Israel: The Start-up Nation for Med­ical Innovation

  • From the Publisher
May 4, 2018

How is it that Israel, with just 8.5 mil­lion peo­ple, only 70 years old, with few nat­ur­al resources and min­i­mal infra­struc­ture, is a world leader in pro­duc­ing med­ical and biotech­nol­o­gy start-ups and com­pa­nies and is first in the world for med­ical device patents per capita?

I believe this is one of the most impor­tant times in the his­to­ry of med­i­cine and sci­ence and that Israel plays a key role. I pro­vide com­pelling rea­sons why Israel is a world leader in inno­va­tion and high­light sev­er­al accom­plish­ments by Israeli med­i­cine and sci­ence com­pa­nies. With the results of hun­dreds of inter­views, emails, per­son­al vis­its and exten­sive research, I will take you on a jour­ney to explore how all this cre­ative and out­stand­ing inno­va­tion has hap­pened. The Jew­ish tra­di­tion of ques­tion­ing and open-mind­ed explo­ration of seem­ing­ly impos­si­ble tasks has fueled the fire for Israel to become a world leader in med­i­cine and innovation!

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