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UBQ wins innovation award

Israel’s UBQ Materials has won an innovation award in the Speculative Design category at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) event. Its recycled waste-derived thermoplastic can be used in the 3D printing industry, which currently relies on non-recycled oil-based thermoplastic. … Continue reading

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How does UBQ do it?

Israeli startup UBQ’s revolutionary recycling facility has been reported (here) previously. This new article goes into much detail about the process which produces plastic containers and building material from almost any kind of garbage. https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/climate-solutions/israeli-startup-ubq-turning-trash-into-plastic-products/

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Investment in Israeli startups to 8/5/22:

Hello Heart raised $70 million; LinearB raised $50 million; Imagene raised $21.5 million; Salignostics raised $8 million; Kahoona raised $4.5 million; Enervibe raised $3.4 million; ART AI raised $1.8 million

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Converting movement into electricity

Israel’s Enervibe develops and produces lithium-free kinetic energy harvesters that convert movement into electrical energy. Its innovative, environmentally friendly technology can power wireless sensors and IoT devices in many industries, e.g., automotive, electronics and wearables. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctechnews/article/rj6fc3ubq https://enervibe.co/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QboEre0npNs

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A sustainable partnership

Israel’s UBQ (see here previously) has partnered Mexican plastic polymer producer, Resirene, to create a sustainable, UBQ-infused polystyrene material. UBQ will now be able to recycle waste plastic into new end-products, in addition to those produced from its current thermoplastic … Continue reading

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Investment in Israeli startups (19/12/21)

Claroty raised $400 million; Fireblocks raised $400 million; Future Meat raised $320 million; Tipalti raised $270 million; UBQ Materials raised $170 million; Noname Security raised $135 million; 1E Therapeutics raised $120 million; First Digital Bank has raised $120 million; Ermetic … Continue reading

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Guarding our beautiful Land

Young Nigerian-Israeli Sharona Shnayder is founder and CEO of Tuesdays for Trash, which encourages people to convene on a weekly basis to clean public spaces of discarded trash. It now operates in 23 countries. In 2020, Sharona interned at Israeli … Continue reading

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Garden furniture from recycled plastic

Israel’s UBQ (see here previously) is partnering Israel’s Keter to incorporate UBQ’s recycled thermoplastic into multiple product lines for garden furniture. They want to set an industry example of sustainable manufacturing as a simple, cost-effective, and necessary choice. https://www.jpost.com/jpost-tech/israeli-plastic-giant-thermoplastic-firm-to-make-eco-friendly-products-665618 https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3905332,00.html

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Fixing program bugs super-fast

One for the real techies.  Israel’s Rookout has developed a solution for system developers to quickly pinpoint and diagnose the cause of problems with their software. They can do this without stopping the program or changing it in any way. … Continue reading

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Recycling used facemasks

Most of the 52 billion disposable facemasks produced in 2020 will eventually be thrown away. Israel’s UBQ Materials (reported here previously) now includes Personal Protection Equipment in its recycling process without adversely affecting the reusable thermoplastic material produced. https://www.timesofisrael.com/cleantech-startup-ubq-converts-used-face-masks-into-ecofriendly-material/

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