The prime minister’s traveling entourage included Environmental Protection Minister Zeev Elkin; Economy and Industry Minister Eli Cohen; Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis; Health Minister Yaakov Litzman ,and Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel.
Israeli students developed a one-handed thoracic portal opener that shortens the procedure time of chest-tube insertion from minutes to less than 30 seconds, and another Israeli researcher has discovered that Gallium in liquid form can rapidly halt uncontrolled bleeding, without causing blood clots.
The Startup Nation is driving dramatic changes in the culture and politics of China, and Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama came to Jerusalem and signed bilateral agreements on medical cooperation and other matters.
“It is hard to overstate the importance of economic and technological ties between Israel and China, ties which also help tighten diplomatic relations between the two countries,” stated Minister Yuval Steinitz.
Immediately after the Paris terror attacks, 4.1 million people checked in with friends and relatives using Facebook Safety Check, technology developed by Facebook's Israel branch, and representatives of the German and Israel Space Agencies signed an agreement for cooperation on R&D.