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2017  Finalist
Healthcare + Healthcare

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) reduced 95% of its 25 yearly aviation accidents in only few years.
98'000 people die every year from medical errors in the US.
Aviation and Medicine have a lot in common.
Implementing our aviation-based techniques will drastically decrease number of unnecessary deaths in hospitals.
Successfully working in Israel today.

2017  Finalist
Agriculture

The lack of truly fast testing for individuation of dangerous bacteria (i.e. E.coli, Listeria, Salmonella) is a major problem for the fresh food industry (Fresh Cut, dairies, etc.). Current tests are too slow (18 hrs-5 days) to avoid recalls, lawsuits, damaged reputation, or safeguard consumer health. Yarok has developed an in-shift testing system providing fast, accurate initial results after 45 minutes and final results before fresh food exits the production facility. Stop recalls. Save costs.

2017  Finalist
Education Technology

WAZZA, a confidential platform that helps teachers in the kindergarten to manage all the administrative and communication activities in an easy and simple way.
We are focusing on the MENA region, with its highest population growth rates in the world, and a 14 billion dollar market for pre-school education, with our fermium model we will increase our market penetration. And we will achieve that with our passionate, full of potential and experience team

2017  Finalist
Water Treatment & Technology

WaterComms tackles the crucial issue of water management in off-grid communities by creating a sustainable access to knowledge and technical support.
Our model is based on service centers and supported by a mobile App. It concentrates on three steps:
1) Upgrading existing infrastructure (enlarging capacity and securing purification);
2) Training and handing tools for controlling quality and planning maintenance;
3) Securing access to technical services and supply of spare-parts.

2017  Finalist
Diagnostics + Medical Devices

VOTIS Subdermal Imaging Technologies is developing devices to help determine the proper course of treatment for diabetic foot pathology. It guides the physician to a therapeutic approach designed to maximize limb preservation and reduce amputation. It enables the physician to measure success during and after the procedure. The system uses near-infrared light and is non-invasive and non-radiation-based. It will save money for hospitals reimbursed under a value-based billing system model.

2017  Finalist
Efficiency + Energy / Clean Tech

Vostok is an Electric mobility solutions company with the aim of making affordable, easy and clean mobility the norm. We do this by collaborating with industry partners to design solutions that enable consumers to switch to this technology without having to give up any convenience. This is reflected in our first product Vostok 1500, an urban electric scooter for delivery companies and for individual use. Easy, convenient, and without having to pay a price premium to adopt this new technology.

2017  Finalist
Retail & Advertising Technology

We've created a new shopping experience on VR, that allows customers
to interact naturally with products using only their hands, view from every
angle and customize the product in the VR.
To do that we had to overcome a know VR problem called death misperception. While others try to solve it using hardware, we developed a software that creates a prediction of the user’s real intentions and bends
the virtual reality, so his faulty actions and misperceptions won’t hurt the experience.

2017  Finalist
Cybersecurity

Vicarius developed a unified vulnerability management and mitigation platform. The solution is capable of detecting known and unknown vulnerabilities within every software across the entire organization. The system takes a leap into every software and assesses the risks it has within while providing the organization automated mitigation. The solution prevents the abuse of every software features, thus keeping the organization safe and secure.

2017  Finalist
Transportation & Logistics

Valerann is an end-to-end system installed on the road itself. Using different sensors, a unique algorithm, and a communication system tailored to the road’s unique requirements, the system provides real-time information to drivers and road operators. This includes danger recognition, instant accident prevention, optimal traffic flow adjustments, and autonomous cars guidance and support. Valerann system provides all these solutions in one product.

2017  Finalist
Transportation & Logistics

UMo's technology enables cities to promote & reward citizens to choose walking, cycling, public transport & ride-sharing over cars.
UMo's solution lets cities promote transportation behavior change through gamification, crypto-currency-based rewards. The more one walks & bikes, the more Bitcoins mined from city, employer. Bitcoins are redeemed at local businesses. End-to-end activity is monitored & optimized, assuring all stake holders benefit off fewer cars in more liveable cities.

2017  Finalist
Hardware & Robotics

The fusion solution (LIDAR, Radar and Vision) enabling a reality of self-driving cars, still suffers from short sightings. Functioning in all lighting and extreme weather conditions became an addressable challenge. our innovative approach will empower the cars with sight technology which simply enables them to see anytime, without impairment.

2017  Finalist
Internet of Things

Traxx connects the motorcycle to the rider and the rider to his community. Traxx increases safety and security of bike and rider by leveraging the unique social aspects found among riders in different parts of the world.
Traxx automatically detects theft and accidents and takes immediate actions to sped up help and recovery form Traxx community members.

2017  Finalist
Education + Consumer Products

Research shows 90% of brain development occurs by age 5, and the language children experience ages 0-5 profoundly impacts their brain development, IQ, self-esteem, and success. Talklet captures parent-child interactions and offers speech metrics & feedback, showing parents how their words influence their child's development. Talklet will encourage parents of all social strata to take an active role in their child's education and empower them interact with their children in the most impactful way

2017  Finalist
Consumer Products

SunZee Mission is to develop disruptive products in the cosmetics and pharma industry with an initial focus on sunscreen. while Awareness to sun damages have increased dramatically, the way we consume sunscreen has not changed and fallen behind our actual needs.
We have developed an innovative, patent pending capsule which enables a simple, single hand extraction of cream directly to your fingertips. SunZee has the potential to impact usage and education on sun protection among kids

2017  Finalist
Environment

Sukriti is working towards social and economic upliftment of the community through sustainable engineering and financial initiatives as part of its commitment to United Nations' Sustainable Development goal. We have developed the technology and the financial model so that free convenience facility can be made available to millions of people across the financial and geographical spectrum. Low cost black water treatment system helps to achieve water recycling goal.

2017  Finalist
Efficiency + Generation

SolarChange leverages cutting edge disruptive technology, including blockchain and machine learning, to create an unparalleled reliable, comprehensive and potentially unlimited data platform for the renewable energy market. Utility companies, grid operators and users alike can obtain real time energy tracking while global trade markets can benefit from such accurate and real time data. Smart predictions, insights and forecasts will be taken to a new level with our proprietary technology.

2017  Finalist
Health and Wellness

SensoGen is developing a device that can sense food ingredients without any physical contact, just by “smelling” the food and report back to the user's smartphone of the allergens detected. Thus allows users to safely eat anywhere they go.
SensoGenic is easy to use, smart device accessory that provides the YES/NO answer whether your food is allergen free.

2017  Finalist
Transportation & Logistics

The RePark system, allows parking space owners, to rent their space, whenever it is vacant, by the hour at any hour.
It allows drivers to find parking near their destination, and get a true door to door ETA (reach + park + walk)
We can manage parking garages, by directing drivers to the next available spot. We can do the same for on street parking, and reduce traffic loads by 30% of major streets. RePark increases space utilization & green lungs while reducing pollution

2017  Finalist
Public Health

We aim at creating a novel eyes-free perceptual experience for visually impaired people, by conveying the environment through soundscapes using our IP protected sensory substitution methods (originally developed in Prof. Amedi, our scientific advisor) in "soundglasses". These methods were shown to activate "visual" areas in the blind's brain, enabling visually impaired people to actually perceive a world currently beyond reach through sound and speech.

2017  Finalist
Health and Wellness

Trauma events create anxiety at a large scale, psychologists marks the first 30 days after a trauma event as crucial for treatment, unfortunately Authorities lacks the personal to provide aid in these crucial period as they are under staffed. ReachMore expands the reach of authorities during trauma events X1000 and helps focus resources on individuals that require further care. Our research show anxiety can be treated online, with no need for face-to-face treatment, and with 82% success rate.

2017  Finalist
Internet & Web + High Tech

Quali.Fit learns and imitates the behaviour of a professional recruiter -

Using AI, It gathers feedback from employers, automatically interviews candidates, fill the missing data on their profiles, and makes the recruiter day 10X more efficient.

2017  Finalist
Online Commerce & Marketplaces

The entire model of online shopping today is catalog-based with very limited scope for ‘inspiration’ or Visual Merchandising (VM) that is very typical to offline stores. We have created an AR/VR technology platform using which retailers can create immersive shopping experiences for their online consumers and increase engagement with the brands. A consumer can virtually walk-around a store, pick products and shop for it in an engaging environment designed to inspire purchases.

2017  Finalist
Education Technology + Education

The VR clips of OtheReality enable high-school students to experience the world through the eyes of others in society (e.g., males as females, Jews as Arabs, whites as blacks etc.). Together with a complete educational program, this powerful exposure, directed to the hearts and minds of the digital generation, leads to a meaningful dialogue in class, which, in turn, promotes social change and cultural understanding, essential for all of us who strive for a better world.

2017  Finalist
Healthcare + Health and Wellness

AAPE1’s dual effect makes him superior over the existing skin care products in the market
AAPE1 is an antioxidant which has been developed in the framework of this project. AAPE1 is chemically stable and therefore resistant under high and low temperatures and keeps its effectiveness over time. AAPE is water soluble and inhibit wrinkle formation.

2017  Finalist
Public Health

Novotalk is an on-demand system tailored to meet individual therapy needs. Using validated in-clinic methods and a patent-pending, speech pattern analyzer, it studies the user’s performance and adapts accordingly. It eliminates the dependency in the availability of a clinician.
Coupled with a training system, and community of peers, it’s an effective substitute for more traditional treatments, with maximum availability and accessibility, at an affordable price, with long-lasting results.

2017  Finalist
Diagnostics + Diagnostics

Nanosynex is developing a diagnostic test that can check bacterial resistance to antibiotics in a record time (from 9h to 4h), allowing same-day result (<5h) and saving healthcare costs. This revolutionary development comes from the lab of Prof. Levenberg, Dean of the Technion Biomedical Engineering Faculty. It will be composed of disposables cards, made of several droplet-based microfluidic arrays, to test a panel of antibiotics at once; and a fluorescent reading device with an incubator unit.

2017  Finalist
Sports Technology

NanoRun is a new kind of IOT aerobic suspension trainer, embedded with movement sensors to provide an immersive aerobic experience. NanoRun will be positioned as a new indoor aerobic solution in a $5.8B market, replacing for many the cumbersome,monotonous and expensive treadmills, ellipticals and indoor cycles. Following adoption, we will provide developers with simple tools to further create multimedia, virtual reality and gaming worlds of fitness.

2017  Finalist
Health and Wellness + Transmission

Nano Textile Ltd. has developed a disruptive technology in the field of Anti-bacterial textile coating.

The R&D phase extended through 4 years and was fully funded by the FP7 initiative of the European Commission with 12m EURO.

The unusual amount of funding by the EC was received due to the fact that Nano's technology is the only viable Anti-bacterial technology in the world to treat Hospital textiles, as a means of fighting against Hospital acquired Infections.

2017  Finalist
Therapeutics (Pharma / Biotech)

Our first approach is a rehabilitation system for the clinic and home, under the physical therapist’s supervision, for treatment and follow up of balance disorders.
Fully immersive Virtual Reality experience promoting neuro-plasticity by sensory integration exercises and stimulation.

* Customized neuro-stimulation according to real, dynamic and personalized needs.
* Big Data: Risk of fall, suggested therapy, outcome expectations.
* Telemedicine ensures up-to-date data

2017  Finalist
Poverty Alleviation + Agriculture

100M small farmers in India LOSE money from agriculture alone. Kheyti helps smallholder farmers battle income variability through our "Greenhouse-in-a-Box" (GIB), an affordable, modular greenhouse bundled with services. Designed for small farmers, the GIB fits in 2% of their land, protects crops from climate risks and grows 7x produce using 10% water. We integrate financing, inputs, training and market services to give farmers a seamless path towards a steady income of $100/month.