Technology
The war didn’t deter young techies from around the world to come to Tel Aviv for a hackathon.

California dreaming, Israeli style

A representative from an Israeli startup presents his business plan to a roomful of California venture capital professionals last week in Tel Aviv. (Photo: Shimi Nachtailer)The scene outside the conference rooms at the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem was electric. …

Israeli researchers develop next generation of Mars Rover

Even as the Mars Exploration Rover is producing breathtaking results during its current operation on Mars, Israeli researchers are pushing the envelope and planning for the next level of unmanned missions. The current Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity act …

BIRD Foundation not afraid to take risks

BIRD – the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation – has been promoting bilateral cooperation between the United States and Israel since 1977.If you want to succeed in business, you have to change with the times. And the BIRD …

Clinical trials? Do them in Israel!

Over the past five years, U.S. and other overseas pharmaceutical companies have been utilizing Israel as a regular site in their multinational clinical trials. When American medical and biotech companies begin approaching the arduous stage of conducting clinical trials for …

Rochester sees the picture in blue and white

Aliroo Ltd. – an Israeli company which provides secure e-mail service to health care providers – intends to move its U.S. headquarters from Houston to Rochester.A program that brought Israeli business executives to Rochester last week already has a payoff. …

Is your airport safe?

Rafi Sela doesn’t believe that a safe trip means a more expensive trip. And he is on a mission to make airline travel in the U.S. more secure, relaxed and leisurely – and less expensive. Sound impossible? Don’t put it …

Four-wheel drive for wheelchairs

The Galileo Wheel is a robust device that allows automatic back and forth conversation between wheel, track, and stair climbing configurations.An Israeli start-up has developed a wheelchair that could offer millions of severely disabled Americans a whole new experience of …