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MedX Xelerator welcomes Dr. Lior Itzhaki as patent advisor

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MedX Xelerator welcomes Dr. Lior Itzhaki as patent advisor

Before joining MEDX Xelerator, Dr. Itzhaki served as the manager of Hutchison-Water’s technology fund

CTech | 15:02  20.05.2021

MEDX Xelerator, an incubator that focuses on medical devices and digital health, has appointed Dr. Lior Itzhaki as a patent advisor for its Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EiR) program and portfolio companies. In this role, Dr. Itzhaki will work with R&D teams, build a patent portfolio, help with the company’s IP strategy, and supervise all the relevant prosecution stages.

Before joining MEDX Xelerator, Dr. Itzhaki served as the manager of Hutchison-Water’s technology fund, and before that, she served as a senior partner at an IP firm for 15 years. She holds a bachelor of science in chemistry and computer science and a Ph.D. in computational chemistry, both from Bar-Ilan University.

Dr. Lior Itzhaki. Photo: MEDX Dr. Lior Itzhaki. Photo: MEDX Dr. Lior Itzhaki. Photo: MEDX

"The MEDX Xelerator is undergoing significant growth, with extensive activities of our portfolio companies as well as our Entrepreneur-in-Resident program (X-lab) focused on innovation around significant clinical unmet needs,” said Shai Policker, CEO of MEDX Xelerator. “Intellectual property is a critical element in our success and our ability to develop an IP strategy from day one helps projects realize their potential. We are delighted to have Dr. Lior Yitzhaki join our team after performing key roles in this field.”

MEDX Xelerator was formed as part of an initiative of MEDX Ventures Group with Boston Scientific, Intellectual Ventures’ Invention Science Fund, and Sheba Medical Center. It is operating with the assistance of the Israel Innovation Authority.

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