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Israeli government pledges continued support for water sector – interview with Oded Distel

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Oded Distel

The government of Israel has ratified a decision to continue to support Israel’s water sector through the pioneering Israel NewTech program. The program, which was previously approved in 2006 and 2008, has now been extended for the 2012-2014 period.
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Israeli government backs alternative fuel industry with risk-free grants

By: Merav Ankori

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The Israeli government announced new programs to support the development of fuel alternatives, totalling over $100 Million in government funding by 2020. This initiative is big news for international investors who may be considering investment in Israel’s alternative fuel companies. Read More

A toast to the future – Israeli school kids learn water innovation

By: Merav Ankori

Students at the Silver School

One of the main challenges of the Cleantech industry is resources, but we’re not talking about water or energy resources, but rather human resources. In order to develop breakthrough technologies that will make a real impact on our world, we Read More

Looking towards WATEC, international companies and organizations flock to Israel to learn about government support for Cleantech: Interview with Jack Levy

By: Merav Ankori

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Almost two years ago Israeli President Shimon Peres stood on stage at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, and raised hopes that little Israel would play a role in the struggle to halt the global climate crisis.  He declared Read More