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Foreign investors scouting for Israeli smart car tech

Venture capital is flowing into Israel in search of automotive technological developments and the next Mobileye. Read the article by Dudi Ben-Gedalyahu from Globes here
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Israel’s economy grew at 6.2% in Q4

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Israel’s GDP growth estimate for 2016 as a whole was raised to 4% by the Central Bureau of Statistics. The figure is the highest quarterly growth rate since the second quarter of 2013. Read the
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Apple Buys Facial Recognition Co. RealFace

Apple Buys Facial Recognition Co. RealFace Apple Inc. has acquired Israeli startup RealFace, a cybersecurity and machine learning firm specializing in facial recognition authentication technology. Read the article by Yonatan Sredni published in NoCamels
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Honda, Volvo open Israel innovation center

Honda, Volvo, Hertz and Ituran are partners in the DRIVE innovation hub in Tel Aviv founded by Mayer Group, the Israeli importer of Honda and Volvo cars. Take a look at the article published in
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Aussies visit Israel to drum up listings on securities exchange

Eight Israeli tech firms listed shares on the ASX in 2016, bringing total to 12. Read the full article by Shoshana Solomon from the Times of Israel here.
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Test your glucose level without drawing blood

Israeli maker of GlucoTrack believes its noninvasive meter will encourage people with Type 2 diabetes to check glucose levels more often. You can see this device and others at MedinIsrael 6-9 March 2017.  Read the Article
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                      Click on the link to access a great start to your new year! In case you
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Genetically Modified Bacteria Could Eat Away The World’s Massive Plastic Problem

Developed at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University, bacteria called Pseudomonas putida are genetically modified to “eat” polyethylene-terephthalate (PET), a common type of plastic that’s proliferating in the oceans and on the land. Read the article featured
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Bloomberg Ranks most Innovative Countries; Israel in top 10

Read the No Camels Article by Einat Paz-Frankel how Israel, also known as the Startup Nation, is the tenth most innovative nation in the world, according to Bloomberg News, which released its Bloomberg Innovation Index for
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What goes down the drain can sustain the whole building

Read an inspiring article here by Abigail Klein Leichman of Israel 21c about how the revolutionary start-up Epic CleanTec took an Israeli technology for clean, odor-free disposal of dog waste and is applying it
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