OBJECTIVE OF THE PROGRAM

Learn how Israel uses unique collaboration between corporations, academia, and entrepreneurs to bolster its innovative culture.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAM

  • meeting with entrepreneurs at Start-Up Nation Central and getting a first-hand look at the Israeli entrepreneurial energy
  • learning about the crucial importance of cyber security and anti-hacking products for Israel and the world from Check Point Software Technologies and TowerSec
  • visiting Intel Israel and learning what makes Israeli innovations so attractive to foreign companies  
  • exploring the ancient fortification of Masada, which dates back to around 30 B.C.
  • attempting to “swim” in the Dead Sea
  • experiencing the unique combination of culture & business in The Holy City – Jerusalem 

TOPICS COVERED DURING THE WEEK

  • user-friendliness, cost efficiency, & customization in the digital arena
  • from idea to profit: starting and growing a business in Israel
  • the role of academia in Israel’s innovation ecosystem
  • rewriting the future of cyber security
  • safeguarding volatile borders – business lessons from the military
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