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Shhhh… Israeli technology powers American library systems

Ex Libris systems are now used by more than three-million people at about one-thousand-three-hundred sites in fifty countries on six continents. Remember the old fashioned days of thumbing through the card catalogue at your university library, futilely trying to find …

IBM Israel’s R&D labs justify their huge prestige

IBM Israel’s labs employ 600 people in three separate divisions – the main research lab, the chip and electronic components development lab and the software development lab.The latest accomplishment by IBM lab technicians in Haifa allowed the company’s local management …

Israeli startups in the spotlight

In contrast to invasive surgical procedures in which unwanted fat is physically extracted, Ultrashape’s transdermal application of ultrasonic energy causes the targeted rupture of fat cells.Amid the resurgence of interest in Israel by American and European venture capital companies, the …

Food for thought

Evogene Chief Operating Officer Ofer Haviv: “We are trying to do what nature is doing, but we are directing and accelerating the changes.” While there is no endeavor as traditional as agriculture and classical plant breeding – there is no …

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 …