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Trendlines CEO Comments on Israel’s Medical Device Industry

Trendlines CEO Comments on Israel’s Medical Device Industry

Todd Dollinger, Trendines Chairman and CEO, shares observations about Apple’s new ResearchKit and iPad apps — and their effect on the Israeli medical device scene.

Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show 2015 Wrap-Up

Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show 2015 Wrap-Up

Summing up the Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show, March 23-27, 2015. Company videos, TV interviews, photo galleries, and articles.

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”).

March 23-27, 2015: Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show

March 23-27, 2015: Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show

Join us as Trendlines Medical goes on the road (show) in the United States: 6 companies. 5 cities. 5 days. March 23-27.

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.

Spotlight On: Knee Repair Just Got Easier

date 04-January-2015
Spotlight On: Knee Repair Just Got Easier

Located inside the knee joint, the delicate meniscus is a C-shaped cartilage that acts as a shock absorber to cushion the knee. Arcuro Medical’s novel meniscus repair system is based on a technique in which the entire procedure is performed inside the joint space and requires just one entry into the joint. Read what motivated Lee Ranon, the Company’s CEO, to “fix” our knees.

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 …

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.

PitchBook Lists Trendlines as 3rd Largest VC Investor in Israel

date 02-December-2014

PitchBook names Trendlines one of the top “VC investors in Israel over the past five years.”

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).

Endobetix’s Innovative Implant for Diabetes 2 Featured in e-Med and ITPortal

date 26-November-2014
Endobetix’s Innovative Implant for Diabetes 2 Featured in e-Med and ITPortal

Endobetix began to investigate the phenomenon of people who underwent bariatric surgery and showed a significant improvement in the indices of diabetes a few days after surgery, before the patient lost any weight.

6 Questions about Screening Applications at Trendlines Medical

6 Questions about Screening Applications at Trendlines Medical

Trendlines Medical receives hundreds of new company inquiries annually.  As VP, New Ventures, Edit Goldberg screens these inquiries and is most often the first point of contact with the entrepreneurs, physicians or scientists behind the […]

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 …

IonMed Appears in MergerMarket

date 10-November-2014
IonMed Appears in MergerMarket

IonMed’s CEO Shai Levanon is focused on commercializing its BioWeld1 product before a potential exit in 18 to 36 months.

Trendlines Founders Honored by American Society of the University of Haifa

Trendlines Founders Honored by American Society of the University of Haifa

Trendlines founders Todd Dollinger and Steve Rhodes will be honored as “Chicagoans advancing technology in Israel” by the American Society of the University of Haifa.

ProArc’s ClearRing Device for BPH Featured in Israel21c

date 30-October-2014
ProArc’s ClearRing Device for BPH Featured in Israel21c

ProArc’s ClearRing system addresses benign prostatic hyperplasia (englarged prostate) without drugs or major surgery.

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 …

Endobetix Featured in Canaccord Genuity Report on Obesity

date 21-October-2014
Endobetix Featured in Canaccord Genuity Report on Obesity

The bile diversion device developed by Endobetix is featured in this report on obesity from CANACCORD Genuity.

IonMed Receives CE Certification

IonMed Receives CE Certification

IonMed received CE mark certification for its Bioweld1™ cold plasma system for surgical incision closure.

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.

LapSpace Nears Market Entry with Completion of FIM Surgical Procedures

LapSpace Nears Market Entry with Completion of FIM Surgical Procedures

LapSpace Medical announced it completed a series of successful procedures, utilizing its inflatable laparoscopic retractor, on patients in the United States and India.

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 […]

ETView’s VivaSight Products Highlighted in Anesthesiology News

date 28-September-2014
ETView’s VivaSight Products Highlighted in Anesthesiology News

ETView’s VivaSight visualization and monitoring devices were highlighted in this article in Anesthesiology News.

MediValve Announces Post-Market Clinical Evaluations

MediValve Announces Post-Market Clinical Evaluations

MediValve announced it successfully completed the first two cases of post-market clinical evaluation of its acWire Guidewire for use in peripheral vascular and heart catheterization procedures.

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.

EnzySurge, Gordian, IonMed, and LifeBond among Top Israel Wound-Care Innovations

date 04-September-2014
EnzySurge, Gordian, IonMed, and LifeBond among Top Israel Wound-Care Innovations

Four of our medical portfolio companies appear on ISRAEL 21c’s list of “11 top Israeli wound-care innovations.”

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.

Omer Schalit-Cohen Interview Appears in Healthfundr Insights

Omer Schalit-Cohen Interview Appears in Healthfundr Insights

Omer Schalit-Cohen, VP, Business Developments, Trendines Medical, addresses capital efficiency, milestones, outsourcing, and more in this Q&A with Healthfundr Insights.

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 …

Endobetix Featured as Globes’ Start-Up of the Week

Endobetix Featured as Globes’ Start-Up of the Week

The Endobetix device diverts bile in the intestine, lowering blood sugar and preventing the need for risky gastric bypass surgery.

ETView Reports on Two Clinical Evaluations of VivaSight™

ETView Reports on Two Clinical Evaluations of VivaSight™

ETView announces two clinical reports on the use of its VivaSight™ to achieve single lung isolation.

NovoSpeech Receives U.S. Patent for Quantum Search Application

NovoSpeech Receives U.S. Patent for Quantum Search Application

Portfolio company NovoSpeech received a notice of allowance for its quantum search patent, an integral component of the company’s game-changing speech recognition technology.

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.

Trendlines Medical Featured in MIXiii BioMed Article

Trendlines Medical Featured in MIXiii BioMed Article

Trendlines Medical featured prominently in this recap of MIXiii | BioMed on the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs site.

Dune Medical Raises $21 Million

Dune Medical Raises $21 Million

The Kraft Group and Carnepa Advanced Healthcare led Dune Medical’s $21 million raise. Dune’s MarginProbe device use RF rays to make real-time diagnoses during breast cancer surgery.

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.

Migdal Insurance and Private Investors To Invest in ETView

Migdal Insurance and Private Investors To Invest in ETView

ETView Medical signed an investment agreement with Migdal Insurance Company and a group of private investors in a NIS 7 million private placement.

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.

Trendlines Acquires IP from Collaboration with Endo

date 19-June-2014
Trendlines Acquires IP from Collaboration with Endo

Trendlines announced it completed the acquisition of intellectual property developed within the framework of an R&D agreement with Endo Health Solutions.

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.

Trendlines Medical Exits

Trendlines Medical Exits

News about Trendlines Medical exits and acquisitions.

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