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Watertheisraeliexperience 123853013787-phpapp01 (1) Watertheisraeliexperience 123853013787-phpapp01 (1) Presentation Transcript

  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center1 Water The Israeli Experience The National Water Program
  • Country ID Maps: Wikipedia Main Cities: Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Be’er Sheva GDP: $161.8 Billion (2007) Population: ~ 7.0 millions Area: 22,000 sqkm
  • Main Economic Indicators 21,00019,90018,70018,000GDP/Capita (Current Prices) 70.6530,46429,04427,289GDP/Capita (based on purchasing power parity) 70.6562.657.952.8Exports (goods & services, B$) 73.761.757.552.3Imports ($ billion) 3.4-0.12.41.2Inflation (CPI, %) 7.58.4910.4Unemployment (%) 5.35.25.35.2GDP Growth Rate (%) 161.8 2007 142131.2123.6GDP (current prices, B$) 200620052004 Sources: Bank of Israel, Ministry of Finance, International Monetary Fund
  • Israel’s Competitive Edge – IMD World Report 2007 Country Rank BUSINESS EXPENDITURE ON R&D TOTAL EXPENDITURE ON R&D AS A PRECENTAGE OF GDP AVAILABILITY OF QUALIFIED ENGINEERS VENTURE CAPITAL AVAILABILITY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SKILLS 2nd Sweden Sweden Singapore Israel Israel 3rd Finland Finland India Denmark Korea 4th Japan Japan Iceland Source: IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook - 2007 1st Israel Israel Israel U.S.A Iceland FLEXABILITY & ADAPTABILITY OF THE WORKFORCE Ireland Israel Singapore Iceland HIGHER EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENTS Hong Kong Canada Japan Singapore Israel Netherlands Israel Ranks 21 Out of 125 Countries
  • Israel’s Competitive Edge – WEF Report 2006-2007 Source: WEF – The Global Competitiveness Report 2006 – 2007 “Israel does spectacularly well on those indicators that capture technology innovation, education, human capital and this accounts for the very rapid movement of the Israeli Economy .” (Augusto Lopez-Claros, Chief Economist, World Economic Forum, December 2006) Country Rank AVAILABILITY OF SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS VENTURE CAPITAL AVAILABILITY JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE TECHNOLOGICAL READINESS QUALITY OF RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS 2nd Japan Israel Netherlands Singapore U.S.A 3rd Finland Netherlands Israel Israel U.K 4th India Finland New Zealand Iceland Israel 1st Israel U.S.A Germany Sweden Switzerland Israel Ranks 17 Out of 125 Countries
  • Foreign Companies Invested in Israel - Some Examples US • Microsoft • Epix • AOL Time Warner • Intel • IBM • Perrigo • Cisco Systems • GE Healthcare • Lucent • 3Com • Hewlett Packard • Stryker • Motorola • Sun Microsystems • Johnson & Johnson • Dentsply • Kodak Europe • British Telecom • SAP • Philips Medical • Alcatel • Siemens • Cable & Wireless • Deutsche Telekom • Telecom Italia • Generali • Nestle • L’Oreal • Danone • Unilever • Vilmorin • Veolia • Ferring • MERCK Serono Asia • Sony • Toyo Ink • Fuji • Honda • Sumitomo Trading • Nomura • Samsung Electronics • Daewoo • LG Group • Hyundai • Acer Computers • Macronix • Winbond • Hutchison Telecomm • Scigen • Jain Irrigation • Sun Pharmaceutical
  • Israel Hi-Tech Cluster Global Hi-tech Companies Availability of Technical People & Management Expertise Existing Technology Infrastructure Experienced 2nd time entrepreneurs University Computer Science Students Foreign Technology Firms Incubators Defense Corporate R&D Leading Academic Institutions & Research Corporate Spin- Offs Seasoned VC Community Government Support Entrepreneurial Culture Immigration Source: IVA “Soft” Infrastructure “Solid” Infrastructure
  • NASDAQ Non US listed companies- Selected countries 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 Israel C anada C aym an Islands B erm uda U nited K ingdom A ustralia H ong K ongJapan N etherlands M arshallIslands France Singapore Source: NASDAQ (2007) Analysis Invest in Israel
  • 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
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center10 Water Market – Over View
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center11 The Ice Is MeltingThe Ice Is Melting 1979 2004 National Geographic, 2004 Greenland North Pole Canada Canada Russia Alaska ( USA) Russia Alaska ( USA) North Pole Greenland
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center12 Over half the world’s population will face severe water shortage in the next 50 years “The one who solves problems of water should be award 2 Noble prizes: One for Science Second for Peace” J.F. Kennedy
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center13 A Significant and Growing Market Global water intelligence,GE,Source: SAM 66--77%% 1010--1212%% Med growth rate segments (utility, basic infrastructure) High growth rates segments (desalination, membrane, security) 2008:-Expected growth rates 2004 77--88%% $600-800B $500-600B $400-450B $300B Electric Power (E) Semi conductor $400B Cellular WaterIT $600-650B sizes comparison:’Global markets Telecom Equipment Pharma $200-250B Biotech $40B
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center14 Israeli experience
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center15 Successful track record in Innovative solutions Successful track record in Innovative solutions Source: Mr. Assaf Barnea, London 2006
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center16 16 National Water Carrier Mekorot’s Water Supply System 1964 2007
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center17 Culture of Water saving society awareness, education, mind set Accumulated experience water shortage management, integration of water sources, research Established local industry $1.1B export New water technology companies 70 start up companies, emphasis on water treatment Entrepreneurial nature Capital recruitment platform, reputation, knowledge and experience Israel Water Industry – Noted Strengths
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center18 Water Saving Society
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center19 Israeli Water Technology Highlights The largest desalination plant in the world, located in Ashkelon. Produces a cubic meter of water for about 60 cents. With 75% of the country’s water reused, Israel is the world leader in its percentage of recycled water. (The second largest water recycler is Spain at 12%) Israel’s revolutionary drip and low pressure irrigation systems helped achieve the highest rate of water efficiency in agriculture in the world, at 70-80%
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center20 Israel: Already a Fertile Source of Innovative Water Technologies Unique PositionUnique PositionUnique Position Global Leadership Water management water reuse DesalinationDesalination Irrigation
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center21 Governmental 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…. Background – The Government Decision
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center22 Increasing R&D Activities Encouraging Innovation Strengthening Human Capital Penetrating World Market Key Elements of the program
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center23 Advanced Irrigation Solutions Market Overview: Israeli companies lead the global market with $900m in sales, 40% of total international commerce Market has high-growth levels (10% US -60% China) More than 80% of Israel's irrigation production is exported Israeli Irrigation Control: Irrigation control systems: home and municipal gardening and agricultural purposes Advanced computerization of irrigation systems and sensors
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center24 Water Treatment Israeli Water Treatment Market: 27% of Israeli water start-up companies are in the field of water purification and improvement Israeli Specialties in Water Treatment: ultra-violet light bulbs electro-magnetic sensors laser based analyzers UV light combined with bioluminescent bacteria Filters and membranes Spotlight – Desalination: The largest seawater reverse osmosis desalination center in the world at the lowest cost in the world
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center25 Flow Control Israeli Flow Control Market: In 2006, valves and meters accounted for 27% ($243 million) of the total water industry exports, while filters and pipes accounted for 12% of exports ($108 million) Israeli Specialties in Water Treatment: Control Valves Air Valves Check Valves Water meters Tailor-made valves that optimize pressure management Fluid control technology Corrosion-resistant material Light-weight valves
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center26 IDE desalination plant in Ashkelon
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center27 2007 Highlights
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center28 First Fruits Growth of 28% in water technology exports in 2007 R&D Privatization of the “Kinarot” incubator Water activities in Ashkelon & Sde Boker incubators "Katamon”- cooperation program between Academia and Industry Confirmation of “Magnet” program Investments & Strategic Relations Technology Giants: Siemens, GE, ABB, Dow Chemicals, Jain Irrigation Systems Formation of V.C. for Water Technologies: 10 funds – $250 Million
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center29 First Fruits International Cooperation Setting cooperation framework with the Ministry of Water in China Water Authorities: Beijing, Madrid, Melbourne, Sao Paulo & Buenos Aires Standardization Authorities: India, China and Taiwan WATEC 2007 - 2000 foreign visitors, 90 delegations from all over the world, 23 ministers and VIP’s. Agreement with the Water Commissionership of Mexico
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center30 First Fruits: International Recognition Figaro (France): “Israel is the Silicon Valley of Water Technology” The Independent (S. Africa): "Israel is a world-leader in Water Desalination” H20 (Holland): “Israel – Silicon Valley of Water Technology"
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center31 First Fruits: International Recognition Nacion (Costa Rica): “Israel is a world-leader in Water Technology” CNBC : " Israel is a source for innovation in Water Technologies”
  • STATE OF ISRAEL Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion Center32 www.israelnewtech.gov.il oded.distel@moital.gov.il moria.porat@moital.gov.il PHONE: +972-2-6662632 FAX: +972-2-6662638