Last year, I joined a group of fellow Texans and Israelis in Austin for the Texas-Israel Chamber’s first ever Cleanovation conference.
We’re now doing another event on September 14 in Houston. Details are below and at this link.
Information on the September 14, 2011 event follows below. Join us on Plancast too!
Dr. Eli Offer, Israel’s Chief Scientist Who I Interviewed at Last Year’s Cleanovation Conference. Other related video interviews I did may be viewed here.
Israel and Texas Working Together for Cleantech
A special conference featuring the best Israeli, Texan and Global cleantech, energy and water companies. Designed for building business opportunities, access to innovation and helping companies gain a competitive edge.
Cleanovation has emerged as one of the most important clean technology events (including energy efficiency, water, smart-grid and more) for decision makers and thought leaders from around the globe. The Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Government of Israel’s Economic Mission to the Southern Region will host Cleanovation in Houston on Sep 14, 2011.
More than 300 participants are anticipated to attend, along with leaders from Fortune 100, select emerging growth companies and the public sector with many having headquarters in Texas or Israel. Early registration discounts conclude on May 1, 2011. Last year’s success may be viewed at: www.texasisrael-cleantech.org
Early committed attendees: GE Energy, Nokia Siemens Networks, Waste Management, Shell GameChanger, Silicon Valley Bank, IDE, Miya Water, Israel Cleantech Ventures, Elbit Systems, Texas Institute, and more…
One-on-one meetings to build and fund your business
Presentations by featured Israeli & US companies
More than 300 industry professionals expected
New industry technology
Break-out sessions and private meetings will be arranged
Due to Israel’s scarce natural resources, it is leading the world in water and alternative energy innovations.
Israel is the Silicon Valley of water. Relative to its small size, Israel has devoted more resources to the development of wastewater treatment and reclamation than any other country in the world.
Home grown Israeli VC community. Israel has a vibrant local VC community which includes Israel Cleantech Ventures, AquaAgro and Terra Ventures – three firms dedicated to investing in Israel’s cleantech sector.
The sun shines brightly over Israel. The solar radiation Israel receives is a driver of solar thermal companies.
Leveragability of tech expertise to cleantech. Israel’s tech sector has flourished through the creation of core technology competencies that are world leading.
The Bird Energy Fund,a joint U.S & Israeli government fund targeted to fund R&D partnerships between Israeli and U.S companies has been making grants on a regular basis. The Texas-Israel Chamber can help you find the right partner.
Israeli & US Venture Capital Firms firms have already committed to participate in this event representing over $1B in investment potential.
Speaking Slots & Sponsorships Available
To reserve a speaking slot and/or sponsor Cleanovation 2011, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-576-9692.