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 well as new developments in digital health, biotech, and med tech.

This year, the confab, which runs May 14-16, spotlights the shift of clinical care from cure to prevention, as well as the importance of rehabilitation to quality of life, gathering over 6,000 industry executives, scientists, doctors, engineers and investors, including some 1,000 international participants from over 45 countries.