Israel’s Response to COVID-19

Government, Healthcare, and Technology on the Frontlines

Often looked to for leadership in such areas as cybersecurity, defense, and chip design, Israel’s response to the coronavirus has brought it attention from around the world. Early and strong measures by the state and innovative application of startup technologies seem to be holding the pandemic at bay.

In cooperation with the Israel Ministry of Economy, this important webinar features government representatives, VCs and medtech entrepreneurs showing how innovation is tackling the biggest global crisis in almost a century.

Learn more about startups on the coronavirus frontlines – and how to get involved.


Opening Remarks and Introduction to OurCrowd    Laly David, Partner, Buisness Development, OurCrowd

What is Israel Doing to Fight Covid-19   Dr. Morris Laster, Head of MedTech Invessments, OurCrowd

Startup Nation on the COVID-19 Frontlines    Jon Medved, CEO, OurCrowd

Public Sector-Private Sector Partnerships Fighting COVID-19   Ori Sobovitz, Partner, Goverment Relations, OurCrowd 

US-IL Bilateral Partnership in Health – Current and Future   Yifat Alon-Perel, Head of Economic & Trade Mission, Embassy of Israel, Washington DC

Israeli Blood Diagnostics AI and Hardware Testing on Patients with COVID-19   Daniel Levner, Co-Founder, SightDX

Israeli Pulmonary Function Test Device   Michael Berman, Board Member, PulmOne

Testing Adapted Avian Coronavirus Vaccine Against COVID-19   David Zigdon, CEO, MigVax

                                                                                                                        Prof. Itamar Shalit, Specialist in Infectious Diseases, SAB member MigVax

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