Agrivest Dec. 2-5

Taking place from December 2 – 5, 2013, Agrivest is intended to give participants an overview of Israel’s agritech industry. With more than 200 agricultural research groups, Israel leads in areas as diverse as water management, precision farming, crop protection and more.

Participation on the Agrivest Tour includes entry to the conference (December 3). Conference participants include – Philippe Herve, BAYER, Peleg Chevion, SYNGENTA, Scott Robertson, PIONEER, Mitchel Presser, “Paine& Partners”, USA, Ron Meeusem, Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, USA

Companies and organizations to be visited on the tour include: Bio-Bee Biological Systems in Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu, which mass produces and implements beneficial insects and mites for agricultural purposes, Kaiima, a next-generation seed and breeding-technology company, an aquaculture site along the coast, the Agricultural Research Organization – Volcani Institute, the Ministry of Agriculture’s main R&D facility, the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, one of the top life science research institutions in the world, the Kornmehl Goat Cheese Farm, the Desert Research Center at Ben Gurion University, and Migdal Oz for a field visit at the Mofet Venture Accelerator, an early-stage agritech investor. For more info contact the Mofet Venture Accelerator

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