Startup Europe comes to Israel (SEC2IL)

The EIT is supporting the organisation of Startup Europe Comes to Israel (SEC2IL).

SEC2IL is part of the European Commission's Startup Europe Partnership. It is created and organised by Mind the Bridge and co-organised with the EIT.

SEC2IL aims at bringing together corporates, investors, entrepreneurs and policy-makers from the EU entrepreneurial ecosystem and Israel each year.
The mission will include the participation in the SEP Scaleup Summit organized at the Tel Aviv stock exchange with a focus on Cybersecurity, Mobility and Construction/Smart cities.

The SEC2IL 2019 programme will include workshops, meetings with corporates, investors, start-ups and universities plus networking events. A SEP Scale-up Summit will take place in the context of SEC2IL, and will involve high-level policy makers, investors, start-ups and top business executives from both Israel and Europe, including representatives of the EIT and its Innovation Communities. Keynote speakers will include Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret, Head of Delegation of European Union to the State of Israel; Isidro Laso Ballesteros, Deputy Head of Innovation Ecosystems, DG for Research and Innovation, European Commission; and David Dana, Head of VC Investments.


Information's about the European Institute of Innovation & Technology and how the EIT drives innovation across Europe by integrating business, education and research to find solutions to pressing global challenges, will be delivered by Vasco Oliveira Janeiro, Impact Officer, EIT, on 3 June at 9:20. His topic will be 'EIT: Powering Innovation Across Europe and Beyond'.