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

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



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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