line made at home on 3D printers. She then caught the world’s attention when US snowboarder Amy Purdy danced a samba at the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympics in Rio while wearing a Peleg-designed 3D dress.
Life is about to get a lot quieter thanks to an Israeli company, Silentium, that has developed an award-winning noise cancelling technology that can be applied to almost everything – from home appliances to airplane seats.
Israeli laser technology is powering the latest hair removal devices on the American market.