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Israel Trade & Economic Office

U.S. Midwest Region

Wisconsin & Israel to Partner on Water Tech Innovation

category: Water
Two partnership agreements were signed between Wisconsin and Israel during Governor Scott Walker’s trade mission to Israel earlier this month. Agreements were signed between the Milwaukee Water Council and the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research
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Nov 15th 1st Responder Tech Event – Company Info & Cotter Presentation

Please see Dan Cotter’s presentation in PDF format below, as well as the descriptions and contact info of the companies who participated in the November 15, First Responder Technology Summit in Chicago. Contact Ari Rokni
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Israel Employs World’s First MRI Designed for Infants

category: Life Sciences
The world’s first magnetic resonance instrument (MRI) built specially for examining premature and older infants has been installed and successfully tested at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center. The device, called the Embrace system,
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World Bank Blog: How Meeting Water Challenges Spurred Dynamic Export Industry

category: Water
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Join us at Kosherfest 2017

category: Uncategorized
Will you be attending Kosherfest this year? We are pleased to invite you to the Israel Pavilion (Booths 501-614) at Kosherfest 2017, November 14-15, at the Meadowland Expo Center, Secaucus, NJ. Here is the link
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Video Trends for 2018 Conference Returns to Israel in December

category: Uncategorized
Video Trends for 2018 Conference December 12th Tel Aviv By 2020 82% of all consumer internet traffic is expected to be video. On December 12th, Video Trends for 2018 Conference, which will be
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Attend Nov 1 Breakfast with Israeli Cyber Expert Rami Efrati

category: Cyber Security
On November 1, 2017, the Union League Club of Chicago, in partnership with the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest,  will be hosting a breakfast with Israeli cyber security expert Rami Efrati. Rami Efrati (Colonel
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Israel Innovation Authority Launching Tender for Second BioTech Incubator

category: Life Sciences
Due to the success of FutuRx, Israeli biotech incubator led by Takeda Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, OrbiMed Israel, and the Innovation Authority, the Israel Innovation Authority is planning to publish a tender for
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Israeli Pontifax Fund Profits from $11.9b Acquisition of US Kite Pharma

category: Life Sciences
Pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences Inc. has announced that it will acquire US company Kite Pharma Inc., developer of personalized cancer treatment drugs, at a company value of $11.9 billion, making the deal one of the largest
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Israeli Automotive Company Oryx Vision Raises $50 Million

TechCrunch recently reported that the Israeli automotive technology company Oryx Vision has raised a $50 million Series B round. The funds will help Oryx to continue to develop and commercialize its innovative LiDAR tech, which
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