Sector Exchange Network
Digital Health & FemTech
Mid Atlantic X Israel
Conversations to accelerate outcomes
About the Philadelphia Region
There are 1.5 million residents in the city, and 6.5 million in the greater Philadelphia area
It is known for life science, cell and gene therapy research innovation
There are over 33 thousand hospital beds in PA; neworks include: Temple University, University of Pennsylvania, CHOP, UPMC, Jefferson, Hershey, Lehigh Valley, Geisinger, and VA hospitals
About the Philadelphia Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC)
Since 1987, the PICC has been supporting early stage companies in the US. Our work through the Sector Exchange Network in Digital Health is comprised of an annual in-person Summit, monthly virtual Deep Dives, and delegations to the US and Israel.
Philadelphia is known as as the city of Eds and Meds (education and medicine). It boasts 115 colleges, top-rated and community hospitals, and thrives in life science and cell & gene therapy innovation. Just an hour north of Center City Philadelphia, Middlesex County in NJ is known as the Medicine Chest of the US because 14 of the largest pharma-companies are located there.