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The University of Chicago Looks to Israel and Ben Gurion University for “Game Changing” Water Technologies

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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The University of Chicago has embarked on an ambitious path to developing “game changing” technologies to confront water scarcity – potentially the greatest challenge facing humanity today.  To do so, it is cooperating with Israel’s Ben Gurion University. Israel NewTech, Read More

Israel’s “Water City” in China – A Golden Opportunity for Israeli Companies

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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The Minister of Economy, Naftali Bennett, today launched “Water City” – the flagship Israeli project in China, and announced the selection of the city of Shouguang in the Shandong province to be the Israeli “Water City” in China.  The announcement Read More

Czech-Israeli Seminar Opens Czech Water Market to Israeli Companies

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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The Czech-Israeli “romance” in the water arena began at the international WATEC event, when Dr. Pavel Punčochář, who is responsible for the water arena at the Czech Ministry of Agriculture, met Oded Distel, head of Israel NewTech, and saw Israeli Read More

Israel’s AutoAgronom in $20M Exit to China’s Yuanda Enterprise Group

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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China’s Yuanda Enterprise Group has announced that it had bought Israeli company AutoAgronom for $20 million.  AutoAgronom’s systems use sensors to sample soil, perform analysis, and automatically activate irrigation and fertilization. The Company’s systems are used in 70 different types Read More

Netafim Innovation Saves Water in Agriculture

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Netafim annonced successful results of a pilot project of its uManage platform, which helps farmers compile and analyze data, as well as monitor and record irrigation/fertilizer performance and yields. The software enables growers to make decisions based on analysis of Read More

Tal-Ya Named Finalist in Imagine H2O Global Competition

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Tal-Ya was named a finalist in the prestigious Imagine H2O Global Competition for start-up companies active in the water arena, under the theme of water and agriculture. Tal-Ya is now one of 12 companies competing for the top honor, which Read More