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July 8, 2021
StartUp RoundUp: A Look at Q1 and Q2 Achievements

Check out what's happening with The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Starups in our RoundUp. We are excited to share all the good news. As the Tech Transfer Arm of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, we facilitate taking cutting-edge research out...

June 28, 2021
Israeli Novel Drug Delivery System En Route to FDA Approval

LDS “offers a novel approach based on molecular architectures, designed and engineered using unique computer mathematical simulation programs, taking into consideration the interfacial phenomena, optimum surface area, the release pattern of the...

June 27, 2021
Future Meat Opens First Cell-based Meat Industrial Plant

Future Meat Technologies Ltd. is in talks with U.S. regulators to start offering its products in restaurants by the end of next year. The company has just opened what it calls the world’s first industrial cellular meat facility, which will be...

June 25, 2021
Father of Cannabis Celebrates 90th Birthday at Int'l Cannabis Conference

Legendary cannabis researcher, Professor Raphael Mechoulam, often referred to as the “father” or “godfather” of cannabis research, is set to celebrate his ninetieth birthday on Thursday night at the closing event of the 31st International...

June 24, 2021
Hebrew University Scientists at Forefront of mRNA Vaccination Revolution

“I read that CNN reported that US scientists suggested to extrapolate mRNA vaccines technology of COVID-19 for use in auto-immune diseases and cancers,” said Prof David Naor, the immunologist in question.

“I realized that I had already done this...

June 23, 2021
Yissum Portfolio Co. Better Juice Raises $8M For Sugar-Reducing Tech

Founded in 2017, Better Juice developed a unique enzymatic technology that reduces the caloric and sugar content of all types of fruit juice while increasing the amount of fiber. The startup says the tech reduces up to 80 percent of all sugars in...

May 13, 2021
Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Co Splisense Raises $28.5m

Today, Splisense announced that it has closed a $28.5 million Series B financing round with investments from Orbimed, Israel Biotech Fund, Biotel Limited, Integra Holdings and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Jerusalem-based company is...

May 4, 2021
Spin Off SavorEat Establishes New Subsidiary to Develop Plant-based Egg...

Similar to SavorEat, EGG’N’UP intends to crack the U.S and European markets initially as a B2B product via foodservice companies and food manufacturers. Later, it plans to scramble toward a B2C plan and market the product directly to consumers as...

April 19, 2021
From Waze to Mobileye: Top 10 biggest tech exits of Israeli companies

The biggest deal of Israeli tech was closed in 2017, when another U.S. chip giant, this time Intel, announced the acquisition of Amnon Shashua’s Mobileye, which develops computing systems for autonomous vehicles, for an insane $15.3 billion. It...

April 19, 2021
BioMilk is World’s First Cultured Milk Company to Go Public

Israeli startup BioMilk, the groundbreaking food tech company that develops technology to produce cultured cow and breast milk, opened trading for its initial public offering (IPO) on Sunday on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE). BioMilk is also...

February 24, 2021
Leading the Way with Green AI

Check out  Hebrew University Researcher Roy Schwartz in this podcast, Practical AI, on how his lab focuses on tools to make NLP technology more efficient and sustainable. Empirical analysis from Roy Schwartz (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and...

November 25, 2020
SavorEat Raises NIS 42.6m in TASE IPO

In the first-ever food-tech Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), SavorEat (TASE: SVRT) has raised NIS 42.6 million (about $13 million) from leading Israeli institutional investors.