Dear Boston Israel Cleantech Alliance member:
This is a reminder that our next event, featuring Dr. Ory Zik, Co-Founder and CEO of HelioFocus, will take place at Harvard Business School on February 10th at 6pm. A serial entrepreneur, Dr. Zik will discuss "Solar Energy Startups: the Israeli Perspective".
You can find more information and register for this event at http://www.meetup.com/boston-israel/calendar/9384939/
Please note that you can find a number of resources at our web site, including cleantech news, links, a cluster map, and job postings. http://www.boston-israel.org/
To facilitate networking, I encourage you to complete your online profile at http://www.meetup.com/boston-israel/profile/
Thank you! I look forward to seeing you on February 10th!
Boston Israel Cleantech Alliance
Solar Energy Startups: the Israeli PerspectiveDetails
Date: Tuesday, February 10 (6:00PM)
Location: Harvard Business School, Aldrich 207
Dr. Ory Zik is the Co-founder and CEO of HelioFocus, an Israel-based startup developing and commercializing modular highly-efficient solar thermal solutions. In January 2008, HelioFocus received its first round of investment from IC Green Energy. Its technology is the result of 2 decades of research at the Weizmann Institute of Science and is exclusively licensed to HelioFocus.
Dr. Zik will discuss:
The challenge of building a solar startup
* commodity markets and cost reduction
* the dilemma of selling to utilities
* from academic paper to commercialization
* compare and contrast life sciences and cleantech
Israel's solar legacy
Israel's entrepreneurial and tech capabilities applied to cleantech
Please register at http://www.meetup.com/boston-israel/calendar/9384939/