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CT-Israel Collaboration Awards Honor Partnerships

Jun 12, 2013
MetroHartford Alliance, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
Connecticut-Israel Collaboration Awards Honor Partnerships Forged at
2nd Annual Connecticut-Israel Technology Summit

Hartford and West Hartford, Conn. (June 12, 2013) – The MetroHartford Alliance and Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford today hosted the 3rd Annual Connecticut-Israel Technology Summit at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford.  A resource for Israeli companies seeking to establish a presence in Conn. and domestic companies seeking to work abroad, the event featured remarks by Ido Aharoni, Consul General, Israel; Nili Shalev, Economic Minister to North America, Israel; and, Catherine Smith, Commissioner, Department of Community and Economic Development, State of Connecticut.  

During the event, Commissioner Smith and Economic Minister Shalev presented two Connecticut-Israel Collaboration Awards recognizing partnerships that transpired as a result of the 2nd Annual Connecticut-Israel Technology Summit, held in 2012.  Collaborations honored include Sustainable Innovations and Israel Compounds Ltd.; and, Hartford Hospital and Magen David Adom.