Webinbar – June 1, 2022

Explore Israel and the concept of Bioconvergence

Swecare, The Sweden Israel Chamber of Commerce and Vinnova will be holding a webinar exploring the opportunities for partnerships and collaboration with world leading life science actors. Bioconvergence, which is a strategic focus for the Israeli government and a future area for exciting opportunities also for Sweden will be the main focus.


  • Presentation of the potential in the Israeli market in general and trends in bioconvergence as a specific example
  • Introduction to healthcare in Israel – Benny Schlick, founder and managing director of Innovation without borders
  • Bioconvergence – Prof. Rivka Carmi, MD. Founding President of the Israel Academy of Science in Medicine, Chairwoman of the committee for Bioconvergence at the Council for National Research Infrastructures

Industry collaborations

  • SimbionixRan Bronstein, co-founder and President of the combined operations with Surgical Science
  • AZ BioVentureHubMagnus Björsne, CEO

Panel discussion – Opportunities for collaboration between Sweden and Israel
moderator Jeanette Tuval, Board member, Sweden-Israel Chamber of Commerce

  • Alexandra Patriksson, External Relations OfficerSciLifeLab
  • Gisli Hennermark, CEO – Surgical Science
  • Dr. Jacob Kuruvilla, Director of Sales and Applications, Biosciences MENA – BICO


Concluding notes

  • Joanna Boquist, Counsellor for Innovation Affairs & Head of the Vinnova Office in Tel Aviv
  • Maria Helling, CEO, Swecare Foundation

Information & registration

Date: June 1st
Time: 08.30-10.00 CET
Format: webinar
Language: English
Registration deadline: May 31
For more information: info[@]swecare.se