Israeli Innovation for the world

Start-Up Nation Central is the prime driver and facilitator of Israeli innovation that boosts business growth and generates impact.

What we do

Israeli Innovation Ecosystem Development

We identify tech sectors with high growth potential and boost them by providing business and investment opportunities, data and insights along with networking events to foster collaboration.

Global Innovation Partnerships

We forge business relationships through customized engagements leveraging global companies competitive advantage goals by facilitating partnerships and joint ventures with Israeli innovators.

Innovation Diplomacy

We strengthen Israel’s international relations by leveraging innovation as a diplomatic resource. By identifying shared challenges and ways to solve them together, we cultivate governmental, business, and people-to-people ties.

Our offerings

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Start-Up
Nation Finder

Start-Up Nation Finder is the world’s most trusted online platform for engaging with the Israeli innovation ecosystem. It enables users from around the globe to learn about business opportunities and connect with key players.
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Start-Up Nation Finder is the world’s most trusted online platform for engaging with the Israeli innovation ecosystem. It enables users from around the globe to learn about business opportunities and connect with key players.
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Business Engagements

We build customized business engagements that match innovative Israeli companies with global business partners. These activities have given rise to hundreds of partnerships including joint ventures, commercial agreements, POCs, and new R&D centers.
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We build customized business engagements that match innovative Israeli companies with global business partners. These activities have given rise to hundreds of partnerships including joint ventures, commercial agreements, POCs, and new R&D centers.
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Human Capital Solutions

We create programs and support initiatives to help the Israeli tech industry overcome its chronic human capital shortage. By partnering with government agencies and leading tech companies, we drive solutions that increase the size and diversity of the innovation ecosystem’s talent pool.
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We create programs and support initiatives to help the Israeli tech industry overcome its chronic human capital shortage. By partnering with government agencies and leading tech companies, we drive solutions that increase the size and diversity of the innovation ecosystem’s talent pool.
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Start-Up Nation Policy Institute

Start-Up Nation Policy Institute (SNPI) is an independent think-tank that works to strengthen the Israeli innovation ecosystem while expanding its impact to all areas of Israel’s economy and society
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Start-Up Nation Policy Institute (SNPI) is an independent think-tank that works to strengthen the Israeli innovation ecosystem while expanding its impact to all areas of Israel’s economy and society
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Focus sectors

  • AgriFood-Tech
  • HealthTech
  • ClimateTech

AgriFood-Tech

Israel is a trailblazer in the field of AgriFood-Tech, having been forced to innovate in order to overcome unfavorable growing conditions. Today it is home to a thriving ecosystem, the second largest in the world, made up of more than 400 companies. Israeli companies provide a broad spectrum of solutions, helping to increase yields, reduce the use of harmful chemicals and improve the quality and variety of crops, by employing cutting-edge technologies like computer vision, artificial intelligence, robotics, advanced communications, traceability solutions, and biotechnology.
  • $2.14B
  • Total capital raised by year

Source: Start-Up Nation Finder

HealthTech

Israel is home to a vibrant and flourishing HealthTech sector, with roughly 1600 innovative companies, as well as technology hubs, R&D centers of multinational corporations, and a range of government support programs. The sector received a substantial boost in the past two years as a result of the demand for solutions in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Pioneers in the field, Israeli healthcare providers have been accumulating medical data for the last 25 years, making Israel an ideal validation site for companies developing data-driven solutions.
  • $9.60B
  • Total capital raised by year

Source: Start-Up Nation Finder

ClimateTech

As the climate change crisis looms large over governments, businesses, and individuals alike, Israel is poised to become a major player in the budding Climate-Tech sector. It is already home to roughly 700 companies whose products or services have the potential to aid in the battle against climate change in fields such as sustainable food production, afforestation, recycling, energy efficiency, and smart mobility, with new companies being launched regularly to provide solutions to help meet net-zero emissions targets.
  • $2.99B
  • Total capital venture raised by year

Source: Start-Up Nation Finder

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