Tel Aviv To Hold 24-Hour Hackathon In Bid To Create 100 New Startups
Next week’s event aims to help tech professionals who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus come up with ideas and bring them to life
September 08, 2020
Israeli Data Scientist Suggests ‘End of Coronavirus Peak’ Is Near
Coronavirus infection rates will decline in as little as two to three weeks, according to a data model created by BGU Professor Mark Last.
August 31, 2020
Israeli Cycling Team Wears Sonovia Anti-Viral Masks At Tour De France
The Israeli cycling team 'Israel Start-Up Nation' is donning the SonoMask, an anti-pathogen fabric developed by the company.
August 30, 2020
Israeli Anti-Viral Protective Stickers For Surgical Masks Go Into Mass Production
The 'Maya' nanosheet adhesive for medical masks was developed by a Technion team to offer extra protection to medical staff treating coronavirus patients.
August 18, 2020
Israeli Delegation To India ‘Optimistic’ About Developing Rapid COVID-19 Testing Tech
An Israeli delegation of researchers that traveled to India last week to evaluate four cutting-edge coronavirus testing technologies has returned to Israel “optimistic” about developing rapid COVID-19 testing kits with results potentially “in tens of seconds.” The delegation completed its mission on Wednesday and will return to Israel in the coming days with more than […]
August 05, 2020
Israel, India To Evaluate Rapid COVID-19 Testing Technologies
Voice, breathalyzer, and other rapid coronavirus testing technologies are being vetted in India as part of a scientific research agreement.
July 28, 2020
Israeli Researchers Make Alcohol For Hand Sanitizer From Waste
The Tel Aviv University team is starting a pilot program using agricultural waste to make ethanol for an alcohol-based hand rub.
July 27, 2020
Israeli Ride-Sharing Company Gett Raises $100M To Enhance Corporate Platform
Gett said it planned to use funds to continue investing in its business-to-business (B2B) service, which has grown despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
July 22, 2020
Severely Ill COVID-19 Patients Produce Antibodies Faster, Israeli Study Finds
Researchers from TAU believe the study has important implications for understanding a patient's immune response to the SARS-CoV-2.
July 08, 2020
Israeli Firm Using IoT To Detect COVID-19 Launches Pilot Program In Ashkelon
Kando, the Israeli startup that detects pollution in the world’s largest city sewage system, has launched a pilot project with the Technion – Israel Institute and the Ben Gurion University of the Negev in the southern coastal city of Ashkelon, to detect traces of the novel coronavirus in feces. Founded in 2011, Kando is using […]
June 07, 2020
MeMed Receives CE Mark For Advanced Diagnostic Tech
Israeli medical diagnostics startup MeMed Diagnostics has received a CE Mark clearance for its pioneering diagnostic test MeMed BV and point-of-need platform MeMed Key. Founded in 2009, MeMed has built a diagnostic tool for distinguishing between bacterial and viral infections like the coronavirus. The company is now also developing a diagnostics test for early detection […]
June 03, 2020
OurCrowd Launches $100M Pandemic Innovation Fund
Israel’s largest crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has launched a Pandemic Innovation Fund, the company announced Tuesday. The fund plans to raise $100 million for investment in urgent technological solutions for medical, business, educational, and social needs triggered by global pandemics and other health emergencies. The Pandemic Innovation Fund will focus on investment sectors such as prevention […]
June 02, 2020
Israeli Lab: Antiviral Drugs For Genetic Disease May Work Against Coronavirus
Researchers at the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) say that a combination of two existing antiviral drugs appear to inhibit the growth of SARS CoV-2.
May 27, 2020
How Israeli-Founded Video Chat App Houseparty Became A Hit During The Pandemic
Houseparty prides itself on making video chats a more personal experience; its user base grew exponentially as COVID-19 kept people in their homes and seeking connection.
May 26, 2020
Israeli Startup That Connects Travelers With Local Doctors Gears Up For A Post-Corona World
The company that connects travelers and doctors saw a 150% increase in its telemedcine virtual network in the last two months.
May 25, 2020