What's New at EDI - April 2016

What’s New at EDI – April 2016

April 12, 2016

Visit of Ontario Premier Wynne Slated for May 

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will head a delegation to Israel in May.  At the time, she will be accompanied by provincial officials, representatives of Ontario’s life science community, academic institutions and companies seeking to build a stronger commercial relationship between Israel and Ontario.  EDI represents the trade, innovation and investment interests of Ontario in Israel.

Companies from the Former East Germany Visit Israel in June

A group of industrial exporters from the former East Germany will visit Israel in June on a mission initiated by Germany Trade & Invest, the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.  During the visit, the companies will meet with potential importers/distributors in Israel and the government officials accompanying them will host an “Invest in Germany” seminar as well.  EDI, in cooperation with Germany’s Enviacon International will handle all of the Israel arrangements for the visit.

California Department of Food and Agriculture Mission in June

A mission composed of representatives from California’s agricultural community will visit Israel in June.  Headed by California’s Secretary of Agriculture, Karen Ross, the group is particularly interested in climate smart agriculture, an area where Israel has a great deal of recognized expertise.  The Milken Institute will also be supporting the mission.  EDI will handle all of the Israel arrangements for the visit.

Germany’s Miele Visits Israel in March 

German appliance manufacturer Miele was in Israel in March to meet potential importers and distributors for their home appliance line.  The company has identified significant potential in the Israel market for their products.  EDI in cooperation with trAIDe GmbH in Germany handled the visit and identified the potential partners.

Oklahoma State University Delegation to Visit 

A delegation from Oklahoma State University was in Israel in March to investigate academic cooperation possibilities with Israeli universities.  EDI’s Trade Director, Seth Vogelman, addressed the group while they were in Israel.  EDI represents the regional trade and investment interests of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.