Watch this video for even more amazing facts you never knew about Israel.
Israel is an amazing nation that has contributed much to the world: In its 62 years, Israel has won more Nobel Prizes per capita than any other country other than Switzerland. Israel leads the world in the number of scientists and technicians in the workforce, 63% more than the U.S. It also has the most physicians and engineers per capita.
More Israeli patents are registered in the United States than from Russia, India and China combined (combined population 2.5 billion). It leads the world in patents for medical equipment. Israel has attracted the most venture capital investment per capita in the world, 30 times more than Europe. Israel is ranked in the top five Cleantech countries of the world, and operates the world’s largest desalinization plant.
Israeli companies invented the drip irrigation system, discovered the world’s most used drug for multiple sclerosis, designed the Pentium NMX Chip technology and the Pentium 4 and Centrium microprocessors and created Instant Messenger (ICQ).