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Early-Stage Arab Startups Receive Israeli Network Support

in Economy & Innovation

On a mission to “grow early-stage Arab-led startups into multimillion-dollar companies,” The Hybrid program supports eight startups per year to make the “startup investable” as soon as possible.  For the early-stage Arab entrepreneurs who are most certainly underrepresented in the startup world, there is a deep need for access to these resources, knowledge, and network.…

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Special Olympics Israel Changes Game for Doctor Patient Relationship

in Health & Science

People with intellectual disabilities have one of the lowest health access rates and outcomes, reported from UN data. This means that the people who need easier access to healthcare are finding more barriers to receiving proper care. However, the Special Olympics Israel (SOI) is working to change that with a new solution to an old…

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New App Eases Treatment of Neurological Disorders

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

In a world growing more remote, there is also a growing need for at-home medical care. A new app called Montfort is now bridging the gap between doctors and patients who may have neurological conditions. The app runs a number of physiological, motor, cognitive, and mood tests, which can be monitored and provide results based…

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Israel High in Both COVID and Vaccinations

in Health & Science

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Israel, authorities have extended the current lockdown until at least the end of January. At its highest rate since the start of the pandemic, over 10,000 daily cases have been confirmed with 1,132 serious cases and a 9% infection rate. Over 4,080 people have died in total, and…

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Israeli Innovation Saves Caribbean Beaches

in Economy & Innovation

When Ydgal Ach visited the Dominican Republic in 2018, he was met firsthand with one of their major pain points: an excessive amount of stinky seaweed washed up along their beautiful white beaches. The algae called Sargassum was continuously being washed in from the ocean, seasonally hitting the shores. When Ach discovered that as a…

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