Israel Trade & Economic Office

U.S. Midwest Region


Northwestern University Professor Receives Israel’s Top Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation

category: Automotive, Energy
Northwestern University Chemistry professor Mercouri Kanatzidis has received the prestigious 2016 Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation. The Samson Prize is the world’s largest monetary prize in alternative fuels research, totaling
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Israeli Water Company Producing Drinking Water from Thin Air

category: Water
Israel’s Water-Gen has developed energy efficient machines that create and store drinking water by harvesting condensation from the air. Water-Gen was among a group of Israeli firms that presented their technological innovations at
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Israel: The Biotech Nation

category: Medical
Israel’s success within the startup sphere is well documented, but many of the same characteristics that allow for innovation in other fields are less publicized. Biotechnology especially is positioned to play a large role in
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Join us at The Israel Innovation Showcase & Awards Celebration

category: Uncategorized
The America-Israel Chamber of Commerce Chicago will be hosting its annual Israel Innovation Showcase & Awards Celebration on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 at 5:00pm at 1871. The event will feature presentations by 3 innovative Israeli start-ups.
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Six Israeli Companies Exhibiting at WEFTEC 2016

category: Water
Come meet with and learn from 6 leading Israeli companies exhibiting at WEFTEC this year September 24-28 in New Orleans, Louisiana. WEFTEC is recognized as the largest annual water quality exhibition in the world, and offers
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Register Now for SUBCON ISRAEL 2016

category: Construction
The third SUBCON Israel Exhibition, the annual exhibition for subcontracting in the metal, plastic and rubber industries will be held November 21-22, 2016 in Rishon LeZion, Israel. The exhibition is designed for companies who manufacture
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Personalization for First-Time and Unknown Visitors

category: Uncategorized
Ohad Shperling, CEO of Israeli e-commerce company Personalics, has written an informative article, titled, Achieving the Impossible: Personalization for First-Time and Unknown Visitors, published by TotalRetail. The article proposes various methods to enhance the
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Attend the 2016 GEEKTIME TECHFEST on November 21 in Tel Aviv

category: Uncategorized
Geektime’s annual TechFest conference will be taking place in Tel Aviv at the David Intercontinental Hotel on November 21, 2016. The Geektime Conference is the largest and considered to be the premier startup event in the
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Mapping Israel’s Marketing Technology Industry

category: Investing, New Media
TechCrunch has published an article and released a comprehensive visual representation of Israel’s rapidly growing marketing technology start-up scene.   To read more, click HERE  
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Apple Boosts iPhone Security After Israelis Find Weaknesses

category: Cyber Security
The Times of Israel recently reported on Israeli spyware that has caused Apple to boost the security on its iPhone devices.   Israel’s NSO Group, founded by alumni of elite IDF intelligence unit 8200, developed never-before-seen
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