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Transcending tensions through technology

Regeen Handan and Dvora Peretz quickly became good friends through their participation in MEET (Middle East Education Through Technology).Dvora Peretz, from the Jerusalem neighborhood of Abu Tor and Regeen Handan of Bethlehem might reside only a few kilometers away from …

A roadmap for corporate brainstorming

What do the Ford Motor Company, Johnson & Johnson, Eastman Kodak and BBC have in common? These household names, and many other major companies, have discovered a new way of thinking – promoting creativity to develop new products using a …

Ashkelon plant to help keep the region stocked with water

The world’s largest desalination plant will supply 15 percent of Israel’s household water needs.If there is something that all Middle Eastern countries can agree on, it is the need for more sources of water in their region. Water shortages, and …

Israeli device goes straight to the bone

WaisMed’s Bone Injection Gun (BIG) enables a medic to bypass the veins and penetrate the tibia within seconds to inject saline or medications into the marrow.Whether on the battlefield or in the emergency room, when first responders arrive to treat …

Israel’s Teva becomes a global powerhouse

Teva produces and sells more than 300 generic drugs in North America, Israel, and Europe, including anti-infective, heart, pain and other drugs.The big news on the business pages this week may be that Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. …

Solving a problem in the blink of an eye

Say goodbye to the eye patch. OphthoCare’s electronic glasses recently received FDA approval for treating amblyopia syndrome in children.Imagine what it’s like to be a child and told you have to wear an eye patch. And imagine what it’s like …

Israeli expertise solves a hairy problem

The Syneron hair removal devices are based on Elos – a combined energy technology that uses Bi-Polar Radio Frequency and optical energy (either laser or IPL.) Maybe it’s because Israelis are always interested in fields in which scientific and technological …

Jerusalem becoming call center capital

‘There’s no doubt that Jerusalem is the optimal place for American and European companies to outsource their work.’It’s a scenario that takes place every day in the United States. A consumer needs a service center and calls the toll free …

‘Wisely’ connecting Israeli and American companies

IsraelWise’s Maoz Tenenbaum: What we’re about is helping American companies explore Israeli technology, to provide market research and background on the company and the management.While it’s a known fact that outside of Silicon Valley, Israel possesses the largest concentration of …