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Founders of Mission Innovation Holds Meeting at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

UAE Hosts Government Officials and Business Leaders in Mission Innovation Meeting on Advancing Clean Technologies. Mission Innovation partners, a global initiative to accelerate widespread clean technologies, held a meeting on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), an international platform dedicated to addressing the world’s most pressing sustainability issues. The meeting focused on next steps in developing and commercializing …

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Zayed Future Energy Prize to Focus on Taking Sustainable Action

Prize to host a series of events at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Abu Dhabi – The Zayed Future Energy Prize will host a series of events during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), taking place January 16-23, to highlight how the prize’s growing community of winners, finalists and supporters are helping to turn the COP21 Paris climate agreement into action and …

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Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2016 to Focus on Business Potential of Renewables and Sustainable Development

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces on stage at the 7th Zayed Future Energy Prize Awards Ceremony in 2015 Global decision …

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GEMS opens new CBSE School in Abu Dhabi

GEMS United Indian School – Abu Dhabi now open. GEMS Education, the region’s leading education provider has opened GEMS United Indian School in Abu Dhabi. The new CBSE school is now taking registrations for students from KG1 to Grade 10 for the 2016-2017 academic year and will expand its capacity in the following years, as well as extend to Grades …

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New York University Abu Dhabi, Pa Consulting Group join Forces In New Student Internship Programme

Two undergraduate students take up roles at consulting, technology and innovation firm in new work placement scheme. Abu Dhabi, UAE: PA Consulting Group has selected two undergraduate students from New York University Abu Dhabi in a new scheme providing work placement opportunities in the firm’s Abu Dhabi and Dubai offices. The internship programme was developed to identify the brightest talent …

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Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee Inaugurates Region’s First Open-Access Makers Space to Encourage the UAE’s Creative Talent of Inventors, Entrepreneurs and Artists

INNOVATOR Space open to all budding inventors and innovators age 13+ Located in Al Zeina, Abu Dhabi, INNOVATOR Space is easily accessible to residents across UAE Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) officially opened the INNOVATOR Space on November 22, 2015. The Space opened Innovation Week activities in the country’s capital, and was attended by H.E. Major …

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UAE Space Agency Signs A Deal With International Astronomy Centre To Set Up A Meteor Monitoring Network In Abu Dhabi

It will include at least three monitoring stations and a control centre. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – The UAE Space Agency has announced an important deal with the International Astronomy Centre that will witness the setting up and management of a meteor monitoring and filming network, which will include a number of stations in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and …

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Ecocity World Summit 2015 Launches in Abu Dhabi

– Dynamic programme features workshops, roundtable discussions, plenary sessions, academic panels and more, all under the theme of Ecocities in Challenging Environments. Abu Dhabi – Ecocity World Summit (ECWS), the longest-running international conference series on sustainable cities, officially launched today at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Running until 13 October 2015, the Summit has mobilised local, regional and …

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QCC Launches Mobile Testing Laboratory in Abu Dhabi

The Central Testing Lab (CTL) of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure and raising awareness on quality standards in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has launched a Mobile Testing Laboratory (MTL) to verify and enhance material testing capabilities and support the construction and infrastructure sectors in Abu Dhabi. Comprising two units, …

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Mission to Select Future Prize Winners Begins in Abu Dhabi

Zayed Future Energy Prize enters evaluation phase. Selection of the winners of the 2016 Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovative contributions to the future of energy and sustainable development, got underway on September 1-2, with the first of three evaluation meetings in Abu Dhabi. Local and international experts in sustainability, policy, engineering, architecture, academia, energy and …

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