30 Israeli companies bring medtech innovations to North of England

30 Israeli companies bring medtech innovations to North of England 29 May 2019   RSS  More than 30 Israeli companies have accessed support to help bring health and medical technology innovations to the North of England in the last year, the Northern Health Science Alliance and UK Israel Tech Hub has announced. A strong pipeline […]

‘Greatest emerging market’? Cannabis-based drug R&D finally going mainstream

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By Alfred Romann, Staff Writer | Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | BioWorld TEL AVIV, Israel – An awakening is underway in the biotech field to develop new products from cannabis, with efforts based on strong science and supported by clinical trials and rigorous research, particularly into the many potential uses of cannabinoids. The possibilities inherent in cannabinoids […]

Israel’s life sciences firms said to raise record $1.5 billion in 2018

Startup Nation’s 1,600 life sciences firms employ 83,000 workers, according to report By SHOSHANNA SOLOMON | Times of Israel Israel is host to some 1,600 life sciences companies that employ more than 83,000 people, and the industry attracted a record $1.5 billion in 2018, up 25 percent year on year, according to a report released by […]

Israeli startup seeks to boost bone renewal and allow targeted drug delivery

New peptide developed by Bone Sci Bio has shown in clinical trials to be effective in regeneration and integration with existing bone tissue; FDA still needs to approve By SHOSHANNA SOLOMON | The Times of Israel Israeli startup Bone Sci Bio Ltd. is developing a product that treats bones by promoting the formation and repair of their […]

LIFE SCIENCES INNOVATION EMERGES AS KEY AREA OF UK-ISRAEL COLLABORATION

Attending the three-day conference are 11 leading British healthcare organizations, currently collaborating with the British Embassy in Israel to build new innovation partnerships with Israel. BY EYTAN HALON |  MAY 15, 2019 | JPost  As the 71-year-old UK National Health Service (NHS) strives to continue delivering cutting-edge care to its patients and communities today, Israel’s leading role […]

Annual Biomed Confab Highlights Role Of Advanced Tech In Rehabilitation

By Simona Shemer|  NoCamels | May 13, 2019 Israel’s annual Mixiii-Biomed conference, the prestigious three-day life science and biomed event now in its 18th year, is kicking off in Tel Aviv this week with a focus on the “full spectrum of healthcare.” The conference, co-organized by leading Israeli and international healthcare institutions, highlights health industry trends as […]

9 devices that could revolutionize current treatments

Heart failure, kidney disease, sleep apnea, diabetes, back pain – disruptive medical devices emerging from Israel could transform treatment for these conditions. By Abigail Klein Leichman  | MAY 12, 2019 | Israel21 Medical devices that could disrupt the healthcare field will be among the cutting-edge technologies to be revealed at the 18th annual MIXiii-Biomed Conference and […]

Israel Looks To Nurture New Leaders For Burgeoning Biotech Sector

Israeli Industry And Investment Leaders Discuss Market Development 10 May 2019 | ANALYSIS | by Kevin Grogan | In Vivo story Ruti Alon, CEO of venture capital fund Medstrada and co-chair of the MIXiii-BIOMED conference noted that as the sector has matured, there are indeed a number of biopharma companies developing drugs in clinical and even […]

Investor Eye: Israel’s Medical Device Fund Accelmed Seizes On Slow Medtech Investing

10 May 2019 | INTERVIEWS | by Catherine Longworth | Medtech Insight Accelmed Partner, Irit Yaniv, is an experienced senior executive in life sciences and former physician who oversees the firm’s investment in early stage Israeli medtech. Over the years, Yaniv says investors’ focus has shifted from medical devices to pharma with fewer VCs specializing […]

Here’s some advice for medtech startups: Don’t do your homework, CEOs say

by Carly Helfand | May 8, 2019 | “We had no idea what we were getting into,” said Perry Davidson, CEO of inhaler maker Syqe, which will present next week at the MIXiii-BIOMED conference in Tel Aviv. Davidson and his colleagues set about creating an inhaler for pharma-grade cannabis back in 2011 with “no personal background in this […]