Monday, 07 Nov 2016 5:30 PM
JLM-BioCity and Jerusalem Business Networking Forum-JBNF invites you to:
CONEXX (USA) Business Mission – Gateway to South East USA
November 7, 2016 * JCT Academic Center (Jerusalem College of Technology)
This coming November, Conexx – America-Israel Business Connector in the Southeast USA (Georgia, the Carolinas and Tennesee) and Israel, will be hosting an Innovation and Entrepreneur delegation to Israel.
The mission is currently involved in five areas:
Health IT– Both health service management, patients – doctor communication and information available to patients.
Investment banking – topics such as: cybertech, fintech, Medtech, virtual reality , social media, communications, space tech, driverless transportation, energy, agriculture and a variety of other disciplines.
Life science researchers from Georgia State University – Neuroscience, Viral Immunology, Inflammation Immunity & Infection, Medicinal Chemistry (Organic, Medicinal, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry)
State & Government Officials –
The mission is to stimulate business and research partnerships between companies and universities in the US South East region and Israel. The Conexx delegation is made up of a prominent group of business leaders, researchers, and economic developers, with a long standing relationships with Conexx and Israel. Many are already invested in Israel, have clients or are clients of Israeli companies and maintain strong collaborations.
The group will be in Jerusalem on Monday November 7, 2016. JCT – Lev Academic Center, JBNF – the Jerusalem Business Networking Forum and the Jerusalem Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Conexx mission to hear more details on the opportunities arising from this mission and for a fruitful session of business networking with the mission members. 75 people are signed up on JBNF http://www.meetup.com/JerusalemBNF/events/233036025/
About Conexx: A private, not-for-profit organization, operating in the southeast US. Conexx helps American corporations to identify innovations and R&D opportunities in Israel, as well as help Israeli companies to establish successful presence in the southeast and beyond. Conexx Headquarters are located in Atlanta, with a representative, Bracha Shlomo, in Tel Aviv.
If you are registered on the JBNF site, please do not register again here!
Entrance fee is 20nis at the door.
The event is sponsored by the JCT – Lev Academic Center and organized by JBNF, JLM-BioCity and the Jerusalem Chamber of Commerce.
P R O G R A M
Michael Horesh – moderator
• Stuart Hershkowitz, vice President, JCT – Lev Academic Center and Director at Elbit Medical Technologies Ltd
• Ofer Berkovitch – deputy mayor, Jerusalem
• Dror Atari, president, Jerusalem Chamber of Commerce
• Shai Melzer, Executive Director, Bio-Jerusalem
Presentations from CONEXX Mission
• Guy Tessler – president, CONEXX
• Jorge Fernandez – VP Global Commerce
Elevator Pitchs by 5 promising healthcare startups
• · CareNav – Raissa Hacohen
• · MyMDband – Eli Gorodeszer
• · Video Therapy – Roy Shteren
• · Vectored Photonics – Evan Spero
• · Efficacy Care – Hemda Idel
• “Israel’s New Digital Health Strategy”
Nir Yanovsky, Digital Health Implementation Manager, Ministry of Health
Tamar Raz, PhD – CEO – Hadassit
• “What does it take to buy Israeli IP”
Jeremy Ben David – JMB – Davis