MEDX Xelerator is a unique medical device and digital health incubator. It was founded by MEDX Ventures Group, together with three partners: Boston Scientific, Intellectual Ventures’ Invention Science Fund and Sheba Medical Center. Each of MED Xelerator’s partners contributes outstanding core competencies, which complement one another and together create a solid foundation for your success. Our incubator is seeking medical innovations for minimally invasive procedures, medical robotics, medical implants and digital health.

Our vision is to leverage the power of MEDX Xelerator, and together with the extraordinary Israeli med tech innovation scene create a local cluster of entrepreneurial companies with breakthrough solutions to true unmet medical needs. Our mission is to nurture those promising technologies into successful medical ventures for the benefit of patients and health care professionals. We see you, the entrepreneur, as the key to success and we are here for you to make it happen.

Located in Or Yehuda, our team would love to hear from all entrepreneurs and researchers who are ready to accelerate science for life.

Our incubator is seeking medical innovations for minimally invasive procedures, medical robotics, medical implants (including drug eluting implants), drug-device combination and digital health.


MEDX Xelerator is committed to your success during the incubator period and beyond as you develop and commercialize your medical product. Driven by the unique combination of its management, partners and extensive network, MEDX Xelerator provides the ultimate foundation to any aspiring medical device start up

  • R & D
  • Business Development
  • Finance
  • Regulatory
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Reimbursement
  • IP
  • Clinical

A deep understanding of
the R&D process

A broad set-up to support
international level R&D activities

A professional in-house dedicated
laboratory with state of the
art equipment

X-Lab creative solution

A global network like
no other leveraging the
network of the management team, partners, and scientific
advisory board

Business oriented
mentoring from day one

Expert advice by
industry leaders walking you through
the strategic planning process
all the way to execution

Deep understanding of global payor systems and their requirements

Seed and follow on financing

Extensive experience in
commercializing products in
global markets and launching
new products

In house counseling and
guidance for creation and
protection of IP

Direct access to leading
physicians in Israel and abroad

Ability to utilize Sheba’s
FederalWide Assurance


  • CanaryCheck
  • EndoWays
  • Append Medical


If you identify a problem or recognize a need – let us know. We will pull in our resources, and help your idea become reality; from world class engineers through leading clinicians to market makers. Leveraging our innovation generation expertise, together we will find the best solution.


  • Shai Policker

    Shai Policker

    Chief Executive Officer
  • Gal Atarot

    Gal Atarot

    Chief Technology Officer
  • Edna Lazar

    Edna Lazar

    Chief Business Officer
  • Yoav Waizer

    Yoav Waizer

    Chief Financial Officer
  • Shlomit Valenstein

    Shlomit Valenstein

    HR and Administrative Manager
  • Dan Nahum

    Dan Nahum

    Director of Business Development


  • Harel Gadot

    Harel Gadot

    Chairman, CEO and Company Group Chairman MEDX Ventures
  • David Knapp, PhD

    David Knapp, PhD

    Vice President, Corporate Research, Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Kate Sharadin

    Kate Sharadin

    Senior Director of Business Development, Intellectual Ventures
  • Gilad Peleg Lorberbaum

    Gilad Peleg Lorberbaum

    Managing General Partner, Corundum Open Innovation Fund
  • Shai Policker

    Shai Policker

    Chief Executive Officer, MEDX Xelerator
  • Shlomo Noy, MD, PhD

    Shlomo Noy, MD, PhD

    Chairman of THM, Sheba Medical Center


  • Robert Langer, PhD

    Robert Langer, PhD

    Institute Professor at MIT
  • Eric Leuthardt, MD

    Eric Leuthardt, MD

    Washington University
  • David Bomback, MD

    David Bomback, MD

    Western Connecticut Health
  • Barry T. Katzen MD, FACR, FACC, FSIR

    Barry T. Katzen MD, FACR, FACC, FSIR

    University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Igal Zuravicky, MD

    Igal Zuravicky, MD

    Albany Memorial Hospital
  • Jacob (Kobi) Cohen, MD

    Jacob (Kobi) Cohen, MD

    AYA Medical
  • Menaheam Neuman, MD

    Menaheam Neuman, MD

    Narhariya Hospital
  • Christopher Macomber, MD

    Christopher Macomber, MD

    UMass Memorial
  • Lindsay Machan, MD

    Lindsay Machan, MD

  • Eyal Morag, MD

    Eyal Morag, MD

    Assuta Ashdod Medical Center


  • Boston Scientific

    Boston Scientific transforms lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.  As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years,we advance science for life…Read More »

  • Intellectual Ventures

    Intellectual Ventures is a global inventions company. Founded in 2000, we provide the world’s most innovative companies with access to valuable patents and invention related services while creating a wide range  of technology…Read More »

  • MEDX Ventures Group

    MEDX Ventures Group, founded in 2010, is an investment and management firm with offices in Israel, USA and Europe. The company believes in active management (vs. passive investment) and is focused on medical ventures and technologies…Read More »

  • The Chaim Sheba Academic Medical Center at Tel Hashomer

    The Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer is a university-affiliated tertiary referral hospital that serves as Israel’s national medical center in many fields. Adjacent to Tel Aviv, it is the most comprehensive medical center in the Middle East, renowned for…Read More »

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Roadmap for Entrepreneurs

Do you have an idea for a medical device related to minimally invasive procedures, medical robotics, medical implants, or digital health?
Here is what to do and an estimated timeline, assuming all approvals are granted along the way:

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Send us an email to with a presentation and a one-page explanation about your idea.
Please make sure you address the following topics:
1. Team
2. The problem you are solving
3. Your solution and technology
4. Business model
5. Market size (patients/procedures/$$$)
6. Intellectual property
7. Regulatory
8. Development plan

We will invite you to a meeting with the MEDX Xelerator team in our offices, where we could hear more and discuss the project.

We will sign a “confidential disclosure agreement” (CDA) and begin the due diligence process.

Once due diligence is complete, we will present the project to MEDX Xelerator’s investment committee.

We will submit the project to the Israel Innovation Authority.

Once the project is approved by the Israel Innovation Authority, you will join MEDX Xelerator.

At MEDX Xelerator you will benefit from:

A. Ongoing support from the MEDX Xelerator team and its partners
B. Approximately $760,000 for a period of 2 years and up to $1 million for a period of 3 years



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P.O. Box 619
8 Ariel Sharon St.
Or Yehuda 6037606, Israel

Office: +972-3-939-0888