With more than 3,000 high-tech companies and start-ups, Israel has the highest concentration of high-tech companies in the world (apart from the Silicon Valley).
Amazon’s Kindle device was largely developed in the heart of Israel’s high-tech center in Herzliya.
Israeli laser technology is powering the latest hair removal devices on the American market.
An Israeli-developed device can painlessly administer medications through microscopic pores in the skin.
In proportion to its population, Israel has the largest number of startup companies in the world. In absolute terms, Israel has the largest number of startup companies than any other country in the world, except the US (3,500 companies mostly in hi-tech).
In the middle of the summer conflict with Gaza in 2014, a Belgian-Israeli Jew and a Dutch Muslim developed a new computer tool for mapping rocket trajectories from Gaza.
On a per capita basis, Israel has the largest number of biotech start-ups.
An Israeli computer program has been clinically proven to accurately provide a prognosis of how effective chemotherapy will be for breast cancer patients.
When Golda Meir was elected Prime Minister of Israel in 1969, she became the world’s second elected female leader in modern times.