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

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



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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