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Getting funded and working with innovation units in Israeli Utilities

  • Aug 2, 2011 · 9:00 AM
  • Krypton

We are proud to host innovation representatives from two of Israel's largest utilities for an interesting conversation about Innovation and the Israeli utilities.

Amikam Levanon, Special Adviser to KaRaT Innovation Center of Israel Electric Company supporting innovation in the energy sector and Yossi Yacobi, Head of WATECH, the innovation arm of Mekorot, Israel's national water company for a mutual discussion about " Getting funded and working with innovation in the Israeli Utilities - do's and dont's from leaders of Innovation "

As usual, in order to keep the intimitate atmosphere, we have limited the amount of guests, if you are planning to attend, make sure you RSVP and secure your seat.

The event will take place in Krypton in the Kfar Hayarok.

The event is sponsored by the Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program (more details below)

8:45-9:30 - Gathering and Networking (Coffee and snacks will be served)
9:30-10:30 - Yossi Yacobi and Amikam Levanon - "Getting funded and working with innovation in the Israeli Utilities - do's and dont's from leaders of Innovation"
10:30-11:30 - Networking


Karat - founded by the Israeli Electric Compnay (IEC) is the framework of investment and support services to develop, advance, and commercialize innovative ideas in energy-related fields.
Selected proposals are nurtured to become early stage business ventures which operate within the KARAT framework. They receive financial support, access to IEC's large pool of experts, access to a live electric network for validation and testing, business development services, access to global strategic partners and other required assistance in order to achieve commercial success.
The list of innovative companies approved and operating within KARAT includes promising startups such as Panoramic Power, InnoSave, Metrycom, Burning Solar Ltd., Even-Or Technologies, PVnanoCell and Powercom.

About Watech

WaTech™ - Entrepreneurship & Partnership Center for Water TechnologiesWaTech™ - the Entrepreneurship & Partnership Center for Water Technologies is a program which supports new innovative water technologies solutions which are relevant to the daily operation of the company. WaTech™ offers early-stage entrepreneurs beta-site and commercial platforms, technology analysis and support, access to global markets, and assistance with strategic partners and capital. WaTech™ also offers more mature water technology vendors the opportunity to enter into commercial arrangements and joint projects with Mekorot. The Deal Flow received in Mekorot from various Cleantech entrepreneurs is screened by the professional teams in the various fields, for “Go/ No Go” decision, mostly regarding a Beta site test in Mekorot facilities.

About AutoDesk

The unique Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program supports the efforts, innovations, and environmental advancements of clean technology pioneers, by providing world-class software to design, visualize, and simulate their groundbreaking ideas through the creation of digital models and prototypes. The program offers participants software licenses valued at up to €120,000 for just €50. With digital prototypes, clean tech innovators can explore and communicate ideas, test multiple concepts, and accelerate improvements, while supporting the reduction of potentially costly errors. Used by millions of engineers, architects, and design professionals worldwide, Autodesk® software helps empower Clean Tech Partners to create a better, more sustainable world.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    The Presentations were clear & straight to the point, I am looking forward to the next event.

    August 13, 2011

  • Dr Sue Lifshitz, patent a.

    I thought that the meeting was excellent!
    It is encouraging to see that the Utility companies, the Israel Patent Authority and the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor and all making steps to improve the viability of cleantech companies.
    Dr. Susan E. Lifshitz, Patent Attorney

    I. P. Israel Patents Ltd.

    Mail: PO Box 45376 Jerusalem, Israel 91451
    Tel.: 972-[masked], Fax: 972-[masked], Cell: 972-[masked]
    email: [masked]

    skype: shmoozy1

    Office: Beck Science Center, Hartoum 8, Har Hahozvim, Jerusalem 91450 IL

    August 4, 2011

  • Gilad H.

    Very warm and friendly

    August 3, 2011

  • Yaron P.

    Good and relevant presentations and a good crowd for networking.

    August 3, 2011

  • shelly w.

    Good speakers and topic. Worthwhille.

    August 3, 2011

  • mordell k.

    Good presentations, well organised event.

    August 3, 2011

  • Robert B.

    Excellent meeting with 3 mighty interesting presentations. Kudos for having had the presentations in English: we are after all an exporting nation, and, whether we all like it or not, English is the global business language. Great venue

    August 3, 2011

  • Michael S.

    Somebody is coming to the meeting from Jerusalem - I am looking for tremp?
    Michael Sandigursky,
    Environmental Consultant,
    P.O.Box 46 , Noqedim, 90916, ISRAEL.Telefax[masked], mobile[masked],
    E-mail: [masked], [masked]
    Skype: ecology_israel

    July 24, 2011

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