Program Director: Mr. Javier Gelbwaser
InnovNation: Israel. Go Beyond Your Imagination
InnovNation provides students, entrepreneurs, and professionals behind-the-scenes access to the high- tech industry and entrepreneurial ecosystem of Israel – a country world-renowned as the Start-Up Nation. As a participant in this course, you’ll learn practical strategies, models, and tools from the the experience and insights of Israel’s top innovative companies and entrepreneurs and take an up-close look at disruptive technologies that are shaping tomorrow’s world.
Summer Program June 29 – July 22, 2020
Registration & Dorm Check In: June 28, 2020
Final Day for Dorm Check Out: July 23, 2020
Academic Hours: 45 (1 course), 90 (2 courses) | Credits: 3 (1 course), 6 (2 courses)
Tuition: $1,875 (1 course), US$ 3,345 (2 courses) | Housing: $850
The summer program is made up of two complementary courses that can be taken together or separately:
Through the first-hand experience of top Israeli entrepreneurs, this program offers a unique opportunity to benchmark entrepreneurship and innovation best practices in Israel, world-renowned as the “Start-up Nation.” Participants will gain direct access to the insights and knowhow of serial startup founders, investors, industry specialists and innovative R&D centers of leading multinational corporations. In addition, they will learn practical models, tools and methodologies critical to the creation of startup companies and the development of innovative ventures of large organizations.
This course analyzes how disruptive technologies such as 3D printing, neuroscience, bionics, robotics, nano-tech, biomed, genetics, cyber-computing, artificial intelligence, clean-tech, and autonomous transportation may impact our lives, industries and society in the next decade. Participants will meet experts from different high-tech fields, gain exposure to some of the latest breakthroughs developed in Israel, and analyze the challenges and opportunities arising from the emergence of these exponentially growing technologies.
Winter Program January 2-13, 2020
An intensive 2 week session that focuses on highlights from the summer program.
Registration & Dorm Check In: January 2-13, 2020
Final Day for Dorm Check Out: January 14, 2020
Academic Hours: 45 | Credits: 3
Tuition: $1,910 | Housing: $415
To enroll in the full InnovNation Summer Program (two courses – 6 credits) or in the Executive Program please select the program of your choice from the list of ‘Special Programs’ on the online application.
This program is open to students, professionals, and entrepreneurs who have completed at least one year of study in the areas of business, NPO management, economics, natural and applied sciences, engineering, and entrepreneurship.
Please note: the number of participants in this program is limited.
Take a look at the Overview of the Application Guidelines which conatins useful information on how to complete and submit your online application.