ISERD Brokerage event - Societal Challenge 2 – Food security




ISERD Brokerage event

Societal Challenge 2 – Food security
Horizon 2020 - 2015 calls
Cooperation between
 ISERD, the UK Embassy, and the UK-Israel Tech Hub
The event was attended by researchers and companies from the UK and Israel 
Thursday, 30th of October, 2014
12:30 - 18:00 
ISERD offices, Tel Aviv, Industry house ,Ha Mered st. 29, 4th Floor   







12:30 - 13:00

Registration & Light Lunch

13:00 - 13:10

Opening Remarks

Marcel Shaton, General Director, ISERD

13:10 - 13:30

Overview of the Agriculture Technology Applied Research Landscape in Israel

Dr. Avi Perl, Chief Scientist, Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development (MOARD)


13:30 - 13:35

UK-Israel Collaborative Opportunities

Yoni Dolgin, UK Israel Tech Hub/ Ronit Prawer, British Embassy, Science and Innovation Officer Ronit

13:35 - 14:35

UK presentations

(7-8 min. each)

1.     Mr. Keith Norman, Technical Director, Velcourt

2.      Mr. Anthony Hopkins, Director, Wroot Water

3.      Dr. Simon Vaughan, International Director, Rothamsted Research

4.      Dr. Ari Sadanandom, Durham

5.      Prof. JS (Pat) Heslop-Harrison, University of Leicester

6.      Dr. Stephen Chivasa, Durham University

7.      Dr. Adrian Brennan, Durham University

14:35 - 14:40

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) 

Uri Fishelson,  ISERD


14:40 - 15:45

IL presentations

(5 – 7 min. each)


Sustainable crop production
Danziger Innovations

Shimon Gepstein
Bar Zvi
Phenome Networks

Smart Fertilizer Management

15:45 - 16:00

Coffee break


16:00 - 18:00

B2B Meetings

(20 minutes each)



Departure to Ambassador's Residence for Reception



Velcourt R&D  Velcourt R&D
Durham Centre  Durham Centre
Cell-to-cell signalling  Cell-to-cell signalling
Sustainable crop production  Sustainable crop production
Maxsoft  Maxsoft
Rotility  Rotility
Danziger Innovations  Danziger Innovations
Shimon Gepstein  Shimon Gepstein
Bar Zvi  Bar Zvi
Phenome Networks  Phenome Networks
Migal  Migal
Volcani  Volcani
Agroshelef  Agroshelef
Smart Fertilizer Management  Smart Fertilizer Management
UK-IL EEN presentation  UK-IL EEN presentation

Date 30/10/2014 12:00 18:00
Location Tel Aviv
Organizer ISERD, UK Embassy, and the UK-Israel Tech Hub
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