Archives for 2011

2011: A Pivotal Year for Biotechnology

Biotechnology continues to hold the greatest promise to address many of the most critical issues facing our world.  Continued innovation will lead to breakthrough new and improved cures and treatments for patients living with debilitating diseases such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, diabetes and Parkinson’s; enhanced agricultural products to feed a growing global population while … [Read more...]

BioInvest Israel 2012

BioInvest Israel 2012- International Partnering Event   March 5-6, 2012 Local & Global Pharma , Medtech and Finance Companies meet in Israel to talk business AND walk the path of history Press release In today's challenging market the Israeli Biomedical industry is becoming ever more attractive to global companies and investors looking for concrete business dealings … [Read more...]

Israeli researchers use stem cells to repair damaged tissue for the first time

Israeli researchers from Rambam Medical Center in Haifa and Technion's medical school have managed for the first time to repair damaged tissue using components produced by embryonic stem cells. The team was headed by the director of Rambam's obstetrics and gynecology department, Dr. Joseph Itzkowitz-Eldor. The experiment involved tissue regeneration in mice, but the … [Read more...]

AIMA Announces Upcoming Conference

Save The Date - AIMA has announced the details of our upcoming BioMedTech conference, "Can Israel Maintain Its Science Excellence?"  This event will take place on Saturday, October 20th at 6:00 PM and will feature our Keynote Speaker Eitan Ben Eliyahu, former Commander in Chief of the Israeli Air Force. We expect this conference to sell out quickly, so do not delay in … [Read more...]

Alfred Mann – Biomedical Developer and Philanthropist

By Duke Helfand, Los Angeles Times October 9, 2011 The gig: Alfred E. Mann, 85, is an aerospace and biomedical entrepreneur who founded 17 companies over six decades and became a billionaire philanthropist. Niche man: Although he had no formal business training, Mann has demonstrated a knack for capitalizing on investment opportunities. His secret: Identify an unmet … [Read more...]