THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A five-member Information Technology delegation from Kerala got promising response from their Israeli counterparts with IT firms there showing interest to work with Kerala based companies as they participated in the first Innovation Conference of Israel - Mixiii 2014, held at Tel Aviv the other day.
The Kerala companies formed part of the Indian delegation to Israel, with the support from the Government of Kerala and Group of Technology Companies (GTech).
“Israel is known to be the pioneers in several high-end technologies and being there was a unique experience.
It was also the perfect opportunity to meet with hundreds of life science companies under one roof.
Our delegates had some extremely good meetings with prospective clients. It would open a new business destination for Kerala IT companies if some of these prospects were to be converted into business,” Manoj Dethan, director, Kreara Solutions, said.
Lepeesh Parat, CEO, ZestyBeanz Technologies said that some of their products and services were well received by the delegates at the conference.
“Nevertheless, we still have a lot to learn from the Israelis. Such trips would enable us to get exposed to the world class innovation which happens in the region,” he said.
Kerala IT was represented at the conference by Calpine Technologies, Kreara Solutions, SFO Technologies, Software Associates and ZestyBeanz Technologies.
Apart from showcasing their products and services at the conference, the delegation visited the Tel Aviv University, and some of the business incubators and technology transfer centres in Israel.
Thirty private and public sector companies from various states were present at the Indian Pavilion, the largest country pavilion, at the conference.