June was a hot month for investment in Israeli companies

Close to $850 million poured into Israeli firms in June 2017 to advance pharma, cybersecurity, e-commerce, autonomous-vehicle and other technologies.

The month of June 2017 was hotter than usual in Israel, not only in terms of temperature but also in terms of investment. Here’s a roundup of activity over the past month.

Biolinerx In-Licenses Type 1 Diabetes Treatment With Israel Institutions

XTL Biopharmaceuticals Returns to NASDAQ

Massachusetts and Israel Continue to Support R&D Collaborations in the Life Sciences

Oramed Pharmaceuticals to Present at IATI-BioMed Conference in Israel

Andromeda Announces the Results of an Extension to Its Phase III Study

President Obama’s Science Advisor to Speak at IATI-BioMed Israel 2013

BrainStorm Receives 1.2 Million NIS Grant From Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist


Israel electricity utility urges more natural gas pipelines

State-owned Israel Electric Corp (IEC) on Wednesday called on the government and natural gas producers to build more pipelines to prevent disruption to gas supplies.

Israel has one pipeline to deliver gas from various fields off its Mediterranean coast. It was built for gas supplies from the Yam Thetis site to the southern city of Ashkelon.

But Yam Thetis is depleted and has been largely replaced by the large Tamar well off the northern shore that came online in March and the pipeline now runs from Tamar to Ashkelon.

Egypt says not interested in Israeli gas as plans LNG imports

Israeli Gas Field Contains Significant Gas Condensates -Delek Group

Italy and Malta Sign Accord on Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

IAEA INSARR Mission to Israel

House appropriators approve $2 million of U.S.-Israel energy cooperation

Energy-poor Jordan faces explosive electricity hikes

Jordan negotiating to buy natural gas from Israel


Israel-based Utilight develops revolutionary new technique for 3D printing solar cells

Jun 10, 2015 | By Simon

With the rise of various products that are aimed at creating and harvesting sustainable energy, it comes with little surprise that many of the world’s top thinkers have been looking to additive manufacturing to develop unique solutions that could one day hold the answer for the future of clean energy.

Among others who have been actively using additive manufacturing technology to create more sustainable energy gathering systems include the Israel-based startup Utilight.

GreenSpense to Represent Israel at the 2013 International Cleantech Open Ideas Competition

World Leader in Irrigation Technology Wins 2013 Stockholm Industry Water Award

Israel to Serve German Water Need

American Water Awarded Contract from Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foun

Carr Properties nears deal for $300 million Israeli investment, plans to go public

EERC Partners With Israeli Company to Test Global Air Pollution Technology

Whitewater Technologies Selected As 2013 New Energy Pioneer

Health Industry

High Tech

HRG Appears at the China-Israel Investment Summit to Advise for Chinese Robotics Startups and Seek More International Cooperation

HARBIN, China, July 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HIT Robot Group (« HRG », or the Group), China’s leading robot company, appeared at the Third China-Israel Investment Summit in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, last week. In a panel discussion, HRG’s senior vice president Yu Zhenzhong shared his insights into Chinese robotics industry and expressed a wish for more cooperation with Israeli counterparts.

Report: Israeli High-Tech Exits Way Down in 2017

Dynamatic Tech, Israel Aerospace Industries, Elcom sign agreement for unmanned aerial vehicles

June was a hot month for investment in Israeli companies

Intel’s Israel procurement worth NIS 5.76b in 2016

12 top ad-tech companies in Israel

Musk Makes Stealth Visit To Mobileye HQ In Israel

Europe’s Largest Cyber-Tech Firm to Set Up Innovation Center in Israe


Startup Stud Ori Allon And Knicks Star Amare Stoudemire Buy Israel Basketball Team

Ori Allon has been a fan of Israel’s Hapoel Jerusalem basketball team since he was 12. So when New York Knicks star Amare Stoudemire asked if he was interested in owning their home-town team, Allon jumped at the chance.Allon is well-known in the tech world as an engineer with a Midas touch. He sold his first company to Google and his second to Twitter. His third company, Urban Compass, just raised an over-subscribed $8 million seed round to make apartment hunting and local social networking easier.

Leviev sells Russian language cable station for $6.5m

Lockheed Martin opening branch in Israël

Viaeuropa wins deal for high-speed Israeli fibre optic network

Cellcom Israel Announces Change of Chief Financial Officer

Google eyes Waze as Facebook circles hot Web maps property

Bezeq Gains Most Since September After Earnings: Tel Aviv Mover

Cellcom Israel’s CEO Discusses Q1 2013 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Military Industry

Elbit Systems Awarded $163 Million Contract for the Supply of Defense Electronic Systems to a European Country

HAIFA, Israel, March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (« Elbit Systems ») announced today that it was awarded an approximately $163 million contract from a European country for the supply of defense electronic systems for ground applications. The contract will be performed over a three-year period.

Israel Launches $1 Billion Howitzer Competition

Pentagon Fast-Tracks Fielding of Israeli-Designed Robot

IDF Artillery Corps Revamps for New Roles, Missions

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Report 2013 – 2018: Israel and USA to be Maximum Revenue Generators

Lockheed Martin opening branch in Israël

India To Tap Domestic Companies for Acoustic Artillery Locator Systems

Israeli Defense Minister: Future Conflicts Will be Decided by Technological Superiority

Software and IT