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Hutchison Water Acquires Kinrot Ventures

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
Assaf Barnea, CEO Kinrot

Hutchison Water, through its Hutchison Water Israel E.P.C Ltd. company, announced today the acquisition of Kinrot Ventures, a technological incubator founded in 1993 as part of the Israeli Incubator Program, from Aqua Agro Fund LP, which owned the incubator since Read More

EPA’s Lisa Jackson tours Israel, advances cleantech collaboration

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the U.S.’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recently wrapped up a visit to Israel. Jackson toured Israel together with a delegation from EPA, and met with a range of government officials, industry representatives, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and Read More

European Bank looks to Israel for water technology expertise

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
EBRD

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) President Thomas Mirow opened a recent workshop by stating that the EBRD is very interested in learning about Israeli technologies, and about the successful Israeli model of operation in the water sector, so Read More

UK Investors focus in on Israeli water technology companies

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
UK Invest

“The investment community in the UK is discovering the huge potential of Israel’s water technology industry,” says Simon Spier, of the Trade and Economic Office at the Embassy of Israel in London. For a clear indication of this interest, one Read More

Bubbling new technologies for cost effective wastewater purification: Mapal and Diffusaire

By: Mickey Chesla
Mapal

One of the biggest challenges in the water arena is lowering the cost of wastewater purification, which is a heavy consumer of energy. Israeli start-ups Diffusaire and Mapal have developed technologies which bring dramatic cost-savings to wastewater treatment facilities. Wastewater Read More

Israeli Success Story: Kinrot Ventures, “Not a drop is wasted”

By: Mickey Chesla
kinrot2

  From right: Nir Balzar of Aqua Agro, Assaf Barnea Kinrot, Heiner Markoff and Michael Idelchik of GE Water The Kinrot Ventures incubator is the only Israeli start-up incubator to focus solely on water, and is the largest investment body Read More