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An agreement was signed between iHLS and South Korea – GT Korea from the Industry Commerce and Energy ministry, for the promotion of collaboration in various fields, B2B connections and investors for Israeli companies and start-ups.

GT (Global Tech) Korea promotes R&D collaborations and shares know-how of civil technologies between Israel and South Korea. iHLS is a leading Israeli media and conference company specializing in homeland security, operating the first security start-up accelerator in the world.

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According to the agreement, signed by Guy Keren, iHLS CEO, at a formal and impressive ceremony held at the COEX Convention Center in Seoul on November 17, 2016, the parties intend to promote joint activity in a variety of industries in the two countries. They will promote the collaborations between Korean companies in various stages of development (mature companies and start-ups) and the start-ups which are members in the iHLS accelerator and ecosystem.

The collaboration will include, among other things, joint R&D projects, sharing of unregulated know-how and technologies, identifying strategic partners and partnerships, creating business activities, conducting B2B events in Korea and in Israel, mutual visits, as well as arranging conferences, seminars and events, including visits to relevant companies.

 iHLS wishes to thank all the involved in the forging of this cooperation, the warm hospitality and the excellent organization: Dr. Tae-Hoon Choi, Chief Executive, Brian Kim, Representative of Global Tech Korea Israel office, responsible for the advancement of technological and r&d cooperation programs, YuRi Hwang Barashi, Senior Manager, GT Korea Israel Office, who helped promote the mutual activity, and Meir Levy, Sagittarius Business Development CEO, who opened the door for the cooperation with GT Korea, assisted in the recruitment of delegation companies and advanced the signing of the agreement.

Companies/start-ups interested in investors and business connections with South Korea – please contact us.