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Genesis winner donates prize to medical startups

Israel’s 2019 Genesis Prize winner, Natan Sharansky, donated his $1 million prize to 10 Israeli startups developing innovations to combat Covid-19. The 10 are Kamada, Pluristem, Sight Diagnostics, Sonovia, Biobeat, EyeControl, K Health, Picodya, IAI and MyZeppi. https://nocamels.com/2020/12/sharansky-genesis-prize-10-companies-covid/ https://www.genesisprize.org/press-center/2020-12-24-genesis-prize-and-start-up-nation-central-announce-winners-of-the-competition-in-honor-of-natan-sharansky

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Investment in Israeli startups (16 Aug 20)

Gong.io raised $200 million; Perimeter 81 raised $40 million; Picodya raised $10 million; EyeControl raised $7.5 million; Adaptive Shield raised $4 million; env0 raised $3.5 million;

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Enabling ventilated patients to communicate

Israel’s EyeControl (reported here previously) developed its eye-tracking communication for “locked-in” patients such as ALS or stroke sufferers. Now it enables ventilated Covid patients to “speak”. The EU has just given it a $2.5 million grant from its Covid-19 Pilot … Continue reading

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Israeli life-changing technologies

New video showing how Israeli innovations ReWalk, EyeControl and OrCam are giving the disabled back their lives. https://www.youtube.com/embed/BNEC8XLj8KU?rel=0

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Empowering people with disabilities

Israel marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd Dec. There are 1.6 million in Israel with disabilities. Israeli empowerment involves cochlear implants for the deaf, a theater for blind/deaf actors, the ReWalk exoskeleton for paraplegics, OrCam, EyeControl and … Continue reading

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ALS solution wins $32k from public votes

The communication device for ALS and other “Locked in” patients from Israel’s EyeControl, reached the final in the on-line competition “The Venture”.  The public voted $32,683 of the $250,000 prize fund to EyeControl – the second highest of the 27 … Continue reading

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Device allows ALS sufferers to communicate

Not everyone can afford the complex technology that ALS sufferer Stephen Hawkins uses to communicate.  Israel’s EyeControl provides a much cheaper option using a laser device connected to spectacles.  It achieved its $30,000 funding target on Indiegogo in under 20 … Continue reading

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