On June 13th , 2011 the Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, Mr. Avi Hasson visited the facilities and laboratories of Kadimastem Ltd. The Chief Scientist was accompanied by the Head of the Life Sciences branch, Dr. Ora Dar, and the biotech expert, Dr. Talia Ben-Neria. The delegation was presented with recent advances in R&D and with an expanded R&D program, including a tour at the new 700 square meters laboratory space that house the Drug Discovery and cellular therapy programs of Kadimastem. The company's acting CEO, Mr. Yossi Ben-Yossef, thanked the chief scientist and his staff for their support in the Israeli biotech in general and in stem cell/cell therapy companies like Kadimastem in particular. The chief scientist and his staff expressed their strong belief in the potential of Israeli cell therapy companies like Kadimastem.