IVA names hi-tech award winners

The awards will be presented at the Annual IVA Hi Tech Conference-2006, which will be held June 19-20 at the David Intercontinental Hotel in Tel Aviv.

The Israel Venture Association (IVA) said it will present its Israel Hi Tech Award for 2006 to Shimon Peres, Vice Prime Minister and Minister for the Development of the Negev and the Galilee, responsible for Regional Economic Development; Alan G. Hevesi, State Comptroller for the State of New York; Dr. Shimon Eckhouse, Chairman of the Board of Syneron Medical; and Yadin Kaufmann, Founding Partner of Veritas Venture Partners, and Founder and Chairman of Tmura - The Israeli Public Service Venture Fund. The awards will be presented at the Annual IVA Hi Tech Conference-2006, which will be held June 19-20 at the David Intercontinental Hotel in Tel Aviv.