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BIRD – Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation to invest $2 million in new projects to foster advanced technologies for First Responders

BIRD – Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation to invest $2 million in new projects to foster advanced technologies for First Responders

category: General
During its meeting on June 12, 2018 held in Washington, D.C., the Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation awarded funding to two homeland security projects, selected by U.S.
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70 Years, 100 Innovative Products: How Israeli Technology Is Enriching the World

70 Years, 100 Innovative Products: How Israeli Technology Is Enriching the World

category: High Tech
Situated on only 22,000 square kilometers — a bit less land than the state of New Jersey — Israel has long had an outsized impact on the global stage. Recently ranked as the eighth-most
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When will Israel launch its next offshore bid round?

When will Israel launch its next offshore bid round?

category: General
The good news: Israel is planning to launch its second offshore bid round in the last quarter of 2018. The bad news: I don’t have an exact date yet – you will have to sit
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BIRD Foundation Call for Proposals: Deadline September 13

BIRD Foundation Call for Proposals: Deadline September 13

category: General
Please see below and on the BIRD website the upcoming General Call for Proposals. The deadline for submission of an Executive Summary is September 13, 2018. To be considered, a project proposal should include:
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Houston Chronicle Article

Houston Chronicle Article

category: Energy, General
We are celebrating our 1 year anniversary for opening the Energy and Economic Mission with an article at the Houston Chronicle, depicting our challenges and successes in our big task for the State of Israel.
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You thought that Israel is only high-tech and startups? NOPE

You thought that Israel is only high-tech and startups? NOPE

category: Beverages, Food, General
PepsiCo bought the Israeli company SodaStream for 3.2 billion dollars. The Israeli company focuses on home sparkling drinks manufacturing. The cash deal, by the value of $144 per share (11% over the NASDAK price on
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Israel Notches Its Highest-Ever Credit Rating from S&P

Israel Notches Its Highest-Ever Credit Rating from S&P

category: Investment
Steeped with religious, political, and natural history, Israel is famed for its profound connections to the human past, while the economic dynamism and entrepreneurial spirit of the Startup Nation are sources of inspiration for the
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Getting the Coal Out of our System

Getting the Coal Out of our System

category: General
Four coal power plants will be shut down by June 2022 and replaced by a power plant activated by gas. This decision emphasizes the Israeli governments’ commitment to decrease the amount of morbidity and mortality
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Israel 5th HLS & Cyber International Conference and Exhibition

Israel 5th HLS & Cyber International Conference and Exhibition

category: General
Every minute, 25,000 cyber-attacks occur around the world. 10% of those attacks are aimed at Israel. 99.9% of those attacks against Israel fail*. It is no wonder that Israel has become a superpower in the
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Delek is moving forward with building the pipeline to Egypt

Delek is moving forward with building the pipeline to Egypt

category: Energy
In February 2018, Delek and Noble Energy signed a contract with Egypt to supply natural gas from the Israeli reservoirs in the cost of 15 billion dollars. In order to transfer the natural gas from
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