Israel's Gigawatt Global is to build a 7.5-megawatt solar PV field to produce enough electricity for 60,000 households in Burundi's Gitega region. Today only 4% of the population in Burundi have access to electricity.
Since February 2013, more than 2,600 Syrian women, men and children have made their way across the Syrian-Israeli border to be treated for free in Israeli hospitals – regardless of the fact that Syria is an enemy state of Israel.
Israeli scientists have created a DNA nano-computer that not only detects cancer, but also releases drugs to treat the disease.
Hawaiian singer Don Ho underwent an Israeli-developed stem cell treatment to strengthen his heart.
Israel was the first nation in the world to adopt the Kimberly process, an international standard that certifies diamonds as “conflict free.
The U.S. Marines in Iraq are using an Israel-developed hand-held computer for communication purposes.
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).
Israel has the largest raptor migration in the world, with hundreds of thousands of African birds of prey crossing as they fan out into Asia.
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.
Israeli researchers are using video games to investigate future treatments for memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.