Startup and Business Development Division’s Numbers in 2020:
90 requests were submitted to the various incubator programs during the year, of which 80 were approved for total grants of NIS 150,776,000.
539 requests were submitted to the Tnufa (Ideation) Program of which 152 were approved for total grants of NIS 16,308,000.
12 requests were submitted to the Innovation Labs programs of which 11 were approved for total grants of NIS 8,633,000.
1 request was submitted to the Advancing Technology Entrepreneurship in Haifa program in 2020 and a grant of NIS 7,500,000 was approved.
5 requests were submitted to the Renewable Energy Program of which 2 were approved for total grants of NIS 4,250,000.
As part of the Young Entrepreneurship Incentive Program, the ‘Unistream’ NGO, via a dedicated joint NIS 1.25 million budget from the Innovation Authority and the Ministry of Education, also operates technological entrepreneurship training programs for youths aged 14-18 in schools and designated centers around Israel, with an emphasis on the geographical and social periphery.