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

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



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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