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November 23, 2021
Choose New Jersey Concludes Fourth Economic Mission Trip to Israel
Choose New Jersey, New Jersey’s leading nonprofit economic development organization, concluded a fourth successful economic mission trip to Israel last week, further strengthening the longstanding relationship between New Jersey and Israel.
NEWARK, N.J. - Choose New Jersey concluded a fourth successful economic mission trip to Israel last week, further strengthening the longstanding relationship between New Jersey and Israel. During the trip, the New Jersey delegation participated in Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Letter of Intent (LOI) signings that will help bolster economic ties, cultivate further investment opportunities, and deepen cultural connections between New Jersey and Israel.
“New Jersey and Israel have a truly special relationship, and Choose New Jersey was proud to lead another delegation to Israel to further strengthen ties and forge new partnerships,” said Jose Lozano, President & CEO, Choose New Jersey. “Our fourth consecutive trip to Israel was extremely successful, helping increase collaboration and advance research and innovation. New Jersey’s innovation economy is strong, and we look forward to building upon the progress that was made during this visit .”
New Jersey is the first state to bring a delegation to Israel since the COVID-19 pandemic. The trip, which took place from November 15 to 17, included visits to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The New Jersey business delegation included 17 members from organizations such as Choose New Jersey, New Jersey City University (NJCU), New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), New Jersey-Israel Commission and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The delegation held meetings with industry leaders and entrepreneurs – including representatives of logistics, life sciences, technology, financial services industries, among others – who are seeking growth opportunities in New Jersey.
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