Israel Ministry of Defense, MAF’AT (Administration for the Development of Weapons and Technological Infrastructure), and the IDF air and ground arms collaborate with iHLS in INNOFENSE – an innovation center for dual-use technological projects in the civilian and security sectors.
The program is designed to strengthen the links between the civilian and defense markets via the collaborative development of the technologies, thus advancing and improving their integration in both markets.
iHLS’ business capabilities, knowledge and experience in the security innovation ecosystem, in collaboration with the MInistry of Defense and MAFA’T, will bring about the creation of a promising and unique innovation center which will yield far-reaching achievements to Israeli innovation.
iHLS will support the startups in business development, penetration to relevant markets, legal advice, and networking and investments.
The startups that will be selected by a committee of high-level representatives from the innovation center, Ministry of Defense, MAF’AT and IDF arms will be recruited for six-month cycles, and each project will receive the sum of NIS 200,000 upon entrance to the program, in addition to support from the innovation center, Ministry of Defense, MAF’AT and the IDF ground and air force arms.