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The Israeli life science juggernaut

Last week, I traveled to Israel as part of an Illinois trade mission to promote Illinois as a point of entry into the U.S. market to Israeli companies. I was one of two persons representing the Life Science sector among multiple sectors of Illinois business present.

I was particularly interested in experiencing firsthand the Israeli Life Science juggernaut ......

Full article >>> ive percent of GDP versus 2.8 percent in the U.S., 2.5 percent in Germany, 3.1 percent in Japan, 1.9 percent in the U.K., and 4.6 percent in Sweden.

Some interesting data pops out courtesy of Evergreen Venture Partners:

If Israel were a U.S. state, it would rank as the third largest for venture capital, having raised $1.5 billion in 2004 versus $9.6 billion in California, $2.4 b......

Full article >>> critical to educate these companies on this fact. While this trade mission was successful in garnering interest, it will need to be followed up further visits and creation of ties to the life science trade association, VC's and key companies.

An interesting part of the trade mission was a visit to a city called Petach Tikvah, which is Chicago's sister city. This city is about 45 minutes ......

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