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Israeli Water Experts Visit Midwest, Meet with Cross Section of Industry Professionals

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Under the auspices of the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest and the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest, two high level water experts from Israel, Michael (Miki) Zaide, Director of Strategic

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Cyber Security Delegation Recap – Over 100 Meetings in Two Days

Cyber Security Delegation Recap - Over 100 Meetings in Two Days

This past Monday and Tuesday, we hosted a delegation of 13 of Israel’s leading Cyber Security companies. Chicago was the first stop on a visit organized by the Government of Israel Economic Mission, the America

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Walgreens to take over Alliance Boots

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The Chicago based drugstore chain Walgreens will buy the remaining 55% shares of Alliance Boots, as the company announced. After the acquisition of already 45% of the European pharmaceutical wholesaler Alliance Boots two years ago, Walgreens

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Tel Aviv and Israel Serve as Model for Chicago

In a front page article of the Sunday Tribune (September 7, 2014), Chicago Tribune reporter Kathy Bergen details how global cities, like Chicago, can look to Tel Aviv and Israel as a model for how

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Israeli Companies Spend Week at Ohio UAS Conference

Israeli Companies Spend Week at Ohio UAS Conference

A group of Israeli companies were in Dayton, Ohio last week to participate in the Ohio UAS Conference.  The conference is a gathering place for representatives from government, industry and academia, to learn about the newest

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BIRD Call For Proposals – September 16 Deadline

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The next opportunity to submit U.S.-Israel joint proposals to the BIRD Foundation is coming up.  Executive summaries are due September 16th, with full proposals on October 22nd, and the final decisions in December, 2014. The

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Israel Automotive Technology Delegation to Michigan

From July 7-8, seven of Israel’s leading automotive technology companies came to Michigan for meetings with the world’s leading automotive companies. In only two days, the Israeli’s had more than 30 meetings with four OEM’s

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The KLEE – A Visual Reminder to Shop Israel

In search of a meaningful way to support Israel, Suzanne Weilgus and two of her friends founded ACHI - American Communities Helping Israel, and launched a campaign called The Klee – Enjoy Israel on

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Israel World’s Leader in Cleantech

The 2014 Global Cleantech Innovation Index ranked Israel the number one country in the world for cleantech innovation, based on Israel’s impressive start-up community of cleantech technology companies, and both public and private support with

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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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