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Call for Proposals! Seeking tech incubator managers for Tel Aviv, Jerusalem

The Technological Incubators Program of the Office of the Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Economy is currently embarking on three competitive processes to choose four license holders who will establish

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August 2015 OpportunIsrael is here!

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The August 2015 edition of our monthly newsletter, OpportunIsrael, is out!  Highlights this month include a new kosher wines from Israel, Talmudic scholars developing software, Hollywood stars catching the Startup Nationa wave, and an Impact Innovation

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Israeli flavored impact innovation summit leaves an impression in NYC


On July 27, the Israel Economic Mission in New York partnered with a number of technology companies to host an “impact innovation” summit in midtown Manhattan. The summit focused on bringing investment and

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NYC Restaurateur Jacques Capsouto exhibits his new Israeli wines. #LChaim!


Jacques Capsouto’s adventures in gastronomy and wine have taken him around the world.  Egypt, Israel, France and New York provided many languages and cultures that shaped his appreciation and palate for haute cuisine.  In the last

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Israel21c: Ashton Kutcher backs Houzz Israeli #homedesign app


(Excerpted from “Ashton Kutcher uses Israeli app Houzz to remodel home” by Viva Sarah Press, Israel21c) Ashton Kutcher has upped his role from an investor in online home design website,

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Israeli Top Innovations at Agritech Tel-Aviv 2015

If you want to know what will be the future in agriculture and Agro Technology, Agritech Tel Aviv is the place to be. The exhibition took place this year in April and was rich with

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CNN: Bnei Brak’s RavTech turning Talmudic students into top tech talent


(Excerpt from “Israel’s tech whiz-kids-in-training? Ultra-Orthodox Jews” by Oren Lieberman, CNN) By day, they adhere to their devout lifestyle, studying religious scripture on the first floor of the building. They huddle in

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July 2015 OpportunIsrael

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The July 2015 edition of our monthly newsletter, OpportunIsrael, is out!  Highlights this month include a biotech delegation, a visit from the Chief Scientist, a WATEC info breakfast, and a new IMF report on the

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Israeli #Biotech delegation joins investors and NYCBio (wrap-up)

Israel's Chief Scientist Avi Hasson addressing the press at BIO2012

A group of 20 biotechnology companies from Israel visited in the United States in June for a whirlwind tour of the Northeast.  They came with the Chief Scientist of Israel, Avi Hasson, as well as members

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BIRD Fund announces $8 million towards 10 tech projects in U.S. and Israel

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BIRD – Israel – U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation to invest $8 million in 10 new projects The approved projects involve innovations in the areas of healthcare & wellness, advanced materials, manufacturing technologies, water and

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