The Israeli Digital Health Summit hosted by the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC) and mHealth Israel at Drexel University on November 12, connected major Greater Philadelphia healthcare and bio leaders to 12 Israeli digital health companies. The attendees explored joint business and R&D opportunities. Later the delegates met with representatives of the Tri-State economic development agencies at University Science Center to learn about the benefits of opening their US offices in the region. The successful day concluded with a networking reception with investors at the office of Greenberg Traurig LLP in Philadelphia.
(R-L) Fernando Sallés, PhD, VP, Head of Global Search at Teva Pharmaceuticals; Prof. Shmuel Einav, Co-Founder of mHealth Israel; Consul General Yaron Sideman at the Israeli Consulate to the Mid-Atlantic Region; Beth Cohen, Esq., Director of Global Emerging Growth Services at Greenberg Traurig, LLP and a PICC Past President; Kenny Simansky, PhD, Vice Dean for Research at Drexel University College of Medicine and a PICC Board Member; Merom Klein, Principal at Courage – PowerUP Growth Partners and a PICC Board Member; Vered Nohi, PICC Executive Director; Alice Solomon, MSS, Director Business Development at FIRSTCALL and a PICC Board Member; Levi Shapiro, Co-Founder of mHealth Israel, and David Gitlin, Esq., Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP and a PICC Past President.
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