December 22, 2011

AJT: Event to showcase Israeli app innovations

December 13, 2011

From the Leadership

Among our strategies to generate Southeast-Israel business relationships, perhaps none is more important than organizing and  supporting business missions to Israel.   This past month, we were deeply involved with delegations from both Georgia and South Carolina, two of the six states in our region. Led by Chris Cummiskey, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Georgia delegation had […]
December 13, 2011

Economic News from Israel

Apple is in talks to acquire its first Israeli company, Herzliya-based flash storage solutions provider Anobit for $400-500 million.  Apple reportedly wants to increase the data storage capacity of its iPads and iPhones, and will probably keep most of Anobit’s staff in Israel. Greenberg Traurig will open an office in Tel Aviv next month, the law firm’s 34th office worldwide and […]
December 13, 2011

Interactive Platform

Tel Aviv-based developer of an interactive platform for powerful user generated content that allows customers to interact with things they like by using their photos to add commercial icons and win rewards through Facebook; using an incentivized button where users can share their online purchases via an applicative ‘share’ button-and win rewards; and through the backend where the advertiser can […]
December 13, 2011

Early Diagnosis

Misgav-based developer of technologies to assist  clinicians in making definitive and early diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s based on cellular changes that  can be used as biomarkers.  Completed first human feasibility trial, now preparing for large validation studies, and is seeking to collaborate with pharmaceutical companies in clinical trials.  Requests connections to clinical sites and findings, […]
December 13, 2011

Web Analytics

Ramat Gan-based developer of Customer Experience Analytics software that provides businesses insights into their customers’ online behavior.  Focuses on visitor interactions inside web pages, recording everything from mouse moves and clicks to actual keystrokes, giving a much more thorough, in-depth view into what visitors are focusing on and interacting with inside the pages themselves.   Seeking introduction to analytics and marketing […]
December 13, 2011

Plastics Recycling

Kiryat Ata-based developer of technology that minimizes the volume of plastic disposed in landfills and thus minimizes the negative impact on the environment by converting plastic waste into high grade chemical liquids of outstanding purity.  Their unique recycling solution serves the growing global need for disposal of non-perishable polyolefin and helps resolve one of the most serious environmental problems facing […]
December 12, 2011

Barry Swartz Joins AICC Professional Staff

The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, SE Region has named Barry Swartz its new Vice President of Trade & Development.  He will also serve as Executive Director of the American Israel Educational Institute, the charitable affiliate of the Chamber.   In this new position, he will lead the organization’s new outreach initiatives to corporations and philanthropy as well as educational and matchmaker […]
December 12, 2011

Israeli Social Media Analytics Technology Showcased

AICC scored another win with the most recent program in its acclaimed Israel Innovation Impact (I3) series that focused on Social Media: Making Business Sense through Analytics”, a demonstration and discussion of the latest Israeli technologies on December 7, 2011 at the UPS world headquarters in Atlanta.  Over 100 participants enjoyed the demonstrations and “Ignite” presentations by three leading Israeli […]
December 12, 2011

MUSC, Israeli Institutions Partner on Stem Cell Research

Scientists and researchers from across the globe convened last month in Charleston at the Medical University of South Carolina’s new bioengineering building to mark the first international symposium on cardiovascular regeneration. In addition, MUSC President Dr. Ray Greenberg and Dr. Rafael Beyar, CEO and Director General of Rambam Health Care Campus, signed a memorandum of understanding for further collaboration among […]
December 12, 2011

Arkal Selects Auburn, Alabama

Bet Zera-based Arkal Plastic Products will establish a manufacturing facility to produce plastic parts for the automotive industry in Auburn, Alabama.  The Israeli-based company will open its first US manufacturing operation under the name of ARKAL Automotive USA, Inc. in a brand new 32,000 square foot facility in Auburn Technology Park West with future expansion plans of up to 110,000 […]
December 5, 2011

AICC Member Given Imaging Featured in AJT

November 15, 2011

AICC Member Clinigence and The Verden Group Team Up

The Verden Group selects Clinigence for its Marketplace Solutions Program, one of the few most innovative and high-quality offerings available to practices. Nyack, NY and ATLANTA, GA, Nov 1, 2011—Clinigence, a next-generation clinical business intelligence technology vendor, announced a strategic affiliation with The Verden Group today to introduce Clinigence’s collaborative software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for measuring and visualizing clinical quality, patient […]
November 9, 2011


November 8, 2011

AICC Supports Jerusalem Medical Technology Seminar

The nuts and bolts for Israeli companies to prepare new medical technologies for the US market was the focus of a November 8th seminar at the Beck Science Building in Jerusalem’s Har Hotzvim Park.  The 30 participants received the latest information on patents, FDA requirements, and reimbursement issues from AICC members Jeremy Ben-David (JMB.Factor & Co.) and Alan Minsk (Arnall […]
November 7, 2011

Drug Treatments

Kfar Saba-based developer of new drugs mainly for Parkinson’s disease and Human Papilloma Virus from  integrin-inhibitory activity of novel small tellurium molecules, based on the compounds’ activity in the inhibition of ligand binding to integrins which was demonstrated in both academic and clinical frameworks.  Successfully completed preclinical studies and clinical  trials (Phase II) for several anti-viral indications, and now seeking […]
November 7, 2011

Business Cards

Tel Aviv-based provider of corporate-quality business cards that do more than just provide contact information by offering smartly-bound booklets of business cards that neatly detach for stylish presentation.  Holds a patent pending for the method employed for binding and preparing the cards for clean detachment.  Clever web-based order system consolidates, simplifies, streamlines and manages the business card ordering for large organizations […]
November 7, 2011

Mobile Payments

Hod Hasharon-based developer of solutions that enable a new source of business revenue to network companies that wish to deploy and to engage with their consumers with personalized solutions.  Offers a robust platform that brings the ability to launch mobile payments at the POS without the need for hardware or software change along with a full range of services.   Has […]
November 7, 2011

Georgia Leaders to Participate in WATEC

Commissioner Cummiskey Leads Delegation While the water dispute among Georgia and neighboring states currently is not front page news as it has been in recent years, the state nonetheless is taking measures to insure that Georgia has an adequate supply of water for the future.  And in addition to looking for technologies to support this infrastructure imperative, the state also […]
November 7, 2011

Influencer Marketing

Herzliya-based developer of a technology that empowers consumer-facing organizations to close the gap between how they market and how people buy.  Enables companies to identify, measure, and impact how opinion leaders shape their followers’ purchasing decisions.  Using their solutions, leading global organizations in telecommunications, retail, and financial services are realizing 5-10x improvement in marketing ROI by multiplying the reach and effectiveness of customer […]