TechforCann | Europe Accelerator

Our Focus

Our Focus

We focus on early stage, IP/Tech-based solutions in the following areas:

Pharmaceuticals, delivery methods,  medical devices, digital health,  synthetic cannabinoids, formulations, testing, education, etc.

Digital Operations
Infrastructure (water, lighting), extraction, AI management/control, operational technology, ESG and supply chain efficiency, etc.

Precision Agriculture
Genetics, breeding tech, growing materials, AR/VR etc.

New Product Technologies
Innovations in the areas of wellness, beverages & edibles, topicals, veterinary, etc.

Breaking barriers of entry to the biotech, pharma, and high-tech sectors.

Our Team

Lilac Mandeles
Co-Founder & CEO

Lilac has held senior executive positions at: J&J, Eli Lilly and Teva, where she led the global strategic marketing of Copaxon – a $4B brand. 

After serving as VP Business Development at Better, a global leader in medical cannabis, with subsidiaries around the world,  she formed TechForCann, a portfolio company that specializes in innovation for the Cannabis Industry.  

Lilac also serve as a Board member in Nezer Hasharon,  CannaFoam, CannAdvisor, CannaClean and ImmunoCann.

Yona Cymerman
Co-founder & COO

Originally from Canada and now living in Israel, Yona is a serial entrepreneur who has founded three companies, including  Can Innovations – the largest medical cannabis business development agency in Israel.  

Previously founder of a boutique strategic marketing firm for Israeli tech companies (est. 2007), Yona has held the role of VP Strategic Marketing at RuderFinn.  

Yona is a lecturer at IDC Herzliya, and a mentor to a number of social impact organizations.

Get in Touch

Get in touch with the TechforCann Europe Team.