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Medical Equipment: Israel

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 55146, tabled on 5 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps she is taking to ensure that the UK benefits from Israeli thermal scanning technologies to detect covid-19.

Answered on

12 June 2020

The British Embassy in Tel Aviv is following Israeli research and innovation related to COVID-19 closely, including in the technology sector. We have facilitated exchanges between United Kingdom and Israeli public health and scientific experts to discuss testing, epidemic management strategies, treatments and vaccine research, as well as cooperation on medical equipment.

Answered by

Department for International Trade