Over the past 3 months KORIL-RDF has rushed to accomplish new challenges. In May, we organized 13 members of
Korean delegation to participate in 2011 BioMed Conference. In June, the Board of Directors meeting was held in Tel
Aviv and we celebrated our 10th anniversary in the Diaspora Museum at Tel Aviv Univ. At the same date, Global Tech
Korea Israel office organized a seminar in Dan Panorama hotel, Tel Aviv. In July, KORIL-RDF Seoul office signed the
cooperation agreement with 3 universities, 3 industrial support organizations and 1 research institutes in Korea and held
the promotion seminars. KORIL-RDF will constantly endeavor to enhance the industrial cooperation between Israel and
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The 20th Board of Director's meeting was successfully held in Tel Aviv, Israel in 21st June, 2011. The directors approved 6 proposals (5 full-scale proposals and 1 feasibility study) with an approximate total project funding of about USD 4.2 mil. As of this BOD meeting, the professional evaluators for each proposal are presenting their evaluation opinions directly to the board members. This new system is intended to enhance the quality of information and improve the decision-making process.
KORIL-RDF celebrated its 10th anniversary in the Diaspora Museum,
Tel Aviv on 21st June, 2011. KORIL-RDF was established in May 2001 following the bilateral agreement (the treaty) between the Israeli and Korean Governments. Over 100 guests including KORIL member company representatives, government officials, and friends from both countries gathered to acknowledge the success of the Foundation.
KORIL-RDF has launched a new promotion program called the "C&P(Connect & Promotion) Plan". Its purpose is to broaden the network and promote the KORIL collaboration funding program. Cooperation agreements have been signed with :
Universities - Kwangwoon Univ., Jeonju Univ., Gyungnam National Univ. of Science and Technology
Industrial Support Organizations - Daegu Digital Industry Promotion Agency, Gangwon Technopark, Korea Industrial Technology Association(KOITA)
Research Institute - Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER)
A delegation of Korean biotechnology companies including 13 representatives from 8 companies participated in the 10th ILSI-BioMed Conference. The program was co-organized by KORIL-RDF, GT Korea Israel office and the Embassy of Israel, Korea. The visiting companies had a total of 29 B2B meetings during the event. In addition, the Korean delegation had opportunities to learn about the Israeli Bio industry closely while visiting Dexcel Pharma, Macabbi Healthcare Center, BioRap Technologies in Rappaport Institute of Technion Univ.
Global Tech Korea, Israel office organized a seminar in Tel Aviv in 20th June 2011. The title of the seminar was "How to combine Israeli creative technology with Korean commercilazation experience" and around 30 people participated to discuss for better collaboration of two countries. In addition to the seminar, Korean regional biotechnology cluster orgarnization, Gangwon Technopark(www.gwtp.or.kr) and Israeli biotechnology cluster in Negev area, BioNegev(http://bionegev.org) signed a MoU for bilateral cooperation.
Innovative Technology Show 2011
Korean Small and Medium Business Administration (SMBA) will hold "Innovative Technology Show 2011" in COEX, Seoul from 31st August to 2nd September. Over 100 Korean innovative SMEs will exhibit their products and technologies in the field of ICT, Mechanics, Cleantech, and Biotech. In addition to the exhibition, various events such as forums, B2B meetings, award ceremony, music concert will be held.
The 15th CleanTech Israel Summit & Exhibition was held on 5 & 6 July 2011 in Tel Aviv. The exhibition features Renewable Energy and Water Technologies, Recycling and Environmental Quality, Infrastructure and Green Building.
This year's focus was on four main issues:
- Israel's transition to energy independence based on renewable energy development;
- Dealing with the global water problem due to population growth and pollution of groundwater reservoirs;
- Solutions and innovations in the field of energy conservation and greater energy efficiency in order to encourage
green building, use of "grey" water etc;
- Display of innovations in recycling water (in the context of groundwater pollution), paper products, glass, plastic and
nylon in Israel and throughout the world.
A-Tech System is established in 1995 and specialized in semiconductor equipment, display equipment, solar cell related equipment and nano-technology related equipment.
A-Tech System is targeting the joint project with Israeli partner in the following objectives
- DLC(diamond-like-carbon) coating process development for drill and milling tools
- DLC coating system design for drill and milling tools
- DLC coating system fabrication and evaluation for drill and milling tools
- DLC coating system sales and manufacturing for drill and milling tools
If you are interested in cooperation with this Korean company, please contact to:
Name : Mr. Yoon Choi
Tel : +82-32-508-8067
Fax : +82-32-508-8069
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Address : 175-25 Cheongcheon-Dong 2, Bupyung-Gu, Incheon, South Korea
ASTBEE is a start-up company which is established in 2011 by Prof. Chang-Il Kim from Kwangwoon Univ. ASTBEE has a unique technology in bio compatible material for tissue(skin/bone/serosa/nerve) regeneration and miniature bioreactor for stem cell.
ASTBEE is looking for Israeli partners in Bio compatible membrane to regenerate tissue i.e. skin, bone, Serosa and Nerve.
If you are interested in cooperation with this Korean company, please contact to:
Name : Prof. Chang-Il Kim
Tel : +82-2-3282-7714
Fax : +82-2-3282-7723
E-mail : email@example.com
Address : #305 Venture Bld. Gasandong, Geumchongu, Seoul, South Korea
MEKOROT ? Israel National Water Company
Mekorot has been handling Israel's water supply, wastewater reclamation,
and desalination of brackish and sea water for over seventy years. It is the
only Israeli company to receive Standard & Poor's maximal corporate credit
rating (AAA) for seven consecutive years.
As one of the most technologically advanced water companies worldwide, its subsidiary WaTech™ ? Water Technologies Entrepreneurship Center - was established in 2004 in order to provide a response to the world's water supply challenges. Devoted to encouraging innovation, technological progress, and ongoing improvement, Mekorot is pleased to present a partial wish list for R&D collaboration:
1) Water Quality and Water Security:
• Integrated multi parameter monitor capable of performing data and factor analysis of chemical, biological and
• System for early warning and continuous, real-time detection of changes in water quality and acute pollution by
chemical and biological toxins Computerized informational database of environmental hazards that connects into
governmental databases that reflects real time conditions
• Online models (based on continuous monitoring) for evaluating water quality in supply networks
• Systems and technologies for treatment and rehabilitation of polluted water supply networks
• Green technologies for water treatment ? sustainable, nonchemical and environmentally friendly solutions
Technologies/instrumentation for continuous qualitative and quantitative measuring in a field with various algae types
Biological systems to provide an early alert of toxins/pollution infiltration into the water supply system
4) Desalination and Membrane Systems; Quality of desalinated water; Brine treatment:
Methods to identify, monitor and chemically analyze biofouling of R.O. membranes for desalination of brackish water,
sea water, effluents.
• Innovative methods for desalination of brackish water and sea water to increase process efficiency and save energy
• Alternative technology capable of efficiently delivering an accurate density index to replace the Silt Density Index
Aero Ice Free Ltd
Aero Ice Free (AIF) has developed a unique mechanical deicing technology (Patented in Israel and in the US) which enables steady and continuous flight in icing conditions, without any changes in flight performance. The technology provides significant advantages to the General Aviation deicing such as: low weight, low power consumption, low cost, easy to maintain system and environment-friendly solution.
The final product of AIF is a state of the art composite materials leading edge with integrated ice sensing and deicing capabilities.
AIF is looking for a potential partner for R&D collaboration for specific platforms.