Consumer Physics launches Kickstarter campaign for its futuristic SCiO device
Within one day of the campaign’s launch, Israeli startup Consumer Physics (an OurCrowd potfolio company) easily surpassed its $200,000 goal and looks well on its way to raising a sizeable amount of money. SCiO is a tiny spectrometer and allows you to get instant relevant information about the chemical make-up of just about anything around you, sent directly to your smartphone. To read more about the hand-held molecular sensor, click here.
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Since 1995, 60-year-old Prof. Shlomo Magdassi has worked on formulating revolutionary micro-nanoparticle solutions to deliver active ingredients, whether in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals or inks. His work has had major impacts on the growing industry of printed electronics. Magdassi is now working with Yissum, the Hebrew University’s technology transfer company. To read more about Magdassi’s pioneering work, click here.
Intel investing $6B in its Israeli chip-making facilities
US computer chip giant Intel is to invest close to $6 billion in upgrading its Israeli production facilities which include Jerusalem, Petah Tikvah, Yakum, Tel Aviv and Kiryat Gat. Intel’s first Israel Development Centre opened in 1974 in Haifa and was its first design and development centre outside the US. To read more about the investment, click here.
Leading innovation at one of Israel’s largest Entrepreneurship Events
TAU Innovation Day is an exciting conference celebrating the Israeli entrepreneurial ecosystem. Over the course of two days, entrepreneurs, investors, industry leaders and startup enthusiasts take part in various networking events, lectures and activities. To learn more about the event (May 12-13th, 2014), click here.