WATEC 2011-The 6th International Exhibition & the 3rd International Conference on Water Technologies, Renewable Energies and Environmental Control in Tel Aviv, Israel

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WATEC 2011 will be held on November 15-17, 2011 at the Trade Fairs Center in Tel Aviv. Companies from Israel and abroad will be displaying their developments and innovations in the fields of new sources of water, purifying water, water recycling, dealing with damage to the environment, sources of renewable energy and alternative energy. The exhibition is the 6th international exhibition on water technologies, renewable energy and environmental control including a variety of other topics.

“Every district today has its own point of view for water management. But there is a market shift to creating one big system.” Gilad Peled, Manager of Business Development, Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute

WATEC 2011 will be held on November 15-17, 2011 at the Trade Fairs Center in Tel Aviv. Companies from Israel and abroad will be displaying their developments and innovations in the fields of new sources of water, purifying water, water recycling, dealing with damage to the environment, sources of renewable energy and alternative energy. The exhibition is the 6th international exhibition on water technologies, renewable energy and environmental control including a variety of other topics.

WATEC 2011 is an international conference considered to be one of the leading and most influential in the world will be held concurrently with the exhibition. The conference will deal with the topic "Innovation to Implementation is the World of CleanTech" (i2i) which will be concerned with ways to translate new technological developments into successful enterprises. The State of Israel sees this as an important event designed to promote the reputation and the abilities of the Israel water technology and clean tech industries in the international marketing arena.

Why Israel?

Israel NEWTech-The National Program for Promoting Water Technologies

The Israeli water market is internationally conceived as highly developed, benefiting from the several years of experience in managing scarce water resources, while the national industry is widely regarded as a nexus of world-class expertise in the water field. The volume of Israeli water-related industrial export has doubled between 2006-2009.

The sector number about 200 companies using a range of technologies. Israel is considered a world expert in the fields of desalination, water treatment and reclamation, water safety, and agricultural water consumption via drip irrigation - an Israeli innovation.

The country's specific needs have brought about a number of prominent developments:

  •     Several of the world's largest RO desalination plants are located in Israel (Ashkelon and Hadera)
  •     World leadership in using recycled water (about 75% of agricultural consumption)
  •     One of the world's most advanced systems of wastewater treatment and decontamination
  •     Unique integrative management of varied water sources
  •     Construction, operation and maintenance of the one-of-the-kind national water carrier

The National Program for Alternative Energy Technologies*

Based on decades of Israeli experience in the field of renewable energy and recognizing the strategic importance of alternative energy technologies, the government of Israel launched in 2008 the National Program for Alternative Energy Technologies - the NEWTech renewable energy sector. The objective of the program is to keep Israel's renewable energy industry at the forefront of the global arena. Israeli alternative energy companies are considered industry pioneers in solar and geothermal technologies.
*Quoted from the National Program website

Why WATEC?

Israeli Start-Ups in the Spotlight

As in previous years, WATEC 2011 will include the Innovation Pavilion, a spotlight on Israeli start-ups. The Innovation Pavilion will be promoted prior to the exhibition through Israeli economic attaches worldwide as well as through multiple media channels. It is a unique opportunity for start-ups to promote their products, explore partnerships, attract investors, and expand international exposure.

International Pavilions

WATEC 2011 will host many prominent companies covering a range of environmental technology solutions in the global market. The companies will be divided by country in the International Pavilion section, including Belgium, Italy, France, South Korea, Sweden, Demark, China and other. The prestigious WEF – Water Environmental Federation – will sponsor the US pavilion.

Networking Opportunities

This is the perfect opportunity to hear from and meet a range of growing water, energy & environment companies seeking a combination of partners, investment and professional services to develop their companies. There are plenty of networking opportunities to meet with potential investors and collaborators during the three days of the event.

The exhibition will be produced by the Israel Trade Fairs Center in conjunction with Israel's Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor; the government's water project - Israel NEWTech; Ministry of Environmental Protection; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; The Israeli Export Institute and MATIMOP (Israeli Industry Center for R&D).

We hope to see you in Israel!

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