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AAPG Workshop in Israel

category: Energy, General
On February 26-27, 2019 AAPG (The American Association of Petroleum Geologists) will be holding a workshop in Tel Aviv, Israel on the topic of Exploration and Development of Siliciclastic and Carbonate Reservoirs in
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A team visit to TMC

category: General, Medical
Houston, Texas is home to the largest medical center in the world. Israel, on the other hand, is the startup nation, and has a specific expertise in digital health and medical devices. It seemed only
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Walmart is teaming up with Team8: 85 million dollars to be invested in a new fund

Walmart, Airbus and Softbank have teamed up with Team8 to form the new fund that will be managing 85 Million dollars. The fund will be used for investment and forming companies the field of cybersecurity
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The Israeli Energy Ministry’s plan to save Israel from Air Pollution

category: Energy, General
In the year 2040, 13 million people are expected to live in Israel (8.5M live there today) and it is intended to be the most crowded country in the Western Hemisphere. 6.4M vehicles will be
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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

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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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

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

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

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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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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