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The Israeli-German Partnership: Building an Innovation Ecosystem

January 22 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Wednesday, 16.01.2019 | 16:30-20:00
Mount Scopus Campus | Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Room 405

Innovation and Entrepreneurship:
Israel and Germany in Comparative Perspective
10:00-11:30 Doctoral Workshop
Researching Innovation and Entrepreneurship: German Lessons for Israeli Studies

16:30-18:00 Research-Led Lectures
Lessons on Innovation and Entrepreneurship: German and Israeli Perspectives
Chair: Prof. Gili S. Drori, Head of the DAAD Center for German Studies

Prof. Dr. Uwe Cantner, Chair of Microeconomics, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Cluster Policy: Insights from the German Leading-Edge Cluster Competition
Dr. Carolin Auschra, School of Business & Economics, Freie Universität Berlin
Being Aware Instead of Being There? The Role of Physical Proximity During Collaborative Innovation
Prof. Dr. Amalya L. Oliver, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Configurations of Innovative Knowledge-Intensive Entrepreneurial Industries: A Small Country Context
Dr. Shai Harel, The Jerusalem School of Business Administration, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The German Mittelstand in the Israeli Innovation Ecosystem

18:30-20:00 Round-table Discussion
The Israeli-German Partnership: Building an Innovation Ecosystem
Moderator: Dr. Gisela Dachs
Mr. Gal Aviv, SVP Technology, Fyber
Mr. Kevin Baxpehler, Managing Partner, Remagine Ventures
Ms. Hili Cohen, Head of Life science Practice, GKH Law Offices
Ms. Hemdat Sagi, Business Strategist, Konnect – Volkswagen Group Campus Tel Aviv
Ms. Charme Rykower, Senior Executive, German-Israeli Chamber of Industry & Commerce
20:00-21:00 Reception


January 22
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm


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