Israel Trade & Economic Office

U.S. Midwest Region


5 Reasons Israel Is Ideal for Startups and What the U.S. Can Learn

category: Uncategorized
Israel has one of the highest concentrations of (very successful) startups in the world, and in the last year, Israeli start-ups have been a part of many major, high-profile acquisitions. But how and why did
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Israel’s New Program to Keep Large Tech Firms Ahead of the Curve

category: Uncategorized
The Israeli Government is setting up a new program to provide grants for research and development at Israeli corporations that have annual sales of more than $100 million, in an effort to help them maintain
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6 Reasons Why Israel Became A Cybersecurity Powerhouse Leading The $82 Billion Industry

category: Cyber Security
Israel has become a powerhouse at the center of an $82 billion industry – cyber security. In addition to collaborating with super-powers, Israel is assisting smaller countries, has 300+ cutting-edge cyber security startups, exported $6.5 billion in cyber
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You’re Invited: Israeli Water Tech Innovation Luncheon Minneapolis, MN

category: Water
Please join us on Wednesday, July 19th at Dorsey & Whitney in Minneapolis, MN for an Israeli Water Tech Innovation luncheon. Five leading Israeli water companies will present their technologies, followed by a networking session.
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Israeli Plastics Supplier Chooses Indiana for First U.S. Production Facility

Israeli company Polyram Group, a global producer of raw materials for the plastics industry, will locate its first U.S. production facility in Evansville, Indiana, with plans to create more than 50 new jobs by 2022.
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Symantec to Buy Israeli Cybersecurity Firm Fireglass

  Reuters recently reported that Symantec Corp is acquiring Israeli cybersecurity startup Fireglass in a small deal designed to boost its products that protect corporate email and web browsing from threats.   Symantec is paying
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US, Israel Team Up to Combat Cyber Security Threats

category: Cyber Security
At Israeli cyber security conference Cyber Week 2017, Thomas Bossert, Assistant to President Trump for Homeland Security and Counter-Terrorism, announced “the commencement of an Israeli US bilateral cyber working group.” The group will be led
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Microsoft Acquires Israeli Security Firm Hexadite

TechCrunch recently reported that Microsoft has acquired the Israeli cyber security startup Hexadite. The company uses AI to identify and protect against attacks. The deal is for a reported $100 million.   Read more from TechCrunch
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Israel Airports Authority Hired to Review Chicago Airports

category: Aerospace
The City of Chicago Department of Aviation announced on Tuesday that it has hired the Israel Airports Authority to review facilities, technologies and security protocol at Chicago airports. Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans proclaimed the agency, which
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Israel Innovation Authority Pavilion at BIO

Come meet with some of our innovative Israeli life sciences companies at the BIO Convention in San Diego! Take a look at the companies here: Bio San Diego Catalogue!
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