List of multinational companies with research and development centres in Israel

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There are over 250 R&D Centers in Israel owned by multinational companies.[1]

Google development center in Matam, Haifa
Broadcom development center in Herzliya
Alcatel-Lucent development center in Azorim technology park
BMC Software development center in Tel Aviv
Company Country Sector Major acquisitions and investments
3M  United States Electronics Attenti [2]
Nokia  Finland Telecommunications LANNET, Chromatis Networks, Mobilitec[3]
Alibaba  China Internet Infinity, Twiggle[4][5][6]
Amazon  United States Internet Annapurna Labs[7]
AOL  United States Internet 5min Media[8]
AMD  United States Semiconductors Graphic Remedy[9]
Amobee  United States Internet Kontera Technologies[10]
Apple  United States Consumer electronics Anobit,[11] PrimeSense[12]
Applied Materials  United States Semiconductors Orbot Instruments, Opal Technologies,[13] Oramir Semiconductor[14]
ARM Holdings  United Kingdom Semiconductors Sansa Security[15]
AT&T  United States Telecommunications Interwise [16]
Autodesk  United States Software R&D Center[17]
Barclays  United Kingdom Financial services R&D Center[18]
Blackberry  Canada Telecommunications WatchDox[19][20]
BMC Software  United States Software New Dimension Software,[21] Identify Software[22]
Broadcom  United States Semiconductors VisionTech, M-Stream, Siliquent Technologies, Dune Networks, Percello, Provigent, SC Square[23]
ChemChina  China Chemicals Makhteshim Agan[24]
Citigroup  United States Financial services R&D Center[25]
Cisco  United States Telecommunications CLASS Data Systems, HyNEX, Seagull Semiconductor, PentaCom, P-Cube, Riverhead Networks,[26] Intucell,[27] Sheer Networks,[28] NDS Group[29][30]
Dassault Systèmes  France Software
Dell  United States Computer technology R&D center[31]
Dropbox  United States Internet Cloudon (2015)[32]
ebay  United States Internet, Fraud Sciences, The Gift Project[33]
EMC  United States Computer technology Kashya, nLayers, proActivity, Illuminator, ZettaPoint, Cyota,[34] XtremIO[35]
Facebook  United States Internet Onavo,[36] Pebbles Interfaces[37]
Gemalto  France Software
General Electric  United States Medical technology Nuclear and MR businesses of Elscint,[38] Diasonics Vingmed[39]
General Motors  United States Automotive
Google  United States Internet LabPixies, Quiksee, modu (patents only),[40] Waze[41]
Harman International Industries  United States Electronics Red Bend Software[42]
HP  United States Computer technology Indigo Digital Press, Scitex Vision, Nur Macroprints, Mercury Interactive, Shunra[43]
Huawei  China Telecommunications
IBM  United States Computer technology Ubique,[44] I-Logix,[45] XIV,[46] Guardium,[47] Diligent Technologies,[48] Storwize,[49] Worklight,[50] Trusteer[51] Cloudigo[52]
ICAP  United Kingdom Financial services Traiana[53]
Infosys  India Information technology Panaya
Intel  United States Semiconductors DSPC[54] Envara,[55] Comsys,[56] InVision Biometrics,[57] Telmap[58]
Intuit  United States Software Check [59] |Porticor [60]
Jain Irrigation Systems  India Agricultural technology NaanDan Irrigation Systems[61]
John Deere  United States Agricultural technology
Johnson & Johnson  United States Medical technology
Lenovo[62]  China Consumer electronics
LG  South Korea Consumer electronics
Marvell Technology Group  United States Semiconductors Galileo Technology[63]
McAfee  United States Software
Merck Group  Germany Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Material Sciences R&D Center,[64]

Healthcare BioIncubator,[65] ExploreBio Biotech Incubator,[66] PMatX Incubator,[67] QLight Nanotech,[68] Wiliot,[69] Metabomed,[70] ARTSaVIT,[71] Medisafe,[72] Neviah Genomics,[73] ChanBio[74]

Micro Focus International  United Kingdom Software NetManage[75]
Microsoft  United States Software Maximal,[76] Peach Networks,[77] Whale Communications,[78] Gteko,[79] YaData,[80] 3DV Systems[81]
Monsanto  United States Agricultural Technology Rosetta Green (2013)[82]
Motorola  United States Telecommunications Terayon,[83] Bitband[84]
Oracle  United States Software
Nestlé   Switzerland Food processing Osem[85]
PayPal  United States Internet
Philips  Netherlands Medical technology
Polycom  United States Telecommunications
Qualcomm  United States Semiconductors
Red Hat  United States Software Qumranet[86]
Samsung  South Korea Consumer electronics Boxee[87]
SanDisk  United States Semiconductors M-Systems[88]
SAP  Germany Software OFEK-Tech, TopTier Software, TopManage, A2i[89] Gigya[90]
Sears  United States Retail
SeaGate  United States Computer storage
Siemens  Germany Electronics
Sinokrot  Israel Agriculture Deyafa, Zadona
Software AG  Germany Software
Sony  Japan Electronics Altair Semiconductor[91]
Sun Pharmaceutical  India Pharmaceuticals Taro Pharmaceuticals[92]
SingTel[93]  Singapore Telecommunications
Syngenta   Switzerland Agribusiness Zeraim Gedera[94]
Tata Group  India Information technology Technology Innovation Momentum Fund[95]
Tech Mahindra  India Telecommunications Comverse Technology[96]
Teradata  United States Data warehousing Appoxee[97]
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries  Israel Pharmaceuticals
Texas Instruments  United States Semiconductors
Xiaomi  China Consumer electronics
Xerox  United States Information technology XMpie[98]
Yahoo  United States Internet ClarityRay,[99] Dapper,[100] RayV[101]
Legend[102]  China Information technology
Kuang-Chi[103]  China Information technology Agent Vi,[104] Beyond Verbal, [105] eyeSight Technologies[106]

See also[edit]


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