Rss - Spotlight on Israel9/18/2014 8:50:58 AM60en-USMaking biofuel sugar from woodhttp://www.israelemb.org/montreal/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Biofuel-sugar-from-wood.aspxThe Israeli company HCL Clean Tech is looking to convert wood chips into a high-value feedstock for biofuels and the plastics and chemicals industries.Sat, 16 Jun 2012 22:24:37 GMTMedical clownshttp://www.israelemb.org/montreal/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Medical-clowns.aspxIsrael hosts an international congress to show other countries a new model for medical clowning as a recognized hospital therapy.Sat, 16 Jun 2012 22:27:02 GMTSmart agrotechhttp://www.israelemb.org/montreal/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Smart-agrotech.aspxThe recently announced fund is seeking early-stage investors - those people and companies who see their future fortunes tied with the success of green technologies.Fri, 13 Jul 2012 13:49:32 GMTGuinness chemistry recordhttp://www.israelemb.org/montreal/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Guinness-chemistry-record.aspxGuinness World Records has recognized Israel's Science and Technology Ministry for holding the "largest chemistry lesson" in the world. The lesson drew 4,207 participants in 13 locations country-wide. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 13:49:31 GMTIsrael - Nurturing great mindshttp://www.israelemb.org/montreal/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-Nurturing-minds.aspxWhat do all these Israelis have in common? In the past decade, they won Nobel Prizes.Fri, 13 Jul 2012 13:49:31 GMTMaking saltwater potablehttp://www.israelemb.org/montreal/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Making-saltwater-potable.aspxScarce rainfall and abundant seawater prompted Israel to find desalination solutions now getting a 'green' makeover and being shared globally.Fri, 13 Jul 2012 13:49:32 GMTGreenhouse gas into fuelhttp://www.israelemb.org/montreal/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Greenhouse-gas-into-fuel.aspxThe possibility of converting CO2 to fuel in a clean and efficient manner will turn brown coal into a source of environmentally friendly fuel.Fri, 13 Jul 2012 13:49:31 GMTRIO+20 June 2012 http://www.israelemb.org/montreal/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-an-important-player-at-RIO-20.aspxIsrael attaches great importance to this year's Earth Summit, RIO+20, to take place in Rio de Janeiro on 20-22 June.Fri, 13 Jul 2012 13:49:31 GMT