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NEWS
JVP AND MICROSOFT VENTURES LAUNCH CYBER ACCELERATOR

07/2014
EU AND ISRAEL SIGN HORIZON 2020

07/2014
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF SCIENTIST LAUNCHES NEW TECH INCUBATORS

07/2014
STARBUCKS INSTALLS ISRAELI POWERMAT TECHNOLOGIES

07/2014
VIETNAM INVESTIGATES ISRAELI AGROTECH

07/2014
EU DELEGATION BRINGS 35 COMPANIES TO EXPLORE OPPORTUNITY IN ISRAEL

07/2014
NEW RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS WITH FRANCE, CALIFORNIA

07/2014
ARGO RE-WALK CLEARED FOR HOME-USE BY FDA

07/2014
ISRAEL TOPS 2014 GLOBAL CLEANTECH INNOVATION INDEX

07/2014
NEW BILATERAL FUND LAUNCHED BY UK, ISRAEL

06/2014
INVESTMENTS CENTER RELEASES NEW INVESTMENT INCENTIVES

06/2014
STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS AND ISRAEL DEEPEN ECONOMIC TIES

06/2014
JOINT RESEARCH CENTER LAUNCHED BY UNIVERSITIES IN TEL AVIV AND BEIJING

06/2014
MICROSOFT LAUNCHES ACCELERATOR IN ISRAEL, 1ST IN COMPANY'S HISTORY

06/2014
RAD LAUNCHES R&D CENTER IN BE'ER SHEVA WITH OFFICE OF CHIEF SCIENTIST

06/2014
AOL INTERESTED IN ISRAELI START-UPS

06/2014
BOSTON'S PTC PUTTING $7 MILLION INTO ROBOTICS CENTER AT ISRAEL'S TECHNION

06/2014
BELL LABS LAUNCHES RESEARCH CENTER IN ISRAEL

06/2014
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BUSINESS CLIMATE

picOverview
 Israel's large concentration of talented and innovative people makes it an ideal place for investment. Characterized by groundbreaking entrepreneurship, Israel yields pioneering technologies, profitable business opportunities and high investment returns.
picIsrael: A Resilient Global Economy
 Though it's a small country with limited resources, Israel stands out as one of the world's most competitive economies. In fact, The World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked Israel as the 23th (out of 134) most competitive economy in its 2008-2009 Global Competitive Index
picInternational Economic Agreements
 Israel has an extensive network of international trade and economic cooperation and agreements with countries throughout North America, Europe and Asia including: free trade agreements, R&D programs, and treaties for the avoidance of double taxation. Following a thorough unilateral trade liberalization program, implemented in the early 1990’s to expose domestic industry to foreign competition, Israeli trade policy is aimed at continuing the expansion of its network of bilateral trade agreements.
picVenture Capital in Israel
 With 100 active funds and over $10 billion under management, Israel’s venture capital industry thrives like in no other country. In 2004, foreign funds committed over 50% of the total dollars invested, demonstrating that Israel is an internationally sought after and sound investment.
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