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UN launches tech innovation lab in Egypt

The United Nations (UN) has announced the opening of its African Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) in Egypt, in line with its framework to deploy a global network of such labs. The launch of the new lab was announced on the sidelines of the latest Cairo ICT Conference, held under the auspices of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The UNTIL in …

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UAE ranked 1st in MENA region and 35th worldwide in Global Innovation Index 2017

The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, GII, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to improve six places from last year’s 41st position cementing its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. The results of the index were officially announced during a press conference held on 15th June at the UN …

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Emirates Foundation and Shell Celebrate a Decade of Partnership for UAE Youth with Commitment to Nurture Innovation and STEM Ecosystem Growth

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Emirates Foundation, the national foundation of the UAE established to facilitate public-private partnerships for empowering youth and energy leader Shell celebrated a decade of partnership with a commitment to nurture youth innovation in the UAE and the growth of a STEM Learning Ecosystem in the country. As part of its continued commitment to youth in the UAE, …

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datamena Wins ‘Best Internet Exchange Innovation’ at the 2016 Global Carrier Awards

Recognized at the 12th annual Global Carrier Awards in Paris Launched only four years ago, datamena has proven its success as a carrier-neutral data center and connectivity platform time and again. The brand has received several awards since its inception in 2012, the most recent being the ‘Best Internet Exchange Innovation,’ which was presented at this year’s Global Carrier Awards …

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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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