Tag Archives: Innovation

Mashreq honored for its customer driven innovation and service excellence

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Mashreq scoops 4 awards at the 2016 Banker Middle East Product Awards. As a leading financial institution, Mashreq continues to be recognized for its exceptional banking products and services at the 2016 Banker Middle East Product Awards, winning four awards in two categories: “Best Mobile Banking Service – Snapp”; “Best Premium Credit Card – Solitaire”; “Best Trade Finance Offering – …

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EGA continues to forge ahead with technology innovation

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Hinged grating along potshell will facilitate easier and safer measurements. United Arab Emirates: The largest primary aluminium producer in the region and among the top five producers in the world, Emirates Global Aluminium (“EGA”) has for more than 25 years implemented advanced technologies – many developed in-house – to improve productivity and enhance operational procedures at its operations, while maintaining …

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation begins evaluation of nominations for second batch of Diploma in Government Innovation

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation announced the start of the evaluation process of nominations for the second batch of the Diploma in Government Innovation, which begins in May 2016. During the period 17 January to 17 February, 2016, the Center has received through its website applications from federal and local government entities. It also received for the first …

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Innovation Arabia 9 kicks off today to explore new prospects to boost innovation in the Arab World

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Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. International partnerships between the university, UNESCO and with Italian university UNINETTUNO to enhance quality of Arabic curriculums & provide innovative learning in line with requirements of 21st century. UAE – Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai …

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Partnership and innovation are critical to success

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Partnership and innovation have been a driving force behind the success of Etihad Airways and the UAE said James Hogan, President and Chief Executive of Etihad Airways , the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, in a speech today. Delivering a keynote address to the Global Aerospace Summit, held as part of the Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week, …

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Foster Open Innovation to retain competitiveness, advises GPCA

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With research and development spend from the GCC’s petrochemical industry on the rise, the region must focus on collaborative innovation in order to survive, advised the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). According to GPCA research, investments in research and development (R&D)–a key indicator of innovation–were estimated at US$529 million in 2014. This figure is a 40% increase from the …

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Huawei Promotes Tourism in Egypt through Mobile Technology Innovation

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In an effort to further promote tourism in Egypt Huawei has chosen both the pyramids as well as Omar Khairat as the launch main attractions for the company’s flagship Mate 8 and Huawei Watch. With presence of dignitaries from around the world the launch event provided an exquisite experience to the attendees and a chance to sample Egypt old meets …

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Ministry of Economy Enters into Strategic Partnership with US Department of Commerce to Promote Cooperation in Innovation, Entrepreneurship

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The UAE Ministry of Economy has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the US Department of Commerce to promote mutual cooperation in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by His Excellency Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Saleh, Undersecretary for International Trade on behalf of the UAE, and by Stefan Selig, US Undersecretary for Foreign …

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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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