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.