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Israel-Chicago partnership targets water resource innovations

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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

2 major acquisitions in Israeli agritech – Algatechnologies and Rosetta Green

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Israel’s agritech sector is experiencing very positive momentum, with three major shows of confidence in the past week: the sale of Algatechnologies to GrovePoint Capital for an estimated value of $50 Million, the sale of engineered seeds company Rosetta Green Read More

U.S. Water Industry Heads Network with Start-ups in Tel Aviv

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

“Israel has some of the largest and most innovative water projects in the world,” said Peter Tunnicliffe, Executive VP Global Market Development at CDM Smith. Tunnicliffe spoke as part of a delegation of over 40 heads of water solution companies, Read More

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

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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. Sharon Read More

Israel headlines three events at Rio+20

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

The nations of the world are converging in Rio (June 20-22) for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD). At the Rio+20 Conference, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, Read More

World Bank excited about Israel’s Cleantech companies

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Ruzgar Barisik Ruzgar Barisik, Senior Investment Officer at the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) spoke with Israel NewTech about his recent visit to Israel, and the IFC’s plans for Cleantech investment. “Israel is a very exciting place for Read More