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.
Israel is the only country in the world that entered the 21st century with a net gain in its number of trees.
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.
Israel has the third highest rate of entrepreneurship – and the highest rate among women and among people over 55 – in the world.
Life is about to get a lot quieter thanks to an Israeli company, Silentium, that has developed an award-winning noise cancelling technology that can be applied to almost everything – from home appliances to airplane seats.
An Israeli company has created a rechargeable wearable device called Livia, which can relieve menstrual cramps.
A new IBM-Israel partnership is helping toward a goal of reducing California water usage by 20 percent by the year 2020.