Introductory Tour of the Israeli High-Tech
Israel is one of the world’s most innovative countries. Its inventions have made major contributions to our everyday lives. Some of the most notable being Waze and Mobileye in the smart mobility sector; Pillcam, NaNose and Rewalk in the medical sector; FireWall, ICQ and disk-on-key; drip irrigation, Watergen which generates water from air, BioBee harmless pest control, cherry tomatoes in the agri-food sector, and more.
In order to understand the underlying scientific, technological, societal and cultural factors that contribute to turning the 70 year old State of Israel into a super innovation hub, we will visit relevant sites such as the Israeli army, higher education institutions, innovation centers, startups, accelerators, and more.