Israel: Small Country, Big Dreams and Accomplishments
Renowned for its innovation, Israel has become a leader in the global startup ecosystem. Israel has achieved this position despite its size and small population, and is considered in many respects, a wonder.
a global market
value of $43 billion.
Netafim Drip Irrigation
Netafim manufactures a drip irrigation method which has global sales of $232 million. There are currently about 40 billion Netafim drip irrigation systems in more than 20 million acres of territory around the world.
This popular cultivar of tomato was developed in Israel and is sold worldwide. The seeds of the tomatoes are one of Israel’s important export industries.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
Israel developed the first modern aircraft without a human pilot onboard. The UAV has had tremendous operational success over the years and is used by the US military.
USB Flash Drive
The Israeli invention of a data storage device, Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface, led to a revolution in the technology world.
A security company
founded by veterans of
Unit 8200, an elite IDF
Today it employs 4,700
Multinationals have long realized the value of Israel as a global innovation leader. At present, global giants have established more than 200 R&D centers in Israel, including: