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Elbit Systems is an global Defence Electronics company engaged in a wide range of products throughout the world. The company has several subsidiaries around the world with a strong position in the U.S. market. Elbit Systems is traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), and OTC in the United States (NASDAQ:ESLT). Elbit’s main lines of businesses are: Avionic systems, Unmanned Airborne Vehicle systems, Electro-Optical systems, Electronic Warfare Systems, Command, Control and Communication systems. 4500 engineers and scientists are involved in all kind of Science & Technology as well as Research & Development activities. www.elbitsystems.com
|Ormat Systems Ltd.
Ormat Systems Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary of Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) is a world leader in the geothermal power plant sector. Ormat has over four decades of experience in the development of state-of-the-art, environmentally sound power solutions, primarily in geothermal and recovered energy generation. In addition to designing, developing, building, owning and operating geothermal and recovered energy-based power plants in the United States and other countries, Ormat also designs, manufactures and sells power units and other power generating equipment for geothermal and recovered energy-based electricity generation. www.ormat.com
|Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. develops and produces state-of-the-art armaments for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israel’s defense system, while deriving its economic strength from international sales. The company provides innovative solutions on the technological cutting edge from underwater, naval, land and air through space systems. RAFAEL focuses on such areas as Electronic Warfare (EW), Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I), training and simulators, armor and precision-guided weapon systems. The company has also formed partnerships with civilian counter parts to develop commercial applications based on its proprietary technologies. www.rafael.co.il
A Leading UK investment Group. Experts at Finance – Imaginative in Business. Consensus’s core business includes structured & Creative finance; the acquisition and management of commercial and residential real estate; and a substantial portfolio focused on Technologies& Projects in the Cleantech , Home Land Security & Bio-Medical Fields . Consensus Business Group Owned by Mr. Vincent Tchenguiz. www.consensusbusiness.com
|Direct Insurance – Financial Investments
Direct Insurance – Financial Investments operates in insurance, consumer credit, financial services and real estate activities. The Company is held by Zur Shamir Holdings Ltd. at a rate of about 59%. The company and Zur Shamir shares are listed for trade on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange. www.555.co.il
ProSeed, solidly positioned on the Israeli Venture Capital map since April 2000, has recently taken major steps in establishing itself in the forefront of the VC market, providing funding as well as hands-on managerial assistance and analytical support to capable technology-based enterprises. www.proseed.co.il
|The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES)
The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES) is the premier environmental education and research program in the Middle East, preparing future Arab and Jewish leaders to cooperatively solve the region’s environmental challenges. Affiliated with Ben-Gurion University, AIES houses academic programs, research, and international cooperation initiatives on a range of environmental concerns and challenges. With a student body comprised of Jordanians, Palestinians, Israelis, and students from around the world, the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies offers students a unique opportunity to study and live together for an extended period of time; building networks and developing understanding that will enable future cooperative work and activism in the Middle East and beyond. www.arava.org
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev spearheads the development of the Negev, a desert area comprising more than sixty percent of the country. It is a major center for teaching and research, with 20,000 students enrolled in the faculties of Engineering Sciences, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, the School of Management and the Kreitman School of Advanced Graduate Studies. It also includes the National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev, the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, the Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies and the Ben-Gurion Research Institute. The University main campus is in Beer-Sheva with campuses in Sede Boqer and Eilat. The scientific community at Ben-Gurion University numbers over 1400 researchers, including about 800 tenured faculty appointments and over 300 medical clinicians from the Soroka University Medical Center. www.shibolet.com
|The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative
The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative operates under the Eilat and Eilot regional municipalities and has been advocating Renewable Energy as a catalyst for regional development since 2006. The initiative started with a vision of a way to bring industrial development to Israel’s sun drenched desert and Red Sea resort location – an ideal location for creating a new paradigm model in energy deployment that would attract business opportunities to the region. The Initiative is committed to providing an attractive relocation package for any professional relocating to this unique and high quality region. Activities include: Renewable energy education, R&D, commercialization and pilot projects, renewable energy production and conservation, advancing suitable regulation and holding Israel’s leading international renewable energy conference. www.renewable-energy-eilat.org
Modula Ltd. is a privately held investment and holding company. Its proprietor, Shai Schiller is invested in several fields including: Real estate in the US (Pekka Holdings & Mudula LLC), Security (Terrogence), Finance (Keo Capital), Renewable Energy (Capital Nature and Greensol), and a variety of start ups.
|Negev Shelly Ltd
Negev Shelly Ltd was founded in 2009 by Brig. Gen. (Res.) Shelly Gotman, former commander of Hatzerim Air Force Base who holds an MA in National Resources Management and Strategy from the National Defense University, Washington DC. Incorporating innovation and business development, while contributing to the development of the Negev, Brig. Gen (Res.) Gotman is VP of business development for Arava Power Company. Together with its partner Siemens, Arava Power is the pioneer and leader of the solar energy market in Israel, particularly in the Negev.
Shibolet, established in 1973, is one of Israel’s largest, full service multidisciplinary law firms with a strong emphasis on cross-border corporate transactional work with one of Israel’s most finest M&A practices, a major high-tech practice (including fund formation), a leading securities and capital markets practice, a high level tax practice group and a highly professional commercial litigation practice. Based in the heart of Tel-Avivthe firm offers its clients “Integrated Legal Service” in all fields of commercial-corporate law on a world wide basis With an affiliated office in New York City since 1976 and is the first Israeli law firm with an Israeli-Chinese desk in Shanghai joining forces with one of the leading Chinese Law firms. shibolet.com