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

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



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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