Israeli scientists are developing a nose drop that will provide a five-year flu vaccine.
An Israeli company – Patus Ltd. – has donated thousands of its OdorScreen olfactory gel product to counter the crippling odors faced by on-scene Tsunami disaster workers.
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).
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).
A group of 40 American sheriffs were in Israel last week to learn about Israeli counter-terrorism techniques.
Israeli artists have developed new bus stop libraries available free of charge to commuters and travelers across the country.
An Israeli scientific team from the Technion has succeeded in creating in the laboratory beating heart tissue from human embryonic stem cells
Israeli researchers are successfully using magnets to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.
Prof. Robert Aumann is the fourth Israeli in the last four years to win a Nobel prize.
Twenty-four percent of Israel’s workforce holds university degrees – ranking third in the industrialized world, after the United States and Holland – and 12 percent hold advanced degrees.