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AgriVest 2015 in the News

AgriVest 2015 in the News

News items about the 3rd AgriVest conference on April 27, 2015, which attracted 350 attendees from 15 countries.

Nitza Kardish a Panelist at Pioneers 2015 Thought Leader Meeting

Nitza Kardish a Panelist at Pioneers 2015 Thought Leader Meeting

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish is a panelist at this year’s Pioneers Thought Leader Meeting on Energy & Environment. … BioFishency CTO Igal Magen will present the Company’s aquaculture water treatment system at the conference.

Saturas Featured in Kav L’Moshav

Saturas Featured in Kav L’Moshav

The tiny stem water potential sensor from Saturas was the subject of a feature article in Kav l’Moshav, a Hebrew-language trade publication.

The Trendlines Group Update May 2015

The Trendlines Group Update May 2015

ST Stent completes $450,000 raise … IFI invests in Catalyst AgTech … Endobetix is a Red Herring Europe Top 100 finalist … Metabolic Robots announces additional sales …

MiRobot Mentioned in ChannelNews Asia Article

MiRobot Mentioned in ChannelNews Asia Article

ChannelAsia News featured robotic milking technology from MiRobot in this article about Israeli dairy tech.

Todd Dollinger in the Financial Times: “We Do Best When We Partner”

Todd Dollinger in the Financial Times: “We Do Best When We Partner”

The huge surge of China’s outbound investment is increasingly targeting brands and technology that China lacks in its home market, with private and state companies ponying up cash.

Virentes and Valentis in Forbes Israel Article

Virentes and Valentis in Forbes Israel Article

Two Trendlines Agtech companies, Virentes and Valentis Nanotech, are among the eight companies featured in this Forbes Israel article about solving the global food crisis.

Metabolic Robots Receives New Orders from Strategic Partners

Metabolic Robots Receives New Orders from Strategic Partners

After very successful test results of its on-demand poultry-feeding system, Metabolic Robots received additional orders from two large strategic partners.

Impact First Investments Announces Investment in Catalyst AgTech

Impact First Investments Announces Investment in  Catalyst AgTech

Impact First Investments (IFI) announced an investment in Catalyst AgTech, developers of a technology that minimizes the environmental impact of agrochemicals.

Israeli Agritech Blossoms at Third International Agrivest Conference in Israel

Israeli Agritech Blossoms at Third International Agrivest Conference in Israel

Hundreds of investors and global agriculture experts from 20 countries attend AgriVest 2015 — showcasing the potential for investment in Israeli agricultural technology.

Valentis Nanotech among 10 Israeli Companies at Imaginenano 2015

Valentis Nanotech among 10 Israeli Companies at Imaginenano 2015

Valentis featured in this Israel 21c article about Israeli companies exhibiting at Imaginenano 2015, Europe’s largest nanotech conference.

Nitza Kardish Interviewed on Israeli News

Nitza Kardish Interviewed on Israeli News

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish was interviewed about agriculture in Israel on the news program Friday at Five.

Meet the Keynote Speaker at AgriVest 2015

date 21-April-2015
Meet the Keynote Speaker at AgriVest 2015

The Agrivest opportunity: Hear from Israeli innovators, hear experts from the international agritech community, meet and network with investors and players in agritech.

The Trendlines Group Update April 2015

The Trendlines Group Update April 2015

… Leviticus raises $1.5 million … Our feature in Globes magazine … Trendlines brochure now in Chinese … See us at Biomed … BioFishency in Fish Farmer … Sarai Kemp in AgFunder News …

Meet the 12 Presenting Companies at AgriVest 2015

Meet the 12 Presenting Companies at AgriVest 2015

The AgriVest opportunity: Hear from 12 early-stage Israeli companies on the cutting-edge of agricultural technology.

Lenore Shoham Answers 6 Questions about Screening Applications at Trendlines Agtech

Lenore Shoham Answers 6 Questions about Screening Applications at Trendlines Agtech

Lenore Shoham, VP, New Ventures, Trendlines Agtech, screens hundreds of inquiries new agricultural technologies. What does she look for?

3rd International AgriVest Conference to Showcase Potential for Investment in Agricultural Technology

3rd International AgriVest Conference to Showcase Potential for Investment in Agricultural Technology

AgriVest, a partnership between Israel’s Ministry of Economy, Trendlines Agtech, and GreenSoil Investments will be held at the Weizmann Institute of Science on April 27, 2015.

Meet the 13 Expert Panelists at AgriVest 2015

date 12-April-2015
Meet the 13 Expert Panelists at AgriVest 2015

The Agrivest opportunity: Hear from Israeli innovators, hear experts from the international agritech community, meet and network with investors and players in agritech.

Trendlines Featured in AgFunder News

date 27-March-2015
Trendlines Featured in AgFunder News

Trendlines Agtech VP Business Development Sarai Kemp: “Entrepreneurs are ‘taking the knowledge’ learned from innovations in IT and healthcare and applying it to agriculture.

Trendlines Agtech & Trendlines Featured in G Magazine (Globes)

Trendlines Agtech & Trendlines Featured in G Magazine (Globes)

Trendlines Agtech, portfolio companies, and Trendlines are the subject of this feature article in G magazine.

The Trendlines Group Update March 2015

The Trendlines Group Update March 2015

.. See the action at our Showcase … See our updated Trendlines brochure … Save with early-bird registration for AgriVest 2015 … Conferences, summits, events, and more…

BioFishency in Lux Research Report about Aquaculture Boom

BioFishency in Lux Research Report about Aquaculture Boom

Portfolio company BioFishency is mentioned in this report from Lux Research about the fast-growing aquaculture market (the “Blue Revolution”).

Trendlines “Plans To Take Its Incubator Model to China”

Trendlines “Plans To Take Its Incubator Model to China”

Times of Israel: “The Trendlines Group, specializing in medical devices and agritech, plans to take its incubator model, IP knowledge to China.”

The Trendlines Group Update February 2015

The Trendlines Group Update February 2015

… Save April 27 for AgriVest … 2014: a year of achievements … On the road with Trendlines Medical … Showcase photo gallery … Welcome Enology Wise Tech … Happy Chinese New Year …

5th Annual Trendlines Company Showcase

5th Annual Trendlines Company Showcase

Our largest Showcase ever: Keynote speaker Jon Medved of OurCrowd, 7 expert panelists, 13 medical and agritech companies, and 350 attendees.

Sol Chip Wins Most Innovative Israeli Start-Up at iNNOVEX 2015

date 09-February-2015

Sol Chip was selected from 180 Israeli start-ups as the “Most Innovative Israeli Start-Up“at iNNOVEX Disrupt 2015.

2014: A Year of Achievements

2014: A Year of Achievements

It’s that time of year again. We’re taking a look back at six standout achievements from 2014.

Saturas Featured in Water & Irrigation

date 04-February-2015
Saturas Featured in Water & Irrigation

The miniature stem water potential sensor from Saturas was featured in the Hebrew-language trade magazine Water & Irrigation.

The Trendlines Group Update January 2015

The Trendlines Group Update January 2015

… EdenShield raises $1 million … Welcome OrthoSpin … Eran Feldhay attends J.P. Morgan conference … Saturas completes successful trial … Calling Israeli agritech and food companies …

Meet Our 13 Showcase Companies: 5th Annual Company Showcase

Meet Our 13 Showcase Companies: 5th Annual Company Showcase

Meet our 13 medical and agritech companies presenting at the 5th Annual Company Showcase — January 28, 2015, Shefayim Conference Center.

Saturas Completes Successful Field Trials of Its Stem Water Potential Sensor

date 13-January-2015
Saturas Completes Successful Field Trials of Its Stem Water Potential Sensor

Saturas conducted successful initial field trials of its embedded stem water potential (SWP) sensor on peach and citrus trees.

AgriVest 2015 Call for Companies

AgriVest 2015 Call for Companies

Calling all early-stage Israeli food and agritech companies! AgriVest 2015 is your opportunity to present to leading agritech industry players and investors.

Nitza Kardish Participates in International Agritech Conferences

date 08-January-2015
Nitza Kardish Participates in International Agritech Conferences

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish is a panelist and speaker and agritech conferences in January and February.

Meet Our 7 Expert Panelists: 5th Annual Company Showcase

Meet Our 7 Expert Panelists: 5th Annual Company Showcase

Meet our 7 expert panelist for our 5th Annual Company Showcase — January 28, 2015, Shefayim Conference Center.

EdenShield Raises Over $1 Million

date 06-January-2015
EdenShield Raises Over $1 Million

EdenShield completes $1 million raise, led by OurCrowd.

Portfolio Companies among 12 Disruptive Technologies

date 05-January-2015
Portfolio Companies among 12 Disruptive Technologies

Trendlines portfolio companies ApiFix, CoreBone, Sol Chip, and Virtual Ports received a mention in Israel21c’s look at disruptive technologies to watch in 2015.

OurCrowd’s Jon Medved Is Keynote Speaker at Our 5th Annual Showcase

OurCrowd’s Jon Medved Is Keynote Speaker at Our 5th Annual Showcase

Named “2014 Person of the Year” by CrowdFund Beat, Jon Medved, founder and CEO of OurCrowd, is the keynote speaker at our 5th Annual Company Showcase, January 28, 2015.

Valentis’ Nanocrystalline Cellulose Technology in RSC Advances

date 21-December-2014
Valentis’ Nanocrystalline Cellulose Technology in RSC Advances

Valentis’ technology combines nanoparticles with cellulose nanocrystals (CNC), a biodegradable, transparent material made from plant pulp waste, to produce highly improved polymeric films with new functionality that can be tailored to specific applications and needs.

EdenShield Featured in OurCrowd Blog

date 20-December-2014
EdenShield Featured in OurCrowd Blog

OurCrowd mentioned EdenShield’s nontoxic natural insect control system on this post about Israel’s medical marijuana tech.

The Trendlines Group Update December 2014

The Trendlines Group Update December 2014

… Trendlines presents at the OurCrowd Global Summit … Why join an incubator? … Welcome Escala Medical … See Nitza Kardish at the Pioneers Festival … Sol Chip signs with Netafim …

Spotlight On: The “Seeds” of Automated Plant Grafting

date 14-December-2014

Robotic technology and a new grafting method under development by Virentes are poised to change the costly, labor intensive process of plant grafting. Yuval Fradkin, the company’s CEO, explains how his entrepreneurial idea “took root.”

Advanced MemTech Receives BIRD Investment

Advanced MemTech Receives BIRD Investment

Advanced MemTech will collaborate with a U.S. partner on a joint development project that addresses energy challenges. The project is one of five selected to receive a BIRD investment.

Sol Chip and Netafim Collaborate To Develop Unique Maintenance-Free Crop Monitoring Solution

Sol Chip and Netafim Collaborate To Develop Unique Maintenance-Free Crop Monitoring Solution

Sol Chip, a leader in solar-energy powering of electronic and mobile devices, and Netafim, the global leader in drip and micro-irrigation solutions, announced joint development of a hybrid, maintenance-free crop monitoring system.

Nitza Kardish Speaks at Pioneers Festival 2014

date 04-December-2014
Nitza Kardish Speaks at Pioneers Festival 2014

Nitza Kardish, CEO of Trendlines Agtech, and Shalom Nachshon, CEO of Catalyst AgTech, addressed a number of critical issues in agriculture during the panel session Deep Dive: Food for 9 Billion People – Agriculture 3.0 at the Pioneers Festival 2014.

BioFishency Featured in Israel Exporter

date 01-December-2014
BioFishency Featured in Israel Exporter

BioFishency together with Upgrade Solutions provide a complete, turnkey community fish farm solution, for the central farm and training center as well as for the satellite farms (backyard fish farms).

The Trendlines Group Update November 2014

The Trendlines Group Update November 2014

Video from awards ceremony honoring Trendlines Chairmen & CEOs … Omer Schalit-Cohen presenting at SpeedMind … Nitza Kardish presenting at Innovation in Agriculture workshop … and more news …

Steve Rhodes Featured in NRG Ma’ariv Article

Steve Rhodes Featured in NRG Ma’ariv Article

Steve Rhodes calls on the Israeli business community to raise awareness about Israel.

Nitza Kardish To Present at Biology of Crop Resistance to Stress Workshop

date 26-October-2014
Nitza Kardish To Present at Biology of Crop Resistance to Stress Workshop

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish will present at the Biology of Crop Resistance to Stress Workshop, November 24-26, 2014, Tel Aviv University and Volcani Center.

The Trendlines Group Update October 2014

The Trendlines Group Update October 2014

… Univ. of Haifa honors Trendlines’ founders … LapSpace completes FIM …

EdenShield Featured on The Huffington Post and Green Prophet

date 02-October-2014
EdenShield Featured on The Huffington Post and Green Prophet

A new crop presents a new opportunity for EdenShield’s nontoxic insect control products.

CoreBone Appears on CNN Marketplace Middle East

CoreBone Appears on CNN Marketplace Middle East

Ed. note: From the Grapevine referred to the OKCoral coral farm and CoreBone in its article “A coral farming lab that grows … bones?” by Jenn Virskus (October 23, 2014) How a coral farm in the desert […]

The Trendlines Group Update September 2014

The Trendlines Group Update September 2014

… Steve Rhodes on tech development … 4 companies on Israel 21c list … ETView exhibits at conferences … “Startup lessons” includes Trendlines Agtech … Spotlight shines on EdenShield …

Nitza Kardish and Trendlines Featured in Chicago Tribune Series

date 06-September-2014
Nitza Kardish and Trendlines Featured in Chicago Tribune Series

Nitza Kardish and Trendlines are featured in this Chicago Tribune article about how “Chicago can boost its start-up prowess” by taking lessons from Israel.

Spotlight On: Nontoxic Insect Control Product for Greenhouse Crops

date 31-August-2014
Spotlight On: Nontoxic Insect Control Product for Greenhouse Crops

EdenShield has developed and is selling a nontoxic insect control product for greenhouse crops that is based on extracts of medicinal plants endemic to Israel’s desert. The first product is applied to greenhouse screens to […]

Start-Ups at the Forefront of Technological Development

Start-Ups at the Forefront of Technological Development

Steve Rhodes, CEO & Chairman of The Trendlines Group, shares his views on the role of Israeli technological developments in Industry, a Hebrew-language magazine.

The Trendlines Group Update August 2014

The Trendlines Group Update August 2014

… Trendlines’ founders receive honor … Welcome to Vensica … Healthfundr Insight interviews Omer Schalit-Cohen … Valentis signs MOU … Agri Investor features Nitza Kardish …

Nitza Kardish and Trendlines Agtech Featured in agri investor

Nitza Kardish and Trendlines Agtech Featured in agri investor

“Awareness of Israel’s agtech sector is growing,” according to Nitza Kardish, CEO of Trendlines Agtech, in this article on agri investor.

Valentis Signs MOU To Integrate Technology in Thermoplastics Production

Valentis Signs MOU To Integrate Technology in Thermoplastics Production

Valentis Nanotech announced it has signed an MOU with one of Israel’s leading agricultural thermoplastics applications companies.

The Trendlines Group Update July 2014

The Trendlines Group Update July 2014

… Trendlines Acquires IP from Endo … NovoSpeech Receives U.S. Patent … ETView Receives Investment … Catalyst AgTech Appears on Canadian TV … Companies Raising Money …

Catalyst AgTech CEO Interviewed on Canadian TV

Catalyst AgTech CEO Interviewed on Canadian TV

Shalom Nachshon, CEO of Catalyst AgTech, was interviewed about the company’s tailored catalysts on The Street, a leading Canadian business program.

Steve Rhodes, Keynote Speaker at Agri Investment Forum in Toronto

Steve Rhodes, Keynote Speaker at Agri Investment Forum in Toronto

Steve Rhodes, Trendlines Chairman and CEO, will be the keynote speaker at the Agri Investment Forum in Toronto, Canada, on June 25, 2014.

Trendlines Featured in Times of Israel

Trendlines Featured in Times of Israel

Trendlines’ medical technology incubator was named the best incubator in Israel by the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS). Two Trendlines’ portfolio companies — MitrAssist and Advanced Mem-Tech — were named best start-ups of the year by the OCS.

The Trendlines Group Update June 2014

The Trendlines Group Update June 2014

… Trendlines Scores a Hat Trick at OCS Awards … Steve Rhodes To Address Agri Investment Forum … NeuroQuest To Open U.S. Headquarters … Metabolic Robots’ Founder Honored …

Trendlines Scores a Hat Trick at Israel’s Chief Scientist Awards

Trendlines Scores a Hat Trick at Israel’s Chief Scientist Awards

Trendlines Medical and two portfolio companies of The Trendlines Group keep Trendlines on its award-winning path.

BioFishency Feeds the Future with Fish

BioFishency Feeds the Future with Fish

BioFishency overcomes two main challenges in aquaculture for increased fish production and profitability.

Can Israeli Medical Technology Lead the World?

Can Israeli Medical Technology Lead the World?

Interview with Todd Dollinger, Chairman and CEO of The Trendlines Group, in the Chinese publication, China Medical Personnel.

Recap: MIXiii | Biomed May 20-22, 2014

Recap: MIXiii | Biomed May 20-22, 2014

Meet us at booth #157. Hear company presentations. Attend the Feeding the World panel session.

Ziv Dubinsky Awarded Prime Minister Prize for Initiatives and Innovation

Ziv Dubinsky Awarded Prime Minister Prize for Initiatives and Innovation

Congratulations to Metabolic Robots’ Ziv Dubinsky, one of the recipients of the 2014 Prime Minister’s Prize for Initiatives and Innovation.

The Trendlines Group Update May 2014

The Trendlines Group Update May 2014

… OPKO Acquires Inspiro … Gordian Completes $1 Million Raise … Joint Venture with China’s Anhui Luban … Nitza “Transforming Agritech” … Meet Us at MIXiii | Biomed …

BioFishency Featured in Israel21c

BioFishency Featured in Israel21c

Israel’s BioFishency provides a plug-and-play product to cut down on water usage and produce healthier fish.

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