R&D Hub


Israel is an R&D Hub

  • No language barrier
  • Western culture
  • Strong patent legislation
  • Educated and experienced work force
  • Foreign investment incentives
  • Chief Scientist – Incubators

Multinationals’ Activities in Israel

Major global tech companies recognize Israel as leading hub for R&D and partnership.

  • Microsoft built its first R&D facility outside the US in Israel, and recently established a new communications R&D center in Herzliya.
  • Cisco built its first R&D facility outside the US in Israel.
  • Motorola’s Israel facility is the company’s largest development center worldwide.
  • IBM established its operations in Israel in 1972. The company employs over 2,000 people in its facilities throughout Israel.
  • Intel has 4 R&D facilities and 2 manufacturing centers in Israel, employing over 7,000 Israelis. Intel develops & manufactures Centrino, Cure 2 Duo and most of its mobile WiMAX chipsets in Israel.

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