Innovation and TechnologyWhat will students gain from this program?The students will gain first-hand experience with Israel, its history, and its unique geographic and cultural positioning that make it The Start-up Nation. Participants will uncover how innovation and entrepreneurship are fostered by a variety of startups, investors, policy makers, and society. Such insights will be developed through meetings with entrepreneurs, established businesses, government representatives, and professional organizations in Israel. Students will especially focus on how Israel’s unique positioning, people, and history influence such business activities. In addition, participants will enjoy the sights, the food, the culture, and the 3000-year history of Israel.Faculty Lead Elliott WeissDates13–22 March 2019Click here to learn more about what Darden is doing in the Middle East.