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.
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