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Covidien buys Israel’s Given Imaging for $860m

Covidien buys Israel’s Given Imaging for $860m

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Irish healthcare company Covidien plc has acquired IDB Holding Corp. unit, capsule endoscope developer Given Imaging, for $860 million. Covidien said, “Given Imaging provides one of the broadest technology platforms for visualizing, diagnosing and monitoring the digestive system, including
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New Israeli venture fund raising $250m from local investors

New Israeli venture fund raising $250m from local investors

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Two leading figures in Israeli high tech – former Finance Ministry Director General and Nice Systems CEO Haim Shani and the former head of Microsoft’s research and development operations in Israel, Moshe Lichtman – are
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Belgium’s Queen Mathilde sparkles in pieces by Israeli designer Dori Csengeri

Belgium’s Queen Mathilde sparkles in pieces by Israeli designer Dori Csengeri

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Queen Mathilde’s passion for statement jewels and stand-out ready-to-wear pieces never fails to capture the fashion crowd eye. The chic Queen made 2008’s Vanity Fair international best-dressed list, which ranked her alongside Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Kate
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OpportunIsrael December 2013 is here!

OpportunIsrael December 2013 is here!

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The December 2013 edition of our monthly newsletter, OpportunIsrael, is out!  Highlights this month include an the Israel pavilions at Ad:tech NYC and Kosherfest, an Israeli mobile app party in Silicon Alley, an exclusive interview
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Study: Mass benefits, job creation from Israel-Massachusetts collaboration (via @BusinessWire)

Study: Mass benefits, job creation from Israel-Massachusetts collaboration (via @BusinessWire)

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Israeli-Founded Companies In Massachusetts Contributed $6B in Revenue and 6,700 Jobs to the State’s Economy in 2012 New Study: Massachusetts Scores Significant Economic Gains from Israeli-Founded Businesses in the State (via Business Wire) Israeli-founded companies
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Call for proposals in energy, water, agro and life sciences inaugurates South Carolina- Israel R&D program

Call for proposals in energy, water, agro and life sciences inaugurates South Carolina- Israel R&D program

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Deadline for Submission: March 10, 2014 Focus on: Life Sciences, Materials, Energy/Water/Agro, Transportation, Defense, Insurance/Health IT  MATIMOP, the Israeli Industry Center for R&D, and SCRA have jointly released the initial Request
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