From Swords To Scalpels: IAI, Soroka Hospital To Use Army Tech For Medical Edge – NoCamels – Israeli Innovation News

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This article was first published by The Times of Israel and is re-posted with permission.

Israel’s Soroka Medical Center in the southern city of Beersheba and a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries, the nation’s largest aerospace and defense company, will be working together to adapt military technologies to the medical field.

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IAI’s subsidiary Elta Systems Ltd. and Soroka said Sunday they had signed an agreement to set up an innovation center for the development of medical technologies, by converting developments from the defense and security field to the medical sector.

Dr. Shlomi Codish, left, director general of the Soroka Medical Center, and Yoav Turgeman, vice president of IAI and CEO of ELTA, at the ceremony for the signing of the partnership agreement. Photo: IAI
Dr. Shlomi Codish, left, director-general of the Soroka Medical Center, and Yoav Turgeman, vice president of IAI and CEO of ELTA, at the ceremony for the signing of the partnership agreement. Photo: IAI

Elta develops advanced intelligence electronic systems, including radars, sensors, communication systems, cybersecurity and AI-based software. All of this knowledge will now be directed toward the medical field.

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