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 […]

Israeli tech shines bright in Miami

The tourism/hospitality space is Miami’s number one job creator, supporting 144,800 jobs annually. And of course, Miami is known globally for its wide-range of unique hospitality experiences. Refresh Miami spoke with three Israeli startups to learn about what factors motivated them to double down on the Miami tech scene. Read the full story: Israeli tech […]

Entrepreneurs pitch robots, automation for restaurants

Restaurants are facing staff shortages while striving to provide good customer service, and new innovative technology can help ease those burdens. Startups at the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator event introduced their products to in-room restaurants and guests during the “The Future of the Restaurant Is Here” event held inside the Brian Glazer Family JCC’s Tampa campus. […]

Hey Tampa Bay, your next waiter might be a robot

Israeli tech startups want to carry Tampa Bay restaurants into the future. Driving the news: Two businesses pitched server-assisting robots to restaurateurs and business influencers at a Florida-Israel Business Accelerator dinner Tuesday night. The star of the show: Bear Robotics’ Servi, a sleek bot on wheels that served appetizers off its carrying trays. Servi is […]

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