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Israeli Company ElMindA with Chicagoland HQ Tackles Concussion Recovery


The Israel-based company, ElMindA, was featured in today’s Chicago Tribune. The company has its U.S. headquarters in Glenview, Illinois, just outside of Chicago, and has raised over $30 million to date.  The company has technology

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Program Highlights Three Michigan Based BIRD Grant Recepients

On January 14th, the Government of Israel Economic Mission, together with the BIRD Foundation and the Michigan-Israel Business Bridge, presented a seminar to local Michigan companies on the BIRD Foundation, and

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The Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest is Seeking a Project Manager

The Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest, based in Chicago, is seeking a Project Manager. The position is currently offered for up to 6 months, coinciding with schedules from multiple major U.S. and Israeli

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New 3D Technologies From Israel Take Top Prizes at CES 2016


Our office worked together with Israel Export Institute and the Israel Economic Mission in Chicago to bring 16 Israeli innovative companies to CES 2016. The Israeli Delegation to the show attracted a lot of attention

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HARMAN to Acquire Israeli Automotive Cyber Security Company Towersec

BusinessWire reported today that HARMAN is going to acquire the Israeli automotive cyber security company Towersec. HARMAN is the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, Towersec is an Israeli-based automotive cyber security

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Israeli Start-Ups Sell for $7.2B Record High in 2015

2015 was a record year for Israeli acquisitions. PriceWaterhouseCoopers’s annual Hi-Tech Exit Report released this week reveals Israeli companies are no longer rushing to take their companies public. According to the Report, for small-to-medium sized

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4 Midwest Companies Win BIRD Investment

On December 30, 2015, BIRD (Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation) announced it will be investing $7.5 million in 9 new projects between U.S. and Israeli companies. Four of the nine U.S. companies selected are based

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Join us at Cybertech 2016

Cybertech is the most significant conference and exhibition of cyber technologies outside of the United States. This year’s conference will take place in Tel Aviv from January 26-27. Cybertech 2016 will bring together leading multi-national

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Israeli Startups Win BIG at Medica Apps Contest

Medica Trade Fair, the world’s largest medical marketplace with 130,000 visitors from 120 nations, held its annual Medica Apps Contest in Dusseldforf. Israeli startups dominated the contest, comprising half of all Finalists, the Winner and

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Israel Presents Solar Energy Solutions at UN Climate Change Conference


A delegation of 70 Israelis arrived in Paris on Monday, November 30 for the 11-day United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, where UN member countries are encouraged to sign an agreement to keep global warming

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