Michal Levy, PhD

 
 
 
Deputy Director-General, Agricultural Innovation
Ministry of Agriculture
 
Role: the Professional Advisory Committee
  • Last position: VP, Head of Business Development Agritech, Veterinary & Environment at Yissum, the Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • Broad international experience in complex business negotiations with large entities.
  • Deep knowledge of the Israeli and global Agriculture markets from various aspects – business, investment, academic research, development and innovation.
  • Extensive experience in commercialization of Intellectual Property (IP) with focus in the Agriculture and Veterinarian area.
  • Elected in 2008 as a Council Member at the town of Oranit (volunteer position).
  • Appointed in 2010 to Deputy Mayer of Oranit (volunteer position).
  • Board member in the “Oranit Municipal Financial Corporation”.
  • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology with research experience in Signal Transduction and Biochemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • Academic research experience at UC Davis, CA and The Weizmann Institute.
 
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