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Entrepreneurs from abroad willing to establish a technologically innovative project in Israel are invited to submit an application for the grant of an Innovation Visa.

Entrepreneurs from abroad willing to establish a technologically innovative project in Israel are invited to submit an application for the grant of an Innovation Visa.

An innovation Visa shall enable the entrepreneur to develop a technologically innovative project in Israel, for a period of up to 24 months, with the purpose of establishing an Israeli company. During the development of the technological concept, the entrepreneur will be able to receive support from the Innovation Authority's Tnufa Incentive Program.

Entrepreneurs who are holding an Innovation Visa may also be granted an Expert Visa by the time the project is already developed and mature enough to receive support through one of the incentive programs of the Innovation Authority. In order to be granted an Expert Visa, the foreign entrepreneur must establish a company and apply for one of the incentive programs at the Innovation Authority.

Foreign entrepreneurs who opt to establish a company in Israel and granted an approval in one of the Innovation Authority's incentive programs will be entitled to receive an Expert Visa that shall enable the entrepreneur to work in the company he established.

The foreign entrepreneurs will be hosted within a landing pad, which will offer exposure to israel's Eco-System, working spaces, technological infrastructure as well as business and professional support.

As part of a call for proposals, 12 Landing Pads will be selected from the first 15 proposals.




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