MEDinISRAEL 2021

1 Apr

85 Israeli Companies Present Breakthrough Medical Device and Digital Health Technologies to Global Industry Leaders

By Karen Deyo, Director of Investor Research, Israel BD, LSN

Life Science Nation (LSN) and the Israel Export Institute have been working together for the last several years to build a stronger connection between LSN’s global network and the flourishing Israeli startup ecosystem. LSN is pleased to serve as an anchor partner to the Israel Export Institute’s upcoming event, MEDinISRAEL, taking place April 20-21. Read below to learn more about this event!

The 6th Biennial MEDinISRAEL Conference and Exhibition, Israel’s leading medical device and digital health event, will be held virtually April 20-21, 2021. The event will feature Israel’s leading medical device and digital health companies and host healthcare community members and experts from around the globe. The conference will address the issues of the digital future of healthcare, global opportunities in healthcare, the shift in point-of-care, hospital at home and telemedicine, private sector investments in the future of digital health, harnessing AI and data, the consumerization of health care and many more. The much-anticipated MEDinISRAEL 2021 will host key decision-makers and executives who generate thousands of business interactions with the global healthcare community, notable experts, leading hospitals, distributors, investors, and corporate members.

COVID-19 has created a tremendous challenge for the medical industry, and innovation is the key factor in meeting those challenges. The Israeli medical landscape represents a broad spectrum of companies that offer various medical products and technologies, making Israel an important global medical innovation hub. MEDinISRAEL will showcase innovative breakthroughs and new medical technologies through a Virtual Exhibition of 85 state-of-the-art Israeli medical device and digital health companies. Through and with the help of economic attachés of the Foreign Trade Administration at the Ministry of Economy, the Israeli companies will participate in hundreds of pre-qualified one-on-one meetings  with senior decision-makers in leading companies (e.g. Philips, TEVA, INSIGHTEC, EarlySense, TytoCare, Bioview, and many more).

The event will include the OpenMED Innovation Competition by Sanara Ventures, a pitch contest celebrating visionary achievements from the very best Israeli innovators focusing on digital health, bio-convergence, and medical device technologies. A variety of panels with world-class speakers will discuss the latest topics in the industry and trends in the post-pandemic era and share their best practices in health and care delivery to build healthier societies.

MEDinISRAEL’s speakers will include:

  • Frans van Houten, CEO, Philips, The Netherlands
  • John D. Halamka, MD, M.S., President, Mayo Clinic Platform, NY, USA
  • Harold F. Wolf, President & CEO, HIMSS, USA
  • Michael J. Dowling, President & CEO, Northwell Health, NY, USA
  • Ran D Balicer, MD, PhD, MPH, Founding Director, Clalit Research Institute; Chief Innovation Officer & Director, Innovation Division, Clalit Health Services, Israel
  • Arnon Afek, Associate Director-General & Acting Director, Sheba General Hospital; Chairman, Department of Medical Administration, Sheba Medical Center, Israel

“Israel has been blessed with a prospering and diverse healthcare ecosystem with more than 1,600 life science companies. The healthcare ecosystem is driven by Israeli entrepreneurship spirit, ongoing collaborations between academic institutes and the healthcare industry, governmental support tools, and one of the most efficient healthcare systems in the world. These factors, alongside with 25 years of expertise in implementing Health IT, electronic medical records, and Big Data Analytics have made Israel a center of attraction to the world’s leading companies and investors. MEDinISRAEL provides an opportunity to explore business opportunities and be informed about the current trends from healthcare experts from around the world, as we showcase Israeli models of advanced technologies, research and innovation.”

  • Ohad Cohen, Head, Foreign Trade Administration, Ministry of Economy & Industry

“We are proud and excited to host the world’s leading healthcare and business community members on our virtual event. In the course of two inspiring days, we will take a firsthand look at outstanding achievements, understand potential breakthroughs, witness productive collaborations, and explore the most innovative and state-of-the-art healthcare technologies coming from Israel. Especially nowadays, when a COVID-19 is challenging us all to create better and more efficient solutions, It is essential to keep pushing innovative minds into creating new health technologies. Israel is a major global player in the fight against the corona virus, and the Israeli companies are leading the changes in the healthtech field, structuring the digital acceleration. we anticipate thousands of visitors from around the world to join us, be part of this event, and create new business interactions which will lead to real business opportunities in the near future. MEDinISRAEL, alongside additional activities generated by IEI, continues to be the main on-the-ground platform for doing business with Israel’s medical device & digital health industry”.

  • Adiv Baruch, Chairman, Israel Export institute

MEDinISRAEL is initiated and produced by the Israeli Export Institute, in cooperation with the Foreign Trade Administration at the Ministry of Economy and Industry, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Healthcare Israel. MEDinISRAEL is partnering with a number of distinguished anchor of the Israeli Healthcare System and Digital Health Industry including, PHILIPS, Sanara Ventures, the Israel Innovation Authority Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov), Ramban Healthcare Campus, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Clalit Healthcare Services, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Merage Institute, and Life Science Nation (LSN).

For more information about MEDinISRAEL 2021, please visit: https://medinisrael2021.israel-expo.co.il/expo/home

Media Contact: Liron Hadar, Director, International Public Relations, Israel Export Institute

+972(3)5142942 / +972(54)3195654 / lironh@export.gov.il

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