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The links between Miami and Israel’s high tech

Coaching Israelis in U.S. business culture was the initial thrust of the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA), an initiative begun in 2016 by Tampa’s Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Centers. The program started out bringing cohorts from young Israeli companies to Florida to coach them, match them with customers and investors, and encourage them to set […]

Tampa tech company donates radiation shields to Ukraine

StemRad, a radiation protection technology company that was part of the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator’s first tech cohort in 2017, donated 20 gamma radiation shields to Ukraine, the company announced earlier this month.Read more: https://www.axios.com/local/tampa-bay/2022/12/21/stemrad-gamma-radiation-shields-ukraine-nasa (Axios)EnvatoMore Posts

Tampa company donates radiation protection equipment to Ukraine

It’s been quite a month for the Tampa company StemRad. First, they sent their new radiation protection vests around the moon as part of Artemis 1, and now they have moved on to their next mission, sending this same technology to Ukraine. StemRad CEO, Dr. Oren Milstein, says his company’s slogan is “radiation protection on […]

Israeli space tech to shield Ukrainians

Oren Milstein, co-founder of Israeli company StemRad — a developer of radiation protection suits for space explorers, emergency responders, and nuclear industry workers — and Kelly, a former NASA astronaut, traveled at the end of November to war-torn Kyiv to donate the first batch of 20 wearable kits to help shield first responders against potentially […]

To the Moon and Back (literally) with Tampa Startup StemRad

A part of the Tampa startup scene is currently orbiting the moon as part of NASA’s Artemis I mission. StemRad, an Israeli-based startup with strong roots in Tampa, is testing out its AstroRad technology – a vest designed to protect astronauts from deep space radiation – on board the uncrewed space flight mission. The startup […]

FIBA company, Aeye Health, receives FDA clearance

The Tel Aviv-based healthtech firm AEYE Health announced on Tuesday it has received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to market its diagnostic screening system for diabetic retinopathy, a complication of diabetes caused by high blood sugar levels that can damage the retina and cause blindness if left undiagnosed. Instead of needing an annual appointment […]

Startup works with Tampa General to streamline data

Milagro AI, a startup that was part of the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator in 2020, has implemented its technology in several hospital systems, most recently at Tampa General Hospital, due to the connection at FIBA. The startup, founded in 2015 by Amit May-Dan and Greg Hobbs, addresses the ongoing problems of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) and readmissions, […]

FIBA company, Safe-T group, reached 5 million downloads

afe-T Group Ltd. a global provider of cybersecurity and privacy solutions to consumers and enterprises, announced that its privacy application reached over 5,000,000 downloads in aggregate by Android, Apple iOS and Windows personal computers users. Safe-T’s Consumer Privacy solution provides users with a robust privacy protection tool. Utilizing advanced encryption technologies, the privacy solution prevents access […]

Durst invests in robotic window washer

Still in the startup phase, Skyline has received a boost from Durst Ventures, the proptech and venture capital arm of the Durst Organization. Durst and Skyline declined to disclose the size of the investment, but Skyline CEO Michael Brown said it comes with the intention of deploying Skyline’s technology across Durst’s New York properties. Skyline […]