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Israel: Technology and startup trade mission

Come get inspired and meet key innovation players in the “Startup Nation.


Trade Missions

to February 14, 2020

Registration deadline: January 23, 2020

See the participating companies

Overview of the trade mission

February 9 to 14, 2020, join a technology and startup trade mission to Israel. The mission will begin in Tel Aviv with several events to better understand the Israeli market and will end in Jerusalem at the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, a large international event that will bring together stakeholders from the innovation and startup industry.

Israel is a world leader in the science, technology and innovation sectors. This country is home to the sixth biggest startup ecosystem in the world, earning it the name of “Startup Nation.” The governments of Quebec and Israel signed an agreement in 2017 for collaboration on technological innovation.

Join this mission to:

  • Discover business opportunities on the Israeli market in the field of innovation;
  • Learn more about how venture capital works in Israel;
  • Understand how the technology and startup industry works in Israel (players, industry associations, incubators, accelerators, etc.);
  • Identify new trends in technological innovation;
  • Make business connections with prospective clients and partners;
  • Strengthen your international presence and visibility.

Participation package for the mission:

Who should participate?

Any company that wants to develop its business in Israel or learn more about this market.

Companies in the following sectors are especially targeted:

  • Aerospace and defence
  • Cybersecurity
  • Fintech
  • High technology
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Life sciences
  • Clean technology
  • Medical technology
  • ICT


Members Non members
GENERAL PACKAGE $1550 * $1750 *
STARTUP PACKAGE $1200 * $1200 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information:

Louise Lauzon
Head, International Market Development
514 871-4002, Ext. 6227

Cancellations received before the mission registration deadline will be subject to 10% administration fees (plus taxes). Cancellations received after that date will not be reimbursed. Please note that only cancellation notices sent via email to the contact will be accepted.

About the OurCrowd Investor Summit 2020

The OurCrowd Investor Summit is an event that will bring together stakeholders from the innovation and startup ecosystem. It is known as one of the biggest high-tech and business events in Israel.

During this week, come get inspired and find concrete solutions while meeting key players at a forum, interactive exhibitions, business meetings and satellite events.

View the program for this event:


The 2019 summit in numbers:

  • 18,000 participants from 189 countries
  • Over 1,200 entrepreneurs
  • Over 1,000 individual meetings planned
  • 600 multinationals
  • 470 venture capital experts
  • 210 speakers

Why participate in this event:

About Israel

Israel is known as the “Startup Nation.” With one startup per 2,000 inhabitants, it has a strong ecosystem based on innovation, entrepreneurial culture and a high number of incubators.

According to the Global Startup Ecosystem Report:

  • Tel Aviv is ranked:
    • No. 2 worldwide for cybersecurity
    • No. 3 worldwide for artificial intelligence
  • Jerusalem is a leader in life sciences

If you would like to know more about this promising market click here.

Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA):

CIFTA came into effect in 1997. Since then it has tripled bilateral merchandise trade between the two countries, which reached $2 billion last year.

Currently, 90% of Canadian exports to Israel are eligible for preferential customs tariffs.

In collaboration with:

Official airline:

Acclr International Trade Services’ activities receive financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions.

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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