Israeli tech is used in the world’s first dual robotic surgery, Israel creates a cyber drone, and which startup will be the next Mobileye? It’s all in this week’s newsletter.

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Surgeons perform world’s first-ever dual robotic surgery

Factory worker to walk again after revolutionary three-hour surgery at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem in Jerusalem. Read more.

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Israeli companies unveil cyber drone

The Condor can locate wanted terrorists at a distance of kilometers, even if they are hiding in buildings or tunnels. Read more.

After Mobileye, the hunt is on for next Israeli ‘unicorn’

Israelis continue to excel across a wide spectrum of sectors such as cyber security, transportation technologies, energy, water and big data, positioning the country as an international leader in the hi-tech community. Read more.

Israeli companies to train Japanese in cyber know-how

Israel and Japan today signed two cooperation agreements to enhance economic and industrial collaboration between the countries. Read more.


News Nuggets

  • Is 2017 year of Virtual Reality? (Geektime)
  • Online travel company Fornova raises $17M (NoCamels)
  • Israeli smart wheel company SoftWheel raises $10M (Globes)
  • Israeli fintech company Next Insurance raises $29M (Globes)
  • 4 Israeli companies present at Microsoft accelerator (Globes)

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