• Britain + Israel: Partnering to deliver water innovation globally

    Britain + Israel: Partnering to deliver water innovation globally CleanIsrael in partnership with the UK Israel Tech Hub are proud to host this event featuring presentations by senior water industry executives from Arup, a global firm of 11,000+ professionals delivering innovative built environment projects across industry. Their 800+ water team works across all areas of the water cycle, designing and delivering water engineering and management projects at local, national and international levels. The event will be preceded with a closed roundtable for executives from the water industry. For an invitation, please reach out to Yoni Dolgin ([masked]) or Gabby Czertok ([masked]). Agenda: 9:00 - 9:45am Registration & Networking 9:45 - 10:30am Presentations and Q&A 10:30-11:30am Networking Presenters: Mark Fletcher, Global Water Leader, Arup – Mark is responsible for all water and flood risk related business activity across Arup and has advised at a regional, national and trans-national level. He is also AMP5 Framework Director for Yorkshire Water engaged in delivery of their AMP5 capital programme. Mark holds leadership positions across major British water industry forums, government agencies, and research councils. His international experience includes sustainable water management, reservoir and flood management in Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Uzbekistan, Botswana, South Africa, Poland and the Ukraine. Martin Shouler, Associate Director, Arup - Martin has extensive experience in a wide range of public health services including water supply, sanitation, sewerage, water conservation and efficiency, water quality, water treatment, wastewater engineering, and infrastructure services. In addition, he serves as an advisor to the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the sustainable use of water, directing priorities and research needs. Directors from Arup’s global water business are being hosted by the UK Israel Tech Hub, a team based at the British Embassy in Israel, driving economic growth in both countries by helping British companies partner with the best of Israeli innovation. In this Meetup you will learn about global water projects Arup is engaged in, and join an open discussion about how Israeli technologies can partner with Arup to deploy globally.

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  • Britain + Israel: Partnering to deliver water innovation - Closed roundtable

    Britain + Israel: Partnering to deliver water innovation globally -Closed roundtable Join this intimate session with 5 directors from Arup’s global water team, who are visiting Israel in pursuit of partnerships with local water-tech companies. Learn about global water projects Arup is engaged in, and for an open discussion about how Israeli technologies can partner with Arup to deploy globally. This breakfast is invite-only for a select group of Israeli water tech executives. The breakfast will be followed by the CleanIsrael Meetup event (details below) CleanIsrael in partnership with the UK Israel Tech Hub are proud to host this event featuring presentations by senior water industry executives from Arup, a global firm of 11,000+ professionals delivering innovative built environment projects across industry. Their 800+ water team works across all areas of the water cycle, designing and delivering water engineering and management projects at local, national and international levels. The event will be preceded with a closed roundtable for executives from the water industry. For an invitation, please reach out to Yoni Dolgin ([masked]) or Gabby Czertok ([masked]). Agenda: 9:00 - 9:45am Registration & Networking 9:45 - 10:30am Presentations and Q&A 10:30-11:30am Networking Presenters: Mark Fletcher, Global Water Leader, Arup – Mark is responsible for all water and flood risk related business activity across Arup and has advised at a regional, national and trans-national level. He is also AMP5 Framework Director for Yorkshire Water engaged in delivery of their AMP5 capital programme. Mark holds leadership positions across major British water industry forums, government agencies, and research councils. His international experience includes sustainable water management, reservoir and flood management in Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Uzbekistan, Botswana, South Africa, Poland and the Ukraine. Martin Shouler, Associate Director, Arup - Martin has extensive experience in a wide range of public health services including water supply, sanitation, sewerage, water conservation and efficiency, water quality, water treatment, wastewater engineering, and infrastructure services. In addition, he serves as an advisor to the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the sustainable use of water, directing priorities and research needs. Directors from Arup’s global water business are being hosted by the UK Israel Tech Hub, a team based at the British Embassy in Israel, driving economic growth in both countries by helping British companies partner with the best of Israeli innovation. In this Meetup you will learn about global water projects Arup is engaged in, and join an open discussion about how Israeli technologies can partner with Arup to deploy globally.

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  • Going Global with Water Innovation - Meeting with U.S. Water Industry Executives

    CleanIsrael is proud to host this event featuring presentations by investors and senior water industry executives participating in the Massachusetts Water Innovation Mission to Israel. This is an invitation-only event for investors and water industry executives. Agenda: 8:00-8:45am Networking & Intros 8:45-10:00am Presentations and Q&A 10:00-11:00am Announcements & Networking Presenters: Liberation Capital - Earl Jones - Partner Xylem - Chris McIntire - Senior VP, President - Analytics CDM Smith - Pete Tunnicliffe - Senior Vice President In addition to the presenters listed above, participants will have an opportunity to network with senior executives from the following companies and organizations: Investors: Flagship Ventures, Liberation Capital, North Bridge Venture Partners, Oxford Bioscience Partners, Sixpoint Partners Companies: CDM Smith, Diversey, Energy Points, FloDesign Sonics, Nano Terra, Oasys Water, Resolute Marine Energy, Xylem Government Officials: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy & Environment, Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment, Massachusetts State House, Massachusetts State Senate Universities: Boston University, MIT, Tufts University, UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Presenter Bios: Liberation Capital / Earl Jones: Liberation Capital is a global private equity fund specializing in project finance for small renewable energy, water and waste water projects. Our investment model centers on strategic partnerships with CleanTech technology firms and project developers with multi-project/multi-year investment horizons. Liberation's investments include a $6.25 million investment (http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120516006637/en/Liberation-Capital-Leads-6.25M-Equity-Investment-Desalitech) in Israel-based Desalitech, Ltd., which was announced in May 2012. Earl Jones (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/earl-jones/0/691/496) is a member of Liberation Capital and was formerly a Senior Executive at GE, serving in a variety of leadership roles. Earl was the Global Commercial Leader for GE Water & Process Technologies, responsible for Sales, Partnerships, Risk, and Project Development. Additional information can be found at: http://liberationcapital.com Xylem / Chris McIntire: Xylem (NYSE: XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial settings. The Company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market- leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is had 2010 annual revenues of $3.2 billion and 12,000 employees worldwide. Chris McIntire (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chris-mcintire/12/668/879) is President of Xylem’s Analytics value center, whose market-leading brands–including YSI, WTW, SI Analytics, OI Analytical, Aanderaa Data Instruments, Global Water Instrumentation, ebro and Bellingham & Stanley–deliver precise measurement for water and wastewater, environmental, medical, industrial, and food and beverage applications. He held the same position at ITT, which he joined in March 2010 with the acquisition of Nova Analytics. Additional information can be found at: http://www.xylemanalytics.com/ CDM Smith / Pete Tunnicliffe: CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, CDM Smith has 5,000 employees working from offices worldwide. Mr. Tunnicliffe (http://cdmsmith.com/en-US/Insights/Interviews/Meet-Pete-Tunnicliffe.aspx) is a senior vice president and a member of the CDM Smith Office of the Chairman. He is a registered professional engineer, attorney and international risk manager. Mr. Tunnicliffe currently is responsible for the CDM Smith Project Development Group, focusing on major design/build and P3 opportunities. One of CDM Smith’s foremost experts in design/build and water facilities project delivery, Mr. Tunnicliffe has more than 36 years of experience with CDM Smith managing design, design/build and construction of water treatment and infrastructure projects. Additional information can be found at: http://cdmsmith.com Thank you to our sponsor, Autodesk. Autodesk, Inc. is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, the 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 groundbreaking ideas. Clean tech companies in North America, Europe, Israel, Japan, and Singapore who can benefit from Autodesk solutions for Digital Prototyping are invited to apply to the Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program, which provides up to €120,000 worth of software. Autodesk is interested in helping young companies grow their technology and wants to have a positive impact on the world around us, and we are doing that by making our technology available for early stage companies.

  • April Event - "Israeli innovation in Agtech"

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    Agenda: 9:00 - 9:40 : Breakfast and networking 9:40 - 10:00 : Global Agtech markets and upcoming trends : Entrepreneurs, Corporates and Investors – Matan Friedman, Venture Associate, Israel Cleantech Ventures 10:00 - 10:40: Israeli Agtech innovation panel– leading examples - Ohad Zuckerman - Co-founder & CEO of UniVerve Biofuel. Former President & CEO at Zeraim Gedera Ltd. · Dr. Rafael Meissner - General Manager of Rootility. Former co-founder of Evogene (TASE:EVGN) and breeder and regional seed production manager at Hazera Genetics. · Guy Sela – Founder and CEO, Smart! Fertilizer Management 10:40 - 11:30: Networking CleanIsrael thanks Autodesk , the sponsor of this meetup. 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. * Value based on up to five commercial licenses of each application.

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  • Getting funded and working with innovation units in Israeli Utilities

    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 (http://krypton.co.il/home/doc.aspx?mCatID=68336&mCatID2=0) in the Kfar Hayarok. The event is sponsored by the Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program (more details below) Agenda 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 About KARAT 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. http://www.autodesk.co.uk/cleantech

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  • Carbon Trust - Lessons from commercializing Cleantech technologies

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    Announcing our upcoming event on April 10th. We are excited to host Jason Eis, Senior Strategy Manager at The Carbon Trust, a UK not-for-profit company sponsored by the UK government to help meet the UK’s low carbon economy targets, including through investments and support for commercialize low carbon technologies. In his talk Jason will speak about “Lessons from commercializing Cleantech technologies in the UK and Europe – case studies from the Carbon Trust” The event is co-sponsored by ICV (Israel Cleantech Ventures and the Carbon Trust. In addition, we will be holding a closed roundtable session with Jason for startups developing solutions for efficient energy & water management and control in buildings. if you would like to attend, please send a one-pager about your company to: [masked] About The Carbon Trust The Carbon Trust is a not-for-profit company leading the mission to accelerate the UK’s transition to a low carbon economy by assisting clean tech entrepreneurs via an integrated package of support (grants, advice and networking). It leads industry collaborations aimed at commercializing technologies and invests in early stage low carbon companies. http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/ About The speaker Jason Eis heads Innovation Strategy at the Carbon Trust (London). In this position, Jason sets strategic direction for the Carbon Trust’s cleantech RD&D programs, and its commercialization support for new ventures. Jason also serves as senior advisor to the UK government on its prioritization and structuring of cleantech innovation support. Prior to joining the Carbon Trust Jason served as a senior engagement manager at McKinsey & Co. (Israel, New York and London). Jason holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California (Berkeley) and a B.A. from Yale College.

  • Demand response, California Electric Energy and PG&E

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    Demand response, California Energy and PG&E What: Boaz Ur from PG&E, talking about "PG&E, California Energy and Demand Response" When: Monday, January 3rd,[masked]:00 AM Where: Tel Aviv university "PG&E, California Energy and Demand Response" Boaz Ur, who is managing the Demand Response Program for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) which is one of the largest electric and gas utilities in the united states, will talk about the California energy environment, PG&E and PG&E's demand response program and how Israeli startup companies can work with them. We will be holding a closed roundtable session with Boaz for startups in the energy field. if you would like to attend, please send a one-pager about your company to: [masked] More Details : Boaz Ur, who is managing the Demand Response Program for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) which is one of the largest electric and gas utilities in the united states, will talk about the California energy environment, PG&E and PG&E's demand response program. Among other issues we will focus on the effects of Regulatory changes on companies working with California Utilities and about what PG&E is looking for in Demand response. The event will take place on January 3rd, 2011 at 9:00am at the Tel Aviv University and is co-sponsored by ICV (Israel Cleantech Ventures and the Alfred Akirov Institute for Business & the Environment in TAU. About PG&E (California) Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is one of the largest electric and gas utilities in the united states, serving one of every 20 Americans. California’s energy markets are amongst the advanced in the world with a mandate to source 33% of electric energy from renewable resources by 2020. PG&E is also a leader in implementing energy efficiency standards and has been recognized internationally for its forward looking position on climate change. About The speaker Boaz Ur is currently managing the company's Demand Response Programs, overseeing the development and management of PG&E's Demand Response portfolio. Boaz's responsibilities include Integrating Demand Response with Energy Efficiency solutions and Electric Vehicles and creating a Demand Response strategy/roadmap. Earlier at PG&E, he created a 7 year strategic plan for vehicle purchasing, including alternative fuel and electric vehicle strategy and successfully developed an environmental strategy in the area of vehicle emissions with the California Air Resource Board.

  • Closed roundtable - invitation only - PG&E and Israeli energy startups

    This event is an invite only roundtable inviting Israeli energy startups to have a proffesional discussion regarding energy and demand response with Boaz Ur, Manager of the Demand Response program for PG&E. for an invitation please send a one-pager about your company to [masked]

  • Tata Group from India - Water technologies companies showcase

    Tata Group - Water companies showcase On November 18th, a delegation of high ranking executives (CEO's,CTO's) from TATA Group are visiting Israel in search for innovative technology and we have the honor to host them in our forum, their main interest is in Israeli water technologies and we are planning to showcase 3 Israeli startups in the field of water technologies. The event will take place on Nov. 18th at 17:30 at the Tel Aviv University and is co-sponsored by ICV (http://www.israelcleantech.com/) (Israel Cleantech Ventures and the Alfred Akirov Institute for Business & the Environment in TAU (http:// envbiz.tau.ac.il). About Tata group (India) The Tata group comprises over 90 operating companies in seven business sectors: communications and information technology, engineering, materials, services, energy, consumer products and chemicals. The group has operations in more than 80 countries across six continents, and its companies export products and services to 85 countries. The total revenue of Tata companies, taken together, was $67.4 billion in[masked] , with 57 per cent of this coming from business outside India. Tata companies employ around 395,000 people worldwide. Members of the TATA delegation include: - Mr R Gopalakrishnan -The executive director of Tata Sons - Tata Sons is the promoter of all key Tata companies and holds the bulk of shareholding in these companies. He is also the chairman of Tata AutoComp Systems, Rallis India and Advinus Therapeutics, vice chairman of Tata Chemicals, and a director of Tata Power and Tata Technologies. - Mr Manish Sharma - The managing director of the Jamshedpur Utilities & Services Company – JUSCO. JUSCO is India’s first comprehensive urban infrastructure company in the private sector, invovled in the in the supply of water to both industrial and domestic customer and was India's first Private Power Utilities Company to manage operation and distribution for the entire city since 1923 JUSCO is currently executing many landmark projects across the country and is part of the TATA Group.

  • The Transition from High-Tech and the Military to Israel's Cleantech Sector

    The Israeli military is renowned for its contribution to the Israeli hi-tech industry and the country's entrepreneurial spirit. The transition of military veterans and serial high-tech entrepreneurs to the cleantech sector is an emerging trend impacting cleantech in Israel. In this event we host a panel of hi-tech professionals and military veterans who will discuss their experience in the cleantech sector. Presenters will include: - Yom Tov Samia, Director of IC Green Energy (http://www.israelcorp.com/Holdings/Energy/ICGreenEnergy.aspx). IC Green Energy is Israel Corp.'s vehicle for investing in the high growth alternative energy market, in particular, companies engaged in sourcing renewable energy sources such as solar energy and biofuels. Mr. Samia was commander of the Israel Defense Forces' Southern Command from January 2001 to December 2003, ending 29 years of military service as a Major General. - Gonen Fink, Co-Founder and CEO of Pythagoras Solar (http://www.pythagoras-solar.com/). Before founding Pythagoras Solar, Mr. Fink was at Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ: CHKP) for twelve years as Vice President of Products and Solutions & Strategy. - Elad Frenkel, CEO of Aqwise (http://www.aqwise.com/), an advanced wastewater treatment solutions company based in Herzeliya. Mr. Frenkel was formerly Director of Business Development at Elron (NASDAQ: ELRN), the technological investments arm of IDB, where he led the group's penetration into cleantech investments. Mr. Frenkel is a veteran of Unit 8200 and serves in the Board of Directors of the 8200 Alumni Association. - Avner Cohen, CEO and Co-founder of Greenlet Technologies (http://www.greenlettechnologies.com/). Greenlet Technologies is an energy control solutions start-up based in Tel Aviv and New York City. Prior to founding Greenlet, Mr. Cohen worked for 16 years at hi-tech companies such as Chromatis Networks and RAD Data Communications. This event is sponsored by: Israel Cleantech Ventures (http://www.israelclea... (http://www.israelcleantech.com/)) Directions to Krypton are available online at http://www.krypton.co... (http://www.krypton.co.il/uploads/map-en.pdf)

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