Darfur refugee looks forward to his future in Israel

Ismail Ahmad hopes to help other Darfurian refugees in Israel pick up computer training skills.”What this does is give us a feeling that we have a future,” said Ismail Ahmad, showing his freshly issued Israeli ID card. Forty-two-year-old Ahmad is …

US investors seek out Israeli medical technology

“We use a team approach,” Jeff Dykan, managing director of SCPVitalife Fund.The global economy may be fragile right now, but SCPVitalife Fund, a new Israeli venture capital fund that plans to invest in Israeli biomed startups, is already oversubscribed.“We planned …

Pharmos rebounds with cannabinoid pain relief drug

Pre-clinical studies carried out by Pharmos show that Cannabinor is as potent as morphine and other pain killers in providing pain relief and has a longer duration of action.Attendees at last month’s BIO in Philadelphia – the largest annual biotechnology …