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

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



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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