Israeli Medical Cannabis Innovation
With a deep well of agrotechnological prowess and entrepreneurial spirit to draw from, Israel has rapidly become a global medical cannabis industry leader. Each of the country’s Ministry of Health approved cannabis farms and production facilities have developed proprietary medical products, contributing to the global ecosystem and offering relief to patients. Furthermore, with dozens of start-ups focusing on medical cannabis solutions and the recent parliamentary approval of cannabis exports, Israel is propelling this rapidly expanding ecosystem into the future.
Novel Delivery Systems
Alvit LCS Pharma: Providing “farm-to-table” medical cannabis solutions, Alvit is a vertically integrated company specializing in medical grade cannabis cultivation and the development of novel delivery systems for medical indications, including sublingual tablets, patches, colonics, sprays, and suppositories.
Pharmocann: Develops and produces medical cannabis, with a focus on research and development of unique, targetted cannabis strains.
Syqe Medical: A pocket-sized medical cannabis inhaler providing precise dosage to patients with the capability of remote administration by physicians The inhaler utilizes advanced technology to optimize adherence and efficacy monitoring.
VapePod: Kanabo Research is a medical cannabis research and development company providing solutions for the medical cannabis industry.
Biota Ltd: Biota Ltd develops and commercializes innovative bioadhesive technologies and products. Biota’s proprietary oral mucoadhesive AlgiFilm filmstrips are a versatile and precise drug-delivery system, making it an ideal delivery platform for medical cannabis. The disintegration time of the filmstrips can be modulated from less than one minute to a few hours and provides advantages such as taste-masking and improved bioavailability.
Brainose: An aerosolized nose-to-brain delivery system for cannabis-derived therapeutics specialized for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) indications. Localization in the olfactory epithelium results in better absorption, ensuring precise, efficient, safe, and reproducible medical cannabis dosing.
Ag-tech and Growing Solutions
LEAF: This app-operated grow box uses machine learning technology to optimize yield and efficiency. The system automatically monitors and controls lighting, temperature, and humidity, and adjusts growing conditions, including delivering fertilizer, to create an optimal growing environment. The LEAF grow box is a complete plant growth solution ideally suited to medical cannabis.
HiGrade: Plant testing device and analytics application for the medical cannabis industry. Through the use of machine learning technology, users can quickly identify the quality, strain, and other critical traits of their plants. Simply snap a photo of the plant with the device attached and HiGrade’s patent-pending algorithms detect the plant’s status including potency, diagnostics, and harvest-readiness. HiGrade transforms any smartphone into a powerful microscope with the analytical abilities of a trained agronomist.
Indorz: Indoor cannabis farming data solution that predicts, analyzes, and automates the
RCK: Licensed cannabis cultivation and development company, breeding repeatable and stable hybrid cannabis seeds. With the use of proprietary technologies, RCK produces elite hybrid seeds with precise cannabinoid profiles. RCK’s unique facility houses an active R&D laboratory dedicated to cultivating advanced medical cannabis strains for broad treatment applications.
CannaTech is coming to Tel Aviv April 1-2, 2019. Tickets to our premier flagship medical cannabis event are available HERE.