LANDA LABS

Big Things from Small Particles

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ABOUT US

Founded in 2003, Landa Labs is the science innovation and incubation center of the Landa Group. It has a staff of about 100 researchers, including chemists, physicists, materials scientists and engineers, most with advanced degrees. Collaborating with market-leading companies in the fields in which it operates, Landa Labs is entirely self-funded, operating without government loans or grants.
OUR EXPERTISE

Landa Labs focuses on nanotechnology, specifically nano-materials, aiming to create “Big Things from Small Particles”. Its innovations target large markets which can be disrupted by nanotechnology, including:

Nano organic pigments
  • Landa NanoInk® (employed in Landa Digital Printing presses)
  • Colorants for graphic arts
  • Color filters for flat panel displays
  • Coatings, including automotive paints
  • Cosmetics and hair color
Nano inorganics
  • UV and IR absorbers
  • Composite materials
  • Fire retardants
Nano drug delivery
  • Targeted pharmaceutical solutions
  • Trans-dermal and injectable medications
  • Respiratory nano-aerosols
  • Agrochemicals
Nano metallics
  • Metallization graphics
  • Solar cells
  • Printed electronics
Alternative energy
  • Thermal energy conversion
  • Solar energy
OUR BUSINESS

Landa Labs operates as a science innovation and incubation center, developing technologies to the proof-of-concept phase and then spinning them out as independent businesses.

Landa Labs has thus far spun out two of its businesses. The first, Landa Digital Printing, offers Nanographic Printing® Presses to the packaging, commercial printing and publishing markets. Unveiled in 2012, the Nanography® technology holds the promise of high speed, high quality, large format digital printing at the lowest cost per page in the digital printing industry. The Nanography® technology employs Landa NanoInk® colorants, which are water-based and eco-friendly, produce images that are half the thickness of conventional printing inks, yet offer a much broader color gamut. In June, 2014, Landa was joined by ALTANA, a privately held, global specialty chemical group based in Germany, which made an equity investment of €100M in Landa Digital Printing.

The second spin-out, ColoRight, which develops digital hair color solutions, was acquired by L’Oreal in December, 2014.

MANAGEMENT

Benny Landa
Benny Landa

Chairman & CEO

Pioneer of digital printing at Indigo (acquired by HP in 2002), now at Landa, Benny continues his visionary pathway – pioneering futuristic nanotechnology applications in the fields of imaging, energy and health. His vision for the future also includes investment in promising Israeli technologies, and philanthropic activities that enable underprivileged youth to gain access to higher education. Benny has a portfolio of over 800 patents worldwide and is the printing industry's and Israel's most prolific inventor. Recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the imaging industry's prestigious Edwin H. Land medal, he has also been awarded numerous lifetime achievement awards and honorary doctorates.

 

Koby Waldman
Koby Waldman

Chief Operating Officer

Koby brings to his role at Landa 32 years of experience in R&D and management in a variety of industries. He began his professional career developing flight test systems and space technology. Moving to the printing industry, first he joined Indigo where for eight years he developed color grinding and new digital printing systems, and then Creo as North American technical support manager for direct imaging in the printing circuit board field. In the dental industry, Koby served as worldwide service support manager for simulation and guidance systems for dental implantation surgery.

 

Sagi Abramovich
Sagi Abramovich

VP Materials R&D

Starting in the role of Project Manager, R&D at Landa Labs, Sagi has since advanced to the position of Vice President Materials. He brings to his role over 15 years of experience in materials science with a focus on polymers, composite materials, nano materials, adhesives and inks. Prior to Landa he held the position of section head for the duration of 5 years in the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel. Sagi has a BSc in Material Science from the University of Ben Gurion in Israel.

 

Yossi Yayon
Yossi Yayon

VP Alternative Energy Systems

Yossi joined Landa Labs to focus on applying nanotechnology in the field of clean energy. This role in the industry follows a longstanding successful academic career in physics, beginning at Israel's highly acclaimed Technion and then the renowned Weizmann Institute where he earned his PhD. In the course of his post doctorate work at the University of California, Berkeley, Yossi helped pioneer a way to measure the spin of a single atom, a nanoscale system that can do digital duty – an important step en route to the realization of quantum computers.

 

Miki Nagler
Miki Nagler

VP Advanced Technologies

Miki brings to Landa over 30 years of executive experience in the printing industry at leading companies including fulfilling the positions of Senior VP at Scitex (now Kodak) and President & CEO of Aprion Digital (now HP). In recent years he served as CEO of two medical device companies. Miki has a proven track record of taking technologies through the full cycle, from conception to sales. He holds an MSc degree in physics from the Weizmann Institute, a PhD in optics and electro-optics from the university of Arizona and is also a graduate of the Senior Executives’ business course at the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Miki is the author or co-author of over 30 patents and patent applications.

 

Anton Krassilnikov
Anton Krassilnikov

VP Engineering

 

Anton joined Landa Labs in 2008 after six years of military service as a mechanical engineer and mechanical design team leader on the Merkava tank and the Tiger heavy armored personnel carrier. As a Development Engineer, he was responsible for the mechanical design of all projects in the company. Today, as a head of the Engineering Department, he is responsible for managing the development cycle and execution of all engineering issues related to Landa Lab’s projects, from the conceptual phase through detailed design, production and integration of prototypes to performing acceptance tests and validating the technology. Anton has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Tel Aviv University and a MSc. in Systems Engineering from Afeka College.

Ruti Ran
Ruti Ran

VP Human Resources

 

With a background in economics, philosophy and film, Ruti began her longstanding career in human resources in 1982 as a researcher. Among her customers was Scitex where she provided consultancy services including the design of research tools and research execution. In 1984 she began consulting to Indigo and later served as Director, Human Resources at the company. After leaving Indigo she provided consultancy and management coaching to prominent organizations including Objet, Wizcom and Meitav and then served as Assistant General Manager at Ramot – Tel Aviv University patent commercialization organization. Now at Landa Corporation, Ruti is responsible for the company’s Human Resources activity.

Vered Levy-Ron
Vered Levy-Ron

VP Business Development

 

Vered is responsible for the business side of Landa Labs, commercializing innovative technologies and forging business relationships. She is also active at Landa Ventures. Prior to Landa Labs, she was CEO of HumanEyes Technologies, a Landa Ventures portfolio company, CEO of Yalicoo and headed the Prepaid Products Group at IDT Telecom. Vered also founded DaLi Advisory and was a management consultant at Booz Allen & Hamilton in New York and at A.T. Kearney in Paris. Vered holds a B.A. degree in French and economics from Tel Aviv University and an M.B.A. degree in finance and management from Columbia Business School.

Matthew Lightstone
Matthew Lightstone

VP Nano-Metallization

 

Matthew joined Landa in 2015 to lead the commercialization of Landa’s new metallization solution for the Graphics market. Before joining Landa, Matthew worked at HP Indigo for ten years where he fulfilled a variety of roles including managing the division’s Strategic Planning team, managing the Worldwide Segment team, and heading Supplies and Business Development in the Middle East, Africa, and Central and Eastern Europe with a focus on increasing growth in emerging markets and channel management. Prior to Indigo Matthew spent three years as a strategy consultant working with many of Israel’s top companies and two years consulting to technology start-ups. Matthew holds a BA in Philosophy from the UK and an MBA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Careers

We know people make the difference, so we have assembled an exceptional scientific and technical team, in pleasant facilities with state-of- the-art equipment, offering the freedom to experiment and explore. Our talented team is developing leading edge technologies while enjoying a culture focused on teamwork, excellence, exploration and innovation.
Join our team and get involved in advanced applied research, aiming to launch disruptive products and solutions in the fields of energy, nano-particles, printing and more. Browse Open Positions.

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Office Locations
Landa Labs, Landa Fund
and Landa Ventures
Ruhrberg Science Center
T.M.R. Park
3 Pekeris St.
Rehovot 7670203
Israel

Landa Digital Printing
13 Gad Feinstein Rd.
1st Floor
Rehovot 7658615
Israel
Mailing Addresses
Landa Digital Printing
P.O. Box 2419
Rehovot 7612301
Israel

Landa Labs, Landa Fund
and Landa Ventures
P.O. Box 2418
Rehovot 7612301
Israel
Main Office
+972 (77) 344-4444
Main Office
+972 (77) 344-4444