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Taking Solar Energy to the Next Level

in Economy & Innovation/Monthly Report/Tourism & Nature

What if energy production was not only climate-friendly but also supported flourishing agriculture in the desert? Ralph Steigrad is trying to get Swiss and Israelis around a table for a pilot project to make it happen. As so often in life, the idea was inspired by a discussion. Ralph Steigrad was still living in Australia at…

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WEF Lists 6 Israeli Companies as Tech Pioneers

in Economy & Innovation

In their 20th year of honoring Technology Pioneers, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has included 6 Israeli companies in their list of top 100 tech-based future-focused businesses of 2020. The WEF meets every January in Switzerland, to engage “the world’s top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional, and industry agendas at the…

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Investing in the Israeli Desert

in Economy & Innovation

More than half of Israel is desert land, yet thanks to innovation and dedication, the desert seems to be truly blossoming. With much focus placed on central Israel, specifically Tel Aviv, in terms of urban development, some eyes are shifting towards a more long-term, and less saturated, focused future – meaning that the Negev is…

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Tel Aviv Beaches Fully Accessible

in Health & Science

Tel Aviv City announced on June 11 that all 13 of its beaches are fully accessible. In the past, only five of those beaches were accessible to people with disabilities. The city is providing services such as “paths to the shoreline, accessible parking, showers, toilets, amphibious chairs, and an app guiding the visually impaired,” read…

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Intel and the Israeli Moovit App

in Economy & Innovation

While the world moves forward steadily innovating smart cars and automated driving, it’s crucial to ensure cities have the infrastructure to properly support the most updated modes of transport. As such, Intel is said to be in talks to buy the Israeli app, Moovit, for a $1 billion investment. Moovit is a GPS tracking platform,…

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