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  • 1. National Water and Energy Programs The Israeli Experience STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center
  • 2. Country ID Area: 22,000 sqkm Population: ~ 7.4 millions GDP: $199.0 Billion (2008) Main Cities: Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Be’er Sheva Maps: Wikipedia
  • 3. Israeli Breakthroughs – Selected Examples  “Netafim” was the first to introduce low volume irrigation – impacting irrigation practices around the world  Given Imaging – First ingestible video camera used to view the small intestine and diagnose disorders  Intel’s Centrino and Pentium 4 microprocessors  M System’s Disk on Key and Disk on Chip flash memory  GE Healthcare’s portable cardiac ultrasound system  The Phillips Brilliance CT Scanner  IP Telephony invented by founders of Vocal Tec  AOL Instant Messenger ICQ  Zip compression technology
  • 4. Israel’s Competitive Edge – IMD World Report 2008 Country Rank  1st 2nd 3rd 4th BUSINESS EXPENDITURE ON R&D Israel Sweden Japan Korea TOTAL EXPENDITURE ON R&D AS A PRECENTAGE OF GDP Israel Sweden Finland Japan AVAILABILITY OF QUALIFIED ENGINEERS Singapore Israel Chile Taiwan KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER BETTERN INDUSTRY AND ACADEMIA Singapore Israel Switzerland U.S.A U.S.A Hong Kong Israel Singapore INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SKILLS Sweden Singapore Israel U.S.A RESILIENCE OF THE ECONOMY Australia Denmark Switzerland Israel VENTURE CAPITAL AVAILABILITY Israel Ranks 20th in Global Competitiveness Source: IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook - 2008
  • 5. Israel’s Cultural Ecosystem Dynamic Culture Informal yet Efficient Society Power of Distance Strong connection between government, private sector, and academia STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center
  • 6. Main problem: Lack of Water And Energy STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center
  • 7. Israel - Government Perspective “Solar energy is the largest and most impressive source of energy in our world” David Ben Gurion 1955 STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center
  • 8. Key Elements For The Water Community 5 Elements :  Clear Legal Framework  Integrated Water Management  Water economy  Water Saving Society  Technology STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center
  • 9. Energy Innovation Solar water heaters National lab setup 15 lost years for solar thermal Luz II Luz I STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center
  • 10. Fields of Expertise Water Security Solar Water Management Wind Water Reuse Water Energy Biofuels Desalination Energy Efficiency Irrigation Unique Position STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center
  • 11. Israel NEWTech STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center
  • 12. The Government Decision Government Decision number 157 on 18.06.2006 Development of water technology in Israel Israel's position as a global leader for water solutions in the water market industry depends on the recognition of the latent potential that water technology could have on the Israeli economy; and on the importance and centrality that government and private companies have in this market, in Israel and in the exporting industry. It is equally important to examine the methods and the means that different governmental offices can use to support the development of water technology, from the R&D stage to the manufacturing and exporting stages…. Government decision for extension of the program till 2011, 28/7/08 STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center
  • 13. Key Elements of the program Strengthening Human Increasing Encouraging Penetrating R&D Innovation World Capital Activities Market STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center
  • 14. WATEC 2009 STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center

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