The Bioinformatics Expert Mission travelled to Tel Aviv and Haifa in November 2018.


Innovate UK’s Global Missions Programme is one of its most important tools to support the UK’s Industrial Strategy’s ambition for the UK to be the international partner of choice for science and innovation. Global collaborations are crucial in meeting the Industrial Strategy’s Grand Challenges and will be further supported by the launch of a new International Research and Innovation Strategy. The Global Expert Missions, led by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), play an important role in building strategic partnerships, providing deep insight into the opportunities for UK innovation and shaping future programmes.


The tech sector has provided the basis for economic growth over the past decade, fuelling Israel’s reputation as a world leader. The World Economic Forum recognises Israel as an information and communications technology (ICT) “Powerhouse” of innovation, with over 800 companies powering the sector. Israeli ICT exports grew by over 25% in the last four years, to over US$23 billion. ICT services constitute over 60% of its service export. 

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The Bioinformatics Expert Mission travelled to Tel Aviv and Haifa and in the publication, KTN share the information and insights gathered during the delegation’s time in the Israel.

Read the latest Global Expert Mission Report “Bioinformatics in Israel 2018” here.

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