Negevinn, innovation center Founder & CEO
Uzy Zwebner is Co-Founder and Project Manager of the Advanced Technologies Park (ATP). Mr. Zwebner is part of the founding group and private shareholder at the Private Public Partnership initiative of developing the Advanced Technologies Park in Beer Sheva, Israel. The ATP's master plan includes more than 2,000,000 square feet building rights planned to serve hundreds of companies and 10,000 high- tech employees. Being an entrepreneur, Mr. Zwebner was in charge of the development of the ATP from day one, where he was in charge of creating the new master plan and a special incentives parcel, together with the Park's partners and the Israeli government, in order to attract high-tech companies from all over the world to become tenants and to find excellent employees for them.
His recent initiative is the Innovation BaseCamp, a unique kind of business-oriented platform in cooperation with the academy, located in the heart of the park. BaseCamp is an active entrepreneurship platform, constantly scouting for high potential in academic breakthrough research, mainly focused in HLS, IoT, AI, robotics, cyber fields, automotive technologies, and AR and VR, and it works to develop them into startups and business companies.
One of Mr. Zwebner's unique recent entrepreneurship activities is to create a new high-tech park in an Israeli Arab city, to increase the involvement of Israeli Arab citizens in the developing high-tech industry. This activity is done in partnership of the local municipality and with full support of the Israeli government.