Israeli microbiologists have developed the first passive vaccine against the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.
Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) technology was pioneered in Israel.
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.
An Israeli company has developed a device that could enable millions of American diabetics to painlessly inject themselves with insulin.
An Israeli company developed a computerized system for ensuring proper administration of medications, thus removing human error from medical treatment.
Israel has helped farmers in Niger develop a horticultural production system called the African Market Garden (AMG).
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.
Israel has the highest ratio of university degrees to the population in the world.
An Israeli company has developed a simple blood test that distinguishes between mild and more severe cases of MS.
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.