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Israel-Pennsylvania Joint Venture Opportunities in the Lehigh Valley

February 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s (PA DCED) and the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA), signed a memorandum of understanding on November 6, 2017. It will help PA DCED work closely with the IIA to support startups from Israel, and to shepherd joint ventures between Israeli and Pennsylvania innovators.

Join us to learn more about how your company can benefit of the resources offered by the MOU and funding provided by the U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D Foundation (BIRD).

Guest of Honor:


Dani Dayan, Israeli Ambassador and Consul General in New York

Sheri Collins, Deputy Secretary, Department of Community and Economic Development Office of Technology & Innovation


  • Mark L. Goldstein, Executive Director, Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley
  • Matthew Tuerk, Vice President, Economic Development & Marketing, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation
  • Vered Nohi, Executive Director, Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Representative of the U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D Foundation (BIRD)
  • Ben Wiener, Founder and Managing Partner, JumpSpeed Venture

This event is co-hosted by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, the Jewish Federation of Lehigh Valley, the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D Foundation, the Commonwealth of PA, and Ben Franklin Technologies.

The registration is closed at this time.  If you have any questions, please email picc@phillyisraelchamber.com.

Thanks for your interest.



February 6, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Lehigh University, Iacocca Hall
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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