WHARTON ISRAEL CONFERENCE IN BOSTON
SPOTLIGHT ON ISRAELI INNOVATION
IN HEALTHCARE AND BIOPHARMACEUTICALS
June 16, 2016
5:00pm - 8:00pm
1 International Place
Boston, MA 02110
Special Thanks to Our Sponsor:
From Idea to Implementation: A Focus on Israeli Innovation in Healthcare
David Dykeman, Shareholder and Patent Lawyer, Greenberg Traurig
Andrea Yonah, U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D (BIRD)
Oved Amitai, Vice President, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Eilon Amir, VP, Outcome Capital
Yecheil Engelhard, Founder, Gecko Health (Teva)
Alex Brown, Partner, Recon Strategy
5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.: Networking
5:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m.: Opening Remarks
6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.: Panel -- From Idea to Implementation
Are Israeli investments and companies unique, and if so why?
What do Israelis bring to the table in deals and investments?
What is the benefit of starting an innovation center in Israel?
Why has Tech been more successful in breaking into the U.S. market than Bio/Healthcare?
What is needed from Israeli companies to make them more appealing to investors?
What can the Boston and larger Biotech/Healthcare community do to get more involved in the innovation taking place in Israel?
7:15 p.m.-8:00 p.m.: Networking Reception