NIS 8.8 million given to incubators

Among the new technologies slated for development are new water purification systems for the municipality of Dimona, user-identification software for Internet sites and robotically controlled flexible needles for use in delicate medical procedures.

The committee of technology development at the Chief Scientist's Office on Wednesday allotted NIS 8.8 million to five technology incubators that will develop new technologies in the fields of environmental protection, software and medical equipment. Among the new technologies slated for development are new water purification systems for the municipality of Dimona, user-identification software for Internet sites and robotically controlled flexible needles for use in delicate medical procedures.