Tag Archives: Technology

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


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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Masdar Institute Faculty Wins Award for Novel Research in PV Solar Cells Technology


His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, presented the award to Dr. Ibrahim Almansouri. His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council of Energy, Ahmed Buti Al Muhairabi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy, and other officials were present at the ceremony. Dr. Ibraheem Almansouri’s Research …

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Medtronic Makes Waves at Arab Health through Education and Technology Advances for the MEACAT Region, including Bahrain


Manama: Coinciding with celebration of the first anniversary of the incredibly successful Medtronic Academy, Medtronic the global leader in medical technology, launched the ValleylabTM FT10 energy platform at the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress in Dubai last week. “Last year we launched the Medtronic Academy, which has gone on to be a resounding success, having trained 600 physicians across the …

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Gulf Craft Partners with Ajman University of Science and Technology to Enhance the UAE’s Industrial Hub


Agreement will Promote Knowledge-Exchange Opportunities in Leisure Maritime Sector Ajman – Emirates-based shipyard Gulf Craft signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST) in an agreement that aims to promote industry research and help cultivate the next generation of UAE professionals. The new partnership will facilitate the exchange of information and expertise, and will …

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MBRSC honours outstanding employees at the 10th Annual Ceremony


Al Shaibani: The UAE has what it takes to be ranked first in the field of space science and technology In line with the strategy to recognise and honour the achievements of its engineers and employees, Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has held its tenth annual awards ceremony. During the ceremony employees were rewarded for their outstanding efforts and …

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Kuwait Ministry of Health selects GE Healthcare as key technology provider for expansion of Al Amiri Hospital


Expansion will double the hospital’s capacity, adding 460 beds, and aligns with the National Development Plan to modernize Kuwait’s healthcare infrastructure. GE Healthcare and its partner Advanced Technology Company to provide advanced diagnostic imaging systems. Dubai, UAE: GE Healthcare and its partner Advanced Technology Company have been awarded by the Kuwait Ministry of Health to support the expansion of Al …

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African space policy adds new dimension for aid

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By – Nick Ishmael Perkins – SciDev.Net With a billion people still in poverty, could rocket science be just what development needs? In October 2015, African science and education ministers adopted the continent’s first space policy. [1] The accompanying strategy is due to be ratified by heads of state at the African Union summit later this month. The hope among …

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Smartworld introduces Smart Ideas Management Program


Initiative in line with UAE’s Innovation Strategy. Ali: Employee participation is the key to developing culture of innovation. Dubai: In line with the United Arab Emirate’s Innovation Strategy aimed at making the UAE the world’s most innovative nation by 2020, Smartworld , an Etisalat and Dubai South joint venture company, has launched ‘Smart Ideas Management’ program. The program, a major …

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TechAccess kicks off Fujitsu partnership with a launch event


Dubai, UAE: TechAccess, the leading value added distributor in the Middle East, North Africa, LEVANT & Pakistan, has kicked off its distribution agreement with Fujitsu , with an intensive launch session for its resellers. The session was held in-conjunction with Fujitsu ‘s Middle East and Pakistan teams, and focused on providing resellers with an exhaustive overview of Fujitsu ‘s enterprise …

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Gulfnet Introduces Highly Distinctive Services to Meet Every Small and Medium Enterprises’ Needs

Dr. Ahmad Salih – Gulfnet’s Chief Executive Officer

Enabling business owners to scale the heights of success. Kuwait: In its efforts of providing the latest technology to small and medium enterprise (SME), Gulfnet Communications, one of Kuwait’s leading technology providers, recently introduced its highly distinctive SMEs package which offers a multitude of services catered to meet the needs of every Small and Medium Enterprises’ needs. Business owners can …

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