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The huge advances in all facets of technology, the new challenges facing humankind and the unlimited availability of Insects led to explosion of research in uses of Insects’ Expression in many areas. Insects as Food & Feed, Treatment of waste, Micro Aviation Vehicles, New methods to fight deadly mosquitos, Pharma and Cosmetics are some examples.
The Organization was established following a report issued by Shmuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research that checked the potential use of Insects’ Expression in Israel and abroad, and to recommended a workplan.
The research, https://www.neaman.org.il/Insects-in-the-Service-of-Man, acknowledged the global business potential of these uses. It indicated the need for interaction and collaboration between the different disciplines of R&D, the emerging Innovations in these fields and the Industry. In view of Israel’s success in integrating knowledge from different foci into vibrating innovation community, they recommended establishing a center that will promote cooperation between the Academia, Industry and the Innovation communities both in Israel and Abroad.
The Organization will act to establish Innovation Center for uses of Insects’ Expression for the benefit of mankind.
The center will promote multidisciplinary collaboration between Israeli and International R&D, entrepreneurial and business communities that are believing in the huge potential of Insects Expressions uses and applications. It will initiate and coordinate activities to enable successful implementation of these uses in the marketplace.
The center will act to promote the Jordan Valley region as center of excellence for Insects Expression innovative uses.