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

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



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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