What is Japan seeking in Israel and why has Israel become the “perfect health tech incubator”? Read up on these news items and more below.

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Israeli tech to protect Mars astronauts set for moon mission trial

The AstroRad Radiation Shield has been devised by Tel Aviv-based StemRad, which has already produced and marketed a belt to protect rescue workers from radiation emitted in nuclear disasters. Read more.

OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News


Retail tech innovation is booming in Israel

We met with more than 25 startups and led panel discussions on innovation at the 2017 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit. Read more.

Israel’s Mobileye sets Guinness World Record for VR

Surprise presentation at meeting of global CEOs garners 1,867 simultaneous viewings of a virtual reality experience of riding in a driverless car. Read more.

Cooperation between Israel and Japan in the Life Sciences

So, what, one might ask, is Japan seeking in Israel? The answer: world class R&D and innovation that, combined with Japanese know-how, ingenuity and capital, will keep the two countries and their joint creativity at the forefront of global innovation for years to come. Read more.


News Nuggets

  • Israeli legal AI company LawGeex raises $7M (Globes)
  • Cnoga Medical raises $50M from China’s BOE (NoCamels)
  • Danaher buys Israeli company AVT for $100M (Globes)
  • Why Israel has become the perfect health tech incubator (Telemedicine Magazine)
  • Israeli startup uses big data, minimal hardware to treat diabetes (Times of Israel)

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