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At the iHLS Security Accelerator we are looking for civilian technologies that can be used in the security sphere. We invite startups from the vast array of security technologies, as long as they offer a technological innovation and a security orientation, especially dual technologies from the civilian and security realms.

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: Israel’s Ministry of Defense, global and Israeli defense giants, including Raytheon, IAI, Elbit, etc.

iHLS accelerator supplies a one-time opportunity to get exposed to the most influential actors in the field: investors, leading global and Israeli defense industries, military, security and police organizations, integrators, etc.

iHLS, specialising in security technology with emphasis on dual-use technology, invites entrepreneurship in this field to join the fourth cycle of the world’s first accelerator at the homeland security sphere.

The fourth cycle program will start during December 2017.

Registration open until November 25th, 2017.

About Us

iHLS Accelerator is the first startup accelerator in the world in the security and homeland security field. Our unique accelerator puts a major emphasis on the advancement of technological projects, their development and empowerment at any stage they’re in, and removes the entrance barriers to the leading defense industries, the military and the police globally and in Israel. All based on our ability to identify the technologies and the right market.

iHLS is an accelerator focusing on the security sector, with its unique features. The accelerator offers the startups aiming at this market recognition, international exposure, access to investors and empowerment of the ability to raise funds.

The accelerator is sponsored by IAI, Elbit Systems, Incubit – Elbit Systems’ Incubator, Raytheon, Verint, PwC, HFN Law Firm, and Cyient.

How to Get Accepted

Between 5 to 15 startups are accepted to each cycle after three stages of selection. Following application on the website, the relevant applicant companies will be invited to the primary internal selection committee. The companies that pass that stage will be invited to the election process by the board members (sponsors): IAI, Elbit Systems, Incubit – Elbit Systems’ Incubator, Raytheon, Verint, PwC, HFN Law Firm, and Cyient.

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