Emerging Enterprises Committee Webinar
Licensing in the Start-up Nation
Monday, June 17, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (Eastern)
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Central)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Mountain)
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (Pacific)
Israel, known as the Start-up Nation, with the world’s highest IP and technology creation and R&D spend per capita (highest concentration outside of Silicon Valley). It is home to more foreign global R&D centers (>250) than any other country including most every leader in semiconductors, materials, cybersecurity, software, social media, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, robotics, automotive, aerospace, defense, autonomous vehicles, finance/FinTech, consumer product.
Yissum. http://www.yissum.co.il/ the Technology Transfer company of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem- the oldest university TTO in the world. Our mission is to benefit society by converting extraordinary innovations and transformational technologies into commercial solutions that address our most urgent global challenges. We are leaders in innovation and experts in technology and evaluation acquisition strategies. Together with Hebrew University’s top researchers, Yissum is bridging breakthrough academic research with scientific and commercial application. It has developed a range of innovative approaches to outline technology, establish collaborations and help create university originated startups Yissum wide recognition includes holding AUTM Asia 2019 on November 4-7. Yissum presentation will explain the vast source of world leading technology and IP in Israel-a top global center and “start-up nation”, and how licensing professionals can succeed in working with Israeli innovation partners and Yissum/Hebrew University.
Tamir Huberman - Chief Information Officer (CIO) , Yissum (TTO of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel)
Tamir Huberman is Yissum’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) and oversees Yissum’s marketing activity. Previously, Tamir was Vice-President of Business Development, Computer Science and Director of IT at ITTN (Israel Technology Transfer Network). In his capacity at Yissum, he also served on the Board of Directors at InnerEye and as an Observer on the Board at BriefCam.
Tamir brings to Yissum over 20 years’ experience in deal negotiation, startup formation, and public speaking. He is responsible for implementation of various key IT platforms that serve the core systems of the company.
Prior to joining Yissum in 2004, Tamir was Co-Founder of Artigon; a member of the R&D team at Orgenics; and Head of IP and R&D at MedisEl. He holds an MSc. in structural biology and a BSc in biology from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a diploma in Computer & Electronics, and MBA studies at the Hebrew University. He is also a certified Trainer of NLP from ABNLP.