Israel Innovation Authority

20 stories about Israel Innovation Authority
רחפן רחפנים DRONE

“People are very suspicious of Israel. But we have to show the world that our drones are still ahead of the curve.”

08.07.24|James Spiro
 As the private sector expands civilian use of drones, history shows Israel’s past prominence in their development but scrutiny in their present. “No doubt that we were the pioneers” in the military drone industry, noted former Israeli Air Force Commander Eitan Ben Eliyahu 
דרור בין מנכ"ל רשות החדשנות אפריל 2024

Israel to build cutting-edge supercomputer, boosting AI capabilities

The Israel Innovation Authority's CEO noted that of Israel's 9,000 startups, more than 2,200 use AI and Israel - with 73 - has the third most generative AI firms in the world 
מומחית AI

Israel ranks third for leading GenAI companies worldwide

26.06.24|James Spiro
A collection of studies has revealed Startup Nation’s footprint in the explosive industry despite geopolitical challenges
Dror Bin IIA

Israel Innovation Authority launches new fund to catalyze $700 million investment in Israeli VCs

New initiative to boost institutional investments in Israeli high-tech will direct $160 million in state funds to VCs supporting Israeli companies
אראל מרגלית ו דרור בין

North Israel tech community unites to prepare for post war revival

Erel Margalit: “The high-tech visionaries in Galilee serve as the bridge to reintroducing stability and prosperity to the north”
אופן ספייס אלנבי חלל עבודה משרד סטארט אפ

Are emergency grants for startups merely postponing their inevitable end?

07.02.24|Sophie Shulman
The Israel Innovation Authority established an emergency grant program after the outbreak of the war with the aim of extending the runway for startups, but the money often arrives too late
Google Campus

Google announces $4 million support fund for Israeli AI startups amid war

24.01.24|James Spiro
The company has provided Israel with a total of $8 million in relief since the October 7 attacks. The fund aims to help maximize the success of roughly 20 Israeli startups in need of immediate funding.
CTech TechTLV Conference Dror Bin

Israel Innovation Authority calls global VCs to invest in “the pearls and gems of Israeli tech”

21.01.24|James Spiro
CEO Dror Bin spoke to CTech at TechTLV about the urgency faced by early-stage startups amid the ongoing war.
עסק קטן הקמת עסק סטארטאפ תוכנית עסקים קטנים 2

Early-stage startups facing extreme difficulty raising funds, says Israel Innovation Authority

19.12.23|Meir Orbach
According to a survey conducted in the past month among 500 entrepreneurs, around half of early-stage Israeli startups have enough money for just six more months of operations
Dror Bin IIA

Finance Ministry increases budget for Israel Innovation Authority Fast Track channel by 300 million NIS

25.10.23|Meir Orbach
The ministry had already pledged 100 million NIS to the channel aimed to support Israel’s high-tech sector, struggling amid Israel’s war against Hamas
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Israel Innovation Authority launching $25 million grant fund to support 100 startups

19.10.23|Meir Orbach
The program is aimed at Israeli startups with a limited future capital runway who are facing difficulties in raising the necessary capital
Quantum computer

Israel Innovation Authority to invest $10 million to develop human capital for quantum, AI, cleantech, foodtech, and Bio-Convergence industries

Some 2,000 participants are set to take part in 20 programs over the next two years to help expand the workforce for the future technology trends of the Israeli high-tech industry
דרור בין מנכל רשות החדשנות

Israel Innovation Authority to invest $30 million in R&D center for bio-devices based on bio-chips

The tender is directed at companies dedicated to developing key service infrastructure for companies that develop bio-devices such as environmental diagnostic sensors, smart implants for treatment and diagnostics, lab-on-chip and organ-on-chip technologies
הייטק עובדים

Israeli startup funding increased more than fivefold over the past decade, totaling $95 billion

27.06.23|Sophie Shulman
The Israel Innovation Authority’s “The State of High Tech” annual report revealed that in 2022 the high-tech sector accounted for 18.1% of Israel's GDP

YDLabs selected by Innovation Authority to establish microorganism fermentation labs for Israeli foodtech industry

The Israel Innovation Authority will invest up to $14 million in infrastructure to serve all foodtech companies using fermentation for research, development, and production of their products
מהיום, כל אחד יכול לפתוח תיק השקעות עם סכום מינימלי ולהנות מהמומחיות ומהמקצועיות הניהולית שהייתה נגישה עד היום רק למשקיעים כבדים.

Institutional investment in Israeli startups dropped by 54% in 2022

08.06.23|Sophie Shulman
Despite a decrease in the number of rounds with institutional participation and a reduction in the financial scale of investments, the half a billion dollars invested last year still marks a significant three-fold increase compared to 2020
כנס דנסטק 50 עמי אפלבאום יו"ר רשות ל חדשנות

Israel Innovation Authority's budget to be cut by NIS 100 million

21.05.23|Sophie Shulman
The budget of the Authority, which assists startups, will now be around $383 million. This comes at a time when the need to help startups has only increased due to the uncertainty following the current crisis and the drop in investments by foreign and local VCs