Israelis Uri Levine, Ehud Shabtai and Amir Shinar invent Waze, a phone navigation app used by millions around the world.
Israeli company M-Systems invents the USB flash drive (DiskOnKey), used by millions of people to store and share computer data to this day.
Lifesaving emergency bandage is invented by former IDF medic Bernard Bar-Natan which instantly controls massive bleeding with a patented pressure applicator and prevents infections in trauma situations.
The Iron Dome, a mobile air defense system, is developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and Israel Aircraft Industries and designed to intercept short-range rockets and artillery shells. Since its deployment, hundreds of rockets have been shot down.