A project of the British Embassy in Tel Aviv linking British firms with Israeli tech start-ups is to expand, a government minister has said.

Matt Hancock MP, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, made the announcement this week, after the UK Israel Tech Hub said it had facilitated 175 partnerships since its inception
in 2011.

“We need to work with like-minded tech nations,” he said. “The UK Israel Tech Hub has given aspiring British companies the opportunity to discover Israel’s world-leading innovative technology…

“We’re now expanding the scheme to create a global network of hubs, connecting digital dynamos across the world.”

British Ambassador to Israel David Quarrey said: “These partnerships mean the UK is a major destination for Israeli innovation.”

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