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Israel, Quebec set up $12 million bilateral R&D program

Israel, Quebec set up $12 million bilateral R&D program

Program aims to boost joint industrial projects, foster long-term alliances between firms and entities Canada’s Province of Québec and the Israel Innovation Authority have launched a $12 million bilateral program, with both parties committing $3
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Execs from Facebook, Google, and Microsoft explain why they use Israel for their R&D

Execs from Facebook, Google, and Microsoft explain why they use Israel for their R&D

category: Finance, Investment
Born just 68 years ago, Israel has developed a reputation as one of the world’s most innovative tech hubs. Silicon Valley multinationals in particular have cottoned on, setting up offices in the region and acquiring
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From Oranges Nation to Startup Nation

From Oranges Nation to Startup Nation

category: Uncategorized
  With the establishment of the State, the citrus industry was the main export industry, with Yafo (Jaffa) oranges brand becoming identified with the young country.   The changes in Israel’s export were, some might say, revolutionary.
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Ex-Habs chief ‘bullish’ on Israeli economy

Ex-Habs chief ‘bullish’ on Israeli economy

category: Finance, Investment
MONTREAL — “I can’t guarantee the Canadiens will win the Stanley Cup, but I can guarantee you will do well investing in Israel.” Those confident words were from Pierre Boivin, former president and CEO of
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Opinion: Israeli innovation comes to British Columbia

Opinion: Israeli innovation comes to British Columbia

The hot and humid breeze of Tel Aviv will never be confused with the wet and damp climate of Vancouver, not to mention the places are separated by nearly 11,000 km. However, once you
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BlackBerry Acquires WatchDox for $150 Million to Bolster Products, Open R&D Centre in Israel

BlackBerry Acquires WatchDox for $150 Million to Bolster Products, Open R&D Centre in Israel

BlackBerry today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WatchDox. The transaction, estimated to be worth up to $150 million by third-party reports, will see BlackBerry launch a research and
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Canada – Israeli Call for Joint R&D Projects

Canada – Israeli Call for Joint R&D Projects

category: Uncategorized
Now Open for Submission! Thematic Focus: All fields, with a special focus on Renewable & Alternative Energy, Water Recovery and Treatment Solutions, Brain and Brain-related Research   Canada and Israel are announcing a new
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Google Launches Tel Aviv Start-Up Incubator

Google Launches Tel Aviv Start-Up Incubator

category: Education, New Media
A year after Google announced its plan to establish a start-up incubator and R&D center in Israel, the company on December 10th,  inaugurated the incubator in the presence of Prime Minister Netanyahu.
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Startup Genome Ranks The World’s Top Startup Ecosystems: Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv & L.A. Lead The Way

Startup Genome Ranks The World’s Top Startup Ecosystems: Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv & L.A. Lead The Way

category: Investment
The Startup Genome released the first half of its massive 160-page report on the world’s top startup ecosystems. Of the many moving parts of the report, the most noteworthy (and potentially controversial)
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eBay CEO: Israel helps drive eBay’s innovation

eBay CEO: Israel helps drive eBay’s innovation

category: Investment
Speaking at the HTIA2012 high-tech conference in Jerusalem, eBay CEO John Donahoe said that the Israel R&D centers of the e-commerce giant and its subsidiary PayPal will continue to help drive the
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