Israel Day, on Thursday November 10, organized by the America-Israel Friendship League (AIFL), aims to mark Israel’s advancements and underline its disproportionate prominence on Wall Street.
Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange now make Israel the largest foreign presence outside of China and Canada.
After an NYSE bell ringing ceremony two panels will be held. One, on the empowering of Israeli women, will feature women entrepreneurs including Tzameret Fuerst, entrepreneur and co-founder of Circ MedTech, and Karen Haruvi of Teva Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
The second, organized by BlueStar Indexes, a financial firm specializing in Israeli capital markets, will focus on capital market and investment trends for Israeli publicly listed companies.
Israel to hold homeland cybersecurity conference
Thousands of ministers, homeland security professionals and decision makers from around the world are expected to attend a homeland and cyber-security conference that will be held next week in Tel Aviv.
The 4th International HLS & Cyber Conference, a biennial event, will be held November 14-17 at the Tel Aviv Convention Center.
Israel is home to 400 homeland security companies and counts more than 300 cybersecurity companies. Sale of Israeli cybersecurity products totaled $4 billion in 2015, representing 5 percent of global sales in the sector that year, according to Israel Export Institute data.
Israel to display health tech at Dusseldorf’s Medica 2016
The Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute (IEICI), a nonprofit organization that promotes Israeli trade relations globally, will lead a delegation of more than 60 healthcare and medical device companies to the Medica 2016 exhibition in Dusseldorf, to be held on November 14-17.
Among the companies that will be part of the Israeli pavilion are QinFlow Ltd., which has developed a portable device to warm blood and IV fluids for emergency situations; Motorika, which uses robotic technology to help patients suffering from a variety of medical conditions; and Medasense Biometrics Ltd. a developer of pain monitoring products that accurately help measure pain levels in patients.
The life sciences sector in Israel has been growing since 2008, with exports totaling $8.5 billion in 2015, according to the Export Institute.