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Boston Israel Cleantech Alliance: Next Event, Online Resources

From: Jonathan S.
Sent on: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 3:54 PM
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

Please note that you can find a number of resources at our web site, including cleantech news, links, a cluster map, and job postings.

To facilitate networking, I encourage you to complete your online profile at

Thank you! I look forward to seeing you on February 10th!


Jonathan Shapira
Boston Israel Cleantech Alliance
[address removed]

Solar Energy Startups: the Israeli Perspective

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

Tech transfer

* 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

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