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Overview

An initiative of the Jerusalem Development Authority, BIOJERUSALEM was created to help fuel the economic development of Jerusalem by leveraging the vast life sciences resources available in the city. BIOJERUSALEM is committed to growing Jerusalem into a thriving life sciences center of sustainable enterprises and solid investments, grounded on cutting edge innovation.

How do we do this?

  • Establish BIOJERUSALEM as a hub for life sciences
  • Encourage the creation of new companies
  • Guide entrepreneurs through the start up stage
  • Advance the growth of new and existing companies
  • Attract investment in companies with a Jerusalem presence
  • Identify unmet industry needs and help launch supporting facilities and services
  • Foster connections between the various life sciences sectors in Jerusalem and globally
  • Increase international awareness and visibility of Jerusalem’s technology assets, capabilities and resources in life sciences

Did You Know?

  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem ranks number one in Israel in academic excellence and is in the top 100 of the world’s universities. It is also rated on the top ten best places to work in Academia outside the US and ranks sixty three worldwide in biomedicine.

  • Jerusalem has a rich Nobel heritage: Six Nobel laureates graduated from or are faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hadassah Medical Organization was nominated for a Nobel peace prize in 2005.