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GE plans further investments in Israel, cites Israel as “best country for innovation”

GE plans further investments in Israel, cites Israel as “best country for innovation”

General Electric will continue to invest in Israeli health care and cleantech and search for new opportunities in software and other areas, the Jerusalem Post reports after interviewing GE senior
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Israel 21c: GE Invests in Check-Cap Cancer Pill

Israel 21c: GE Invests in Check-Cap Cancer Pill

General Electric is investing in Israeli start-up, Check-Cap — a developer of an ingestible imaging capsule that may help detect colorectal cancer. The investment is being made through the GE healthymagination Fund,
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Profiles in Israeli Innovation: Co’motion Exporting Israeli Creativity

Profiles in Israeli Innovation: Co’motion Exporting Israeli Creativity

As 20-year veterans of the creative services industry, Nikki and Jon Jason were looking for ways to more effectively bring Israeli creativity and innovation to the international market. Like many of Israel’s top creative agencies,
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BIRD Updates: Technology Partnership Report and Renewable Energy Fund

BIRD Updates: Technology Partnership Report and Renewable Energy Fund

category: Investment
The U.S. – Israel Bi-national Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD) has recently published a study by the Economic Strategy Institute to evaluate the contributions of three foundations (BARD, BSF & BIRD) to the
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Investments in Israeli hi-tech start-ups reaches 11 year high

Investments in Israeli hi-tech start-ups reaches 11 year high

category: Investment
Investments in Israeli hi-tech start-ups reaches 11 year high 546 Israeli hi-tech companies raised $2.14 Billion from foreign and Israeli investors in 2011, the highest amount since the dot-com crash, according to a report
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What next for the start-up nation?

What next for the start-up nation?

The Economist published an article this week on the massive growth of start-ups in Israel. at the Start-Up conference DLD Tel Aviv, a two-day conference in November where 30
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BIRD Commits $8.1M to Nine New Projects;  Four from the Northeast

BIRD Commits $8.1M to Nine New Projects; Four from the Northeast

category: Education
(From the Bird Foundation press release)  During its meeting last week in Tel Aviv, the Board of Governors of the U.S.- Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation, approved $8.1 million of funding
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New York International Gift Fair (Jan. 28th- Feb. 2nd, 2012 in NYC)

New York International Gift Fair (Jan. 28th- Feb. 2nd, 2012 in NYC)

category: Uncategorized
On January 28th 2012, the New York International Gift Fair will commence (NYIGF) at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan.  Drawing 35,000 attendees from all 50 states and 85 countries, the NYIGF is
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Israel’s Technion and Cornell University to create state of the art technology campus in New York City

Israel’s Technion and Cornell University to create state of the art technology campus in New York City

category: Education
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced the building of a technology university campus in the city.  The renowned IsraelInstitute of Technology (Technion) and CornellUniversitysubmitted their proposal to lead the campus and were selected
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BBC Horizons series looks at the future of water technology in Israel

BBC Horizons series looks at the future of water technology in Israel

On Friday 11 November, the BBC World News Horizons series looks at the future of water technology in Israel and how it’s being used to solve water scarcity. A combination of population growth, urbanisation and climate change is making water sc...
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