Tag Archives: Innovation

Final day of International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF) focuses on innovation & technology as enablers for financial inclusion in Africa

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Eminent leaders from EY, PwC, UNDP, Bank of Khartoum lead discussions on African emerging Islamic finance markets, microfinance and FinTech. Khartoum, Sudan: The second day of Africa’s landmark event, International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF), built on the successes of yesterday which included powerful discussions on inclusive Islamic finance, the impact of social media on banking, strengthening Islamic capital markets …

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Founders of Mission Innovation Holds Meeting at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

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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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Etihad airways wins prestigious award for innovation

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Etihad Airways has won the prestigious ‘Innovation in Travel Award’ at the Travel Weekly Globe Travel Awards in the United Kingdom. The awards ceremony was held last night at The Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane. The Innovation in Travel Award is presented to a company which has launched an innovation or development that has had a clear impact …

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GCC hydrocarbon economies setting global benchmark in race for renewable energy through innovation

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The COP21 climate change deal, signed last week in Paris, confirms that the leaders of 200 nations are now committed to embracing renewable energy as an important tool to limiting the rise of the ambient temperature on earth without compromising on continuing to provide much needed energy to fuel social development and economic growth. Commenting on what the deal meant …

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7th annual innovation competiton winners announced by DQG

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Industry experts provided insight into innovation and employee engagement at the 7th Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium & Competition 2015 organized by Dubai Quality Group . Dubai, UAE: Continual Improvement (CI) Subgroup of Dubai Quality Group organized a unique annual DQG event to facilitate sharing, recognizing and learning from best practices and actual case studies from various sectors earlier this …

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Tejar Dubai signs MoU with Dubai Smart City to promote innovation, entrepreneurship

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Agreement aims at supporting the implementation of Dubai Smart City initiatives within the private sector, especially start-ups. Dubai, UAE: Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiative, Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Smart City, aimed at promoting innovation amongst the private sector, especially upcoming entrepreneurs in Smart City initiatives. The MoU was signed …

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‘Innovation Key to Achieving a Green Economy’

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Delegates at Dubai Green Economy Partnership’s latest Green Leadership Series, hosted by Dubai Science Park highlight the crucial role of Innovation in building a Green Economy. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: During the latest edition of the Green Leadership Series, delegates discussed the key elements of Green Business Practice needed to drive Dubai’s ambitions to establish a world-leading green economy. The …

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DEWA’s fifth Innovation Conference explores sustainability, energy, renewable energy and water

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HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has affirmed that DEWA adopts innovation as a major pillar and a core government value, in line with the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to improve government …

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During Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 Intel Fosters Innovation through ‘Cairo Innovates’

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Cairo, Egypt: Intel continues to boost its share in innovation, science and technology by joining ‘Cairo Innovates’, a two day exhibition event aiming to activate interest and enthusiasm for science and innovation to increase Egypt’s productivity,that will be held under the organization of Academy of Scientific Research & Technology (ASRT) and Nahdet El-Mahrousa at Baron Palace in parallel with the …

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Dubai excels over Shanghai, Madrid and Istanbul in innovation

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Dubai Innovation Index results highlight the government’s leading role in supporting innovation Dubai occupies 16th position among the world’s 28 leading innovation-driven cities while the city ranked 11th in the world for its efficiency in innovation outputs The Dubai Innovation Index is the first-of-its-kind in the world focusing on emerging cities Medical care, media, marketing, IT, retail and industrial sector …

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