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How your Company can get the most from Government!
How can the Foreign Trade Administration and the Innovation Authority can help your start up? Things you did not know!!! Sunday, October 7,[masked]:30 * Azrieli College of Engineering Invited Speakers: Tamar Kosher- Head of the North American Market, Foreign Trade Administration, Ministry of Economy and Industry Itai Kela- Senior Director - Head of Healthcare and Biotechnology sectors at Israel Innovation Authority Jonathan Cohen- North America Program Director at the Israel Innovation Authority The Foreign Trade Administration (FTA) at the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry manages and supports Israel’s international trade and trade policy. Through our headquarters in Jerusalem together with over 43 economic and trade missions in key financial centers throughout the world, the FTA promotes Israel’s economy worldwide.Israel’s economic and trade missions are at the forefront of the Israeli government’s efforts to boost our industries in foreign markets. Our team of highly experienced economic representatives and business consultants provide a wide range of services to Israeli companies and to the international business community. The FTA is divided into three main divisions, each promoting the Israeli economy in distinct and significant ways: * The Trade Promotion Division – works to ensure the continued development of Israel’s exports. • The Trade Policy and International Agreements Division – responsible for Israel’s free trade agreements, maintaining and developing inter-governmental relations and addressing regulatory barriers that affect Israeli industry. • The International Projects & Financing Division – many programs supporting Israeli companies in their business operations abroad. The Israel Innovation Authority is the gateway to Israel’s research and innovation in biotech and medtech, with over 1400 life sciences companies and more than 450 from digital health alone. The Start-Up Nation’s healthcare system ranks 4th in the world (Bloomberg). Several Innovation Funding Platforms are available to facilitate: • The US-Israel bilateral industrial R&D (BIRD) foundation with a dedicated BIRD Pharma track • The Canada-Israel industrial R&D fund (CIIRDF) • Over 15 bilateral programs with US States and Canadian Provinces for funding of R&D, testbed and validation projects • Developing engagements with US healthcare institutions, national labs and federal R&D agencies incl. NIH, US Army (MTEC), the Bilateral Agriculture Research Fund (BARD) and USDA-NIFA The Israel Innovation Authority and the Foreign Trade Administration representatives will present in this lecture all of the tools and services the government is offering to your companies and start ups. JLM-BioCity is delighted to announce that this event is sponsored by the Azrieli College of Engineering. The event will take place in room C-102 (floor MINUS 1) bldg 3 at Azrieli College of Engineering. RVSP to reserve your place on this Meetup page and in the the enclosed link

Azrieli College of Engineering

26 Ya'akov Schreiboim street, Jerusalem , Israel · Jerusalem

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    JLM-BioCity is The non profit forum of bio professionals who love Jerusalem and want to make Jerusalem as a global bio leader by creating networking opportunities to attract research and innovation while creating jobs in the bio and life science fields. Our mission is to make Jerusalem a great place for the application of bio opportunities for the benefit of mankind.

    Jerusalem is one of the leading place in Israel for Bio-Med research. JLM-BioCity is a regular Bio networking group in Jerusalem committed to helping accelerate the growth of the local Bio industry and the transition of biomed innovation into practice. There are a lot of passionate people out there interested in Biological, Medical, Life Science and Healthcare fields in Jerusalem and we want to recruit you to help further the Bio industry in Jerusalem.

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    We hope to see you at the next July 17th JLM-BioCity Meeting on "Ingredients for Making a Successful Bio Start up" RVSP today!

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    • George Yariv, founder, Oridion Medical (recently acquired by Medtronics)

    • Lisa Deutsch, CEO, BioStats

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    Yaron Suissa - Molecular Detection ltd

    Vitali Shilo - Hadassah Medical Center

    Tamar Tennenbaum, CEO, BioTen Pharma Ltd

    Joe van Zwaren, JBNF

    Avigail Frij, JBNF

    Rivkah Rybak, JBNF

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