Key players

Israel's small size means that every nanotech stakeholder makes a decisive contribution to our progress.

The key players in Israel's nanotech development landscape include:

Academic Institutions
Israel is home to six world-class research institutions, each with its own advanced programs in nanoscience and nanotechnologies.

Nanotech Startups
Israel has the third largest concentration of startup companies in the world, preceded only by California's Silicon Valley and the Boston technology corridor.

Established Firms
Israel recognizes the essential role that established industry will play in moving nano-enabled and nano-enabling technologies 'onstream'.

Venture Capital Investors
Israel is ranked among the top nations benefiting from foreign venture capital, a result of our excellence in advanced research and high technology.

Government Agencies
Government funding for generic Israeli R&D is the highest in the world, relative to gross domestic product (GDP).