Tel Aviv at the Smart City Expo 2019

Tel Aviv has the highest rate of startups per capita in the world and the highest rate of accelerators in Europe; City Hall's policy is to integrate the strength of the startup city in to the municipality's smart city vision, as an inclusive policy that supports the startups in the city.

Tel Aviv representatives will be present at the Smart City Expo in Barcelona this year along with a delegation of leading smart city startups that are addressing key urban challenges, such as the optimal use of resources, increased public safety, intelligent traffic management and more efficient decision-making process.

Visitors and members of the press are invited to visit the Tel Aviv booth and attend "Tel Aviv Bar Talks" - informal talks and lectures hosted by city officials, entrepreneurs and additional members of the Tel Aviv delegation.

We would like to offer you to interview Liora Shechter, Chief Information Officer of the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality. To set up an interview at the Smart City Expo please contact Neta Oron:

Please find below additional information on how the City of Tel Aviv harnesses the technologies presented at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 to improve quality of life and create a safer and more sustainable environment for its residents.


  • CityZone

Based in Tel Aviv, CityZone is forming a comprehensive open innovation ecosystem for smart city ventures by hosting startups, multinationals, and policymakers in its living lab encouraging real time innovation and under real city conditions. CityZone also collaborates with large corporates, allowing them to get a peek into Israeli innovation and m the smart city space.


Contact: Gaby Kaminsky, CityZone Managing Director

  • Zencity

Zencity's AI-driven platform tracks, aggregates and analyzes millions of residents' feedbacks and sentiments, helping cities understand what people actually care about. The data gathered is then converted into actionable insights together which local governments, like the City of Tel Aviv, who can use this data to make more informed decisions on initiatives and policy. In Tel Aviv, Zencity is working with a range of stakeholders including the operations, urban planning, technology, public information, transportation, and community departments.


Contact: Hannah Levenson - +972542025519

  • Check Point

Check Point provides the City of Tel Aviv a consolidated end-to-end cyber security infrastructure assisting the cameras that monitor the city transport routes, allowing the Traffic Management and Control Department of the municipality to receive a real-time picture of the traffic.


Contact: Gil Messing 

  • Axilion

Axilion enables Tel Aviv and other cities around the globe to fight climate change through reclaiming their traffic-congested streets. This is done by harnessing advanced AI technology that transforms traffic signals into a dynamic and adaptive, car-connected traffic network. Axilion simplifies traffic signal management with its TransEm suite that automates traffic signal design, validation and deployment for smoother traffic flow.  


Contact: Oran Dror, CEO& Co-Founder – Tel. +972-54-5686000


  • Netalizer

Netalizer is making mobile technology available to everyone. The company's GAZPACHO suite lets users quickly create and deploy their own mobile apps, such as real-time field reporting and centralized task management, in a field-proven and secure environment ideal for every size and type of organization.

GAZPACHO has been used in Tel Aviv-Yafo for over 4 years in a wide variety of activities by thousands of employees.


Contact: Danny Baltuch +972-53-7773030

  • Moovit

Moovit is a leading Mobility as a Service (MaaS) provider and the world’s #1 urban mobility app, making getting around cities easier and more convenient. Hundreds of cities, municipalities, transit operators and companies like Microsoft, Uber and Lyft license Moovit’s solutions, and 585 million users use Moovit’s free app on Android, iOS and the web. 


Contact: Sharon Kaslassi,, 972-54-4841405

  • GIV Solutions

GIV offers innovative solutions to leading global manufacturers and functions as an R&D company approved by the Israel Chief Scientist. Among the company's customers are innovative smart cities such as Tel Aviv, fully integrated with IoT, SCADA, BIM, SHM and more.




  • SMBiT

SMBIT builds urban communication networks connecting all parts of the city to a fast and secure network. SMBIT's EKRON solution is a system that secures monitors and manages the city's operation systems.



media contact
Margaux Stelman
Head of International Press

Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality