October 15, 2013

Israeli Economist Pinchas Landau Briefs Columbia, Charleston, and Memphis

AICC, in partnership with Israel Bonds, presented a special briefing in Columbia, Charleston and Memphis by Economist Pinchas Landau.   One of Israel’s leading independent analysts and commentators on Israeli economic and financial affairs, Landau provided his insights into the Israeli economy’s prospects for the future.  Attended by over a hundred members of these southern communities, Landau highlighted the medical industry […]
October 15, 2013

AICC Initiative Leads to South Carolina/Israel Bilateral R&D Deal

Led by the AICC, two years of collaborative work between Israel and the State of South Carolina was highlighted on Tuesday with the signing of an official agreement to establish a bilateral research and development initiative. The agreement, which creates a funding mechanism for joint industrial research and development projects between Israeli and South Carolina companies and universities, will be […]
October 14, 2013

NCR wins Georgia Governor’s Award for Acquisition of Retalix

AICC Nominates Winner of Atlanta  Business Chronicle 2013 Governor’s International Award International Deal of the Year Nominated by AICC, the winner of the 2013 Eagle Star Deal of the Year Award, NCR, has also collected the prestigious “Atlanta Business Chronicle Governor’s International Award” for its acquisition of Ra’anna-based Retalix for $650 million. This NCR Corp.’s acquisition has proven to be an opportunity to grow […]
October 14, 2013

From the Leadership

This month’s e-newsletter, featuring a bit of a different look than you have seen before, represents just a small step in what we anticipate will be much larger effort towards making the AICC’s marketing and communication efforts more effective and expansive. At the request of the Chamber’s Executive Committee, a marketing and communications task force was recently established under the […]
October 13, 2013

Software Outsourcing

Jerusalem-based software service company with the goal of repositioning Israel as a Quality Outsourcing Center and attracting business from all over the world. Company’s primary mission calls for creating many jobs specifically suited for orthodox women as a demographic of an untapped resource pool of talented segment of the population. Seeking introduction to clients looking to develop cutting edge products […]
October 13, 2013

Retailer Engagement

Tel Aviv-based developer of platform that helps brands and brick & mortar retailers to engage customers, know them better and keep them coming back, all through a customized, plug-in based mobile platform. an easy, yet comprehensive one-stop-shop engagement solution that answer the retailer need and is also expandable up to a full featured CRM.  Seeking to connect with medium-large retailers […]
October 13, 2013

Security Intelligence

Hod Hasharon-based company specializing in maritime security, business intelligence, resourcing commodities globally and lobbying for companies that want to develop and expand in difficult regions and countries. Company has also developed software and devices for local ,state and government agencies for public safety, monitoring city traffic, and crime prevention .Seeking introductions to clients and business partners in the Southeast.
October 13, 2013

Speech Recognition

Ramat Gan-based company developed an advanced voice recognition system enabling people with severe motor, speech and language disorders and communication disabilities to naturally communicate with people, control devices (tablets, PC, Smartphones) and apps (browse the web, play games) using their own voice. The company would like to enter a joint venture or commercial agreement with companies and organizations with the […]
October 5, 2013

AICC Member a2b Fulfillment adds Climate Control Space

 a2b Fulfillment, a third-party logistics provider with a specialty in consumer-direct order fulfillment and customer service, announces the expansion of climate controlled warehouse space at the Greensboro, GA location.  The completion of this project provides a2b with more than 52,500 cubic feet of climate controlled warehouse space, which is double what it had previously. “This upgrade was necessary to accommodate […]
October 2, 2013

Teleflex acquires AICC Member Trendlines’ InnoLap Surgical

Teleflex Inc. (NYSE: TFX) has acquired Trendlines International Ltd. portfolio company InnoLap Surgical Ltd., which is developing a platform for scarless laparoscopic procedures. The size of the deal was not disclosed.InnoLap CEO Yoni Epstein and Dr. Igor Igov founded the company in August 2012 at Trendlines’ Misgav Venture Accelerator “We identified Teleflex as a potential partner very early in the process and understood […]
September 28, 2013

ePatientFinder and AICC Member Clinigence Partner

ePatientFinder and Clinigence Partner to Connect Patients with Cutting-Edge Treatments Atlanta, September 26, 2013 — Clinigence, a next-generation clinical business intelligence technology provider, recently announced a partnership withePatientFinder. Through this alliance, ePatientFinder will leverage Clinigence’s technology to streamline the process of connecting eligible patients with clinical trials and preventative medical procedures. Historically, patients have been identified for clinical trials through expensive mass […]
September 11, 2013

Why Israel is poised to soon lead medical device industry growth

By Amritpal Khalsa | Market Realist – Mon, Sep 9, 2013 3:38 PM EDT Israel is already a leading medical device market The size of New Jersey, Israel boasts thousands of new engineers graduating from the Israeli Defense Forces each year and a history of investment in high-tech R&D (research and development). Readily available intellectual talent and capital has made Israel a booming hub for […]
April 5, 2013

Dov Frohlinger — COO, Israel Ports

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March 9, 2013

Members Exposed to Israeli Cyber Security Technologies

Almost 50 members and guests were treated to presentations by 3 of Israel’s most exciting Israeli companies at the I? (Israel Innovation Impact) quarterly event on March 7th, hosted by IBM.  Presenting were Covertix, Dome9, and Trustware whose CEOs shared innovated solutions to the growing cyber threats faced today by enterprises, governments, and individuals.  Organized by AICC’s Hi-Tech Committee, the program also featured a keynote by Jim Brennan, executive […]
February 13, 2013

US-Israel Neurotechnology Business Exchange to Showcase Israeli Brain Technologies

  US-Israel Neurotechnology Business Exchange to Showcase Israeli Brain Technologies February 13, 2013 – Fifteen Israeli companies are expected to come together, May 6-7, with major U.S. stakeholders in Neurotechnology to explore business and research relationships at the US-Israel Neurotechnology Business Exchange.  Hosted by the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina, the event offers a focused opportunity […]
February 8, 2013

AICC Member a2b Fulfillment Expands Capabilities

a2b Fulfillment, a third-party logistics provider with a specialty in consumer-direct order fulfillment and customer service, announces the purchase of Orchard Brands’ Haband Division warehouse facility on S. Forest Street in Eatonton, GA. “The acquisition of this additional 210,000 square feet of warehouse space is necessary to accommodate our fast-growing business” explained Ayal Latz, President of a2b. “We have nearly […]
December 25, 2012

From AICC Members Habif Arogeti & Wynne: Medical Device Tax 101

The 2.3% excise tax on medical device sales is on its way. Here’s a primer to help companies prepare. By: Mitchell Kopelman and Ori Epstein Set to take effect January 1, 2013, the 2.3% excise tax on certain medical devices, which was imposed as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), will pose significant challenges to the medical device industry. Although […]
December 14, 2012

NeuroQuest Close to Validation Trial for Biomarker Platform in Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

NeuroQuest, a company of the Trendlines Group’s Misgav Venture Accelerator is moving quickly towards an important validation trial for novel blood-based immune biomarkers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. The company’s biomarker platform for neurodegenerative diseases is based on the research of Prof. Michal Schwartz, Chair of Neuroimmunology at the Weizmann Institute of Science who pioneered the concept of Protective […]
September 5, 2012

Contemporary Judaica Designs: Created by Israeli Artists

AICC Followers: Use Coupon code AICC for a 10% discount on your order (expires 12/31/12) Contemporary Judaica Designs, is a source of Judaica, Jewish and Israeli gifts, and modern artistic jewelry and designs. CJD offers selection of Contemporary Mezuzah cases, Mezuzah Scrolls, Menorahs, Candle holders, Jewelry, Hamsa Hands, Pomegranate key chains, and many other special gifts for Weddings, Brits, Yom […]