Azerbaijan-Israel Innovation Forum was held at ADA University

Azerbaijan-Israel Innovation Forum was held at ADA University

Azerbaijan-Israel Innovation Forum was held at ADA University on February 13 with the support of Azerbaijan's Small and Medium Business Development Agency, the Israeli-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce, Azerbaijan's Center for Analysis and Coordination.

The event was attended by officials of both countries, representatives of various organizations, business associations, higher education institutions, experts, and businessmen.

The forum allowed for the exchange of knowledge between Azerbaijani and Israeli businessmen in the fields of education and agriculture technologies and innovations.

The Chairman of the Israeli-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce, Alex Kaplun, Vice Rector of ADA University, Fariz Ismailzade, and Chairman of the Management Board of SMB Development Agency discussed the objectives of the forum, Azerbaijani-Israeli relations, and opportunities for businessmen to collaborate in the field of innovation.

General issues, education, and agriculture were the topics of subsequent panel discussions. At the general panel, Azerbaijani Minister of Science and Education Emin Amrullayev, Minister of Agriculture Inam Kerimov, Deputy Minister of Economy Sahib Mammadov, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Israel Mukhtar Mammadov, and Ramat HaNegev Regional Council Mayor Eran Doron expressed their views on Azerbaijan-Israel relations.

Technologies used in Azerbaijan's agricultural, educational, and scientific sectors in recent years, Azerbaijani-Israeli cooperation in relevant areas and prospects for expanding ties in these areas, the digital economy, and modern approaches used in restoration work in Azerbaijan's liberated territories were also discussed during the general panel.

Furthermore, agriculture panel was held with the participation of the representatives of  public and private organizations from Azerbaijan and Israel. During the panel, the role of agricultural technologies and innovations in increasing productivity and more efficient use of land and water resources, as well as the implementation of innovative agricultural startup ideas were highlighted.

Bilateral meetings between startups and businessmen were also held within the framework of the forum.

Category: University