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May 24, 2017
New technology can predict resistance to chemotherapy

NewStem, a startup based in Jerusalem, is developing a novel diagnostic kit for predicting resistance to chemotherapy treatments. The technology is based on the pioneering research of Prof. Nissim Benvenisty of the Azrieli Center for Stem Cells...

April 18, 2017
Avec Yissum, l'université hébraïque de Jérusalem fait fructifier son...

Yissum, société de valorisation commerciale de l'université hébraïque de Jérusalem, a généré depuis 1964 près de 2 milliards de dollars de chiffre d'affaires. Si elle a misé très tôt sur les sciences de la vie, la structure a élargi son...

April 6, 2017
Move aside peas... chickpea protein has just as much potential, claims...

Soy, rice and peas still dominate the plant-based protein market, but chickpeas could soon give them all a serious run for their money, predicts Israeli start-up CHiCK.P, which is seeking a strategic partner to commercialize its patent-pending...

April 5, 2017
Therapix Signs Exclusive License Agreement with Yissum for Nasal Drug...

Therapix Biosciences Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: TRPX), a specialty clinical-stage pharmaceutical company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based drugs, today announced that it has signed a sublicense agreement for Yissum Research...

March 15, 2017
Israeli Profs. Use High-tech Ends to Gauge Tourists' Feelings in Jerusalem

You’re a first-time visitor to Jerusalem, what sites are likely to arouse the strongest feelings? Naturally one would be the Western Wall, but how about the Daniel Auster Garden next to city hall?
Prof. Noam Shoval, Yonatan Schvimer and Prof....

March 13, 2017
Intel to Buy Mobileye, Maker of Sensors for Self-Driving Cars, for $15.3 Billion

Intel agreed on Monday to pay $15.3 billion for Mobileye, an Israeli technology company that specializes in making sensors and cameras for autonomous cars, as the global microchip giant tries to expand its reach in the fast-growing sector.

The...

March 8, 2017
Hebrew U's Yissum to bring innovative home-schooling program to China and Korea

An Israeli initiative that empowers parents to take the reins in educating their preschoolers is now about to expand to China and South Korea.
Aiming to equip parents to become their child’s first teacher, the Home Instruction for Parents and...

February 19, 2017
5 reasons Israel is dominating the cannabis industry

From research to agricultural and technical innovation and liberal government policies, Israel is a central hub for advancing medical cannabis.

February 7, 2017
MercuRemoval’s Technology Demonstrates Unparalleled Success in Mercury...

 MercuRemoval, developer of gas treatment solutions, recently announced successful results of a trial in which its technology demonstrated dramatically high efficiency in removing mercury from flue gas emission, with mercury absorption and...

January 16, 2017
Jerusalem of tech: How the capital has given Tel Aviv a run for its start-up...

The sleepy capital is becoming a hi-tech hub to be reckoned with.

January 15, 2017
Kitov Enters Immuno-Oncology Field Through Acquisition of Yissum's TyrNovo

TyrNovo is developing NT219, a small molecule originally developed by Dr. Hadas Reuveni and Prof. Alexander Levitzki at the Hebrew University, and exclusively licensed from Yissum, the Hebrew University Research Development Company. TyrNovo...

December 24, 2016
Cannabis Rules the Israeli startup scene [Hebrew]

No less than 50 Israeli start ups currently develop Cannabis-related technologies, and the Hebrew University's new startup CannabiTech is here to make a change.