Life Sciences in Israel

Bridging Scientific Breakthroughs and Successful Businesss.

Israel's thriving life sciences industry is world-renowned for its groundbreaking innovations, ingenuity and creativity.  It is home to about 1,000 life science companies, with 40 new companies being formed each year. Multinational companies including J&J, Perrigo, GE Healthcare and Phillips Medical, together with local companies such as Teva, Given Imaging, Insightec, Medinol, Disc-o-tech, Kamada and others have been at the forefront in the development and marketing of life-changing medical devices, treatments and medications.

Fast Facts
  • First in the world in the quality of scientific research institutions (WEF 2011-12)
  • First in the world for the number of medical device patents per capita; fourth for biopharma patents (US Patents and Trademarks Office 2009)
  • Second in Europe in per capita of private biotech companies' products in pipeline
  • Second leading publisher of stem cell research in the world
Source: Invest In Israel
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