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Israel’s first Canna Tech event draws a crowd

Cannabis tech is the lowest-hanging fruit today, because medical marijuana growers adopt new technologies much faster, says one investor.

A standing-room-only crowd of venture capitalists and angels, agricultural technology investors and innovators, medical doctors, medical cannabis researchers and licensed growers came to Jaffa last week for Israel’s first Canna Tech conference.

“You find Israelis everywhere in the cannabis scene as master growers and investors. They have this world of knowledge and we want to connect them to one another and to investors,” says event organizer Karin Kloosterman, a former writer at ISRAEL21c, whose startup Flux is close to producing a product to simplify hydroponic (on-water) home farming as tomorrow’s environmentally friendly alternative to conventional agriculture. [Read More @ Israel 21C]

 

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