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

SA: Minister heads to SA-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission

Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies

Pretoria – Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies, will today leave for Saudi Arabia to co-chair the 6th session of the South Africa-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission (JEC). Minister Davies will co-chair the South Africa-Saudi Arabia JEC with his counterpart, Dr Twafeeq Al Rabeeach. The JEC is an initiative agreed upon between the two countries to strengthen economic ties and ...

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Dell continues innovation with growth of comprehensive education solutions portfolio

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As part of its commitment to working with educational leaders and institutions to help innovate the learning experiences of students around the world, Dell recently announced a range of new additions to its industry-leading portfolio of education solutions: the Dell Chromebook 11; Venue 10 and Venue 10 Pro 5000 Series tablets; Latitude 11 Education Series and the Dell Interactive Projector ...

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Google urges UAE’s future leaders of government innovation to utilise new technologies to achieve innovative goals

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Participating in seminar on Diploma in Government Innovation A high-level delegation from Google visited the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation (MBRCGI) and met with participants of Diploma in Government Innovation during a seminar to discuss the mechanism of generating innovative ideas based on new technologies to achieve future goals. The delegation also showcased some of the innovative projects ...

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Huawei Launches 2015 Global Connectivity Index for Countries: Benchmarking Digital Economy Transformation

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Huawei released its 2015 Global Connectivity Index (GCI) for countries, benchmarking 50 economies in terms of connectivity, ICT usage, and digital transformation, providing an indicator of which countries are best poised for development and growth, and an ICT planning reference for policymakers looking to embrace the digital economy. The 2015 edition of the GCI sees a more comprehensive and advanced ...

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Mowgli Foundation partners with BADIR for a 3rd year to support the development and growth of social entrepreneurs in Jordan

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The Mowgli Foundation (Mowgli), an award winning, UK-headquartered mentoring organisation continues their longstanding partnership with the BADIR Initiative for a 3rd year. BADIR is a Starbucks and International Youth Foundation (IYF) initiative focused on overseeing the development and growth of young social entrepreneurs as they try to make a positive change in their communities; the initiative provides funding, learning opportunities ...

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Immense Potential of $80 Billion African Aviation Market in the Spotlight at Inaugural Event in Dubai

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Immense Potential of $80 Billion African Aviation Market in the Spotlight at Inaugural Event in Dubai. First-ever Aviation Africa to bring together world’s leading airlines, ministers and authorities including IATA, Rwandair, CAA Ghana, to discuss untapped market’s significant opportunities. Aviation Africa 2015 (http://www.aviationafrica.aero) which opens on 10th May at Le Meridien Hotel, Dubai will underscore the immense potential of the ...

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Melbourne’s La Trobe University hosts celebratory Alumni event in Dubai

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Past students living and working in the Middle East have gathered for La Trobe University’s first ever alumni event in Dubai. Attended by officials from the Australian Embassy in the UAE and representatives from the Victorian Government Business Office, the university’s celebratory alumni lunch was hosted on the same day as the ANZAC Day memorial, which marked the 100th anniversary ...

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HBMSU announces the ‘Smart City Start-Up Launch Pad’program to encourage entrepreneurs

Dr. Mansoor al Awar, Chancellor, HBMSU

• Program targets young entrepreneurs interested in innovation & smart services to refine or redesign business models, processes & strategies • Launch Pad to apply innovative methods from renowned global universities to develop expertise & competenciesto launch new ventures UAE – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) will organize the ‘Smart City Start-Up Launch Pad’ program from May 2 to ...

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Synechron Addresses the Future of Mobile Technology at the 11th Financial Technology Summit – Middle East

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The leading technology consulting firm demonstrates why financial institutions need to embark on a new era in information technology. Dubai – Synechron, the largest independent pure-play technology consulting and outsourcing provider for the financial services industry, participated in the 11th Financial Technology Summit which kicked off on April 29 at Conrad Hotel. Highlighting Synechron’s contribution and innovation in this sector, ...

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Intel Corporation Award Winner of CSR Awards Levant 2015 in Employment Generation

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It is with great pleasure to announce that Intel Corporation is the award winner of http://www.csrlevant.com/Home/ CSR Awards Levant 2015 in “Employment Generation” Shortlisted in the “Employment Generation” category among other three organizations,http://www.csrlevant.com/CSR-Awards/Shortlist/ see all 5 categories, Intel Corporation received this award on April 15th during the CSR Levant Summit 2015, that was under the auspices of Lebanon Minister of ...

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