SinnoLAB AND Innovation Incubator Dissemination

Date: Oct. 23. 2018

Location: Tel- Hai College

Guests:  All the Management of Tel- Hai College and Head of the Municipality

Number of Guests: 234 Academic and Management Staff

Mira Hershkovitz, Head of the Innovation Incubator in Tel Hai present the Innovation Incubator vision, the internal and external Stack holders and what is the next institution steps to coordinate between the different department and faculties to use the different resources to build a central organization to keep working on innovation and entrepreneur in courses, projects and in everyday life on campus. You can find presentations, administrative base and academic plan for free years learning of innovation, creative thinking and entrepreneur. The plan marks an atmosphere of innovation and entrepreneurship on the campus.
The new Hub, in coordination with SILICE EU Project in Tel-Hai stands on three platforms, academic knowledge, community involvement and social innovation, as well as regional economic and administrative and foundation organization interests, such regional laboratory, the new food-Tech and business accelerator located in the city near Tel Hai.
The innovation in this new activity is a combination of all those responsible for working together to educate the students on innovation and their connection to the area in which they live and study.

הוועידה השנתית הראשונה לפיתוח המשאב האנושי בגליל

SIT (systematic inventive thinking)

Date: Oct. 23. 2018

Location: IDC

Inventive thinking is a method designed to maximize the results of actions that we use through intellectual innovation that will enable the use of existing resources for improvement and renewal. This method is meant to improve and refreshing work strategies and to maximize and renew available structures.

21 faculty and staff members had participated in the event

The Tel Hai school of education's 6th annual conference

The Tel Hai school of education's 6th annual conference was held today, 04.16.2018, dedicated to “social responsibility in academia”. The initiative for organizing this conference was influenced by the training sessions we had in the SILICE program. One of the conference's main parts directly regarded issues studied in manager and teacher SILICE training sessions.

During this session, Dr. Sami Bahat explained to students the characteristics of social and educational entrepreneurship, presented them with the mentor system for entrepreneurship established in Tel Hai and invited the students to initiate and use this system both in order to plan and implement their various initiatives.

Dr. Ofra Walter - Head of the Education Department - presented the students with her impressions from visiting the KIIS boarding school as part of the training course held in Bhubaneswar India. In addition, she presented them with the new entrepreneurship room that was inaugurated in Tel Hai and encouraged them to use it to promote their initiatives.

Dr. Adam Weiler Gur Aryeh presented his impressions from meeting with Prof. Saroj Nyak who runs the social project KARMA -  (the meeting was also held as part of the course in India).

Round Tables Event At Oranim Academic College

In a lively discussion held at the first Israeli round tables at Oranim College, the following topics were discussed:

The project will designed according to Silice objectives and experiences:  training faculty/ staff to teach social entrepreneurship in different cultural locations: India, Europe and Israel

The aim of the course / online database is to provide educative social entrepreneurship materials for the faculty.

The Means: Establishing a database that will include tools for teaching social entrepreneurship in different cultures. The tools will include presentations, lectures, and case studies that will be used by participants, according to their needs.

The database will be organized in to 10 - 15 main topics , forming a basis for a complete course ,organized according to the axis process for  establishing social entrepreneurship (locating a need, mapping partners, establishing a team, etc.)

Among the other materials , a summary of the joint trainings (in Europe, India and Israel)will be available, including presentations and study materials that were shown in each training, impressions from visits in social initiatives, and more

Each topic will be made up of materials and examples from different countries, in a manner emphasizing the local uniqueness, and the various ways to deal with common challenges

Each lesson will be organized around one topic in the process of building social entrepreneurship, and will be demonstrated by presenting one need (aging, recycling, solar energy, agriculture, etc.)


  1. Building a Work Team assigned with promoting the database project. The team will include a representative from each Silice participating institution: 5 from Israel and 5 from India.
  2. The work team (Indians and Israelis) will hold a meeting (online, as soon as possible) in order to decide on the lessons' subjects (10 to 15 lessons).
  3. Each college's representatives will be responsible for the organizing and editing of information for its institution by dispersing the work among his colleagues: teachers and managers that are taking part in Silice.

4.Despite the responsibility of each institution for one subject, it is expected from  all institution partners to transfer additional relevant materials regarding all the subjects/ lessons, in addition to their own subject.

First Things To do

  1. Establish an Indian team (an Israeli team was established at the meeting in Oranim)
  2. Gathering a first  joined meeting of the Indian-Israeli work team

Dissemination event At Oranim Academic College

Oranim Sinnolab organized on July 2nd an evening for social entrepreneurs focusing on art related initiatives. Keynote speaker was Sharon Glasberg, the founder and manager of Zomo, a mobile museum. During the evening the entrepreneurs heard a session by Sinnolab manager Ayelet Ilany on how to transform competition into cooperation, followed by a networking opportunity. There was 34 Students and 8 teachers and lectures in these evening.