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Tag Archives: Innovation

Record number of African Ministries confirmed for Innovation Africa 2014

A record number of ministers and officials are confirmed to attend this year’s Innovation Africa Summit taking place in Kigali, Rwanda this 18-20 November 2014. So far 37 Ministries of Education, ICT, Science & Technology and other related organisations from 24 African countries will be hosting roundtable meetings over 2 days. Major sponsors include tech giants HP, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, …

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Minister of Economy Discusses Innovation and Entrepreneurship with US Business Leaders in West Coast during 15-Day US Visit

The UAE delegation led by His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, held in-depth discussions with a number of senior American business leaders during its tour of Seattle and San Francisco in the West Coast. At Seattle, the delegation visited Boeing’s facilities in Everett, the world’s largest factory and largest building by volume (more than 13 million …

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QSTP Unveils List of Innovation Experts Speaking at IASP Doha

Qatar – Qatar Science & Technology Park ( QSTP ), part of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D) – which aims at leading Qatar’s vision to become an international centre for research and development excellence and innovation-, hasannouncedthe experts who will speak atthis year’s International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation’s (IASP) 31st Annual World Conference, from …

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10th World Islamic Economic Forum introduces new features to celebrate Dubai as land of creativity and innovation

Detailed agenda unveiled at press conference attended by Dubai Chamber in Kuala Lumpur The World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation and Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Dubai Chamber) today unveiled at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur details of the upcoming 10th WIEF which will be held in Dubai from October 28 to 30, 2014 at the Madinat Jumeirah …

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Young Innovators Competition Challenge 3

ITU, the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) is looking for innovative ideas on how ICTs can help smart cities to slow down or mitigate the effects of climate changeand thereby improve people’s health. This might include novel technologies or combinations of existing technologies, services, and systems which …

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SamTech: Dubai has it all to become a global hub for technical innovation

Smart initiatives lure in major international companies in the domain Dubai – SamTech Middle East, a leading firm for tracking systems and remote control services in the Middle East, has said the United Arab Emirates has all capabilities needed to become a regional and global hub for devising smart solutions and systems, thanks to initiatives and smart services launched by …

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Qatar: ICT Ministry Website Wins Pan-Arab Excellence Awards Academy Gold Shield for Interactive Innovation

Unique for Better User Experience, Device Compatibility The official website of the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (www.ictqatar.qa) has won the Gold Shield and Certificate of Excellence for Interactive Innovation on the category of government bodies’ and official institutions’ websites. This came at the 5th Round of the E-government Excellence Awards, member of the Pan-Arab Excellence Awards Academy. The …

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INNOVATOR Summer Series Kicks Off with Inspiration and Creativity

Following the huge success of the first edition of INNOVATOR 2014 • Workshops on Aero Modelling, 3D Printing, Robotics and Raspberry Pi Programming • INNOVATOR Competitions offer UAE based DIYers the chance to winup to 10,000 AED • INNOVATOR Zone offers DIY Community in the UAE a space to make, create and tinker Abu Dhabi – The hugely popular INNOVATOR …

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Rugged tech designer steps up its innovation

A non-profit US organisation that develops affordable farming and water purification tools for families in developing countries is moving to a new strategy: selling its tech directly to communities of poor people rather than only to NGOs who give it away for free. Compatible Technology International (CTI), which is based in Minnesota, United States, designs and sells innovative, affordable devices …

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Focus on Disability: Great design has universal appeal

By Sue Coe – SciDev.Net A new watch — the Bradley Timepiece — designed for blind people has been nominated for a Design of the Year award at the Design Museum, United Kingdom. According to a BBC report, demand for the watch from sighted people has exceeded demand from blind people because of its attractive design and functionality. Its designer …

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