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Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre announces 10 innovative space technologies and satellite applications during UAE Innovation Week

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Innovations included KhalifaSat, Nayif-1, SAFIY and “Semi-Supervised classification tool for DubaiSat-2 multispectral images”. Al Shaibani: “New achievements demonstrate MBRSC’s keenness to adopt innovative strategies and methodologies that serve UAE and society”. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced 10 new innovative space technologies and satellite applications, distributed among KhalifaSat, Nayif-1, SAFIY and “Semi-Supervised classification tool …

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wasl Launches ‘Smart Centre’ in Conjunction with UAE Innovation Week


New facility builds on success of company’s eService programme,which now sees 95% of wasl property and land renewals conducted online. Dubai, UAE: wasl properties, a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, has announced the launch of its Smart Centre. Opening for business in conjunction with UAE Innovation Week – which runs from November22-28 – the new facility aims to continue …

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Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee Inaugurates Region’s First Open-Access Makers Space to Encourage the UAE’s Creative Talent of Inventors, Entrepreneurs and Artists


INNOVATOR Space open to all budding inventors and innovators age 13+ Located in Al Zeina, Abu Dhabi, INNOVATOR Space is easily accessible to residents across UAE Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) officially opened the INNOVATOR Space on November 22, 2015. The Space opened Innovation Week activities in the country’s capital, and was attended by H.E. Major …

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MoF participates in UAE Innovation Week to support National Innovation Strategy and UAE Vision 2021

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In line with the declaration of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE that 2015 is the ‘Year of Innovation’, and the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai to launch ‘UAE Innovation Week’ from 22-28 November 2015; the Ministry of Finance …

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UAE home to a number of success stories in financial technology and innovation


GCC has strong foundation to further develop financial technologies sector (FinTech) Governments and financial institutions must coordinate to innovate financial technologies Global investment in FinTech sector jumped three-fold from 2008, reaching US$3 billion in 2014 and is expected to double by 2018 Dubai, UAE – The GCC has a strong foundation to develop a vibrant financial technologies (FinTech) sector, according …

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MINDS Training Institute officially opens its first centre in the UAE


Multidisciplinary institute makes high quality education affordable to all. Sharjah UAE: MINDS Training Centre, a multidisciplinary institute for developing skills has opened its doors for students in the UAE. The centre aims to reach out to a large student base keen on boosting their skill set and thereby their professional ambitions. MINDS quite simply stands for Meritorious Institute for Developing …

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Innovation Breakfast: Building a Lean Innovation Culture


On occasion of 2015 as the Innovation Year for the UAE, organisations are embracing innovation as a new management competency. ShiftIN Partners caring on enabling innovation management across the GCC, brought the Innovation Guru, Professor Ronald Jonash to warm up with success stories of global and local organisations that had applied innovation programs to achieve breakthrough results. Based in Boston …

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UAE Space Agency Signs A Deal With International Astronomy Centre To Set Up A Meteor Monitoring Network In Abu Dhabi

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It will include at least three monitoring stations and a control centre. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – The UAE Space Agency has announced an important deal with the International Astronomy Centre that will witness the setting up and management of a meteor monitoring and filming network, which will include a number of stations in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and …

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UAE participates in observing Entry of a Space Object into the Earth’s atmosphere

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The UAE Space Agency and the Abu Dhabi based International Astronomy Centre has announced that they are co-organising a joint mission to observe and study the entry of what is believed to be an artificial space debris into the Earth’s atmosphere on 13 November 2015. The co-operative mission will include internationally renowned scientists from with the US Space Agency (NASA), …

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Smartcon highlights UAE Innovation Week


Calgar Gogus and Hamit Hamutcu, founding partners of Smartcon highlights UAE Innovation Week, organisers of Smartcon 2015 Dubai. Corporate and technology gurus gather to define smarter strategies for businesses at Smartcon 2015 Dubai More than 400 senior executives, global thought leaders and regional influencers expected to attend conference with the theme “Leadership for a Data Driven Economy” Dubai, United Arab …

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