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By Wolf Zimmermann, Editor in Chief
Hospital Technology + Management [KTM] Journal for the Healthcare Market
Ed. note: The original article appeared in German.
“The Israeli healthcare sector has been developing dynamically during the last few years. With a population of around eight million and due to its geographical location, the country’s main focus since its inception in 1948 has mainly been on export markets. The editors of KTM recently visited Israel, where they talked with representatives of emerging start-ups in the life science and medical sectors. They visited a healthcare campus and learned about local healthcare, including the country’s demographic trends.”
“State-supported organizations (so-called Business Incubators) promote start-ups in Israel and guide them during their life cycle. One of those is the Trendlines Group. According to Todd Dollinger, Chairman and CEO of Trendlines, Israel ranks first worldwide in spending for research and development (4.8 percent of the gross domestic product – GDP), in patent applications in the field of medical technologies, and for deploying IT in healthcare sector.”
Read the full article (English, PDF).
Read the full article (German, PDF).