August 2, 2011

Fuel Efficiency

 Tel Aviv-based developer of a revolutionary solution to improve truck trailer aerodynamics by installing a frame-like device at the back of the trailer, and positioning 80 patented actuators within the frame to achieve significant drag reduction and potential fuel savings of 7-10%.  The technology, developed by scientists at Tel Aviv University, can be retrofitted into existing trailers or integrated within […]
August 2, 2011

Public Relations

Tel Aviv-based firm offers full-service high-technology Public Relations to international and domestic clients in order to distinguish and present them to leading positions through exposure to various media, consumers, investors and potential employees in Israel and abroad.  Owner is former spokesperson for the Israel Ministry of Communications and was senior public relations officer with the Israel Air Force, experienced in […]
August 2, 2011

Wastewater Energy

Caesaria-based company produces electricity from treatment of wastewater streams using Microbial Fuel Cells technology on a large scale.  Revolutionizes the wastewater treatment sector by treating the waste dissolved in water as a fuel, and also has significance with respect to power generation while reducing sludge that would otherwise need to be treated and removed at high cost.  Able to treat […]
August 2, 2011

Employment Assessment

Jerusalem-based developer of an empiric employee assessment software solution that enables recruiters to reach the highest validity in the market for mass recruiting accuracy in selecting the right people for the job. Results are achieved by built in optimization techniques that enable “cloning” the company’s top performers with correlation between actual job performance parameters and traits of existing workers for […]
August 2, 2011

Laurie Olivier – Partner, Veritas Venture Partners

We first met AICC in 1999 when considering the location of our new US office. In order to have some overlap in day time zones with our office in Israel, we decided to locate on the East Coast to connect most easily and cost effectively to the rest of the United States. Atlanta became an option that we weighed against the usual alternatives such as Boston,
August 2, 2011

Laurie Olivier Testimonial

We would highly recommend to any Israeli company considering an office in the US to meet with AICC and other Israeli companies with offices in Atlanta
August 1, 2011

Cell Imaging

Rehovot-based developer of biological cell-imaging systems in collaboration with the Weizmann Institute addresses the problems of concurrently managing both good image quality and acquisition speed in a single instrument.  Products include a multi-user research platform specifically adapted to high definition operation at high magnification for ultra-fast high content screening, and a breakthrough, cost-effective research workstation designed at its entry-level to […]
August 1, 2011

Insurance Analysis

Petach Tikvah-based developer of a complete reporting and analysis solution for insurance companies that provides all the data warehousing and business intelligence required for effective management, replacing the traditional tools needed for lengthy projects with a comprehensive and efficient end-to-end solution.  Developed in 2004 and installed at insurance companies since 2008, the implementation is typically 1/3 the time and cost […]
August 1, 2011

Proton Therapy

Or Yehuda-based developer of an integrated system for 3D imaging, patient positioning with 1±mm accuracy, and treatment plan adaptation which can bring down the cost of cancer therapy by up to 60% in addition to other efficiencies gained from workflow productivity and image quality.  Delivers negligible irradiation to healthy tissue en route to the tumor or other surrounding tissue, thus […]
August 1, 2011

UGA and Haifa University to Present Global Health Conference

The University of Georgia Center for Global Health and the University of Haifa have organized a collaborative global health conference planned for September 7-8, 2011 at UGA in Athens involving faculty from both institutions.  Entitled “Globalization of Health Care: Common Problems – Seeking Common Solutions“, the 2-day conference will feature 5 faculty members from the University of Georgia paired with 5 faculty members […]
August 1, 2011

Promisec Wins State of Alabama Contract

Rishon LeZion-based Promisec has been awarded a contract with the State of Alabama for their Endpoint Security Compliance Software(ESCS) project in a competition with a wide and varying number of industry solutions for potentially more than 400,000 endpoints statewide.  “We are committed to offering innovative technological approaches to complex issues.  Throughout our organization, we are driven by finding the shortest and most efficient […]
August 1, 2011

AICC Selects New Leadership

The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region has elected its officers and board members for 2011-2012.  Lorin Coles, CEO of Alliancesphere, has been elected chairman of the organization.  Other elected officers include Joel Neuman (The Coca-Cola Company) as chairman-elect; Nancy Sousa (Trig Medical) as vice chairman; Benjamin Fink (Berman Fink Van Horn) as vice chairman; Jonathan Minnen (Smith Gambrell & Russell) as secretary; and Steve Horn (Williams […]
August 1, 2011

S1 Corporation and Fundtech Ltd. to Merge

Atlanta-based S1 Corporation and Ramat Gan-based Fundtech Ltd. have entered into a definitive agreement, valued at approximately $700 million, to combine businesses through a stock-for-stock merger, creating an industry leader in transaction banking solutions.  The combined company will be headquartered at S1’s headquarters in Atlanta and will be called Fundtech.  Reuven Ben-Menachem will serve as Executive Chairman of the combined company, and Johann Dreyer will […]
July 6, 2011

Utilities Performance

Beit Dagan-based international management consulting firm offers services to improve and enhance performance excellence in large and fast growing companies from strategy through implementation. Wishes to expand its reach in the Energy and Utilities sector where companies are faced with a difficult environmental issues that increase the challenge in designing and implementing the right business model to stay competitive in […]
June 2, 2011

AICC Member Hatch Medical Expands Presence in Israeli Medical Device Market

Hatch Medical, L.L.C., a medical device incubator and technology brokerage firm, announced today expansion of its activities in the Israeli medical device industry. In an effort to offer its unique incubator model to Israeli medical device entrepreneurs and its brokerage services to established companies, Hatch Medical has partnered with Aaron Feldman, an Israel-based medical device executive. Paul Gianneschi, Managing Principal […]
May 13, 2011

Jonathan Minnen – Partner, Smith Gambrell & Russell

We have been very pleased with the growth of our Israeli practice. The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce has been an excellent and cost-effective asset in helping us achieve our objectives. We have been very pleased with the growth of our Israeli practice
April 7, 2011

Mercury Removal

Jerusalem-based company is commercializing technology from The Hebrew University that focuses on mercury removal in coal-fired power plants.† Already tested with a lab-set at a major coal-fired power plant in Ashkelon and reached extraordinary stable results of 96-99% of mercury removal as compared to 70-95%†today that can also lower the cost by 50-60%.† Seeking introduction to utilities in the Southeast […]
April 7, 2011

Ear Surgery

Yokneam-based developer of a single device performing all three Myringotomy procedure steps (incision, suction, and tube insertion) in sequence within seconds at the doctor’s office, excluding the need for general anesthesia.  For hospitals, reduces a non-profitable procedure heavily burdening OR capacity especially during winter, thus preventing the hospital from performing alternative profitable procedures.  For physicians, increases return on visit at […]
April 7, 2011

Jonathan Minnen Testimonial

“We have been very pleased with the growth of our Israeli practice. ”
April 7, 2011

Andre Schnabl Testimonial

“Not only has my membership over the past several years ‘connected’ me with the community, but has also taught me a great deal about the business reality of Israel.”