3rd European Forum for Innovation 2012
Lowering Barriers to Innovation: A Contribution from the "Start-Up Nation”
December 4 - 6, 2012,  Dan Panorama, Tel Aviv, Israel,  03-5443188


EAI’s Inno-Summit offers unsurpassed opportunities to meet, present, learn and cooperate to make
innovation ideas happen through international cooperation.


Companies can match potential customers, venture capitalists and business angels.

Students and Researchers

Students at Summit

Students and researchers can meet important companies to get internships and learn about the last innovations.


You can get in contact with the most innovative and successful start ups as well as test new prototypes.

EAI Members

Dissemination and Personal Recognition
Education and Professional Enhancement
Funding and Business Development
Intellectual Property and Standards
Market Trends and Society
Research and Technology Transfer

Confirmed Speakers

  • Neelie Kroes - by video message
    Vice-President of the European...
  • Alec Ross
    Senior Advisor for Innovation...
  • Menachem P. Weiss
    Professor, Technion, Israel...
  • Roi Carthy
    Managing Partner, Initial Capital
  • Ehud Gazit
    Chief Scientist (at MOST), Chair of...
  • Amir Gal-Or
    Founder and Managing Partner,...
  • Yahal Zilca
    Co-Founder and Managing Partner,...
  • Yossi Malka
    Founder, Lilac-P, former Director...
  • Iris Ginzburg - Panel Chair
    Program Director, MBA for...
  • Dan Kaufman
    Faculty member at Ben-Gurion...
  • Eden Shochat
    Early Stage Investor, Genesis
  • Benny Zeevie
    Dr. Benny Zeevi, Managing General...
  • Ron S. Kenett
    Chairman and CEO, the KPA Group
  • Arnon Toussia-Cohen
    DiACardio Chairman and Co Founder
  • Niv Fisher
    Founder – SpikySnail Games
  • Martha G. Russell - by video conference
    Executive Director of Media X at...
  • Zvi Eckstein
    Former Deputy Governor of the Bank...
  • Yanki Margalit
    Social Entrepreneur, Inventor, Ex...
  • Haick Hossam
    Professor in Chemical Engineering...
  • Dan Friedman
    Sidekick - Business Development...
  • David Gurwitz
    Director, Laboratory for Israeli...
  • Hagit Messer-Yaron - Panel Chair
    President, Open University in Israel
  • Imrich Chlamtac
    President, European Alliance for...
  • Gui Vanhecke
    Lt General Avi (ret), Past Air...
  • Uri Goldberg
    Managing partner of U-associates, a...
  • Christin Pfeiffer - by video conference
    Secretary General at INSME –...
  • Harry Yuklea
    Assistant Professor, Bronica Center...
  • Giora Shaked
    CEO of RDC – Rafael Development...
  • Yifat Oron
    Managing Partner, Vertex Venture...
  • Miriam Erez
    Professor of Management and...
  • Mickey Steiner - Panel Chair
    Managing Director, SAP Labs Israel
  • Yaakov Litzman
    Deputy Minister of Health
  • Guy Bendov
    CEO at Side-kick Games
  • Daniel M. Yellin
    IBM Distinguished Engineer Director...
  • Yoav Izhar-Prato
    Co-founder, CEO, and chairman of...
  • Eitan Yudilevich
    Executive Director, BIRD Foundation.
  • Israel Borovich
    Dean, School of Managment and...
  • Ilanit Kabessa Cohen
    Group Innovation & Business...
  • Avner Algom
    CEO, IGT
  • Eli Opper - Panel Chair
    Strategic Advisor, Former Chief...
  • Shlomi Dolev
    Dean of the Faculty of Natural...
  • Marcel Shaton
    General Manager, ISERD – The Israel...
  • Gabriel Tal
    Director, IBM ISV & Developer...
  • Scott Kirkpatrick
    Professor, Computer Science Hebrew...
  • Eyal Niv
    Managing Director, Giza Venture...
  • Vladimir Soroka - Panel Chair
    Leader, Global Technology Unit at...
  • Moshe Levin
    Managing General Partner, DFJ...
  • Oded Sharon
    CEO, Adventure Mob
  • Yaron Leifenberg
    Founder, Company: Funtactix
  • Yossi Vardi
    High tech enterpreneur
  • Eliezer Dekel
    STSM, Chief Architect, Distributed...
  • Oded Shmueli
    Executive VP for Research, Technion...
  • Zvi Meiri
    Professor and Head at the newly...
  • Yochai Rozenblat
    President, NICE Americas
  • Hanan Lechtman
    CEO of Bitzuim Memukadim Ltd.
  • Gilad Golan
    CEO and Owner of Gilad Technologies
  • Jonathan Friedmann, Ph.D
  • Eddy Shalev, Panel Chair
    Founder & Managing Partner,...
  • Dov Moran
    Founder and CEO, Comigo
  • Gady Golan
    President of the Holon Inst. of...
  • Oren Zuckerman
    miLAB Founder and Co-Director
  • Gilead Fortuna
    Senior Research Fellow Head of the...
  • Ran Giladi
    Professor at Ben Gurion University...
  • Alan Hartman
    Senior Researcher, IBM Haifa...



Alec Ross,
Senior Advisor for Innovation Office of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton




Yossi Vardi,
High Tech entrepreneur , awarded with the EAI Innovation Leadership Medal

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