The U.S. Permanent Mission to the OAS, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Organization of American States congratulates the governments of Germany and Israel for hosting this week’s Ninth Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. ACE runs June 24-29 and brings together decision-makers from throughout the Western Hemisphere and other nations to explore global and regional partnerships, and economic development opportunities to establish new global commercial relationships in the region. The ACE 9 delegation for the first time heads beyond the hemisphere to tour advanced manufacturing, bioscience, aerospace, life sciences, IT, and agriculture clusters in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Berlin, and Dresden. For more information about ACE 9, including a complete delegation list and itinerary for the tour, please visit the Ace 9 site here.