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

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



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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