Mayo Clinic launches initiative to work with Israeli startups

Mayo Clinic has launched an effort to promote collaborations between itself and Israeli startups. It will be managed by Mayo Clinic Ventures. The Mayo Clinic Israeli Startups Initiative will fund sponsored research and co-development activities among Mayo Clinic and Israeli startups that show innovative and commercial potential. "We are excited to launch this initiative at this premier life sciences global gathering and look forward to advancing the research and development innovations that have high potential to alleviate the burdens of human disease," said Dr. Amir Lerman, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Israeli Startup Initiative and a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, in a statement. More