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

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



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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