Tag Archives: Innovation

Dubai Tourism showcases unique initiatives at UAE innovation week

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is highlighting its new initiatives aimed at further enhancing the overall visitor experience and boosting green tourism practices, as part of the activities that are being held during UAE Innovation Week from 20 – 26 November. Dubai Tourism has set up an exhibition stand at BOXPARK, the offbeat outdoor destination by …

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Zayed University kicks off innovation week

Zayed University celebrates innovation week with an array of activities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses As part of the UAE’s National Innovation Strategy launched in October last year by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Zayed University celebrated innovation week with an array of activities in …

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Innovation Live! partners with Dubai Chamber to discuss the future of ‘start ups’ in the UAE

Challenges and solutions concerning entrepreneurial strategies discussed at length by public and private sectors during dialogue hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and MEED, organisers of Innovation Live! The need for introducing a platform as a ‘one-stop shop’ for starting business in the UAE identified as key to progress. The inaugural Innovation Live!, an official anchor event for …

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GIES 2016: Innovation and Technology to Boost Global Islamic Economic Performance

H.E. Al Awar: Together, we can lead the industrial revolution. Our role is to ensure that innovative solutions are aligned with the ethics and standards embedded in the Islamic economy ecosystem H.E. Al Hashemi: Muslim countries should join forces to develop their technological know-how and share best practices. Investing in human capital and research would help accelerate this process. As …

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DREI Promotes Innovation and Entrepreneurship amongst Emirati Youth

Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), is partnering with Impact Hub Dubai (IHD) to launch the new Emirati Launchpad. This programme starts in the 2nd of November 2016 and will provide a number of specialised training courses for nationals, aimed towards assisting them in joining the Dubai real estate market, in engaging in …

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Arabnet kKwait Conference highlights the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship as drivers of Kuwait’s economic development

Kuwait City – Over 500 digital leaders gathered at the ArabNet Kuwait conference to discuss the latest in digital innovation and entrepreneurship, and the opportunities they bring for Kuwait’s businesses and youth. Held under the patronage and with the presence of H.E. Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Homoud Al-Sabah, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, and with …

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Marking a New Era In ‘The Customer & Innovation’ as Middle East Council Of Shopping Centres launches a Mobile App for RECon MENA 2016

RECon 2016 will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel DIFC, on October 30th – 31st & 1st of November Dubai – The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres develops an industry leading Mobile App for RECon MENA 2016; inspired by this years theme for the conference “The Customer & Innovation”;MECSC has produced a mobile APP offering convenience, efficiency and connectivity …

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Majority of Egyptians prefer paying with their mobile phones, reveals Mastercard Impact of Innovation Study

Comprehensive cross-country study assesses attitudes and appetite for digital in all areas of life in Egypt. Cairo, Egypt – More than two-thirds of surveyed consumers in Egypt would rather use mobile phones to make payments than plastic cards, Mastercard impact of Innovation study[i] reveals. Mobile phones are the preferred device of payment for 70% of respondents who participated in the …

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DEWA organises Innovation Lab to promote Shams Dubai and innovation in solar energy projects

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organised an Innovation Lab at its Sustainable Building in Al Quoz. Attendees included representatives from Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP), and innovators from various government departments, organisations, and foundations in Dubai. The Innovation Lab was organised to promote the Shams Dubai Initiative, which was launched by DEWA to achieve the Smart Dubai Initiative, …

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GE 2016 Global Innovation Barometer findings reveal keen focus of Saudi businesses to strengthen digital innovation

Results underline the emergence of a new innovation ecosystem as defined by Saudi Vision 2030, supported by GE through various localized initiatives 88% informed public say advanced manufacturing will transform industrial sector in the next decade 61% say new innovation approaches in energy sector will reap huge benefits GE’s study examining innovation landscape complements its leadership initiatives & partnerships to …

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