Innovation Technology

Hi-Tech is a comprehensive term that defines all industries that deal with advanced technologies. It primarily refers to technological industries with links to the world of computing, electronics and biotechnology. Israel is advancing Hi-Tech and providing these innovations in the global market for the benefit of healthcare, business and defense.

(Clockwise from top left) Ruth Polachek, Tom Goldberg Abramovici, Irena Derenshtein, Daphna Litvin and Liron Kreiss

Int'l Women's Day: Why women in the workplace need to support each other

Employees of Israel's Sonovia Ltd, makers of washable and reusable antiviral masks, which the company says can help stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), work at their laboratory in Ramat Gan, Israel May 17, 2020.

Start-up Nation to vaccination nation: Israel to lead post-COVID economy

Anne Frank at her writing table in 1940; how many Anne Franks were lost in the Holocaust?

Watch: Anne Frank brought to life by one Reddit user and an Israeli app

Snow view of the old city in Jerusalem, February 18, 2021

Is Jerusalem really a budding tech hub?

IDITH VARON discusses the Women’s Professional Development Network program.

Women with hard drive: Meet the leading women in Israeli hi-tech

Silhouettes of mobile users next to the Whatsapp logo, March 28, 2018.

What's new with WhatsApp? Messenger gets facelift with iOS update

File photo of a Microsoft logo on an office building in New York

Israel cyber authority warns users about Microsoft hack vulnerability

ROEY SIMAN TOV: Motivation and effort.

LEAD the way: Innovation revolutionizes English education in Jerusalem

(L-R)  Gadi Isaev, Managing General Partner at VentureIsrael;  Nimrod Cohen, managing partner at TAU Ventures; and  Kobi Samboursky, managing partner at Glilot Capital

VCing the future? Early-stage start-up hunters share their secrets

Amazon packages awaiting dispatch

Lawsuit accuses Amazon of systemic racism in corporate offices

By REUTERS
THE OFEK 16 satellite is shot into space from a site in center of the country on Monday.

Israeli defense company looks to AI as game-changer in space and weapons

Coronavirus & Israeli Tech

'No longer just one cloud' - NEW! UAE webinar for Israel's public sector

Ergonomic assessment is of the utmost importance these days when so many work from home and spend many hours of the day in front of our screens.

Israeli start-up secures $25m. for remote workforce management platform

THE SOLARWINDS logo is seen outside its headquarters in Austin, Texas, in December.

Ex-NSA chief: No idea how badly SolarWinds hack harmed security

farm animals

Israeli tech turns animal waste into odorless, powdered fertilizer

The i-Cristal electric shuttle

Mobileye signs deal to provide self-driving shuttles in Europe by 2023

A pillar which double as crowd control system, developed by Israeli company Protouch

Could Israeli technology help reopen airports, travel worldwide?

An Atlas-11 airship is seen flying near Dubai.

Sky-high, carbon-free: Israeli firm to launch eco-friendly airship

The flyer for the webinar series sharing information on Israeli smart agriculture with representatives from Caribbean countries.

Israeli NGO to teach Israeli smart farming to the Caribbean

Did a Jewish space laser cause the deadly forest fire in California?

Pentagon tests prototype for space energy beam - report

The Porter School of Environmental Studies Building - Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv U. launches new multidisciplinary AI, data science center

Israeli firefighters sit in a rescue boat as they search for people at a parking lot that was flooded following heavy rainfall in Ness Ziona, November 21, 2020.

Amid stormy weather, Israeli innovation saves Holon from flooding

ZzappMalaria's app to help eliminate malaria

ZzappMalaria – The new app that can beat back malaria-bearing mosquitos

(L-R)  Earnix CEO Udi Ziv and JVP Chairman  Erel Margalit

Earnix joins 'unicorn club' with $75m. investment

Bank Hapoalim

Ahead of Apple Pay, Bank Hapoalim launches Israel's first digital wallet

Eitan Tsarfati CEO and Co founder of Swapp

Israeli AI company Swapp raises $7 million dollars in seed money

Tastepoint Israel Shimi Benodis presents the new company at an online event.

Frutarom becomes Tastepoint, expanding reach in Israel's food industry

A drone is seen with the NavSight BVLOS navigation solution.

Israel carries out first-ever worldwide drone test without GPS, succeeds

Facial recognition is currently being used to cross borders and even enter hospitals. To ensure AI systems aren't biased, AnyVision researcher Dr. Eduard Vazquez told the Post, you must have excellent data.

Israeli start-up focusing on AI-based solutions secures $8m. in seed

Innovation

Israel among 10 most innovative nations in the world, but sliding down

TikTalk's solution brings a new technology approach to speech therapy.

Israeli firm TikTalk brings AI to speech therapy

Visitor shakes hands with an operational robot policeman at GISEC in Dubai

GISEC cybersecurity confab in Dubai could be big for Israel

(L-R) CYE's founders: Eyal Greenberg (Co-founder & Head of Research), Reuven Aronashvili (Founder and CEO), Gabi Levenberg (Co-founder & Services Team Leader), Matan Chen (Co-founder & Services Team Leader), and Haim Aharoni (Co-founder & CPO).

Israeli firm CYE raises $100m. for advanced cybersecurity approach

(R-L:) Oracle Israel country leader Uzi Navon, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon, and Bynet CEO Alon Ben Zur at the launch of Oracle's new cloud data center.

Oracle to launch massive underground cloud data center in Jerusalem

Israel Start up

With huge tech growth, Israel's start-up nation becomes scale-up nation

WASP system on Heron UAV

IAI unveils groundbreaking aerial surveillance system - watch

FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 16, 2019

Hyundai, Kia say Apple car deal is off, puncturing investor dream

By REUTERS
Alex Yoder and Erel Margalit

Leadspace raises $46 million in Growth Funding, welcomes new CEO

Artificial images of tobacco plants (right) and two Arabidopsis species (middle, left). The top row presents the artificial images, and the bottom row – the leaf masks. By creating a large quantity of artificial (synthetic) leaf images deep neural networks can be trained, thus providing for better l

Israeli researchers create smart agritech solution to detect crop stress

ECOncrete's eco-friendly COASTALOCK Tide Pool Armor is seen alongside construction equipment.

Israeli firm launches pilot in San Diego for eco-friendly shoreline armor

Clockwise from top left: Ori Winokur, Head Of Original Content at Artlist (Courtesy), Asaf Ganot, CEO of ControlUp (Photo: David Garb), Nicole Priel, Partner & Managing Director at Ibex Investors (Photo: Elisa Szklanny) and Matan Abutbul, SOC Manager at Cybereason.

Coronavirus leads Israel's tech workers away from the city

SoundBeamer.

Israeli-made SoundBeamer: Listen to audio without earphones

By NERIA BARR
General view of the US head office of TikTok in Culver City, California, US, September 15, 2020.

Check Point researchers discover security vulnerability on TikTok - again

Data privacy to be at greater risk without government intervention

A GameStop store is photographed in Austin, Texas

Texas A-G probes GameStop stock trade curbs from Robinhood, others

By REUTERS
ONE OF Google’s Quantum Computers in the Santa Barbara lab, pictured in October 2019

Quantum apocalypse? - Super computer arms race will remake the world

A handout picture from October 2019 shows a component of Google's Quantum Computer in the Santa Barbara lab, California, US.

Quantum Computing 101 -What it is, how is it different and why it matters

Green Point's prototype cannabis oil extraction machine.

Israeli cannabis oil 'espresso machine' start-up smashes funding goal

Bringg CEO Guy Bloch

Bringg partners with Uber to provide 'Amazon-like' delivery speed

Khouloud Ayuti and Ariella Rosen, the co-CEOs of PresenTense, January 26, 2021.

Arab-Israeli entrepreneurs get boost, mentorship program

A shuttle utilizing Sensible 4's Dawn software for driverless driving, January 19, 2021.

A Finnish tech company is one step closer to bringing us autonomous cars

ISRAEL WILL need to use cyber capabilities ‘in severe and extreme scenarios, to inflict systemic disruption on an enemy’s economic infrastructure and society at large.’

Cyber sector jumps 70% in 2020

Michael Mumcuoglu (right) and Yair Manor (left)

Israeli Cybersecurity start-up completes $6.5 million funding round

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a daily briefing following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, July 13, 2020.

Israeli firms are to compete in New York's new clean energy competition

A Vertical Field "Urban Farm" uses BIOLED eco-lighting technology to grow produce for a Rami Levy supermarket in Bnei Brak.

Israeli agricultural start-up Vertical Field signs agreement in UAE

Tiberias 1950, The Heritage Preservation ProjectTiberias and the Jordan  Valley

A bathroom of one’s own

By JASON BLACKSHAW
Prof. Irit Bahar and Dr. Gilad Litvin with first-in-human KPro patient and his daughter

Sight returns to the blind with first-ever artificial cornea transplant

Coronavirus & Israeli Tech

‘For hi-tech, a strong shekel is even worse than coronavirus’

Eli Cohen, Mekorot National Water Company

'Mekorot brings technological developments to world’s water economies'

Margalit Startup City founder and chairman Erel Margalit pictured next to Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion in front of the Margalit Startup City Jerusalem offices.

Three Israeli start-ups appear in Forbes 2021 list

By GADI ZAIG
Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit, prior to its takeoff on a key drop test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites from Mojave, California

Virgin Orbit tries to reach space with mid-air rocket launch

By REUTERS
Zebra Medical Vision and Storm ID collaborate with NHS and Assuta Medical Centers to develop solution for the early detection of osteoporosis

Israeli AI tech aims to transform patient care for the better

Glilot partners (L-R) Arik Kleinstein, Nofar Amikam,  Lior Litwak, and Kobi Samboursky

Glilot Capital launches $170 million growth fund

Web code (illustrative)

World Wide Web's father wants to remake cyberspace all over again

By REUTERS
Coronavirus & Israeli Tech

From $1,000 in Mexico to sanitization drones: Israeli COVID-19 enterprise

The Telegram logo is seen on a screen of a smartphone in this picture illustration

Telegram bug enables users to track down where others live - report

THE PROTOTYPE of COROBOT – the dedicated robot at Rambam Hospital

COROBOT: Fighting COVID-19 with robotics

By SARAH HERSHENSON
The logo of Intel, the world's largest chipmaker is seen at their offices in Jerusalem

Intel's new facial recognition system for ATMs is made in Israel

Illustrative photo of Israeli money

Tech salaries in Israel fell 7% in 2020 - survey

Tzalmon Reservoir

Is Israel’s scarcity of water a blessing in disguise?

EYAL REGEV with one of Gadfin’s air cargo drones

Gadfin: Israeli firm opens new horizons in the field of air cargo drones

By SARAH HERSHENSON
Tesla are about to be approved for use in Israel

Tesla cars officially approved for sale in Israel

 Jessica Rosner and Jennifer Elias, the founders of Tech It Forward

Who are Israel's Startup World Cup finalists?

Erel Margalit with the UAE Food Security Minister Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Muhairi.

Erel Margalit: Technology can create bridges between Israel, Gulf and region

Customers use Preciate's kiosks to pay using facial recognition.

Payments by Selfie: New tech lets stores be paid by facial recognition

Sarah Kass

Fabric: A new messaging platform in augmented reality

The Toyota Land Cruiser, the company's flagship off-road SUV.

Toyota Israel launches AR mobile game to drive Land Cruiser

Moovit mobile app

Israel’s top 10 hi-tech exits of 2020

The logo of Nvidia Corporation is seen during the annual Computex computer exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan

Israeli M&As fell by 50% during COVID - report

Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Whatsapp logo in this picture illustration

Update your smartphone or lose out on WhatsApp update

By BARUCH MOORE
A hooded man holds a laptop computer as a blue screen with an exclamation mark is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017.

Israel Police reports a staggering 8,377 cyberattacks for 2020

The stands are seen empty after the decision of the Saudi Ministry of Sports, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at King Saud University Stadium, in Riyadh

Israeli start-up to allow sports fans to watch 3D games in real time

Money

IVC: 2020 was a record year for Israeli tech

92% of all WordPress attacks are on Israeli sites - report

The logo of Facebook is seen in Davos, Switzerland January 20, 2020.

Facebook Israel launches digitalization initiative for small businesses

An electronic board displaying market data is seen at the entrance of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, in Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange boasts 'peak year' for 2020

NYSE.

Despite coronavirus, 2020 was a record year for Israeli tech exits

Cyber Hackers

Israeli spyware allegedly used in Al Jazeera hack

By BARUCH MOORE
Ophir Harpaz (L) and Omri Marom, security researchers at Guardicore.

Israeli cyber experts uncover massive attack on 85,000 MySQL servers

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
[Illustrative] A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him.

Did COVID-19 lead to Israel’s new cyber weakness? - analysis

Feet (illustrative)

Insoles firm Upstep launches new manufacturing

Computer keyboard [illustrative].

MDClone partners with Dept of VA to improve healthcare for veterans

German and Israeli national flags

German government funds new initiative to connect with Israeli startups

The 5th annual Great Minds Hackathon, conducted virtually due to COVID-19.

Predictive Hebrew learning created by immigrants wins Jerusalem Hackathon

"Code Plus" program of the Center for Educational Technology

Israeli children over 10 wrote code to create a digital menorah

An individual dose of the filled SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate made by biotech company IDT Biologika in Dessau-Rosslau, Germany. June 24, 2020

Israel's FutuRx, US-based Atomwise enter into strategic partnership

Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Whatsapp logo in this picture illustration

WhatsApp tests voice and video calls on desktop version - report

By REUTERS
OrCam named as CES 2021 Innovation Awards Best of Innovation Honoree

OrCam named as CES 2021 Innovation Awards Best of Innovation Honoree

Israeli model May Tager, holding an Israeli flag, poses with Dubai-resident model Anastasia, holding an Emirati flag, during a photoshoot for FIX's Princess Collection in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 8, 2020.

Firms sign first Israeli-Emirati biomed deal

Artificial intelligence

Financial regulators increase AI engagement amidst COVID pandemic

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