Roche seeks local cooperation

Roche Pharmaceuticals, the Swiss global healthcare giant, is visiting Israel this week to meet with 40 Israeli biotech companies to examine cooperation opportunities.

Roche Pharmaceuticals, the Swiss global healthcare giant, is visiting Israel this week to meet with 40 Israeli biotech companies to examine cooperation opportunities. Eli Yishai, Minister of Industry, Trade and Labor, will meet Thursday with the Roche delegation, which includes senior scientists in the field of research & development and investment managers of the group to find ways to boost investment in Israel. The delegation will be focusing on academic institutions seeking early-stage research projects that are still in need of investment support and biotech companies.