Peres Peace Center Hopes To Transform ‘Start-Up Nation’ To ‘Start-Up Region’
Founded by former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres in 1996, the Peres Center highlights Israeli innovation and history.
June 23, 2022
Peres Center Honors 14 Women With 2nd Annual ‘Medal of Distinction’
The Peres Center for Peace and Innovation marked International Women's Day with the 2nd annual program honoring outstanding women across society and industry.
March 08, 2022
NGO Groups Launch $2M Prize For Israeli Solutions To Climate Crisis
JNF Canada, KKL-JNF, Start-Up Nation Central, and the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation have launched an annual prize to find Israeli solutions to climate issues.
March 01, 2022
Peres Center To Showcase 44 Startups As Part Of ‘Innovation Dream Team’
The Peres Center for Peace and Innovation selected its second cohort of 44 Israeli startups to be showcased in its Expo Hall this year.
June 17, 2021
On Yom Ha’atzmaut, A Look At Israel’s Innovation Contributions To The World
Unicorns are everywhere as Israeli high-tech outdoes COVID-19 with pioneering healthcare, AI and semiconductor prowess.
April 14, 2021
Peres Center Honors 11 Women With Inaugural ‘Medal of Distinction’
The Peres Center for Peace and Innovation marked International Women's Day with an inaugural program honoring outstanding women across society and industry.
March 08, 2021
Eilat, Netanya, Sakhnin Join Bloomberg Municipal Innovation Initiative
The Hazira program is a partnership between Bloomberg Philanthropies, Israel’s Ministry of Interior, and the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation.
February 24, 2021
Facebook Donates Prize To Winner Of Israeli Hackathon Tackling Domestic Violence
The winning idea for the Safe@Home event in memory of Michal Sela was an app that poses as a news site but allows the user to stealthily call for help.
May 21, 2020
Hackathon To Tackle Domestic Violence, Abuse With Tech Solutions
The 3-day event will host participants from Israel's tech ecosystem who will offer solutions, create initiatives, and help raise awareness about domestic abuse.
May 13, 2020
Chemi Peres: Coronavirus Crisis Highlights Need For Innovation, Global Collaboration
The son of the late president Shimon Peres, a prominent figure in Israel's tech space, and chairman of the Peres Center, talks to NoCamels about the power of collective innovation and social impact entrepreneurship.
March 29, 2020
Peres Center Calls For Startups, Researchers To Showcase Tech In Expo Hall
The Peres Center for Peace and Innovation, in conjunction with the Israel Innovation Authority and the Israeli Ministry of Economy, has put out a call for applications from its second cohort of startups to exhibit at the Startup Gallery in the Peres Center’s Expo Hall from 2020-2021. Last February, the Peres Center opened its Israeli […]
January 20, 2020
Ashdod, Bat Yam, Acre Selected For Bloomberg’s Local Innovation Hubs
The Israeli Ministry of the Interior and the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation announced on Wednesday that the cities of Ashdod, Bat Yam, Acre, and the Western Negev Regional Council would be among the first selected to participate in the unique innovation program Hazira. Hazira (the area or the scene, in Hebrew) is a […]
December 04, 2019
Bloomberg Foundation, Peres Center, Interior Ministry To Launch Innovation Hubs In 12 New Cities Across Israel
The program will set up municipal innovation teams in 12 new Israeli cities over the course of five years.
September 04, 2019
Peres Center, City Of Chicago Sign Innovation, Entrepreneurship Agreement
Chemi Peres and Rahm Emanuel signed a memorandum of understanding to foster collaborations in tech and innovation.
April 16, 2019
Israeli Tech Incubator Focuses On Diversity, Potential Rather Than Grand Ideas
The second cohort of the Peres Center's 'Starting-Up Together' initiative focuses on Jewish-Arab cooperation to nurture ideas for smart city technologies.
February 28, 2019