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Israeli-Italian satellite launched

Israeli and Italian space agencies have successfully launched the DIDO-3 nanosatellite. It is part of a series of satellites (see here) built by Israeli-Swiss company SpacePharma that Israeli and Italian scientists are using to conduct micro-gravity experiments into antibiotic resistant … Continue reading

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Treating disease in space

Scientists at Israel’s Sheba Medical Center have sent into space an experiment into combatting resistant bacteria under micro-gravity. The experiment was included in a micro-lab built by Israel’s SpacePharma and launched on an Arianespace Vega rocket from French Guiana on … Continue reading

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Space medical research with Italy

Israel and Italy are to launch a satellite in March, on which medical research will be conducted in zero gravity. The mission involves Israel’s SpacePharma (see here), Israel’s Technion, Sheba hospital, the Hebrew University and the Israeli and Italian space … Continue reading

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Six Israeli startups are most innovative

Fast Company magazine’s list of the world’s 50 most innovative companies for 2019 includes six Israeli companies previously featured in this newsletter – Vayyar Imaging (see here), Innoviz (here), SpacePharma (here), ECOncrete (here), Sight Diagnostics (here) and Waze (here). https://www.israel21c.org/6-israeli-startups-on-fast-companys-2019-innovation-list/

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Rent an Israeli space lab

For a tiny fraction of the development budget for a new treatment, you can now rent one of the orbiting “minilabs” of Israel’s SpacePharma for up to six months. Clients run experiments in zero gravity by remote control from Earth. … Continue reading

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Two micro satellites launched

The Indian Space Agency has just launched two Israeli satellites into orbit. SpacePharma’s DIDO contains the world’s first “nano satellite laboratory” under the control of researchers who will conduct medical experiments. Meanwhile, Ben Gurion University’s BGUSAT will study Earth’s climate. … Continue reading

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Studying cancer in space

Israeli startup SpacePharma is working with Bioscience engineering faculty and students at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in a $1.75 million research project that will use research in space to find new cancer cures.  They will launch a “lab-on-a-chip” with cancer cells … Continue reading

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State of Mind Ventures invests

Israel’s State of Mind Ventures (SOM) has used some of the $75 million it raised for investing in hi-tech startups.  They are SpacePharma (see here), Twiggle (see last week), Perception Point and Cabara (both cyber-security startups). http://www.geektime.com/2016/05/23/israeli-vc-state-of-mind-ventures-raises-75m-first-fund-for-early-stage-investments/

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Microlabs in space

Israeli innovations in space include SpacePharma’s laboratory that fits in the palm of your hand and will orbit in a nano-satellite, allowing scientists to conduct experiments and watch them happen on their smart phones. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/04/israel-space-idUSL5N0W040020150304 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRX6MT_EWXs

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