Jun 03

Made in Israel


Newark, New Jersey

Co-Sponsor
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Presentations
Made in Israel
The Academic Innovation Driving Israel's Economic Success
featuring
Dana Gavish-Fridman
Head of Entrepreneurship, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Welcome remarks:
Michael Zeiger
Introduction:
Gary DeBode
Date
Monday, June 03, 2019
7:00 p.m.
Location
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Admission is free.

Register online: aabgu.org/aabguatnjpac

Directions for parking and where to enter NJPAC will be sent via email closer to the date.


According to the World Economic Forum Innovation Index,
Israel is the third most innovative economy in the world.

What is it about the Innovation Nation’s ecosystem that makes it so impactful?
How does academic technology transfer contribute to the economic stimulation
within Israel?

Dana Gavish-Fridman will provide valuable insights into how researchers
and students at BGU are translating basic research into valuable product
development, thus contributing to, and impacting, the Israeli economy.

Dana Gavish-Fridman is head of entrepreneurship at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, where she is responsible for connecting all entrepreneurial activity across the University, providing tools, opportunities and strategies for students and researchers.  She has also worked as a television news producer and as a business development manager and consultant for start-up companies. She holds a B.A. in political science and literature and an Executive MBA in integrative management from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.