JVP Leads $7M Seed Round In AI-Powered, Weed-Busting Agtech Startup
Founded in 2017, Greeneye technology built a system to detect and spray weeds in real-time, providing a cost-effective and environmentally conscious solution.
May 26, 2020
Israeli Scientists Work To Save The Country’s Coastline From Rising Tides
Ancient escarpments along Israel’s coast are being broken down by waves as the sea level rises, and beaches are disappearing, with sand trapped behind artificial structures. What can Israel do?
May 24, 2020
Israeli Scientists Track Coronavirus Through Sewage System To Better Predict Outbreaks
Scientists from Ben-Gurion University developed a new methodology to trace the SARS-CoV-2 virus through sewage and wastewater systems in Israel.
May 12, 2020
Israeli Researchers Develop Tech That Turns Tap Water Into A Strong Disinfectant
Researchers at Bar Ilan University say their method produces water-based, environmentally safe disinfectants that can kill bacteria and viruses, including coronaviruses.
May 11, 2020
New TV Show To Feature Israel’s Many Beautiful Rivers, Help Kids Connect With Nature
With COVID-19 dominating the news, many people are looking for new and entertaining shows to take their mind off things. Look no further than Zormim ('Flowing').
April 23, 2020
Israeli Firm Using IoT To Halt Looming COVID-19 Wastewater Crisis
Kando's tech enables wastewater utilities to detect pollution anomalies and blockages in real time to keep the world’s sewage systems hygienic and working.
April 13, 2020
US-Israel Consortium Launches $21.4M Initiative To Develop Water-Energy Tech
Northwestern University and BGU Technologies will team up to launch a consortium to solve global water challenges.
March 12, 2020
Israel’s TIPA Corp In 2nd Place On Forward Fooding’s 1st Food Tech 500 List
Israeli compostable flexible packaging company TIPA Corp was named to global network Forward Fooding’s Food Tech 500, a definitive list of global entrepreneurial talent at the intersection between food, technology, and sustainability in 2019. TIPA came in second place behind US agritech firm AeroFarms. Other Israeli companies that made the top 100 include lab-grown meat […]
March 03, 2020
Israeli-Founded Urban Farming Startup Infarm To Expand To Japan
The Berlin-based company is expected to launch its service this summer at the Kinokuniya premium supermarket in Tokyo.
March 01, 2020
10 Israeli Companies Listed Among Top 50 Global AgTech, Food Tech Firms In 2020
The round-ups, published by Forbes, featured firms at the forefront of innovation and tech and were put together by SVG Ventures-THRIVE.
February 24, 2020
Jeff Bezos’ $10B Earth Fund Should Look To Israel For Innovative Climate Change Solutions
Israel has always shared its knowledge to help better raise crops, advance sustainable agriculture, improve land development and adapt to climate change.
February 23, 2020
Israel’s Equinom Raises $10M To Accelerate Seed Breeding Capabilities
Equinom uses DNA sequencing and proprietary algorithms to accelerate the breeding process through its technology.
February 19, 2020
Infarm’s Tech-Powered Micro Farms Deliver Fresh Produce On-Site In Urban Settings
Set up by Israeli founders, Infarm has offered a new wave of agricultural innovation with a modular smart farm system inspired by NASA's biofarming methods and sustainable design.
February 18, 2020
Israeli Water-From-Air Tech Firm To Launch Solar-Powered Home Generator
The device, named Solar Genny, runs on solar energy and is suitable for more remote locations.
February 11, 2020
SodaStream’s Super Bowl 2020 Ad Features Bill Nye And A Mission To Mars
This commercial, SodaStream's first at the Super Bowl since 2014, delivers a poignant message on environmental conservation.
February 03, 2020