IATI-Biomed, Israel’s Leading Life Science Conference, Celebrates its 15th Anniversary

Israel’s national life science and technology week to be held on May 24-26, 2016 at the David InterContinental Hotel in Tel Aviv  


TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – March 7, 2016 – Israel’s premier international biomed conference and exhibition, IATI-Biomed, will celebrate its 15th anniversary between May 24-26, 2016, at the David InterContinental Hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel.

As the leading event of Israel’s life sciences industry, IATI-Biomed has positioned itself throughout the years as the main annual meeting place for healthcare professionals from Israel with their colleagues and partners from around the globe. Visitors from across the world will explore the various innovations, and experience firsthand the entrepreneurial spirit which is a basis of Israel’s vibrant life science community. Previous successful conferences hosted over 6,000 industry senior executives, scientists, and engineers, including approximately 1,000 participants from over 45 countries and in excess of 4,500 one-on-one meetings.

Ruti Alon, IATI-Biomed Co-Chairperson and General Partner, Pitango Venture Capital, said, “It is with great pleasure that I invite members of the life science ecosystem from around the world and Israel to come celebrate with us our 15thanniversary. This year we’re introducing a new and exciting format that will enhance interactions between young and mature companies and old and new friends in specific fields of interest with the goal of paving the way for new business collaborations. Participants will be able to enjoy roundtable discussions, panel presentations, networking opportunities and product demonstrations, exploring innovation and trends that are shaping the future of healthcare systems and the life science ecosystem.”

This year the conference will be organized in a new format and will be divided into the following 9 tracks:

  • The Promise of Immuno-oncology
  • Robotics’ Role in Healthcare
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Personalized Diagnostics, Precision Medicine and Biomarkers
  • Cardiology, Listen to your Aching Heart
  • From Academia to Industry
  • Health IT
  • The New “Kids” on the Block:
    • Microbiome
    • Gene Editing and Gene Therapy
  • Early Stage Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Benny Zeevi, IATI-Biomed Co-Chairperson and Managing General Partner, Tel Aviv Venture Partners, commented, “Israel has established itself as a leading center of innovation in biomedical research and development. The country’s entrepreneurial spirit together with its academic excellence continues to fuel the biomed industry, as it expands and matures. Notable in recent years is the advancements in the area of health IT, which is based on Israel’s strength in computer science and engineering, combined with its advanced digital healthcare systems.”

Among the conference’s speakers are:

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