Cancer-fighting cells get home field advantage

By blocking malignant cells’ ability to neutralize natural defense antibodies, a new Israeli pharmaceutical is poised to score a touchdown against cancer. CEO Dr. Michael Schickler. To fight cancer, it sometimes helps to think outside the box, utilizing methods and …

GM’s engines rev up on Israeli ingenuity

At its R&D center in Herzliya, General Motors looks to Israeli engineers for tomorrow’s automotive technology, and invests in Israeli startups with exciting products to share. GM Israel site director Gil Golan and GM’s VP for R&D, Dr. Alan Taub, …

Peer39 helps web ads hit their target

When advertisers want their ads to end up on the right sites – and avoid the wrong sites – they turn to the semantic solution offered by Peer39. Peer39 execs from left, Alex White (VP Product and Account Management), Andy …

Advanced cell therapy for chronic wounds

Israel’s MacroCure helps the body heal itself with a unique product based on white blood cells from healthy donors. MacroCure CEO Dr. Mitchell Shirvan. The physical deterioration of old age and illness is often manifested in what doctors call chronic …

Education,Mobile

Where the experts go to learn English

SpeakingPal, a small Israeli startup, is garnering international attention for its interactive, phone-based approach to teaching spoken English. “The best way to learn a language is to speak it, preferably with someone who speaks that language well,” Eyal Eshed, CEO …

The personal assistant on your computer

Israel’s Genieo has developed a free application that can transform your PC into a personalized ‘newspaper’ guaranteed to bring you only the stories you want. “I was amazed that the cloud – the Internet – knew all about me, even …

A lollipop to banish bad breath

Israeli startup Breezy has developed a patented mint candy to keep breath fresh for up to four hours, with the help of microcapsules that gently clean the tongue. With some 50% of people suffering halitosis, Breezy CEO Hillel Lerman anticipates …

Vivotext puts expression into computerized voices

Invented by a renowned pianist this Israeli technology can add and adjust expressiveness to computerized voices, making them sound happy, sad, angry, calm – just like the real thing. Gershon Silbert used his experience as a pianist to create natural …