Tuesday , 18 June 2019

Marc Mcilhone

Marc Mcilhone
Marc Mcilhone is ArabBrains' Editor - sourcing news and features content and overseeing the work of the site’s contributors. Marc’s work is informed by his technical background in architecture having worked for some of the UK’s leading practices on projects within the education, healthcare and housing sectors. Marc has a particular interest in how innovators are creating sustainable solutions that have a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. Please email press releases and news to: editor@arabbrains.com

Outstanding ministerial confirmations at historic MENA innovation forum

The event steering committee is proud to confirm education, higher education & ICT ministerial participation from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Djibouti and Somalia to join the multiple ministers taking part from the Government of Oman. In September, MENA Innovation 2019 – the high-level forum dedicated to commercial partnerships, ICT innovations and best practices necessary for …

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Two schools from the Middle East enter 2019 Panasonic Global Kid Witness News contest

UAE’s Elite Private School topped the award’s Senior Category while Pakistan’s The City School shone brightest in the Junior Category. Two schools from the Middle East have been adjudged as regional winners of the 2019 Kid Witness News (KWN) Contest organized by Panasonic. UAE’s Elite Private School topped the award’s Senior Category while Pakistan’s The City School shone brightest in …

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Egypt’s education ministry, Casio Middle East launch teachers training initiative

Egypt’s Ministry of Education and Casio Middle East announced on Sunday the launch of an initiative to train Egyptian teachers in Cairo on the latest technological trends in teaching mathematics. According to the initiative, 28,000 Egyptian teachers will be trained on the latest technological trends in mathematics presented by Casio in cooperation with the ministry of education and the Professional …

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WETEX & Dubai Solar Show present the latest developments, investments and technologies in energy, water, solar, environment and green development

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is organising the 21st Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and …

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Web Summit in talks with UAE government to organize a global tech event in the country by 2022

Web Summit, one of the largest technology events in the world that attracts tens of thousands of attendees every year in Lisbon, Portugal, is in talks with the UAE government to organize a global technology event in the country, Web Summit’s CEO Paddy Cosgrave told Arabian Business earlier this week. The company behind Web Summit, in addition to Web Summit, …

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Dubai FDI’s Global Promotional Investment Team announces preparations for investment mission to China

Dubai high-level delegation to lead ‘Dubai Advantage Forum 2019’ in Shanghai on June 24 Roundtable discussion and series of meetings to be held in Shenzhen set to expore investment partnership opportunities In support to the UAE’s important role as a ‘vital station along the new Silk Road’ as reflected in the latest agreement between China and the UAE valued at …

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Belt and Road could reshape MENA trade

Chinese companies are prominent players in the region’s infrastructure projects The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is expected to play a central role in the connectivity agenda of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Connecting Chinese trade hubs such as Hong Kong and Shenzhen to the Egyptian Suez Canal, the UAE’s Jebel Ali Free Zone and Oman’s Duqm …

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Egypt’s Nasser fellowship programme attracts over a thousand young African applicants

Egypt’s youth and sports ministry said in a press release that the applicants represented 51 African countries and their average age was 28; a hundred were selected to join the fellowship The Egyptian Ministry of Youth and Sports said that around a thousand young African people had applied online for its new Nasser Fellowship for African Leadership. The fellowship will …

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Dubai Internet City Leads the Way for Growth of Indian Tech SMEs

Dubai Internet City (DIC), the leading technology business community in the region, inaugurated a specialised platform dedicated to the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), in the presence of Navdeep Singh Suri, Ambassador of India in the UAE, Debjani Ghosh, President of NASSCOM, Malek Al Malek, Group CEO of TECOM Group, Abdulla Belhoul, CEO of TECOM Group and …

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UAE promotes clean energy, green initiatives

UAE has taken early steps to conserve natural resources, increase the contribution of clean energy, and implement green development plans World Environment Day 2019 provides an opportunity to urge governments, industries, communities, and individuals to work together to explore renewable energy and green technologies, thereby improving air quality in cities and regions around the world, said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, …

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