November 2, 2011

Preparing New Medical Technologies for the US Market – November 8, 2011

AICC is proud to be a co-sponsor of this event presented by our members JMB, FACTOR & Co., and Arnall Golden Gregory, who have teamed up with MediClever and the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce to bring you this informative seminar.   If you will be in Israel on November 8th we hope you will RSVP to participate at seminars@israel-patents.co.il  
October 27, 2011

AICC Member ooVoo featured in AJT

October 24, 2011

AICC Member SASCO Chemical wins Governor’s Intl. Award

October 12, 2011

AICC Member Jacada Unveils Latest Version of Jacada® Interface Server

ATLANTA — Oct. 11, 2011—Jacada Ltd. (NASDAQ: JCDA), a leading global provider of call center technology designed to improve the interaction between agents and their customers, announced today the latest release of its leading web-to-host solution,Jacada® Interface Server (JIS) V9.0. With updated browser support and extensions to the Jacada knowledge base, JIS V9.0 enables customers to stay current on their strategic technology […]
October 11, 2011

ARRIS to Acquire BigBand Networks

Suwanee, Georgia-based ARRIS Group has agreed to acquire BigBand Networks for $172 million. Founded in Tel Aviv in 1998, BigBand continues to maintain its R&D operations in Israel with corporate headquarters in California. For several years, ARRIS has been interested in acquiring Israeli technology, having served as a major corporate sponsor of the AICC-organized US-Israel Broadband Business Exchanges held in […]
October 8, 2011

AICC Shares Strategic Insights with South Africa-Israel Chamber

Tom Glaser (l) and Laurie Olivier (r) meet with executive leadership of the SAICC in Johannesburg. During a private visit to South Africa last month, AICC President Tom Glaser and Past Board Chairman Laurie Oliver (Veritas Venture Partners) visited with the staff and executive committee of the South Africa-Israel Chamber of Commerce.  Before relocating to Atlanta in 2000, Olivier had served on the […]
October 8, 2011

Olive Oil

Kibbutz Ein Hanitziv producer of olive oil has hired a US consulting firm to conduct a study determining the logistics and feasibility of commercializing their product and selling it to US retailers. Spoken to designers/marketing consultants to determine costs & logistics pertaining to brand identity development and marketing communication components; specialty food brokers to determine commissions, markups & logistics from […]
October 8, 2011

ADHD Diagnosis

Rehovot-based developer of diagnostic tools for ADHD condition in order to help professionals improve their patient’s everyday functioning, well-being, and academic performance and achievement. Enables clinicians to better diagnose and evaluate the on-going treatment in order to monitor its efficiency. Offers real-time assessment of the patient’s condition narrowed down to cognitive core elements as Hyperactivity, Impulsiveness, and Attention Deficit with […]
October 8, 2011

Mobile Loyalty

Tel Aviv-based developer of mobile loyalty stamp card, intended to bring a marketing and retention tool to smart phones that enables customers to carry their card with them at all time and gives the business comprehensive statistics of card usage. Has clients in Israel and in Europe, and is close to raising its first round of Funding. Seeking introductions to […]
October 8, 2011

Water Storage

Savyon-Ganey Yehuda-based developer of unique proprietary solutions for water storage, preservation and mobility with products aimed to the emergency, disaster relief, remote locations, temporary projects, military and outdoor markets. Already approved by the Israeli Water Authority for water distribution in emergency situation, and supplying to various municipalities in Israel. Advantages include keeping water in drinking condition for long time – […]
October 8, 2011

Recent Israeli Real Estate Deals in Southeast

Tel Aviv-based Gazit Globe’s US subsidiary Equity One Inc. has sold 36 shopping centers across the Southeast to US-based Blackstone Group for $473.1 million. Equity One will use the proceeds to repay debt, finance redevelopment plans, and make future acquisitions.  Most of the shopping centers are in Atlanta, Tampa, and Orlando. Others are in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, and Maryland. In […]
October 8, 2011

Verint Acquires Global Management Technologies

Tel Aviv-based Verint Systems has acquired Atlanta-based workforce management solutions provider Global Management Technologies Corporation (GMT) for $42 million. GMT’s software and services are mainly used by retailers, expanding Verint’s offerings in this field.  Verint is now one of Atlanta’s largest software companies, having acquired Witness Systems here for $950 million in 2007 for which they were named AICC’s “Deal of the Year”. […]
October 8, 2011

Bayer CropScience and Evogene Achieve Genetics Milestone

Rehovot-based Evogene and Bayer CropScience AG whose US headquarters is in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, have reached a milestone in their joint research collaboration in wheat. Utilizing Evogene’s proprietary tools, more than 200,000 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (‘SNPs’) across the wheat genome were identified as part of the companies’ efforts to improve wheat through the application of advanced breeding techniques. SNPs are single-nucleotide […]
October 8, 2011

Nobel Winner Ciechanover Talks Drug Development at Georgia Tech

Aaron Ciechanover, winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, delivered a standing-room-only Distinguished Lecture at Georgia Tech in Atlanta on Oct. 4th on “Drug Development in the 21st Century: Are We Going to Cure All Diseases?” Ciechanover, who is on the faculty of medicine at the Cancer and Vascular Biology Research Center at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, walked his audience through […]
October 8, 2011

AICC Board Member Bob Deutsch Nominated For National JFNA Award

Asheville’s own Bob Deutsch has been nominated for the JFNA’s Community Heroes Award. The WNCJF Board, in recognition of Bob’s many years of service to Jewish philanthropy in our  community, nominated Bob in late September. The finalists will be determined based on votes received. Anyone can vote and can vote  once each and every day. Please go to http://www.jewishcommunityheroes.org/nominees/profile/bob-deutsch/ and vote for […]
October 7, 2011

I3 Presents: Making Business Sense of Social Media Through Analytics – December 7th

Israel Innovation Impact (I3) Series in Partnership with Present Making Business Sense of Social Media Through Analytics Critical Knowledge That Can Improve Your Company’s Bottom Line and ROI December 7, 2011 5:30pm-8:30pm UPS Headquarters 55 Glenlake Pkwy NE Atlanta, GA 30328 What is it about? The Social Media industry is experiencing rapid transformation and growth.   Social media is a relatively […]
October 7, 2011

AICC Chairman Lorin Coles Featured in Atlanta Jewish Times

October 6, 2011

Nobel Winner Ciechanover Talks Drug Development at GA Tech

Aaron Ciechanover, winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, delivered a standing-room-only Distinguished Lecture at Georgia Tech on Oct. 4 on “Drug Development in the 21st Century: Are We Going to Cure All Diseases?” Ciechanover, who is on the faculty of medicine at the Cancer and Vascular Biology Research Center at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, walked his audience […]
October 5, 2011

AICC Member Sabra Style Featured in Southern Jewish Life Magazine

Source: Southern Jewish Life Magazine
October 4, 2011

AICC Member Orbograph Diversifies into Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management through Acquisition of Correct Claims Now Assets

Orbograph Ltd., the subsidiary of Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ/GSM: ORBK), today announced that it has signed a definitive asset purchase agreement with Correct Claims Now, a privately held company that provides services in the field of Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management (RCM). Today, many healthcare providers utilize a manual process for reconciling and posting payments which is cumbersome, costly and error-prone. The integration of CCN […]