Who are we?


Led by seasoned experts in research funding and management, the Beacon Tech team brings broad and multidisciplinary experience with proven records of success. The key players on our team include:

Yoram Lev-Yehudi

Mr. Yoram Lev-Yehudi has nearly two decades of hands-on experience in EU-funded project initiation and business management in the Israeli hi-tech industry and international firms. With published articles in the area of Automatic Software Qualification (ASQ), Yoram was also an evaluator for Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist in the area of software and internet systems, assessing requests of innovative SMEs to receive national R&D grants. Yoram holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) with specialty in corporate finance and information technology, and a B.Sc. degree in exact sciences, both from Tel-Aviv University.

Yoram Bar-Zeev

Mr. Yoram Bar-Zeev has been involved in numerous EU projects for nearly twenty years, initially as an ICT developer, later as an independent consultant, and since 2004 as the co-founder of Beacon Tech. Yoram’s experience in EU projects spans FP4, FP5, FP6, FP7, and H2020, including ERC, with focused expertise in funding Clinical Trials via FP7 and H2020, and recently in SME Instrument and Fast Track to Innovation (FTI). Prior to co-founding Beacon Tech, Yoram provided technology analysis services to Israeli and European investment banks, venture capital firms and private investors seeking investments in the high-tech industry. From 2008-2013 Yoram served as an elected member of the Steering Board of the European Technology Platform (ETP) Net!Works (mobile and wireless communications and services, previously known as eMobility). Yoram holds a bachelor degree in Law (LL.B.), with focus on economics and trade, and has been granted two international patents in the field of remote access to communication hardware.

Yasmin Wachs

Ms. Yasmin Wachs has joined Beacon Tech in 2011 and has since gained extensive hands-on experience in ERC, clinical trials and other collaborative EU funded projects. As a senior consultant, she is a key player in training, proposal development and research coordination of Beacon Tech’s projects. Yasmin has led numerous large scale research projects and has ample experience working in a collaborative international environment. Yasmin holds an M.Sc in Life Science from the Weizmann Institute of Science, and a B.Sc. in Life Science from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Sharon Alon
Ms. Sharon Alon is a senior consultant and R&I projects manager at Beacon Tech. Sharon has extensive experience in ERC, FET-Open and large scale collaborative projects. She has initiated and led many R&I projects in a variety of research disciplines since FP7 and now in Horizon 2020. Sharon consults and performs training to leading EU academic and research institutions, as well as SMEs and industrial entities. Sharon holds a research track M.A. in Social Sciences from Tel-Aviv University, and a dual B.A. in Social Sciences and Humanities from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.