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Israel Trade & Economic Office

U.S. Midwest Region

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El Al and JetBlue to Launch Aviation Accelerator

category: Aerospace
Cockpit Innovation Hub, the venture capital arm of El Al Airlines, and JetBlue Technology Ventures, of JetBlue Airlines will jointly fund the new accelerator of aviation and tourism start-ups, to begin operating in late October.
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Cleveland Clinic & Maccabi Healthcare Services to Announce First Joint Investments

category: Investing, Medical
Cleveland Clinic, considered one of the top medical facilities in the US, and Maccabi, one of Israel’s largest healthcare providers, set up an accelerator last year, eHealth Ventures, to promote Israeli digital health companies. Through
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Economic Mission to the Midwest Hiring Director of Business & Trade Development

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The Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest seeks a new Director of Trade and Business Development for an open position in Chicago. The Director will work to strengthen the trade relationship between Israel
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BIRD Invests $1.2m in Two New Projects: Advanced Tech for First Responders

BIRD, the Israel-U.S. Bi-national Industrial R&D Foundation will be investing $1.9m in two projects to foster advanced technologies for First Responders. The program was developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology
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BIRD Invests $7.5m in 9 New R&D Projects

BIRD- Israel- U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation is investing $7.5 million in 9 new projects, 3 of which are from the Midwest. The approved projects focus on the areas of agrotech, biotech, digital healthcare, and
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Midwest Israeli Cyber Security Delegation

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On June 28th and June 29th, a delegation of 15 exciting Israeli cyber security companies visited Indianapolis and Chicago to engage with cyber security leaders and discussed the current and future challenges today’s multi-faceted organizations face
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$15m Israeli AgTech Accelerator Fund Launched

category: Agriculture
Radicle, an Israeli accelerator fund dedicated to assisting and transforming early stage AgTech start-ups into industry leaders. The partners in the $15 million fund are OurCrowd, Finistere Ventures, Cloud Break Advisors, and top agriculture industry
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Israel and Cisco sign MoU for Strategic Digital Cooperation

category: Investing
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO) chairman John Chambers last night signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic cooperation, which aims to speed up the digitalization of Israel over
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Call for Proposals from Foreign Construction Companies

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The Ministry of Construction and Housing wishes to invite foreign building companies with proven experience in the field of housing construction to submit their requests to be included in the database of registered foreign contractors
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Israeli Cyber Security Delegation in Chicago 6/28

category: Cyber Security
On Tuesday June 28th, a delegation of 15 exciting Israeli cyber security companies will be visiting Chicago to engage with cyber security leaders to discuss the current and future challenges today’s multi-faceted organizations face and the
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