AKOL – using the cloud to feed the developing world

Learning how to cope with drought and raise productive cows is now just a click away, thanks to a kibbutz-based company’s cloud-based software supported by IBM. Photo by Tsafrir Abayov/Flash90 AKOL gives low-income farmers the ability to get top-level information …

Coming soon: a vaccine against cancer

Israel’s Vacciguard introduces a unique biotech system to develop immunizations against some of the world’s deadliest maladies, from cancer to CMV, and West Nile virus. Holding out hope of a vaccine for some of today’s deadliest diseases – Vacciguard CEO …

Juvenis – filling the holes in plastic surgery

Israel’s Juvenis offers doctors a unique ‘artificial fat’ compound for rebuilding or smoothing out large areas of tissue altered by medical procedures. Tenergel is the only product that feels like natural tissue, Dan Touitou, CEO of Juvenis. When a person …

Startup product offers ostomy patients renewed dignity

Stimatix GI’s artificial sphincter will allow thousands of people with stoma to shop, swim and enjoy daily activities without having to worry about an ‘incident.’ “Our artificial sphincter is currently the best alternative for stoma patients,” says CEO David Hanuka. …

Cloud cover: Israel’s top eight cloud computing firms

As services and applications increasingly move from in-house servers to the Internet, Israeli companies are helping to seed the worldwide cloud revolution. Photo by Chen Leopold/Flash90. As the computing world goes online, Israeli companies are playing a key role in …

The latest in high-tech security – a mouse

Forget X-ray body scanners and sniffer dogs, Israel’s Bioexplorers has developed a foolproof system for security agencies to detect explosives, by using mice. If the mice sniff explosives or drugs they move into another chamber, setting off an alarm. Israeli …

Catching bad drivers with your iPhone

Catching bad drivers with your iPhone

Dangerous drivers are getting their just desserts thanks to a new iPhone application developed in Israel that enables users to record and report offensive driving. Photo by AbirSultan/Flash 90. Zemingo hopes its technology will reduce the number of road accidents …

Intel thinks positive about Israeli kids’ futures

Named one of the top companies in Israel working to improve society, Intel is helping to tutor children across the country in math, science and computing. Intel volunteer Udi de Groot works with students from a Haifa high school in …