Bridging Between Israeli Innovation and the Developing World
The Pears Program connects you to a world of Israeli innovation, global development challenges, and international partnerships.
ABOUT THE PEARS PROGRAM
Israeli innovation for international development
The Pears Program connects Israeli innovators and partners in the developing world so that they can join forces to find solutions to some of the most pressing problems of our time.
Explore the Pears Program
Participate in the Pears Challenge
The Pears Challenge is a venture builder that helps entrepreneurs create tech start-ups with global impact by providing market insights, local connections, and early field validation so that they can move from ideation to launch.
We help companies successfully enter markets in the developing world. Pears Program staff help companies access trustworthy partners and local experts and adapt their products and business models to the needs in the field.
FOR GLOBAL PARTNERS
Join our Global Partners Network
We connect players in the Israeli innovation ecosystem to companies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and government institutions in the developing world and facilitate fruitful collaborations that accelerate innovation.
2022 Innovation Journey to South Africa
Calling all AgTech startups in the fields of urban agriculture vegetable production, bee-tech/honey production, and climate smart agriculture! Apply today to 2022 Innovation Journey for the opportunity to be exposed to South Africa's market of smallholder farmers.