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Dutch and Israeli students innovate in Wetskills Israel 2013 competition in Technion

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

The winning students with representatives of the Shefar'am Regional Water Corporation (from left to right): Ahlam Ganam, Menno Brouwer, Noa Aharoni, Erinke Siegersma, Dr. Ahmed Hijazi and Dennis Steinberg.

Graduate students taking part in a joint Israeli-Dutch workshop at the Stephen and Nancy Grand Water Research Institute (GWRI), Technion – Israel Institute of Technology at the beginning of the week presented solutions to water issues to Mr. Wienjes (President Read More

Israel-Chicago partnership targets water resource innovations

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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The University of Chicago and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will begin funding a series of ambitious research collaborations that apply the latest discoveries in nanotechnology to create new materials and processes for making clean, fresh drinking water more plentiful Read More

CleanTech Map of the world launched – highlights Israeli technologies

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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Israel NewTech is launching an exciting new tool to showcase Israeli companies’ projects in the cleantech arena throughout the world – the CleanTech Map. This Facebook application allows visitors to view Israeli cleantech projects and installations anywhere in the world.

Ben Gurion University team develops ultra-efficient solar cell designs

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in the Negev (BGU) have developed a radically new design for a concentrator solar cell that, when irradiated from the side, generates solar conversion efficiencies that rival, and may eventually surpass, the most ultra-efficient photovoltaics. YnetNews Read More

Raising the world’s next generation of Water Industries Engineers at Kinneret College

By: Merav Ankori

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The Sea of Galilee (or “Lake Kinneret” in Hebrew), which, until recently, has been the main source of drinking water for Israel, is indeed drying up, but the “Kinneret College In the Jordan Valley” located on the shore of Read More

The Secrets of Saving: Israel’s water conservation

By: Merav Ankori

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Israel has always suffered from water deficiency, a fact which has fuelled research and development in the field, and brought about a national practice of education regarding water conservation and advanced water management methods. Today, water management has been transferred Read More