Israel, Massachusetts sign R&D agreement

As reported in Port2Port: The agreement will give Israeli companies an opportunity to enter the American market through technological and strategic cooperation with leading Massachusetts companies   Israel and the American state of Massachusetts signed last week an agreement for increased research and development collaboration between Massachusetts and Israeli companies.   The signing of the dealContinue reading “Israel, Massachusetts sign R&D agreement”

Green Buildings Breakfast – Presentations

Many efficiency related technologies evolved from pioneering research and development efforts of Israel’s high-tech and military sectors. As cleantech grows to become a more prominent sector locally and globally, Israel’s entrepreneurs will increasingly harness agriculture, high-tech and other cross-over technology to increase efficiency across a wide spectrum of industries, and continue to place Israel asContinue reading “Green Buildings Breakfast – Presentations”

Israel’s cleantech mega-plan

As reported by IVC: The country is investing billions to become a world leader in renewable energy technologies and oil alternatives. “The global interest in Israel’s energy R&D and technology is out of all proportion to the size of the country,” says Dr. Eli Opper, former Chief Scientist and now chairman of the Eureka HighContinue reading “Israel’s cleantech mega-plan”

Solar energy that floats on water

As reported in Israel21c: Generating energy from the sun would be more practical if not for two huge drawbacks: The expense of the silicon material that converts light to electricity, and the large tracts of land needed for solar farms. By solving both problems – and introducing unexpected side benefits, too – Solaris Synergy capturedContinue reading “Solar energy that floats on water”

TWO ISRAELI COMPANIES WIN GE CLEANTECH CHALLENGE

Two Israeli start-ups, WinFlex, a wind-energy company, and GridON, which outfits electric grids, were among the five winners of the GE Ecomagination Challenge.   Selected out of more than 4,000 entries from around the globe, each winner received $100,000 to further develop their ideas, which had to fall into three broad categories: Renewables, Grid andContinue reading “TWO ISRAELI COMPANIES WIN GE CLEANTECH CHALLENGE”

Israel Looks to Export Water Tech to World’s Mines

As reported in Globes.co.il: The Foreign Trade Administration has a new plan to double Israel’s water technology exports, by 2012. The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor’s Foreign Trade Administration has a new plan to double Israel’s water technologies exports, by 2012, from the $1.5 billion in exports in 2010. The new plan targets coal, copperContinue reading “Israel Looks to Export Water Tech to World’s Mines”

Israel Cleantech Ventures Congratulates Its 5 Portfolio Companies on Their Selection to the 2010 Global Cleantech 100 List

As reported by IVC: Israel Cleantech Ventures Congratulates Its 5 Portfolio Companies on Their Selection to the 2010 Global Cleantech 100 List Five companies in Israel Cleantech Ventures’ (ICV) portfolio were named this week in the prestigious 2010 Global Cleantech 100, produced by the Cleantech Group in collaboration with UK based Guardian News & Media.Continue reading “Israel Cleantech Ventures Congratulates Its 5 Portfolio Companies on Their Selection to the 2010 Global Cleantech 100 List”

Israel to promote cleantech, new funding mechanisms

As reported by IVC: EUREKA, a pan-European industrial R&D network, is comprised of 40 European govt’s, including the EU, and companies within those countries. Israel is the only non-European member. Israel holds the rotating presidency of EUREKA, a pan-European industrial R&D network, and has some specific areas it would like to promote, Israel Shamay toldContinue reading “Israel to promote cleantech, new funding mechanisms”

Emefcy Bio-Energy Systems Has Been Named a 2010 Global Cleantech 100 Company

As reported by IVC: Emefcy Bio-Energy Systems Has Been Named a 2010 Global Cleantech 100 Company Emefcy Limited, a global leader in Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) implementation for wastewater treatment, today announced it has been named in the prestigious 2010 Global Cleantech 100, produced by the Cleantech Group. The list is produced as part ofContinue reading “Emefcy Bio-Energy Systems Has Been Named a 2010 Global Cleantech 100 Company”

Israel Celebrates Groundbreaking Innovation in new IPC Brochure

International investors and innovation aficionados are invited to rejoice with the launching of a new publication celebrating Israel’s innovative success including a compilation of some of Israel’s most revolutionary technological breakthroughs across several industries, including in Cleantech, Agrotech, Life Sciences, IT, Communications, and Homeland Security. The new brochure, “Israel – Global Center for Breakthrough Innovation,”Continue reading “Israel Celebrates Groundbreaking Innovation in new IPC Brochure”