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

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



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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