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New Israeli virtual reality tech could rehabilitate damaged limbs
in stroke patients

Researchers are optimistic that this research could be applied to patients in physical therapy programs who have lost the strength or control of one hand. Read more.

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Israeli robotic PV cleaning system commissioned at mega solar park in India

“We expect to harness Ecoppia’s revolutionary cleaning system to dramatically raise output and lower costs,” said Gaurav Sood, managing director of Solairedirect India. Read more.

Nexar’s new app connects drivers to prevent crashes

Israeli startup Nexar has decided not to wait for autonomous cars to make car travel safer. The Tel Aviv-based company says it has created the world’s first vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) network that aims detect dangers on the road and prevent collisions. Read more.

The 21 coolest tech startups in Israel

Israel continues to produce an impressive number of highly successful tech startups for a country with a population of just 9 million people. Read more.

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  • Israeli VC Pitango launches its 7th early-stage fund of $175M (TechCrunch)
  • Israel’s national emergency service presents new, life-saving app (Jerusalem Post)
  • Cyber security company EverCompliant raises $9.5M (Globes)
  • Israeli fintech company BlueVine raises $49M (Globes)
  • Israeli startup would feed us fruit fly larvae (Globes)

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