Networking opportunities for Israeli startups and German medium-sized companies

The German Israeli Network of Startups & Mittelstand (GINSUM) is a platform initiated by ELNET (European Leadership Network) and supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) to link the German Mittelstand and municipal actors with Israeli startups.

GINSUM offers networking opportunities through events, workshops, pitching formats and roadshows, providing information and hands-on assistance in order to gain growth opportunities for both sides. On a unique platform with various partners, ELNET provides a large network with incubators, investors, corporates, support organizations and others from both countries.

An Initiative by:


Initially funded by (2020-2023):

supported by Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action


We promote Israeli innovation to reduce existing deficits in the area of digitalization in Germany.


We work closely with our partners to boost knowledge exchange and create new learning opportunities.


We provide unique networking opportunities for German and Israeli startups, companies and people to create a closer relationship between our countries.

  • In collaboration with Christopher Dormeier and Prof. Dr. Reza Asghari from the Entrepreneurship Hub of TU Braunschweig, the German Israeli Network of Startups & Mittelstand (GINSUM), is pleased to publish the second briefing of the ClimateTech se

  • In collaboration with the Entrepreneurship Hub of TU Braunschweig, GINSUM is happy to publish its first ClimateTech Briefing. The first publication of the series analyzes the status quo of ClimateTech in Germany and Israel

  • Summer is slowly drawing to a close. At the Media Docks in Lübeck, however, hot topics were once again discussed at the end of August: How can we catch up with the innovation gap in the German economy?

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Within the next few weeks we will develop this platform into a vivid community where you can connect with startups, Mittelstand and experts from Germany and Israel.

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