News

January 17, 2014

The Maryland/Israel Development Center is ready to embark on a trip to Tel Aviv with the hopes of luring cyber security firms to the state.

Peter Telem, director of business development at the center, said his focus is to identify and meet with Israeli companies that would be a fit for Maryland and are ready to enter the U.S. market. When Telem and some of his colleagues attend the 2014 Cyber Tech conference in Tel Aviv staring Jan. 27, they’ll be looking for more than just beginning startups.

January 14, 2014

The Biomedical Committee was particularly busy in 2013.  The technology that is emerging from Israel is spectacular and MIDC has been privileged to enjoy both productive continuing relationships with developing companies as well as new introductions for first time companies.  MIDC has enjoyed serial collaborations with such companies as Biondvax, Apifix, Head Sense and ProArc Medical.  MIDC introductions were successful in seeking marketing, reimbursement and clinical trial development collaborations and consultation.  Through our relationship with thought leaders and cl

January 14, 2014

During its meeting on December 11, 2013, held in Israel, the Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation, approved $9 million in funding for eleven new projects between Israeli and American companies. In addition to the grants from BIRD, the projects will access private sector funding, boosting the total value of all projects to approximately $23 million.

January 14, 2014

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January 14, 2014

The connections between Israel, “The StartUp Nation,” and Maryland, “The StartUp State,” have been impressive. Israel proudly wears the moniker “StartUp Nation,” bestowed by author Dan Senor, while earlier this year the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranked Maryland the best state in the nation for entrepreneurship and innovation. 2013 was an exciting year for the MIDC. Below is a summary highlighting the year in review with events, deals and new developments.

November 5, 2013

This Washington Post article discusses why Israelis are finding a wonderful home for their families in Rockville, Maryland.

November 3, 2013

VP says defense giant plans to seek local companies for purchase, employ hundreds, and enter domestic civilian market.

October 15, 2013

162 Israeli start-ups raised $660 million from local and foreign investors in the third quarter of 2013, the highest quarterly amount since 2000, IVC announced today. Investment was up 34% from the $493 million raised in the preceding quarter and $35% from the $488 million raised in the corresponding quarter of 2012.

October 15, 2013

162 Israeli start-ups raised $660 million from local and foreign investors in the third quarter of 2013, the highest quarterly amount since 2000, IVC announced today. Investment was up 34% from the $493 million raised in the preceding quarter and $35% from the $488 million raised in the corresponding quarter of 2012.

October 15, 2013

162 Israeli start-ups raised $660 million from local and foreign investors in the third quarter of 2013, the highest quarterly amount since 2000, IVC announced today. Investment was up 34% from the $493 million raised in the preceding quarter and $35% from the $488 million raised in the corresponding quarter of 2012.