An Israeli company developed a computerized system for ensuring proper administration of medications, thus removing human error from medical treatment.
Israel has two official languages: Hebrew and Arabic.
An Israeli discovery of a gene that could cure a blinding eye disease has been licensed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer.
Israeli company Project RAY has developed the world’s first smartphone for people with visual disabilities, opening up the benefits of digital access to a population excluded up to now. Already in use in Israel, the smartphone is now launching in the US.
An Israeli company has developed a smart bracelet to be worn by staff workers in hospital to make sure they wash their hands after contact with patients. Currently about 100,000 people a year in the US die of infections they contract in hospitals and clean hands can eliminate most of these infections.
The Waldorf-Astoria luxury hotel in Jerusalem hired eco-builders from a tiny kibbutz in Israel’s Negev Desert to provide the interior touches.
Israel has the highest percentage in the world of home computers per capita.
An Israeli doctor headed the Merck team that developed a vaccine against cervical cancer.