ELTA is looking for Disruptive Sensing Technologies
5 March, 2020
ELTA is trying to reach startup companies that develop high-frequency sensors, quantum computing, photonics, acoustics, ultrasonic, and other disruptive sensory or sensory data fusion technologies
ELTA Systems, a division of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and the provider of advanced Military Radar Systems, is looking for new sensing technologies, stemming from the startup community in Israel. The company is partnering with the international accelerator MassChallenge office in Israel’ in a new program called Future Sensing. The program targets startups that develop high-frequency sensors, quantum computing, photonics, acoustics, ultrasonic, and other disruptive sensory or sensory data fusion technologies.
ELTA offers the participating startups its technology support, an access to customers and global markets in which ELTA is present, and the option to be integrated with ELTA’s airborne intelligence, cyber, ground and air defense, and space systems. Yoav Turgeman, CEO of ELTA, said thar under the collaboration with MassChallenge, ELTA will be part of the selection process of the startups that will participate in the Future Sensing program and review the startups that already joined MassChallenge.
“The identification of innovative technologies that are relevant for IAI needs will contribute considerably to our future growth engines. The accelerator program includes mentoring, joint development, and business collaborations. The participating startups will be chosen with ELTA to develop technologies that meet pre-defined criteria to promote innovation, expand our business operations, and preserve ELTA’s technological superiority.”
Located in the port city of Ashdod, ELTA’s 3,500 skilled employees develop and provide Situational Awareness Picture (SAP) solutions, Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR), Early Warning and Control, Electronic Warfare Systems, Homeland Security (HLS), Force Protection, Self-Defense, Fire Control applications, Multi-mission vehicles and boats, mine sweepers , aerial and land-based robotics, C4I and Cyber Solutions.