Trendlines News

Inspiro Medical Acquired by OPKO Health

Inspiro Medical Acquired by OPKO Health

OPKO Health, a multinational biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company, acquired Inspiro Medical and its novel dry powder inhaler, Inspiromatic.

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.

Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs Special Guests at Consul General of Israel in New York

date 19-May-2014
Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs Special Guests at Consul General of Israel in New York

Steve Rhodes and Todd Dollinger will be the special guests at a reception sponsored by the Consul General of Israel in New York on May 21.

Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs Speak at CICC Event in Toronto

date 15-May-2014
Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs Speak at CICC Event in Toronto

Steve Rhodes and Todd Dollinger will be the special guests at the Canada Israel Chamber of Commerce event in Toronto on May 28.

Analyst: ETView Stock “Worth Tracking”

Analyst: ETView Stock “Worth Tracking”

ETView picked as an “Israeli biomed stock worth tracking.”

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.

Globes’ Start-Up of the Week: SensoGo

Globes’ Start-Up of the Week: SensoGo

SensoGo featured as Start-Up of the Week in Globes.

Omer Schalit-Cohen One of the Judges at TAU Innovation Day

Omer Schalit-Cohen One of the Judges at TAU Innovation Day

Trendlines Medical VP Bus Dev Omer Schalit-Cohen will be a judge in the TLV Start-Up Challenge, part of this year’s TAU Innovation Day, May 13.

Nitza Kardish: “The World Is Hungry, and Israel Can Feed It”

Nitza Kardish: “The World Is Hungry, and Israel Can Feed It”

In this opinion piece for The Marker, Nitza Kardish writes it is incumbent upon Israel to support agricultural research and devise a sound business model to encourage development in agritech.

Israel’s Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett Visits Trendlines Agtech

Israel’s Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett Visits Trendlines Agtech

Israel’s Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett visited Trendlines Agtech on April 29.

Gordian Surgical Completes $1 Million Raise

Gordian Surgical Completes $1 Million Raise

Gordian Surgical recently completed a $1 million raise from angel investors, surgeons, and a private investment fund.

Trendlines To Establish Joint Venture with China’s Anhui Luban Construction Investment Group

Trendlines To Establish Joint Venture with China’s Anhui Luban Construction Investment Group

Trendlines and the Anhui Luban Construction Investment Group have agreed to establish an agritech incubator in Anhui Province, China.

Endobetix To Attend DDW®2014 in Chicago

Endobetix To Attend DDW®2014 in Chicago

Members of the Endobetix team will be in Chicago, Illinois, from May 3 to 6 to attend this year’s Digestive Disease Week®.

NeuroQuest To Establish Headquarters in United States

NeuroQuest To Establish Headquarters in United States

NeuroQuest will sign a lease to establish its headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina.

Nitza Kardish on the Cover of April’s fresh Magazine

Nitza Kardish on the Cover of April’s fresh Magazine

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish named in an industry publication as one of the “12 women leaders who are transforming” agritech.

Happy Passover. Happy Easter. Happy Spring.

date 10-April-2014
Happy Passover. Happy Easter. Happy Spring.

Happy Passover, Easter, and Spring from The Trendlines Group.

The Trendlines Group Update April 2014

The Trendlines Group Update April 2014

… Trendlines Labs and Sheba Medical Center agreement … Patent for NovoSpeech … Endobetix, NeuroQuest, and Sol Chip in media … Investment Event and Agrivest videos …

Omer Schalit-Cohen a Panelist at IN3 Dublin

Omer Schalit-Cohen a Panelist at IN3 Dublin

In Dublin on April 8? Catch Trendlines Medical’s Omer Schalit-Cohen on the medtech innovation panel at this year’s IN3 Medical Device 360.

Spotlight On: Novel Catheter for Treating Peripheral Vascular Disease

Spotlight On: Novel Catheter for Treating Peripheral Vascular Disease

Discover why doctors, investors, and medical device companies should keep their eyes on SiL Vascular.

Steve Rhodes a Panelist at iBIO IndEx

Steve Rhodes a Panelist at iBIO IndEx

Trendlines Chairman and CEO Steve Rhodes will participate on the international panel at this year’s iBIO IndEx, April 24 in Chicago, Illinois.

Sol Chip’s Solar Battery Featured in Israel21c

Sol Chip’s Solar Battery Featured in Israel21c

Sol Chip’s everlasting solar battery (that doesn’t need sun) and recent collaboration agreement with Tadiran Batteries are featured in this Israel21c.

Study Supports the Endobetix Approach to T2D

Study Supports the Endobetix Approach to T2D

Endobetix advisor and SAB member Prof. Randy Seeley, who is quoted in this National Geographic article, explains the significance of the biochemical changes after bariatric surgery.

Nitza Kardish Interviewed in IsraelAgri

Nitza Kardish Interviewed in IsraelAgri

Nitza Kardish, CEO of Trendlines Agtech, returned to the world of agriculture when she shifted her investment focus from medical devices to agritech.

U.S. Patent Awarded to NovoSpeech for Speech Recognition Technology Innovation

date 24-March-2014
U.S. Patent Awarded to NovoSpeech for Speech Recognition Technology Innovation

NovoSpeech received a U.S. patent for its “virtual microphone array” technology, a key innovation in speech recognition.

The Power of the Crowd

The Power of the Crowd

Trendlines Marcom Consultant Shira Zimmerman discovers the strength “of the crowd” in this article for The Times of Israel.

Trendlines Labs Signs Collaboration Agreement with Sheba Medical Center

Trendlines Labs Signs Collaboration Agreement with Sheba Medical Center

Trendlines Labs signed a collaboration agreement with Sheba Medical Center, the largest hospital in Israel and in the Middle East.

NeuroQuest’s Prof. Michal Schwartz Featured in Israel21c

NeuroQuest’s Prof. Michal Schwartz Featured in Israel21c

Prof. Michal Schwartz, scientific adviser to portfolio company NeuroQuest, was the subject of a feature story in Israel21c.

Advanced Mem-Tech Completes a $5 Million Capital Raise

Advanced Mem-Tech Completes a $5 Million Capital Raise

Advanced Mem-Tech announces the completion of financing round, led by a U.S. investor group and SEB Alliance.

Sol Chip CEO Shani Keysar Named an ACE Award Finalist

Sol Chip CEO Shani Keysar Named an ACE Award Finalist

Congratulations to Sol Chip CEO Shani Keysar, Ph.D. She has been named a 2014 ACE Award finalist for Innovator of the Year.

The Trendlines Group Update March 2014

The Trendlines Group Update March 2014

… Steve and Todd on Canadian TV … Collaboration for Trendlines Labs … … Now Funding … Agri Tech in China … FDA for MediValve … Collaboration for Sol Chip …

Eran Feldhay and Trendlines Medical Featured in G (Globes) Magazine

Eran Feldhay and Trendlines Medical Featured in G (Globes) Magazine

Eran Feldhay, CEO of Trendlines Medical, was featured in this look at Israeli technology incubators.

Steve Rhodes and Todd Dollinger on Canadian TV

Steve Rhodes and Todd Dollinger on Canadian TV

Steve Rhodes and Todd Dollinger appear on Canadian TV.

The Women of Trendlines

date 05-March-2014
The Women of Trendlines

International Women’s Day 2014: Women of Trendlines, we salute you.

Todd Dollinger Visits Anhui Province, China

Todd Dollinger Visits Anhui Province, China

Trendlines Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger was invited for a return visit to Anhui Province, China.

Catalyst AgTech Featured in Israel 21c

date 24-February-2014
Catalyst AgTech Featured in Israel 21c

As the world’s population expands, with more hungry mouths to feed, Catalyst AgTech is trying to make the best out of an imperfect world.

4th Annual Investment Event in Israel

4th Annual Investment Event in Israel

Highlights from our 4th Annual Investment Event in Israel, January 28, 2014, Shefayim Conference Center.

FDA and CE Clearance for MediValve

date 21-February-2014
FDA and CE Clearance for MediValve

MediValve announced it received clearance of a PMA (510(k)) from the U.S. FDA and European pre-market clearance for its acWire Guidewire, which is used during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) procedures.

Wise Words with Gadi Har-shai of GreenSpense

date 12-February-2014
Wise Words with Gadi Har-shai of GreenSpense

Springwise.com catches up with Gadi Har-shai, founder and CEO of GreenSpense, to discover how he manages to cope with the pressure of starting an experimental new business.

Todd Dollinger Quoted in Health Care Publication

Todd Dollinger Quoted in Health Care Publication

Trendlines Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger was quoted in this German-language publication about health care.

Todd Dollinger a Featured Panelist at U.S. Medtech Conference

Todd Dollinger a Featured Panelist at U.S. Medtech Conference

Trendlines Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger is among the panelists at the CURRENT THINKING on HOW to FUND GROW & EXIT a MEDTECH COMPANY seminar in Massachusetts.

Happy Chinese New Year 2014

date 30-January-2014
Happy Chinese New Year 2014

Happy Chinese New Year — January 31, 2014 — the Year of the Horse.

Trendlines Signs Collaboration Agreement with Roper St. Francis

Trendlines Signs Collaboration Agreement with Roper St. Francis

Trendlines Labs signed an agreement for collaboration with Roper St. Francis Healthcare to collaborate on the development of new medical device inventions.

Spotlight On: Cloud-based Automated Poultry Feeding System

date 20-January-2014
Spotlight On: Cloud-based Automated Poultry Feeding System

Metabolic Robots, founded in 2013, is developing a novel technology to provide poultry farmers with a system for automatic, real-time calibration of the amount and rate of feed dispensed. Dave Springer, CEO of Metabolic Robots, will present […]

MiRobot Named One of Top 12 Israeli Agritech Companies

date 19-January-2014
MiRobot Named One of Top 12 Israeli Agritech Companies

Congratulations to MiRobot, one of Israel21c’s “top 12 Israeli agritech companies.”

Immunovative Therapies To Conduct Clinical Trial of New Cancer Vaccine

date 15-January-2014
Immunovative Therapies To Conduct Clinical Trial of New Cancer Vaccine

Immunovative Therapies will be conducting a Phase I/II clinical trial of CRCL-AlloVax, a new cancer vaccine that “has potential activity against a wide variety of tumors.”

Sol Chip and Tadiran To Collaborate on Solar Battery Development

date 14-January-2014
Sol Chip and Tadiran To Collaborate on Solar Battery Development

Sol Chip announced a collaboration agreement with Tadiran Batteries for solar battery development and marketing cooperation.

Spotlight On: Improved Closure Solution for Abdominal Incisions

date 12-January-2014
Spotlight On: Improved Closure Solution for Abdominal Incisions

Gordian Surgical, founded in 2012, is developing a novel, two-in-one trocar with a built-in closure device that offers physicians a simple, safe, and cost-saving approach for opening and suturing abdominal incisions. Zvi Peer, CEO of Gordian […]

The Trendlines Group Update January 2014

The Trendlines Group Update January 2014

… Join us in Israel for our 4th Annual Investment Event on Jan. 28, 2014 … Missed Agrivest? Watch it “live” … GreenSpense takes the “prizes” … Welcome 5 new companies! …

2013 Was a Multimillion-Dollar Year

2013 Was a Multimillion-Dollar Year

January. It’s that time again. A time to take one last look at Trendlines and our portfolio companies in 2013.

Metabolic Robots Featured in Meshek Ha’Ofot Magazine

Metabolic Robots Featured in Meshek Ha’Ofot Magazine

The robotic poultry feeding system from Metabolic Robots stands to revolutionize the industry.

Trendlines Hosts Representatives from Henan Province, China

date 31-December-2013
Trendlines Hosts Representatives from Henan Province, China

Representatives from organizations in Henan Province, China, visited Trendlines’ Misgav offices during their trip to Israel.

Spotlight On: Water Sensors for Precision Irrigation

Spotlight On: Water Sensors for Precision Irrigation

Saturas, founded in 2013,  is developing a miniature stem water potential sensor that can be embedded in the trunk of trees, vines, and plants to provide accurate information and enable farmers to optimize irrigation for […]

Sol Chip’s “Solar Energy Harvester” Featured in EETimes

date 31-December-2013
Sol Chip’s “Solar Energy Harvester” Featured in EETimes

EETimes Europe reports: Sol Chip offers an energy harvester photovoltaic cell chip, the Saturn 100, that produces six selectable voltages from 0.75 volts to 9 volts.

Spotlight On: A Novel Treatment For Type 2 Diabetes

Spotlight On: A Novel Treatment For Type 2 Diabetes

Endobetix, founded by Chen Porat and Pierre Shavit in August 2012, is developing a minimally invasive, nonsurgical implant to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity that mimics the hormonal benefits offered by bariatric surgery (reducing […]

NeuroQuest One of Top 10 Israeli Medical Advances to Watch in 2014

date 22-December-2013
NeuroQuest One of Top 10 Israeli Medical Advances to Watch in 2014

Congratulations to NeuroQuest, named one of the “10 most extraordinary medical devices and pharmaceuticals waiting in the wings to revolutionize global healthcare” by Israel21c.

Spotlight On: Safer Epidural Procedures

Spotlight On: Safer Epidural Procedures

Omeq Medical, founded by Lior Margalit and Oded Tsamir in April 2013, is developing a sensor-based epidural placement system for safe, accurate epidural injections. Their system will give automatic acoustic and visual signals to indicate […]

Keeping My Eye on Israeli Agritech

date 17-December-2013
Keeping My Eye on Israeli Agritech

“I like to think of myself as an ‘almost early adopter’ of new technology,” writes Trendlines Marcom Consultant Shira Zimmerman in The Times of Israel.

AgFunder News Features Agrivest Conference

date 15-December-2013
AgFunder News Features Agrivest Conference

“When you think of ‘Israel,’ do you think ‘AgTech’? Probably not, but maybe you should,” writes Rob Leclerc of AgFunder News.

Agrivest Conference Featured in Israel21c

date 08-December-2013
Agrivest Conference Featured in Israel21c

Agricultural technology took center stage at the second annual Agrivest in Tel Aviv, drawing reps of major firms such as Monsanto and PepsiCo.

Israel’s Unique Approach Offers Opportunities for Investments, Partnership, and Acquisition

date 05-December-2013
Israel’s Unique Approach Offers Opportunities for Investments, Partnership, and Acquisition

Agrivest, the international conference exploring the state of agriculture technology and investment, specifically focused on Israel’s R&D advantage, the country’s unique multidisciplinary approach, and its more than 100 years of experience tackling “food security.”

Agrivest Conference Highlighted in Maariv nrg Article

date 04-December-2013
Agrivest Conference Highlighted in Maariv nrg Article

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Yair Shamir opened the Agrivest 2013 Conference in Tel Aviv yesterday.

Green Prophet Spotlights Agrivest Conference

date 04-December-2013
Green Prophet Spotlights Agrivest Conference

How low can you grow wasn’t the motto of yesterday’s Agrivest conference and startup contest in Tel Aviv, but it could work for Rootility.

Agrivest Conference Covered in Forbes Israel Article

date 04-December-2013
Agrivest Conference Covered in Forbes Israel Article

Steve Rhodes, CEO of Trendlines, in this exclusive interview with Forbes Israel says private investors have yet to “open their eyes” to the enormous economic potential in agritech.

Agrivest Conference and Trendlines Featured in the Jerusalem Post

date 04-December-2013
Agrivest Conference and Trendlines Featured in the Jerusalem Post

Israel’s burgeoning agricultural technology industry has the potential to become a global force to be reckoned with, agreed experts at the Agrivest conference.

Interview with Todd Dollinger in Chinese Global Times

date 25-November-2013
Interview with Todd Dollinger in Chinese Global Times

Trendlines Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger was interviewed in the Chinese Global Times.

The Trendlines Group Update November 2013

The Trendlines Group Update November 2013

… Teleflex acquires medical portfolio company Innolap … ApiFix completes 2nd financing round … GreenSpense to represent Israel at Int’l Cleantech Competition … more news …

Calling the Crowd: Trendines Companies Ready for Investment

date 19-November-2013
Calling the Crowd: Trendines Companies Ready for Investment

For the first time ever, Trendlines joined with Our Crowd this fall to showcase four of our medical companies to investors in six U.S. cities.

Israel and China Should Cooperate on Food Security

date 14-November-2013
Israel and China Should Cooperate on Food Security

Trendlines is attracting the “interest of Chinese business leaders,” especially in the agritech sector.

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