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Israeli Tech: Behind the Scenes at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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Israel’s delegation of 47 athletes to this summer’s Olympic Games won’t be Israel’s only representation in Rio de Janeiro. Several Israeli technology companies will be working behind the scenes to ensure a safe and smooth
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2016: Innovation in Israel Overview

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The Israel Innovation Authority has published the 2016 innovation report, Overview of Israeli Innovation. It includes statistics on R&D, Global Innovation Index ratings, exits, and industry comparisons between Israel and other countries worldwide. For
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BIRD Call for New Project Proposals

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BIRD, the Israel-US Binational Industrial R&D Fund, is calling for a new round of submissions of joint Israeli-US R&D project proposals. BIRD funds up to 50% of the R&D costs associated with the joint project. The
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El Al and JetBlue to Launch Aviation Accelerator

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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