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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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Israeli startup Anobit could be first Israeli investment by Apple

Israeli startup Anobit could be first Israeli investment by Apple

category: Uncategorized
Rumor has it that Apple is in advanced negotiations for the acquisition of Israeli startup Anobit for about $400-$500 million. This would be the first Apple acquisition of an Israeli company. Anobit developed a chip which enhances flash drive performan...
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Massachusetts-Israel Partnership grants application process open.  Apply now!

Massachusetts-Israel Partnership grants application process open. Apply now!

category: Uncategorized
The Massachusetts- Israel Innovation Partnership (MIIP), a joint initiative of the government of Massachusetts and the Israeli Chief Scientist, has opened the application process for grants that would increase business
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Israel’s Teva joins Procter & Gamble to create health joint venture

Israel’s Teva joins Procter & Gamble to create health joint venture

category: Medical devices
The world's largest manufacturer of generic medicines, Israel's Teva, is joining forces with Procter & Gamble to create PGT Healthcare. The unit will focus on offering more branded OTC products to more consumers in more parts of the world, focusi...
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WATEC 2011 Wrap-up – Innovation and Cooperation in Israel’s International Cleantech Show

WATEC 2011 Wrap-up – Innovation and Cooperation in Israel’s International Cleantech Show

category: Uncategorized
WATEC 2011 just concluded and cemented this event as one of the most important events in the international Cleantech sphere, with: 25,000 visitors, 200 exhibitors, 150 international delegations and 30 government ministers arriving from every continent....
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Israeli Health IT showcase their technologies to CIO of major hospitals in New Jersey and Philadelphia

Israeli Health IT showcase their technologies to CIO of major hospitals in New Jersey and Philadelphia

category: Medical devices
On November 15-16, a delegation of Israeli Health IT companies visited the region seeking customers, investors and strategic partners. Accompanied by Nili Shalev, Israel’s new Economic Minister to North America and Rebecca Gottlieb, Director of
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