A unique grassroots organization that offers emergency medical treatment in Israel is now training teams of volunteers to save lives across North and South America, Europe and India.
Both Microsoft and Cisco built their only R&D facilities outside the US in Israel.
According to industry officials, Israel designed the airline industry’s most impenetrable flight security. U.S. officials now look to Israel for advice on how to handle airborne security threats.
Bill Gates called Israel a major player in the high tech world.
An Israeli two-flush system is saving Americans billions of gallons of water a year.
A portable electrocardiograph machine developed by Israeli company SHL can transmit highly detailed data on heart activity to physicians by mobile phone.
A 91-year-old scientist has developed a simple bedside test that can detect killer superbugs in minutes, rather than days, providing one of the most potent weapons against hospital-borne infections to date.
Israel has the world’s second highest per capita of new books.
A 26-year-old Israeli was named entrepreneur of the year by an international organization for his program to nurture future engineers using advanced Lego building skills.
Israel has the third highest rate of entrepreneurship – and the highest rate among women and among people over 55 – in the world.