Call for Israeli and World Startups: Security Accelerator’s 8th Batch with Ref...

Call for Israeli and World Startups: Security Accelerator’s 8th Batch with Ref to COVID-19

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Do you have a groundbreaking technology?

iHLS, an expert on security technology with a focus on dual-use technologies invites startups from Israel and abroad to join the 8th batch of the HLS Startup Accelerator Program.

iHLS Security Accelerator offers the startups aiming at this market recognition, international exposure, access to investors and empowerment of the ability to raise funds.

iHLS also operates the INNOFENSE Innovation Center, in collaboration with DDR&D, Israel Ministry of Defense.

The program of the Accelerator’s 8th batch was specially adapted to the COVID-19 conditions:

  • The whole program will be conducted online
  • We are also looking for new technologies for coping with COVID-19 pandemic

Program Duration

Four months


Application – until May 18, 2020

Screening Committee (online) – May 25, 2020

What are we offering

A one-time opportunity to get exposed to the most influential actors in the field: investors, Ministry of Defense, leading global and Israeli defense industries, military, security and police organizations, integrators, etc.

Meetings with experts from the defense industries, customers and potential investors.

We know how to help you reach the civilian market, and of course that our unique capability and expertise is to connect you also to the security ecosystem.

Our unique Accelerator program puts a major emphasis on the advancement of technological projects, their development and empowerment at any stage, and removes the entrance barriers to the hightech giants, the leading defense industries, and the security and internal security system. All based on our ability to identify the technologies and the right market.

What are we looking for

Startups with disruptive technologies, as long as they offer technological innovation and a security orientation, especially dual-use technologies for the civilian and security realms.

New technologies offering anti-terror solutions, e.g. incendiary kites, terror tunnels, fence crossing, etc., as well as civilian defense, securing government institutions, vital infrastructure and borders, safe city, emergency systems and technologies for the military forces and the police, etc. In addition, we are interested in technologies for coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and the exit stage to new routine.

Among our main fields of interest

HLS, unmanned systems, robotics, manned-unmanned teaming, cybersecurity, blockchain, border security, sensors, artificial intelligence, deep learning, nanotechnology, big data, IoT, electro-optics, video analytics, image processing, biometrics, wearable tech, command & control, safe/smart city, AR/VR, training and simulation, and many more.

In addition, any technology related to COVID-19

Robotics and distance medicine; disinfection, operation and control of closed spaces, such as shopping malls and offices; public control; big data; intelligence and data fusion; medical equipment; biometric identification; patient detection and location, and more.

For more details

Apply now