May 14, 2013

Israelis Visit Oak Ridge, Tennessee for BioEnergy Challenge

A delegation of Israeli scientists and company executives visited the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee last month as part of the U.S. – Israel BioEnergy Challenge, a collaborative effort between the United States and Israel, and consortia of U.S. and Israeli companies, non-profit organizations, government agencies and research institutions to create U.S.-based partnerships for research, development and commercialization of […]
May 13, 2013

Economic News from Israel

Sony Corporation has invested $10 million in Herzliya Pituach-based Rainbow Medical with an interest in expanding its medical devices operations.  Rainbow Medical is a medical device accelerator built around the inventions of serial entrepreneur Yossi Gross.  Other investors include Medtronic, Abbott Laboratories, and Birmingham, Alabama-based PowerTen Ventures. Ra’anana-based Celeno Communications was a winner in Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe Award […]
May 13, 2013

From the Leadership

Long ago, we realized the need for partners to achieve our important mission.  They have included Jewish federations, governments, chambers of commerce, economic development and technology associations, and non-profits whose work for Israel is complementary to AICC’s. Thus, one of the four awards at each year’s Eagle Star Gala recognizes a valued Community Partner.  This year, we honor the South […]
May 13, 2013

Sponsor Message

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May 13, 2013

Heart Monitor

Or Yehuda-based developer of a state of the art hemodynamic application that allows physicians to better diagnose, monitor and treat Congestive Heart Failure patients in a non-invasive way.  Enables any medical personnel such as a technician, nurse, or even the patient at home to obtain various hemodynamic parameters, noninvasively, yielding a substantial reduction in the risks involved when carrying invasive […]
May 13, 2013

Parking Payments

Tzoran-Kadima based developer of applications for the parking industry offers a solution where users scan, pay and go with no waiting in lines or looking for payment kiosks.  Parking lot owners benefit from people getting in and out faster, and revenues are expected to increase by approximately 8% with no cash transactions involved.  Company launched a beta site in Israel, and […]
May 13, 2013

Infant Health

Petach Tikva-based developer of a range of tiny sensors that are attached to the outer side of the baby’s diaper using simple velcro, and are built for repeated use. The sensors perform various checks continuously, and provide real-time information on the infant’s behavior and condition on a wide range of indicators such as urine amount accumulated, breathing pattern and more. […]
May 13, 2013

Sinus Treatment

Herzliya-based developer of a revolutionary clinical approach to Chronic Rhinosinusitis management by enabling painless access, observation and treatment of the sinuses of an awake sinusitis patient during a standard visit to the ENT’s office.  Patent-pending, easy-to-use architecture combines disposable treatment tools atop a universal access handle, allows maneuvering through the sinus cavity, visualization, collection of accurate cultures or biopsy, irrigation […]
May 13, 2013

HP’s Yishai Amir to Keynote Eagle Star Awards Gala

Barbara Babbit Kaufman to Emcee AICC’s May 30th Flagship Event The Hewlett Packard – Israel success story and its important connection to the Southeast will a key component of the 12th annual Eagle Star Awards Gala on May 30th as it will be hosted at HP’s Graphic Arts Experience Center in Alpharetta, Georgia in Metro Atlanta.  Yishai Amir, the company’s VP […]
May 13, 2013

SC-Israel R&D Funding Agreement Announced at Neurotech Business Exchange

In addition to generating potential business and research relationships for participating Israeli companies, the US-Israel Neurotechnology Business Exchange, held in Charleston, May 6-7, was the scene for an historic announcement of a bilateral agreement to further collaboration in the field of industrial research & development.  This agreement between the Government of South Carolina and the Government of Israel will be executed […]
May 10, 2013

Israeli Auto supplier to locate manufacturing facility in South Carolina

Ashdod-based A.L. Solutions Inc. will locate a new manufacturing facility in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.  The company plans to invest $3.6 million and generate 80 jobs for the new facility that will produce aftermarket automotive filters and heavy-duty filters for the truck market. The new facility is expected to begin operations in May. “We are excited to move forward with […]
April 9, 2013

Sponsor Message

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April 9, 2013

Content Management

Ramat Gan-based developer of enterprise content management, document capture, and workflow solutions for banking, insurance, government, logistics and other industries. Their technology automatically transforms any information entering the organization into useful and accessible electronic data, delivering it straight to the applications that drive the business.  Seeking introductions to clients in these industries.
April 9, 2013

Cold-Chain Logistics

Rosh Ha’Ayin-based developer of cold-chain data logging and monitoring solutions for logistics and transportation industries and for controlled industrial environments, such as food, pharmaceutical, medical, and storage.  Seeking introduction to medical and food transporters.
April 9, 2013

Medical Videos

Tel Aviv-based developer of a medical platform that automatically creates personalized medical videos to increase patient understanding and reduce health care costs.  Seeking introductions to investors and strategic partners/clients that include payers/HMO, pharmacy chains, EMR/eRx vendors, hospital, clinics, and pharmaceutical companies.
April 9, 2013

Regenerative Therapy

Rehovot-based pharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative regenerative therapy which enables the body to repair by regenerating damaged tissues. Leading drug candidate has been shown to reverse neurological damage, inducing neurogenesis and synaptogenesis, improve cognitive functions, recover both short and long-term memories, restore motor functions, and expedite wound healing.  Seeking introductions to investors for the purpose of funding […]
April 9, 2013

Israel: Small Market with Big Influence

Israel may be a small market of 8 million people, fewer than Georgia, but that hasn’t kept the state’s companies from striking deals there worth millions of dollars. Thanks to a program called G.R.O.W. – Georgia Reaching Out Worldwide – an Israeli food importer came to Georgia in 2012 to meet with nine potential suppliers. Since then, the company has bought more […]
April 9, 2013

PeopleNet Selects Centerity for its Atlanta Data Center

Atlanta-based PeopleNet, the national leader in time and attendance management systems for temporary staffing and employment agencies, has acquired and successfully deployed the monitoring solution of Ra’anana-based Centerity Systems in its Atlanta Data Center.  The relationship was coordinated by Marietta, Georgia-based Abacus Solutions through introduction by the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, SE Region. PeopleNet’s Data Center has a wide array […]
April 9, 2013

SPX Awarded Contract for Israeli Cycle Power Plant

Charlotte, North Carolina-based SPX Corporation has been awarded a contract worth approximately $35 million to supply an air-cooled condenser for a new 835 MW natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant scheduled to be constructed in Israel.  The contract was awarded by Alstom which was previously awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for the plant by Dalia Power Energies Ltd.  A […]
April 9, 2013

Israel Logistics Delegation Scores Business in Georgia

A delegation of Israeli logistics companies, led by the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, visited Georgia last month to make important business connections.  Participating in the delegation were The Israel Ports Development & Assets Company, Fourtec – Fourier Technologies, ZIM Integrated Shipping, Starcom Systems, and Top Image Systems. The group visited first in Savannah where they toured the Georgia […]