Lack of infrastructure for later-stage development holds Israeli biotech back

  By Alfred Romann Staff Writer TEL AVIV, Israel – Israel has plenty of innovators and researchers and is pumping out new innovative ideas and research at record speed, but a lack of infrastructure may be holding the industry back and preventing the emergence of companies of global stature. “We are seeing a lot more […]

Diabetes and glaucoma startups win big at Biomed competition

Betalin Therapeutics, Nutrino Health, and E-Shunt win top awards in first ever biomed startup competition held at MIXiii Biomed exhibition this week. By Nicky Blackburn MAY 25, 2017, 4:23 PM Staff at Nutrino pick up their award for the Biomed Startup of the Year competition. Photo courtesy Israeli startup companies Betalin Therapeutics, Nutrino Health, and […]

Israel’s Scopio raises $7 million for digital microscopes

Tel Aviv-based startup develops new way to take and share high-resolution lab slides BY SHOSHANNA SOLOMON May 24, 2017, 5:25 pm Young israelis working on breast cancer research in a Ben-Porath lab in Hadassah university. The lab is trying to understand why certain cancerous cells are able to spread through the body and develop targeted […]

New technology can predict resistance to chemotherapy

Breakthrough diagnostic kit under development can predict if a tumor will develop resistance to drugs, making therapy ineffective. By ISRAEL21c Staff MAY 24, 2017, 7:00 AM NewStem, a startup based in Jerusalem, is developing a novel diagnostic kit for predicting resistance to chemotherapy treatments. The technology is based on the pioneering research of Prof. Nissim […]

Israel and Quebec launch $12m R&D program

  Setting up the collaboration program was one of the highlights of a week-long visit by a 100-strong trade delegation to Israel led by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard. Israel and the Canadian province of Quebec have set up a $12 million Industrial R&D collaboration program. The program was launched during the visit to Israel this […]

Futuristic #health #tech on display at #biomed #conference in Tel Aviv

From brain-monitoring electrodes to the mind-internet interface, the MIXiii BIOMED gathering provides a glimpse of what’s coming in healthcare BY SHOSHANNA SOLOMON May 25, 2017, 1:36 pm The future of healthcare was on display at the MIXiii BIOMED conference in Tel Aviv this week as Israeli and international digital health companies exhibited their products, services […]

Mixiii Biomed is hosting the ‘Bio-medical Startup of the Year’ Competition

Mixiii Biomed 2017 Conference (Kenes Exhibition’s event) – the largest event of Israel’s life science industry opened its doors on 23 May. Alongside the impressive exhibition and comprehensive conference, Mixiii Biomed is hosting the contest ‘Bio-medical Startup of the Year’ Competition with the support of Israel Innovation Authority in the field of bio (medical devices, pharmaceutical and […]

Longevity and aging: focus of Israeli int’l biomed confab

Delegates from 45 countries will attend 16th annual MIXiii Biomed international life-science conference and exhibition, starting today in Tel Aviv. By Abigail Klein Leichman MAY 23, 2017, 10:23 AM Israel’s international biomed conference will have 6,000 participants. Photo: courtesy The 16th annual MIXiii Biomed international life-science conference and exhibition begins today in Tel Aviv and […]

Covington Invitation: Navigating Digital Health Risks and Opportunities in the U.S.

  Premiere Biomed Event – Covington Satellite Event     16th MIXiii-BIOMED 2017 Conference and Exhibition – Satellite Symposium Navigating Digital Health Risks and Opportunities in the U.S. Dear Colleagues, For life sciences, medical technology, and software companies seeking to harness the power of information technology to improve their products and services and achieve better […]