As seen on Citrus Industry “Citrus Growers Tell What Technology They Use”

Representatives of two Florida citrus-growing operations recently shared ways their companies have utilized drones, electronic sensors and advanced spray technology to enhance their operations. Joby Sherrod, director of grove operations for Duda & Sons, and Timothee Sallin, co-CEO of IMG Enterprises, were participants in a virtual Florida-Israel Agriculture Innovation Summit. Duda and IMG have approximately 11,000 […]

As seen on South Florida Sun Sentinel “Agriculture leaders from Florida, Israel discuss COVID-19 solutions”

Agriculture leaders from both Florida and Israel shared how the industry has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic during a Zoom panel discussion.The Consulate General of Israel in Miami and the international law firm Holland & Knight LLP hosted the discussion, which was part of the Florida-Israel Agriculture Innovation Summit. The four-day virtual summit was hosted […]

As seen on Orlando Politics “FDACS Hosts First Ever Florida-Israel Agriculture Innovation Summit”

Tallahassee, Fla. — Thursday concluded the first ever Florida-Israel Agriculture Innovation Summit, hosted by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) and organized by the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA). The four-day virtually-held summit kicked off Monday, November 16 with remarks from Commissioner Fried. The summit covered a wide range of topics, with participants hearing from growers, scientists, government officials, and others on the latest in agricultural technology, drones […]

As seen on Tampa Bay Business Journal “With new leadership, the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator looks toward investments and corporate opportunities in 2021”

As the head of the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator turns to a new venture in the region, FIBA will be pivoting at the start of the new year.FIBA enters its fifth year in 2021 and was headed by Rachel Feinman, its executive director. She recently accepted a role as vice president of innovation at Tampa General Hospital and will […]

As seen on St Pete Catalyst “Janet Echelman on her work at the St. Pete Pier, and other takeaways from FIBA’s Innovation Fusion”

Aerial sculptor Janet Echelman wanted to create art for the St. Pete Pier that would reflect a movement towards justice at the downtown St. Petersburg waterfront location. The result was Bending Arc, unveiled a few weeks ago when the new Pier opened.During a keynote address at the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator’s Innovation Fusion event Wednesday night, Echelman, who […]