Tag Archives: Innovation

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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University of Jordan Students step into the Driver’s Seat to facilitate business growth through innovation


Workshop organized by TRACCS enables graduates ascertain the significance of Public Relations for organizational success. Amman, Jordan – Students from the school of Business at the University of Jordan recently embarked on a journey to discover career opportunities that create value, drive innovation and facilitate unprecedented organizational success. These students were taken on road-trip of lifetime by one of the …

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UAE government conducts first study to measure innovation readiness in federal entities


Study covering more than 4,000 employees in federal entities show high-level of adoption of innovative practices. Dubai – A recent study on innovation readiness in federal government entities showed that employees consider innovation as a key element for success in government performance. The first of its kind study was aimed at measuring the adoption of innovation in government services as …

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Disruptive technologies and innovation to drive digital healthcare delivery for 2020

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The Digital Health conference at Building Healthcare Middle East 2016 opening tomorrow will explore best practice and innovative digital strategies that set the benchmark for healthcare of the future The future of digital health aims to promote and facilitate the process of self-health checks, so that individuals can conveniently and efficiently manage their own health. Disruptive technology and innovation will …

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