Resources for Israeli Exporters and Israeli Business Opportunities
US- Israel Business Initiative at the US Chamber of Commerce -established in 2010, a business advocacy organization aimed at deepening two-way trade and strengthening commercial ties between the United States and Israel.
Regional Economic Development Organizations that promote economic development in between Israel and the region:
Maryland-Israel Development Center (MIDC)- A non-profit organization promoting trade and investment between Maryland and Israeli businesses and research institutions.
Virginia- Israel Advisory Board (VIAB)- a state government agency that proactively serves as the bridge and facilitator between Israeli companies and the State of Virginia.
Websites that report on the hot trends in Israeli business,technology and innovation:
- Israel Advanced Technology Industry (IATI)
- Jerusalem Post
- Ynet News
- The Marker (Haaretz)
- Calcalist (Hebrew)
Israeli Governmental Ministries:
- Ministry of Industry, Trade & Labor -Trade offices around the world.
- Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS/ MATIMOP)
- Ministry of Finance
- Ministry of Science
- Ministry of Energy and Water
- Ministry of Tourism
- Ministry of Health
Other Israeli Organizations:
Israel Export Institute- a non-profit organization which promotes Israeli goods and services exports, and trade relations, cooperation and strategic alliances with overseas companies.
Manufacturers Association of Israel- the largest employers’ organization in Israel which assists businesses in the national and international arena.
How to import into the United States- general and specific information from the Customs and Border Protection for commercial importers ;
The US- Israel Free Trade Agreement from 1985- full text, taken from the United states Department of Commerce.
List of Washington Consultants to assist with working with the US Federal Government
1. Federal Government Grants
These professionals can provide information about federal grant opportunities within the US government and walk companies through teh process of obtaining funding.
1.1 Meital Stavinsky, Greenberg Traurig, P.A. | 2101 L Street, N.W. Suite 1000, Washington, D.C. 20037
Tel 202.533.2372, Fax email@example.com
1.2 FreeMind Group, Tel (617) 648 0340 ext. 206
Fax (617) 904 1767
firstname.lastname@example.org (specializing in life sciences)
2. FDA Consultants
The following consultants advise clients on obtaining FDA approval for each of the product categories regulated by the FDA (food, drugs, medical devices, biologic products).
2.1 Daniel Scultz, Sr. Vice President, Medical Device and Combination Products, Greenleaf Health LLC, 202-351-6168, greenleafhealthllc.com
2.2 Mark Heller, Partner, Goodwin Procter, 202-346-4107, email@example.com
2.3 Ellen Flannery, Partner, Covington Burling, 202-662-5484, firstname.lastname@example.org
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