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Mission for Growth to Israel

Following Vice-President Antonio Tajani's Mission for Growth to Israel 22-23 October 2013, Director-General of Enterprise and Industry DG Daniel Calleja will lead a technical Mission for Growth in Tel Aviv between 25-26 June 2014.

The purpose of this visit is to confirm the strong political relationship between the EU and Israel and to strengthen our co-operation in strategic fields.

Director-General Mr. Daniel Calleja Crespo will be accompanied by a delegation of representatives of business associations and entrepreneurs to discuss with Israeli politicians and entrepreneurs how to foster European industrial cooperation. As for our previous missions, this visit will also have the objectives to (1) promote sustainable and inclusive growth in the EU and Israel; (2) help European companies and in particular our SMEs to operate internationally by exploiting business opportunities in Israel; (3) promote European industry in the targeted sectors by participating in matchmaking events with local entrepreneurs.

The following sectors of the business delegation have been identified according to the specific interests of European and Israeli industries:

  • Tourism
  • Secure Infrastructures
  • High-tech
  • Advanced Manufacturing

Our intention at the Mission is to meet with high level political representatives, key industry leaders, and local entrepreneurs.

Registration and practical information

Selection Criteria

If the level of interest is higher than expected, the Commission reserves the right to select companies from amongst the expressions of interest. In doing so, it will apply the following criteria and considerations:

  • The overall geographical balance of the business delegation
  • The level of representation of the company – preference for CEO’s/General Managers
  • High Presence of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises.

Invitation letters sent to European Business Organisations

Scheduled date(s)

25-26 June 2014

Agenda

Programme Choose translations of the previous link 

Useful Documents :

Investment opportunities in Israel :

Investment Promotion Center of the Ministry of Economy

High-tech industries, Advanced Manufacturing in Israel Choose translations of the previous link 

Logistics and Accommodations

  • Suggested Hotel: Dan Tel Aviv Hotel, Tel Aviv and Dan Panorama Hotel, Tel Aviv.

Additional information

Functional Mail Box M4G: entr-M4G@ec.europa.eu

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