Posts Tagged ‘cooperation with Israel’

India, Israel expand cooperation from defense to science, agriculture and technolog

India and Israel signed agreements on science, agriculture and technology as part of Narendra Modi’s visit to the Middle Eastern country Defense had been a key driver of Indian-Israeli cooperation The countries agreed to create a bilateral technology innovation fund worth $40 million

Ronn Torossian-Led 5W Public Relations Launches Israel Practice

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — 5WPR, one of the largest independent American public relations firms, today announced the creation of an Israel-Entrepreneur and Technology group to specialize in serving companies from this continuously growing market. The full service New York based PR Agency currently represents nearly 20 Israeli companies across all disciplines, from technology to biotech to entrepreneurial and finance.

Elbit Systems Awarded $163 Million Contract for the Supply of Defense Electronic Systems to a European Country

HAIFA, Israel, March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (« Elbit Systems ») announced today that it was awarded an approximately $163 million contract from a European country for the supply of defense electronic systems for ground applications. The contract will be performed over a three-year period.

Biolinerx In-Licenses Type 1 Diabetes Treatment With Israel Institutions

In an effort to develop and commercialize its antibody treatment for type 1 diabetes, BioLineRx has signed a worldwide, exclusive license agreement with Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications, and Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development, all based in Israel.

Samsung Increases Its Investments in Israel

Samsung plans to increase its investments in Israel through three different investment arms — a new seed accelerator designed to support technology startups, and two venture capital funds, which will expand their activity in Israel, Samsung Catalyst Fund and Samsung Ventures.

Elbit Systems of America Delivering SATCOM Amplifiers for Army Aviation

Earlier this year, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., was awarded a contract for TC-100L amplifiers as part of a weight reduction initiative for the US Army’s OH-58 Kiowa Warrior. Deliveries of the TC-100L SATCOM amplifiers are scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013.

Israel Bank Regulator Says Lenders Must Cut Costs to Spur Growth

Israeli banks, whose shares have underperformed the benchmark index this year, need to reduce costs to cope with lower interest rates and tougher competition, Supervisor of Banks David Zaken said.

Israel-Chicago partnership targets water resource innovations

The University of Chicago and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will begin funding a series of ambitious research collaborations that apply the latest discoveries in nanotechnology to create new materials and processes for making clean, fresh drinking water more plentiful and less expensive by 2020.