The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2018
… MOU with NuFrontiers … See our 2017 Annual Report … Saturas raises $4 million … Meet the AgriVest 2018 companies … OrthoSpin completes FIH … Agtech companies at AIPAC …
- We signed an MOU with Nutreco’s NuFrontiers.
- We released our 2017 Annual Report and accompanying financial statements on 20 March.
- Our annual general meeting is Wednesday, 25 April 2018, at 2:00 p.m. (Singapore time) at the Marina Mandarin Singapore, Marina Square, Singapore. A special general meeting will follow the annual general meeting.
- Welcome! Maya Schushan Orgad, Ph.D., business development, biotech.
- atTerm Medical has a new name: PregnanTech.
Trendlines Agtech company Saturas raises $4 million.
These companies are now funding:
Congratulations to the 11 companies selected to compete for
the title of Best Israeli Agtech Company at AgriVest.
See you at AgriVest, 8 May 2018, Tel Aviv.
Register before 9 April for early-bird savings!
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
IN THE MEDIA
- Our Q&A with ZygoFix CEO Ofer Levy appeared in the Jerusalem Post.
- BioTuesdays featured an interview with liberDi CEO Hezkiah Tsoory in its article about the company.
- Hargol FoodTech was mentioned in the Tablet’s look at the Israeli food tech scene.
- BioFishency and Hargol FoodTech are profiled in Solution Nation: One Nation is Disproportionately Responding to the World’s Most Intractable Problem by David Wanetick.
News from the World Agri-Tech Summit in San Francisco, 20-21 March … MetoMotion CEO Adi Nir (at right) presented from the main stage at the Technology Showcase, and Trendlines Incubators Israel CEO Nitza Kardish led a networking round table discussion on accelerating innovation.
Trendlines Medical VP New Ventures Yuval Almougy (far left) mentors university-student entrepreneurs at the T2MED 3DS program, 14-16 March. Fcused on health care innovation, and organized by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Medicine, the 72-hour learning-by-doing workshop “teaches entrepreneurial skills to students in an extreme hands-on environment.” Yuval notes how “rewarding it is to guide these enthusiastic students as they start their entrepreneurial journey.”
Trendlines Agtech at the AIPAC Policy Conference 2018, 4-6 March, in Washington DC: Hargol FoodTech CEO Dror Tamir (left) and InPlant Technologies CEO Lenore Shoham (2nd from left) were panelists on agtech “innovation at work around the world.” Dror observes, “AIPAC was an incredible opportunity … that taught me how important it is for the American Jewish community to learn about the innovation coming out of Israel and making the world a better place.” Adds Lenore: “Going to AIPAC was an exceptional experience. The sheer numbers and the enthusiasm of this crowd are truly awesome, and there is a sense of real pride in the Start-Up Nation. It was an honor to be invited to introduce InPlant as a representative of Israeli agtech innovation.” Photo: Start-Up Nation Central.
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