An Israeli ‘super-sensor’ has been installed in Sealy mattresses to control snoring problems.
Israel engineers are behind the development of the largest communications router in the world, launched by Cisco.
Israel has the third highest rate of entrepreneurship – and the highest rate among women and among people over 55 – in the world.
An Israeli company has developed a smart bracelet to be worn by staff workers in hospital to make sure they wash their hands after contact with patients. Currently about 100,000 people a year in the US die of infections they contract in hospitals and clean hands can eliminate most of these infections.
New Yorkers are finding parking in their city a great deal easier with a new Israeli app called Pango that lets users locate, book and pay for parking spots via their smartphone. Other US cities in Arizona and Pennsylvania are also using the system.
Between 150 to 200 multinational clinical trials are regularly taking place in Israel.
An Israeli vaccine for West Nile virus is being tested in the U.S.
Israel has helped farmers in Niger develop a horticultural production system called the African Market Garden (AMG).
Relative to its population, Israel is the largest immigrant-absorbing nation on earth. Immigrants come in search of democracy, religious freedom, and economic opportunity.
In 1984 and 1991, Israel airlifted a total of 22,000 Ethiopian Jews at risk in Ethiopia to safety in Israel.