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Orange Jordan integrates its incubators at Yarmouk University with the YU Innovation Lab

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Orange Jordan announced that it is expanding the scope of its partnership with Yarmouk University (YU) by integrating the operator’s Incubators located at YU’s Faculty of Engineering with the renowned Yarmouk University Innovation Lab. The announcement came during a signing ceremony held recently at the university’s premises, which was attended by Orange Jordan ‘s CEO Jean-Francois Thomas and the President ...

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du supports innovation in the UAE by presenting the Network Middle East Innovation Awards

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du , the Middle East’s fastest growing telecommunications service provider, presented the awards in the ‘Networking Vendor of the Year’ and ‘Security Vendor of the Year’ categories at the 11th annual Network Middle East Innovation Awards, to further its support of network innovation and nurture the rapid expansion of the information and communications technology (ICT) sector in the UAE. During ...

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DEWA adds Innovation to its strategic vision

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Dubai – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has updated its vision to include innovation to become ‘a sustainable and innovative world class utility. The move supports the National Innovation Strategy, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to position the UAE as one ...

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UAE Chosen to Host the First British Council Innovation Lab in the Middle East

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Open to UAE nationals and residents, the three-day event will encourage new ideas, creativity and innovation UAE – Later this month, Dubai will play host to the British Council’s Culture Shift Lab, a three-day programme that will offer individuals and groups in the UAE the opportunity to work together with industry experts to develop digital ideas that could become the ...

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Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy encourages innovation at Carnegie Mellon Qatar

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Hassan Al Thawadi, secretary general of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, emphasized the importance of cultivating an entrepreneurial culture and encouraging innovation among the region’s youth during a talk at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar. Speaking as part of the Dean’s Lecture Series, Al Thawadi delivered a presentation on the recently launched ‘Challenge 22’ competition to students, faculty, ...

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Philips demonstrates its commitment to Qatar as a sponsor of this years’ World Innovation Summit for Health 2015 (WISH)

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With a common goal to enhance and improve the lives of people through meaningful innovation, Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX: PHIA) demonstrates its commitment to supporting Qatar’s National Vision 2030 of a prosperous, stable, educated, sustainable and healthy population by sponsoring WISH 2015. Philips ‘ new direction to focus on the complete continuum of care from healthy living to home care, ...

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Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee Calls all Budding Innovators to Sign Up for INNOVATOR Show

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Deadline to register for INNOVATOR Show is 19th February INNOVATOR Show to feature exciting ‘Designed and Made in the UAE’ projects and ideas from innovators of all ages alongside workshops and signature innovators Six different ‘Development funds’ on offer to support best-in-show ideas and projects Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) called all UAE based talented individuals, home-based Do It ...

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Usage of Drones to improve urban planning in difficult-to-access suburbia, Most voted idea by THE Community in the international competition of the UAE Drones for Good Award

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“Drones for better service delivery in slums” Team Leader David Kiarie has received the International Community Award “From Idea to Reality” sponsored by Indra, from its Director of Innovation and Alliances, José Luis Angoso and the Director for the technological multinational in UAE, Alex Moya Indra will support the conceptual development of the winning idea as well as the design ...

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Jeddah is the region’s most environmentally sustainable city, says new index

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The 2015 inaugural ARCADIS Sustainable Cities Index examines 50 cities’ performances based on People, Planet and Profit to estimate its sustainability Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 9 February 2015: Jeddah is the most environmentally sustainable city in the Middle East, according to the inaugural Sustainable Cities Index from ARCADIS, the leading global natural and build asset design and consultancy firm. The Index, ...

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation launches Professional Development Programme in Public Sector Innovation

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MOU signed with University of Cambridge Judge Business School Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation (MBRCGI) launched Professional Development Programme in Public Sector Innovation, as a part of its efforts to support Emirati talents and provide them with the knowledge, skills and experience to activate their role in promoting innovation culture in government entities. MBRCGI also signed a memorandum ...

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