Development of a capital market tailored to finance innovative technologies in Israel
Israel is considered a world leader in research and innovation. It is ranked first among OECD countries in national R&D expenditure and venture capital investment as a percentage of GDP. In Israel, a developed innovation system is in the field of information, communication and software (ICT) In addition, in Israel, technological innovation environments are emerging in the fields of life sciences, agriculture, energy, water, environment and education. These are more than 2000 startups that develop high-end technologies with various internationally-designed international innovation metrics. Nonetheless, technology companies are having difficulty raising capital from Israeli funds and succeeding in the demo and commercialization stages.
The study offers solutions to assist these companies in various ways