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Israeli Water Companies Visit Midwest, East Coast

Earlier this week, three Israel water technology companies visited Chicago, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and Delaware to meet with US food & beverage companies for potential strategic partnerships.  The three Israeli companies were: Advanced Mem-Tech

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Zooz Raises $12 Million

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Last month, a group of Israeli retail and ecommerce technology companies were in Chicago for the Internet Retailer’s Conference and Exhibition (IRCE).  Included in the group was Zooz,

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OurCrowd Portfolio Company EdenShield Presents Non-Toxic Insect Control

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Last week, Yaniv Kitron, CEO of EdenShield, was in Chicago to present the company’s natural, non-toxic insect control system for greenhouse crops.  The technology was developed from botanical extracts of medicinal plants from

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BIRD Invests in 11 New Projects Including Multiple Midwest Companies

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The Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation announced 11 new projects which it will be funding, providing grants of $9 million dollars.  These projects bring together an Israeli and U.S.-based companies to develop and

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InSightec Raises Over $50 Million in New Funding Round

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Last week it was announced that InSightec has raised more than $50 million in its latest funding roundfrom York Capital.  InSightec was founded in 1999 and is majority owned by Israeli-based Elbit Medical

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World Cup Screened to Living Rooms Thanks to Israeli Technology LiveU

Soccer fans are seeing their sport’s biggest event via hundreds of mini-broadcast units deployed by the Israeli start-up “LiveU”. LiveU, an Israeli start-up, is delivering television-quality video of World Cup coverage via cellular connections to broadcast centers

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Ohio and Israel Sign Joint R&D Agreement

Ohio and Israel Sign Joint R&D Agreement

Michigan and Israel Sign Joint R&D Agreement This week, David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency, and Israeli Consul General Yaron Sideman signed a Memorandum of Understanding promoting joint industrial R&D between Ohio and

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Michigan and Israel Sign Joint R&D Agreement

Michigan and Israel Sign Joint R&D Agreement

This week, Governor Rick Snyder of the State of Michigan, and Israeli Consul General Roey Gilad signed a Memorandum of Understanding promoting joint industrial R&D between Michigan and Israel.  The agreement will allow companies in

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Israeli Retail Tech Companies Spend Week in Chicago

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A group of Israeli retail Tech companies came to Chicago in mid-June 2014 to participate at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition. IRCE is the flagship event of the e-commerce industry and draws nearly 10,000 vendors

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2014 U.S.-Israel Medical Innovation Meeting Highlights Future of Oncology Therapy

The 2014 U.S.-Israel Medical Innovation Meeting is in the books, and with panel participation from Astellas, Baxter, Merck, Takeda, the University of Chicago and Northwestern University, this year’s meeting provided a high level discussion about

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