12-14 December 2022
EPIC Members Delegation to Israel

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The delegation is exclusively dedicated for the EPIC members. The program will include attending Oasis 8 – International Conference & Exhibition on Optics & Electro – Optics, visiting local EPIC members facilities as well as networking dinners.  All participating EPIC members will have a chance to pitch their company during the companies visits. The trip is limited to 20 participants, registration closes 1 month before the date. Overview of the delegation in 2017 can be found HERE.



12 December, Monday

Visiting OASIS8 – International Conference & Exhibition on Optics & Electro – Optics in Tel Aviv (more information: https://www.oasis8.org.il/)
Tickets have to be purchased at https://oasis22.forms-wizard.biz/ using the discount code EPIC1.
(address: Kaufmann St 12, Tel Aviv-Yafo, 61501, Israel)

14:00 – 15:00 EPIC members lunch @ David InterContinental Hotel lobby (please do not include lunch into your conference ticket of OASIS)

15:40 Meeting at David InterContinental Hotel lobby to go to IAESI meeting room

16:00 – 17:30 EPIC + IAESI (Israel Association of Electronics and Software Industries) members presentations @ 16th floor, 29 Hamered Street, Tel Aviv, Moshavitz Hall

  • 16:00 – 16:10 EPIC presentation by Ivan Nikitski, Photonics Technology Manager at EPIC (Spain)
  • 16:10 – 16:40 EPIC members presentations x 2 min.
  • 16:40 – 17:00 IAESI presentation
  • 17:00 – 17:30 Networking time

From 18:00 Cocktail Dinner of OASIS @ David InterContinental Hotel, The Spitz Lobby on the 3rd floor

13 December, Tuesday

08:00 Departure from David InterContinental Hotel
08:00 – 09:00 Drive to Caesarea
09:00 – 10:30 Visiting Beckermus Technologies
(address: 29 Ha-Eshel str., South industrial park, Casarea)
10:30 – 11:30 Drive to Ramat Yishay
11:30 – 13:00 Visiting Joya Team
(address: 12th Horesh Ha’alonim str., Ramat Yishay)
13:00 – 14:00 Networking lunch @ Joya Team
14:00 – 16:00 Drive to Shamir
16:00 – 17:30  Visiting SPO – Smart Precision Optics
(address: Kibbutz Shamir, Shamir, Upper Galilee 1213500)
17:30 – 19:00 Drive to Haifa
19:00 – 21:30 Networking Dinner in Haifa (delegation members + EPIC members in Israel + VIPs – non members) @ Quando Pasha restaurant by chef Aran
(address: 9 Hamam al-Pasha Studio 99, Haifa, 2423455)
21:30 Drive to Tel Aviv, drop off at David InterContinental hotel

14 December, Wednesday

08:30 Departure from David InterContinental Hotel, Tel Aviv
08:30 – 09:00 Drive to Ness Ziona
09:00 – 10:30 Visiting HOLO/OR
(address: 13B Einstein Street, Science Park, Ness Ziona, 7403683, 2nd floor)
10:30 – 11:00  Drive to Modiin
11:00 – 12:30 Visiting QuantLR
(address: 2  Hamaayan st, Atrium Bldg, Modiin, 1st floor)
12:30 – 13:00  Drive to Jerusalem
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch @ Civan Lasers
14:00 – 15:30 Visiting Civan Lasers 
(address: 64 Kanfei Nesharim Street, Jerusalem 9546455)
15:30 – 16:00  Drive in Jerusalem
16:00 – 17:30 Visiting Ophir Optronics 
(address: Science-based industrial Park, Har Hotzvim, P.O Box 45021, Jerusalem 9145001)
17:30 – 18:00  Drive in Jerusalem
18:00 – 19:30 Tour around Jerusalem (meeting point – Jaffa Gate, end point – Dung Gate)
19:30 – 20:00 Bus transfer from Dung Gate to the Dinner place
20:00 – 22:30 Networking Dinner in Jerusalem (delegation members + EPIC members in Israel + VIPs – non members) @ Kedma Mamila restaurant (address: Yitzhak Kariv St 6, Jerusalem)
22:30 Drive to Tel Aviv, drop off at David InterContinental hotel

EPIC Members in Israel to be visited

JOYA Team is an Optical Technologies house offering optical systems development services. Our goal is to help our customers and partners to design an exclusive tailor-made optical system. We are a Multi-disciplinary team with 20 years of joint experience in optical engineering and Electro-Optics technologies, specializing in AR/VR and smart glasses development for Medical, Automotive and consumer applications for startups and large technology organizations. Our services include system engineering of optical systems, optical design and non-imaging design, optical testing and prototype development of optical systems.

QuantLR is about to provide versatile low-cost quantum cryptographic solutions based on quantum key distribution (QKD) technology to protect communicated data. This solution is proven to provide ultimate, for-life security from any attack by contemporary or future, classical or quantum-based computers. With top experts in Quantum Technology, QuantLR presents a major breakthrough in QKD technology that will enable mass deployment of this ultimately secure solution.

Beckermus Technologies provides advanced assembly and integration services in the fields of Microelectronics & Micro-optics. We specialize in “bare die” assembly from all sorts of sectors and applications (telecommunications, automotive, AR\VR, Defense and other) with special expertise in NPI to volume production projects which involve integration of PICs with optical elements in active alignment positioning (optical fiber coupling, lenses, prism, beam splitters, mirrors etc..) We comply with ISO 13485 for Medical devices, AS9100D for aerospace as well as the IPC-A-610 & MILL-STD 883.

Civan Lasers develops and manufactures Dynamic Beam Lasers(DBL) for material processing.  DBL are fiber lasers based on Coherent Beam Combining which offer supreme beam shaping capabilities for applications as welding, cutting and metal additive manufacturing. The company was established in 2008 and employs 200 people.

Holo/Or develops, designs and manufactures diffractive optical elements (DOEs) and micro-optical elements. Our DOEs are being used for various applications, mainly involving high precision and high-powered lasers. Our main customers are laser system integrators in industries such as medical/aesthetical, material processing, metrology and many more. During the last three decades, HOLO/OR has gained considerable expertise in the design, simulation and manufacture of DOEs, using its in-house IP, software and tools.

Ophir Optronics, an MKS Company (NASDAQ: MKSI), is a world-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance IR thermal imaging lenses and optical elements for SWIR, MWIR & LWIR imaging. Using advanced technologies, innovative engineering, and design configurations, Ophir provides a global solution for homeland security, surveillance, defense and commercial applications: IR Components and complex lens assemblies with fixed, manual or motorized zoom lenses. Ophir Optics products also includes OEM custom optics production for CO2 and 1 micron industrial fiber lasers, and full-range of high-performance catalog optics for laser systems.

SPO – Smart Precision Optics is a leading Israeli vendor of freeform and aspheric optical elements. Based on 40 years of free form design and manufacturing know-how  by Shamir Optics for the ophthalmic market , SPO is pushing the technology limits in flexible NPI process of CNC glass grinding, polishing  and metrology to address its customer needs in fast prototyping and manufacturing of advanced precision optical components including lenses, mirrors, complex contours and optical coatings for both defense and civilian markets.


Transportation around the companies, companies visits, guided tour in Jerusalem, lunches and dinners are included into the delegation ticket price (500 EUR). The group will be accompanied by 2 EPIC employees.

Additional costs to consider: accommodation in Tel Aviv at or next to David InterContinental hotel, flights, airport transfers, ticket for OASIS, other personal expenses.

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Programme Managers
Ivan Nikitski, PhD
Ivan Nikitski, PhD
Technology Manager for Quantum and Integrated Photonics
Elisenda Lara
Elisenda Lara
Marketing Manager
Event Manager
Logistics, venue, accommodation, and transportation
Neringa Noreikiene
Neringa Noreikiene
Events Manager
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