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

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



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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