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

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



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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