8 - 10 a.m.
Annapolis, MD
House Office Building Baltimore County Delegation Room 180 6 Bladen St. Annapolis, MD 21401

Israel’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

An MIDC Start Up Nation Series event

Israel’s Minister of Economic Affairs to the US will describe how Israel created an “entrepreneurial ecosystem” that led to the county’s emergence as the “Start Up Nation.” Two Israeli high tech companies with offices in Maryland, ELTA North America and Medispec, will discuss how they successfully entered the U.S. market.

Grant opportunities up to $1 million for US-Israel R&D collaboration will be presented.

Registration is required. For more information, contact Nancy Boguslaw,


Dan Bader, Vice President, Business Operations, ELTA North America

Anil Dhingra, Vice President & COO, Medispec

Eran Nitzan, Minister of Economic Affairs to the U.S., Israel Embassy

Barry Bogage, Executive Director, Maryland/Israel Development Center

Signe Pringle, Office of International Investment and Trade, Maryland Department of Commerce

Christine Ross, Maryland Chamber of Commerce

Co-sponsored by the Maryland/Israel Development Center and the Baltimore Jewish Council. Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corporation is an event partner.