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 12, 2020 (Online)

Academic Hours: 45 (1 course), 90 (2 courses) | Credits: 3 (1 course), 6 (2 courses)
Registration: US$250 | Participation: US$1,250 (1 course), US$2,176 (2 courses)

The summer program is made up of two complementary courses that can be taken together or separately:

This course offers insight into the best practices in Israeli entrepreneurship and innovation through the experience of successful start-up founders, mentors, investors, industry specialists, and R&D staff of multinational corporations. Participants will learn practical strategies, models, and tools critical for the creation of start-up companies and innovative ventures for 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.

Winter Program January 3-14, 2021 (In-Person)

An intensive 2 week session that focuses on highlights from the summer program.

VC in Emerging Technologies: Investing in the Future is a 12-day winter program organized in conjunction with OurCrowd. This program is intended to students and investors that are interested in gaining insight into cutting-edge technologies and startups, and learning the fundamentals of venture backed deals that are essential in leveraging the emerging investment opportunities.

Registration & Dorm Check In: January 3, 2021
Final Day for Dorm Check Out: January 14, 2021
Academic Hours: 45 | Credits: 3
Registration: US$305 Participation: US$1,680 | Housing: US$385

Application Information

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.