July 15, 2014

Thank you to conexx Summer Student Volunteers

conexx is fortunate to have a group of enthusiastic and committed student volunteers. Ethan Arbiser is a rising sophomore at Emory University having attended Atlanta Jewish Academy (formerly known as Yeshiva High School). He is active in Emory Chapter of TAMID. TAMID is campus club pioneering a new model of professional development on 15 college campuses in the context of […]
May 15, 2014

A bright spot for the special U.S. – Israel relationship: Innovation

The U.S.-Israel Innovation Index (USI3) (www.usistf.org) assesses innovation-related collaboration between the U.S. and 16 other competitive countries including Israel . The study measures the strength of the U.S. and these 16 countries’ cooperation in four areas — government, private sector and industry, human capital, and research and development. Ann Liebschutz, Executive Director, U.S.-Israel Science and Technology Foundation recently visited Atlanta, along with […]
May 10, 2014

BIRD Foundation Executive Director Visits Atlanta to Promote US-Israel R&D

Dr. Eitan Yudilevich, Executive Director,Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation visited Atlanta to conduct a seminar hosted by the Metro Atlanta Chamber and for individual meetings with local corporations. MAC’s President Hala Modelmog and Vice President of Global Commerce Jorge Fernandez welcomed Dr. Yudilevich and praised the constructive relationship between MAC and Israel through the AICC.  The BIRD Foundation’s mission is to stimulate, […]
May 10, 2014

Randall Foster – Focus Investment Banking LLC

Viola-Group www.viola-group.com has engaged Randall Foster, an AICC executive committee member and a Managing Director at Focus Investment Bank to be its North American representative, seeking limited partner investors for Viola’s $100million Partners Fund.  Viola Group is Israel’s premier high-tech private equity fund family ($2.2 Billion+ and 100+ companies in portfolio), co-founded by Shlomo Dovrat, Harel Beit-On and Avi Zeevi […]
May 10, 2014

Bird Energy: Call for proposals

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Israel Ministry of Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources and the BIRD Foundation have established “BIRD Energy”: a program for  U.S. – Israel joint renewable energy and energy efficiency developments “BIRD Energy” follows the same rules and procedures as BIRD. Please refer to BIRD’s website for submission details – www.birdf.com. To be considered, a project proposal should include: […]
April 9, 2014

AICC and FIDF Join Forces: What Business Can Learn from the IDF

                  Adam Harmon has  helped companies generate new customer sales for clients,  assisted in solving complex sales/marketing challenges for corporations utilizing Client Terrain Hunting and has made organizations more innovative, agile, and resilient with a revolutionary approach utilizing principals of the Israel Defense Forces. Speaking to an audience of 50, hosted by […]
April 9, 2014

Israeli Logistics Delegation Visits Memphis and Atlanta

AICC, the Israel Economic Mission to the South and the Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast hosted a delegation of 7 Israel companies with solutions for the logistics industry. The delegation included CartaSense, DataLogger Solutions/Fourtec, Dykam, FreightOS, Nipendo, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, and Starcom Systems. On the way to Atlanta to participate in the Georgia Logistics Summit, the delegation traveled to Memphis for meetings including with FedEX executives and tour of their hub. Report by Vikki Lisec […]
April 9, 2014

NeuroQuest Opens US Development Center in Charleston, SC

Dr. Jacobo Mintzer of Roper St. Francis Presenting NeuroQuest at the 2013 US-Israel Neurotechnology Business Exchange Misgav-based NeuroQuest company has set up its clinical development center at Roper St. Francis Clinical Biotechnology Research Institute in Charleston. NeuroQuest is developing blood-based immune biomarkers that produce early and accurate diagnostic and therapeutic tools for Alzheimer’s and Lou Gehrig’s disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, […]
April 2, 2014

From the Leadership 4-2-14

From the Leadership Shai Robkin President & CEO Joel Neuman   Chairman The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region is in the midst of a transformation. In fact, reflecting that transformation, there’s a pretty good chance that in just a couple of months, we will have a new name and with that new name, a new tag line and a new logo. […]
March 15, 2014

Printing Solutions

Ein Harod Meuhad-based company that develops advanced, tailor-made paper and printing solutions for the parking, transportation, healthcare, banking, gaming and leisure industries. From specialized coatings and markings to thermal paper manufacturing, our cutting–edge R&D capabilities meet the demands of ever-changing markets. Relying on our inherent creativity and flexibility, we apply our dynamic work methods and innovative methodologies to everything we […]
March 15, 2014

Wound Healing

Ramat Gan-based medical device company developed a breakthrough, non-invasive, wound healing technology for the medical treatment of chronic, hard to heal diabetic, vascular-insufficiency, and pressure wounds. The Company’s flagship product, is the first ozone-based technology specifically designed to enhance and accelerate wound closure and recovery. In the future, the Company will be able to leverage its technology to address other […]
March 15, 2014

Medical E-commerce

Ya’ad-based platform for sale of medical products. It helps manage purchasing, and is an open and transparent marketplace. Seeking introductions to privately owned ambulatory surgery centers, physician groups, and physicians.
March 14, 2014

AICC at AIPAC (DC) and Israel Dealmakers Summit (NY)

OurCrowd’s Jon Medved moderating a panel at the Israel Dealmakers Summit AICC well represented at two recent Israel focused conferences as part of a move to increase the organization’s profile in Israel and in the US.  Barry Swartz attended the 2014 AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington DC. Guy Tessler traveled to the Israel Dealmakers Summit in NY with AICC members from Georgia and South Carolina. Both came […]
March 13, 2014

Organic Foods

Ra’anana-based manufacurer and distributor of organic products and provider of different products for the private label for different chains stores  Company works with a wide range of products such as:  ·         100% organic fruits juice like Pomegranate, Plum, Apple, etc., we control a share of about 95% of the organic juices in Israel  ·         Organic pasta whole wheat and white Durum wheat […]
March 13, 2014

Zucker Honored at Celebration of South Carolina-Israel Collaboration

Last month, South Carolinians from throughout the state joined together in Charleston today to celebrate the accomplishments of the South Carolina-Israel Collaboration, now in its fourth year.  Highlighting the celebration, held at the Charleston Harbour Club, was a special presentation made to Collaboration Chairperson, Jonathan Zucker, in appreciation of his dedication and hard work from the Collaboration’s inception until today.  […]
March 13, 2014

The Structural Heart – Fluid Mechanics Forum

The Structural Heart – Fluid Mechanics Forum The Medical Connector of the AICCSE, Israel Advanced Technology Industries, The Center for Innovative Cardiovascular Technologies (CICT) at Georgia Tech sponsored  a Structural Heart – Fluid Mechanics Videoconference Forum.   The Israel participants were hosted by Greenberg Traurig’s Israel Office. The purpose of the videoconference forum was to introduce Israeli companies and experts in […]
March 13, 2014

SEMDA to Receive Community Partner Award

The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Eagle Star Community Partner Award. The Award is given in recognition of the achievements of an organization, agency and/or institution that has served as an exemplary strategic partner with AICC and demonstrated inspirational and strong leadership to further the cause of U.S.-Israel business and economic relationships. SEMDA is […]
February 17, 2014

Military Communications

While billions of dollars are being spent by the US, UK, Australia, India, NATO, Brazil and others to produce better tactical radio systems, this Israeli startup has gone and created a revolutionary tactical communications solution, free of the failings of today’s technologies. Military communications development budgets are vast – 17 billion dollars were spent in 2012 on tactical radio solutions alone. Superior communication is as important a […]
February 17, 2014

Drug Delivery

Ra’anana-based company specializes in the development and application of advanced trans-membranal drug delivery formulation solutions. Seeking introductions to strategic partners, pharma companies, medical research institutions and investors. The basic drug delivery system, based on a micro-emulsion technology, was originally developed at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva. During the past four years the Company has developed a new […]
February 17, 2014

Climate Control

Rishon Le’Zion-based developer of advanced monitoring and control system for industrial, security and renewable energy applications developed a smart climate-control system for agriculture for greenhouses, dairy farms and poultry. Seeking introductions to partners and distributors. As a result of years of research, the company presents an innovative comprehensive and transformational approach to Climate Control in Agricultural buildings: Greenhouses, Dairy farms […]