March 10, 2013

Fuel Conversion

Rehovot-based developer of a solar-driven system that dissociates CO2 and converts it at high efficiencies into competitive cost fuel.  Offers solutions to the shortcomings of current energy systems and to the global environmental threats by providing means to generate clean electricity using solar energy with cost-effective storage, allowing continuous 24/7 per-demand operation; reduce emissions by using CO2 as feedstock for […]
March 10, 2013

Southeast Delegation for June Life Science / Med Tech Mission

With Israel’s annual IATI Biomed life science conference and the 2nd MEDinISRAEL medical device and HIT conference being held during the same week, AICC is organizing a Southeast delegation to Israel, June 9-13, 2013.  Chamber VP Guy Tessler will lead the mission. Those interested are asked to contact him, gtessler@conexx.org or 404-843-9426. For the first time, IATI Biomed, is engaging […]
March 10, 2013

Gilbarco Veeder-Root Partners with Odysii

Greensboro, North Carolina-based Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Tel Aviv-based Odysii have announced an exclusive global partnership to create a new generation of highly intelligent and automated tools to enable convenience stores to increase sales.  Building on Odysii’s software, the new Impulse platform integrates with Gilbarco Passport or any other point of sale systems to deliver targeted recommendations via an additional touch […]
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 […]
March 8, 2013

May 30th Eagle Star Awards Gala to be Hosted at HP

Tom Glaser to Receive Founders Award The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region will celebrate the 12th annual Eagle Star Awards Gala on Thursday, May 30, 2013, 6:00 – 9:00 PM.   The event will be held at the HP Graphic Arts Experience Center in Alpharetta, Georgia. The Eagle Star Gala is AICC’s community flagship event honoring the people and companies […]
March 8, 2013

From the Leadership

Our Chamber has always been ahead of the curve by targeting economic sectors where there is synergy between Israel and the Southeast. Our latest one is Logistics, and this month, we will host a delegation of 7 Israel organizations during their visit to Georgia, March 18- 20. The delegation first will be hosted by the city of Savannah, and participate […]
March 8, 2013

Economic News from Israel

Chicago-based Allscripts, with major operations in Atlanta, has acquired Hod Hasharon-based dbMotion for $235 million.  dbMotion’s technology is the key component of the Allscript’s connected community of health with 370 hospitals and 2800 clinics around the world currently using it. Jerusalem-based OurCrowd has provided its first funding in the US for Oregon-based Lucid Energy.  OurCrowd founder Jonathan Medved was keynote speaker at […]
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 13, 2013

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February 12, 2013

Business Exchange to Showcase Israeli Brain Technologies

Fifteen Israeli companies are expected to come to Charleston, South Carolina,  May 6-7, along with major US 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 will offer a focused opportunity for them to present their technologies and have pre-arranged […]
February 12, 2013

Members Welcome Israeli Companies to Flashpoint

At a breakfast on February 12th, almost 50 members welcomed the Israeli start ups from the Microsoft Accelerator in Herzliya participating for the next month in the Flashpoint “start up engineering” program at Georgia Tech in Atlanta:  TeleSofia Medical is a Tel Aviv-based developer of a platform that automatically creates personalized medical videos to increase patient understanding and reduce health […]
February 12, 2013

From the Leadership

While much of our activity is focused on Israeli technology, there is a thriving consumer products sector in Israel.  And the foes of Israel often target this sector for their boycott activities with well known retailers such as Trader Joe’s in their scopes. This is one of the reasons we strongly support BIG (Buy Israel Goods), created and supported by […]
February 12, 2013

Home Therapy

Herzliya-based developer of a comprehensive solution that allows physiotherapists to e-prescribe visually demonstrated exercises tailored to the patient’s specific challenges and capabilities, sent to the individual’s e-mail and facilitating in-home therapy with real-time feedback.  Enables the clinic to serve more patients using similar resources through more individualized and supervised rehab activity in the clinic and at home at less therapist’s […]
February 12, 2013

Paperless Documents

Misgav-based developer of an innovative, heavily secured electronic device that that enables document signing that is presented on the device using an LCD for the presentation. The file created after the signature is the original file that can be kept on the computer and printed, ensuring that the signee is indeed signing the file intended to be signed, allowing it […]
February 12, 2013

Cancer Treatment

Mohsav Maor-based company aims to advance the personalized treatment of cancers common to children, adolescents and young adults.  Lead product is a microRNA-based predictive test for the early prognosis and monitoring of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia patients, offering reliable and reproducible, patient-specific results within 2 days of diagnosis vs. up to 12 weeks for currently available MRD tests.  Created at Schneider’s […]
February 12, 2013

Medication Compliance

Even Yehuda-based developer of a cloud / mobile medication compliance solution, giving end users access to a multi-layered application that combines medication management tools, targeted education, a support community of family, friends, care takers and fellow patients, incentives and gamification elements.  Uses proprietary software to analyze massive data sets to generate real-time monitoring, and uses predictive behavioral analysis and statistics […]
February 12, 2013

Cisco to Buy Intucell

Cisco, with major operations in Atlanta, has announced its intent to acquire Ra’anana-based Intucell that has its US headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia.  Upon the close in the third quarter, Intucell employees will be integrated into Cisco’s Service Provider Mobility Group, and under the terms of the agreement, Cisco will pay approximately $475 million in cash and retention-based incentives. Intucell provides […]
February 12, 2013

SintecMedia Acquires Argo Systems

Jerusalem-based broadcast management software provider SintecMedia has acquired Atlanta-based Argo Systems, a leading provider of business solutions to the cable network and operators industry. The deal brings together SintecMedia’s powerful OnAir® scalable, all-in-one broadcast management solution for media companies and its line of related products with Argo Systems’ unparalleled management solutions exclusively designed for Pay TV channels and multichannel video […]
February 12, 2013

Economic News from Israel

Atlanta-based NCR Corporation has completed its $650 million cash acquisition of Ra’anana-based Retalix.  With the closing of the acquisition, Retalix has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of NCR, and will be delisted from the TASE and NASDAQ. Tel Aviv-based Verint Systems has completed its separation from former parent company Comverse Technology by issuing 27.5 million shares to Comverse shareholders.  Verint has a […]
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 […]