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    2. Can Jerusalem be turned into a high-tech hub?

      Can Jerusalem be turned into a high-tech hub?
      This story issponsoredbyStart-Up Nation Central. JERUSALEM (JTA) Jerusalem is a city of endless titles and designations: City of Gold. Zion. The Holy Sanctuary. City of Peace. Its rarely thought of as a high-tech hub, and thats not just because of the ancient buildings. Well over half of Jerusalems residents are Arab or haredi Orthodox, two of Israels least tech-immersed populations. But high-techs growing foothold here is changing things. Last year ...
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    3. Hebrew U team develops shape-shifting 3D printed pills for better targeted drugs

      Hebrew U team develops shape-shifting 3D printed pills for better targeted drugs
      Researchers at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a new way to create drug capsules using 3D printers, a step that will help pave the way for pills that can be tailored to perform better than the conventional capsules manufactured today. The custom-printed pills are made out of a hydrogel in which the medication is inserted, said Professor Shlomo Magdassi,head of the Hebrew Universitys 3D and Functional Printing ...
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    4. 3D bioprinted lungs to be available for global transplants

      3D bioprinted lungs to be available for global transplants
      CollPlant, an Israeli regenerative medicine company focused on 3D bioprinting of tissues and organs, signed a license, development and commercialization agreement with United Therapeutics Corporation of Maryland for 3D bioprinted lung transplants. The agreement combines CollPlants proprietary recombinant human collagen (rhCollagen) derived from engineered tobacco plants, and its BioInk technology, with the regenerative medicine and organ manufacturing capabilities of United Therapeutics subsidiary Lung Biotechnology PBC. One of many companies founded ...
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    5. Yissum Launches First-of-its Kind Express Licensing Campaign to Increase Academic and Industry Collaboration

      Yissum Launches First-of-its Kind Express Licensing Campaign to Increase Academic and Industry Collaboration
      Yissum, the technology transfer company of theHebrew University of Jerusalem, launched its pioneering Express Licensing Campaign at theITTN's 5thbiennial conference: Tech Transfer 4.O: Reinventing Technology Transfer.Yissum CEO and PresidentDr.Yaron Danielyintroduced the campaign which aims to make the cutting-edge research conducted at theHebrew University of Jerusalemmore accessible to industry partners by dramatically simplifying technology licensing or acquisition. Yissum currently dominates academic tech transfer inIsrael, and in 2017 ...
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    6. Yissum Launches NanoTech Fund

      Yissum Launches NanoTech Fund
      JERUSALEM,Oct. 9, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- Yissum, The Technology Transfer Company of TheHebrew University of Jerusalem, announced today the launch of its new NanoTech Fund which will focus exclusively on promising innovations emerging fromHebrew University'selite nanotech research. The Fund has already secured$6Mfrom top international strategic and institutional investors, and will raise up to$9M. The NanoTech Fund will focus on smart materials and nanotechnologies, funding deep technologies offering integrated ...
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    7. In the Garden of Eels

      In the Garden of Eels
      From a distance, garden eels look a bit like some strange grass waving on the sea floor. Thats until they abruptly shrink back into the holes theyve burrowed in the sand. The eels seem to be unique among fish. They are capable of swimming free, which they do to change burrows. But mostly, they live sessile lives, anchored in their narrow burrows even when they emerge to feed, like tethered ...
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    8. At Hebrew University, all students will study entrepreneurship

      At Hebrew University, all students will study entrepreneurship
      In Israel, which boasts the greatest number of startups per capita in the world, and sports the nickname Startup Nation,entrepreneurshipcourses have been sprouting at universities and colleges throughout the country to meet a grassroots demand. These programs aim to arm students with much needed theory along with a toolbox of mentorships, networking and tips on how best to approach investors for funding. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, however, now ...
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    9. Jerusalem Incubator Inks Double Korean VC Partnership

      Jerusalem Incubator Inks Double Korean VC Partnership
      OurCrowd Labs/02, a Jerusalem-based seed-stage incubator, has announced on Monday a collaboration agreement with two Korean venture capital firms, Development Trusts NI (DTNI) and Yozma Group Korea, the Korean branch of Israeli venture capital firm Yozma Group. The incubator was created as a partnership between Motorola Solutions Inc., Israel-based equity crowdfunding company OurCrowd Ltd., Mumbai-headquartered holding company Reliance Industries Ltd., and Yissum Research Development, the knowledge transfer company of ...
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    10. Autonomous car nano-optics co TriEye raises $3m

      Autonomous car nano-optics co TriEye raises $3m
      The Israeli company has developed SWIR sensors to provide autonomous cars heightened visual capabilities in restricted visual conditions at significantly reduced cost. Israeli startup TriEye has announced the completion of a $3 million seed round led by Grove Ventures. Following the investment Grove Ventures managing partner Dov Moran has become chairman of TriEye. The Tel Aviv-based company will use the funds to expand development of its systems, hire more employees ...
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    11. Startup Says It's First to Copy Spider's Silk Spinning Process

      Startup Says It's First to Copy Spider's Silk Spinning Process
      As territorial and cannibalistic creatures, Spiders have defied our attempts to domesticate them for the purpose of harvesting their silk. But because a strand of spider silk is as much as six times stronger than steel and five times lighter, scientists have long searched for ways to replicate or mimic the production of this natural protein fiber. Trying to imagine all the possible real-world applications of readily produced spider silk ...
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    12. High Exposure: Canon Inc. Acquires Briefcam

      High Exposure: Canon Inc. Acquires Briefcam
      May 9, 2018 Today, the Japanese giant, Canon Inc., announced its acquisition of BriefCam, the industrys leading provider of Video Synopsis solutions, which is based on technology developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The acquisition demonstrates the dynamism of the Hebrew University of Jerusalems research and innovation and comes on the heels of other high-profile startup exits whose technologies were based on research conducted at Hebrew University and licensed ...
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    13. Prof. Yaacov Nahmias, creator of cultured meat technology, honored in Washington

      Prof. Yaacov Nahmias, creator of cultured meat technology, honored in Washington
      JERUSALEM (JTA) Israeli biomedical engineer Prof. Yaacov Nahmias of Hebrew University, who created cultured meat technology, was inducted as a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. The ceremony was held Sunday in Washington DC. The top two percent of biomedical engineers are accepted to the institute. He is the fourth Israeli ever to be accepted to AIMBE. Nachmias, director of HUs Alexander Grass Center for Bioengineering ...
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    14. Smaller and Faster: The Terahertz Computer Chip is now Within Reach

      Smaller and Faster:  The Terahertz Computer Chip is now Within Reach
      March 25, 2018 Following three years of extensive research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) physicist Dr. Uriel Levy and his team have created technology that will enable our computersand all optic communication devicesto run 100 times faster through terahertz microchips. Until now, two major challenges stood in the way of creating the terahertz microchip: overheating and scalability. However, in a paper published this week in Laser and Photonics Review, Dr ...
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    15. Stephen Hawking was admired by Israeli physicists for his insights and his humanity

      Stephen Hawking was admired by Israeli physicists for his insights and his humanity
      JERUSALEM (JTA) Dr. Stephen Hawking was a rare and inspirational man whose deep insights into the mysteries of the physical universe were matched only by his courage in the face of a cruel, debilitating illness, which he met with good spirit and a unique sense of humor. In the wake of his passing, those who have commented on his legacy have focused not only on his work as a scientist ...
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    16. Novel process removes mercury from factory emissions | ISRAEL21c

      Novel process removes mercury from factory emissions | ISRAEL21c
      Unique made-in-Israel technology also renders the separated toxic metal stable and safe for disposal. Toxic mercury spewing out of coal-fired power plants, waste-incineration facilities, cement factories, metal processing plants and many other industries pollutes the air, water, and land. To comply with increasingly stringent environmental regulations, facility managers are always seeking improved technologies for reducing and even eliminating mercury emissions. And thats why Israeli startupMercuRemovalof Netanya is generating so much ...
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