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.”
April 7, 2011

Brenda Morse Testimonial

“The American Israel Chamber of Commerce has been enormously successful in attracting Israeli companies to Georgia, promoting Georgia technology in Israel, and facilitating technology transfers.” Brenda S. Morse, PhD Vice President Cell Dynamics
April 5, 2011

Eagle Star Gala Speakers Announced

Bill Rogers SunTrust President Ester Levanon Tel Aviv Stock Exchange CEO Bill Rogers, President & COO of SunTrust Banks and Ester Levanon, CEO of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, will be the host and Israeli keynote speakers respectively at this year’s Eagle Star Awards Gala, the Chamber’s annual community flagship event that honors the people and companies who have contributed most to the Southeast-Israel […]
April 5, 2011

United Distributors Brings Israel’s Teperberg Wines to Atlanta

Michael Venezia Israel’s reputation as a producer of fine wines is growing, and took a leap forward in the Southeast with the announcement that United Distributors, one of Atlanta’s largest privately held companies and Georgia’s largest beverage alcohol distributor, is distributingTeperberg wines from the Judean hills near Jerusalem.  Founded commercially in 1870, Teperberg is a six-generation family operation producing 7 million […]
April 5, 2011

US-Israel Health IT Reception – 4/11/2011

US-Israel Health IT Reception Business Exchange Reception 85 Fifth Street NE Atlanta, GA 30338 4/11/2011 6PM – 8 PM Member Price: $25 Non-member Price: $35  
April 5, 2011

Ion 247 Teams with FST21 for Security of Birmingham Retirement Home

Israeli security technology is now protecting the elderly residents of Birmingham’s 50-unit Faush Metropolitan Manor retirement home, the second residential location in the US and the first in the Southeast to deploy the SafeRise facial recognition security system developed by Tel Aviv-based FST21 and installed by Birmingham-based security company Ion 247 which also monitors the system.  The two companies have teamed up to expand […]
March 28, 2011

U.S. and Israeli Companies to Explore Health IT Partnerships

U.S. and Israeli Companies to Explore Health IT Partnerships at Atlanta Business Exchange  American-Israel Chamber of Commerce pre-qualifies companies to participate in one-on-one meetings ATLANTA, March 14, 2011 — Georgia ranks No.1 in the U.S. in health-care IT industry revenue, generating $4 billion in revenue last year. As the country’s hub for health IT, it’s little wonder that leading U.S. […]
February 16, 2011

AICC Member Vicki Grodner featured in The Birmingham News

Vikki Grodner of The Grodner Group organizes and promotes events. ( Beverly Taylor/The Birmingham News )   An American-Israel Chamber of Commerce member since 2010, Vicki Grodner founded The Grodner Group which specializes in promoting and planning events for nonprofits, small businesses, law firms and politicians. To read more about Vicki and events such as “Little Red Dress” – which featured free […]
January 6, 2011

Wind Turbines

Netanya-based architect has developed a 35-50 megawatt Contra Rotating Vertical family of turbines, a breakthrough in the field of the existing Horizontal and Vertical turbines that currently allow for a maximum single turbine output of just 10 megawatts. Can produce power at up to 50 mph wind with production cost of one KW / HR of 5 to 8 cents. […]
December 11, 2010

The Future of Payments – Dec, 9th, 2010 -Videos & Pictures

Click here for more pictures from the event Watch the Videos The Future of Payments – Panel Discussion WorkLight Prsentation Orbograph Presentation SeerGate Presentation
September 3, 2010

Guest Post: Fundamental Differences Between Israel Law and Georgia Law as Related to Real Estate Transactions

By Shelly Rabinovitch, Foreign Lawyer at Arnall Golden Gregory Licensed in Israel Only In America, signing the purchase and sale agreement in a real estate transaction is only one step in the process. But in Israel, that represents the final step. In America, prospective purchasers enjoy an “inspection period” before the deal is complete. But in Israel, no such inspection […]
July 12, 2010

AICC Member CardioMEMS Featured on ABC News

CardioMEMS is a medical device company that has developed and is commercializing a proprietary wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body. The company participated in AICC’s US-Israel Telehealth Business Exchange and has been a member ever since. Ralph Jordan, the company’s Vice President of Business Development is on AICC’s Board of Directors. The company was recently featured on […]
July 5, 2010

Why Israel for Healthcare IT? – Dr. Yitzhak Peterburg (Video)

Former director general of Israel’s Clalit Health Services and Milken Institute Senior Visiting Fellow Dr. Yitzhak Peterburg proposed at the US-Israel Healthcare IT Business Exchange in Atlanta (June 8, 2010) that Israeli companies have much to give – and much to gain – by providing their expertise and technologies to the U.S. market.” Watch Dr. Peterburg’s presentation – http://vimeo.com/13079240
June 21, 2010

Guest Post: Israel Models Healthcare IT and Lessons on System Reform at AICC Business Exchange

By Julie Zier Look behind the receptionist’s desk in most doctors’ offices and you will see shelves crammed with manila file folders. Brightly-colored labels dot the edges. Papers of every size and shape jut out from the sides, threatening to come loose from their bindings. One of these folders holds your medical history. Well, part of it. The rest is […]
June 6, 2010

AICC Member Definition 6 Wins Top Honors at the 2010 CLIO Awards for Coca-Cola Video

Since January 12, 2010, hidden camera footage of smiling students getting more than they bargained for from a Coke vending machine has been viewed by more than 2.2 million people on YouTube. Last night, the Coca-Cola “Happiness Machine” was awarded CLIO’s prestigious Gold Interactive Award at the 51st annual awards dinner held in New York City. A CLIO award is […]
June 4, 2010

Guest Post: American Jobs Bill – Extended Energy Provisions

As a cleantech tax update FYI, the American Jobs bill that has been passed by the House contains the following extended energy provisions: Extended Energy Provisions Unless otherwise indicated, the bill would retroactively reinstate and extend for one year (that is, through 2010) all of the following energy tax breaks and would change the rules for the energy efficient appliance […]
May 2, 2010

AICC's Tom Glaser interviews on Global Atlanta

Video: Israel Life Sciences Mission to Stoke Tech Partnerships The Southeast has become a beachhead for the U.S. operations of innovative Israeli companies in the life sciences sector, says Tom Glaser, president of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region. A recent chamber trade mission co-led with Emory University aimed to strengthen those ties. Click here to read the article […]
April 30, 2010

AICC Members Green Chamber of the South featured in "Our Green Heroes"

AICC Members Galit Levitin and Ofra Tessler, and the organization they co-founded, The Green Chamber of the South were recently featured in an article in The Piedmont Review. The Green Chamber of the south has partnered with AICC on many occassions including the Better Place educational event, the Southeast-Israel Water Exchange, the upcoming US-Israel Energy Delegation and more. Click to […]