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Usage of Drones to improve urban planning in difficult-to-access suburbia, Most voted idea by THE Community in the international competition of the UAE Drones for Good Award

“Drones for better service delivery in slums” Team Leader David Kiarie has received the International Community Award “From Idea to Reality” sponsored by Indra, from its Director of Innovation and Alliances, José Luis Angoso and the Director for the technological multinational in UAE, Alex Moya Indra will support the conceptual development of the winning idea as well as the design …

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‘UAE Drones for Good Award’ organizes celebration for semi-finalists

Event to see live demonstrations by 39 contestants of National, International and Government competitions The Organizing Committee of ‘The UAE Drones for Good Award’, launched by the UAE Government during the second Government Summit last February, announced that it will organize a special event to celebrate 39 projects which have qualified to the semi-finals stage at the National, International and …

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39 contestants in race for UAE Drones for Good Award

Biggest of its kind award worth AED 4.67 million 14 countries compete for US$1 million award in International Competition Projects offer innovative solutions in disaster relief, public health, agriculture, environment, town planning, and logistics Successful entries received from UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Sudan, Australia, Germany, Canada, USA, UK, Spain, New Zealand, Poland, Switzerland, Singapore The Organizing Committee of ‘The UAE …

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Research by 3 UAE universities reveals that investors value integrity over ideas

A joint study UOWD, Zayed University and Emirates Aviation College reveals that global investors are more likely to invest in individuals with integrity, willpower, commitment and passion than those with a good business plan alone Dubai – A study by a team of researchers from three UAE universities has revealed that entrepreneurs who display integrity, willpower, commitment and passion are …

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3,000 UAE students attend Abu Dhabi sustainability week to learn about sustainability and advances in clean energy

The conference, hosted by Masdar , at the start of the UAE’s Year of Innovation, introduces local students to the latest developments in renewable energy and clean technology More than 3,000 students attended the 2015 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) held in Abu Dhabi, 17-24 January. Masdar – Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company – is committed to educating children about …

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‘UAE Drones for Good Award’ attracts huge international and Arab participation

More than 800 entries received from 57 countries Mohammed Al Gergawi: The award reflects positive response to UAE initiative aimed at employing modern technology to serve humanity •The award has succeeded in promoting innovation to achieve happiness in the community and make people’s lives easier •Creativity and innovation constitute real wealth of advanced societies Additional sub-headings: Saudi Arabia first among …

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UAE Ministry of Economy steps up preparations for 5th Annual Investment Meeting 2015, which has attracted representatives from 140 countries

UAE’s GDP crossed AED 1.54 trillion in 2014 H.E. Al Mansoori: “UAE Foreign Direct Investment inflow continues, with potential to attract more in coming years” The UAE Ministry of Economy has stepped up the preparations for the 5th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), to be held from 30 March – April 1, 2015 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. …

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UAE Economic Outlook forum focuses on knowledge economy enablers and best models worldwide

Two-day forum, held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid, stresses stronger private sector role in knowledge-based economic activity The ‘UAE Economic Outlook 2015’ forum held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, concluded today after a series of …

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UAE Minister of Education briefed on HBMSU’s qualitative initiatives towards ‘smart’ learning

Al Hammadi: “Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University is a leading educational institution in the region” H.E. Hussein Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education, has recently been briefed on the qualitative initiatives undertaken by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) to enrich the knowledge and entrench the culture of creativity, innovation and scientific research through ‘Smart Learning.’ The qualitative initiatives complement …

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UAE achieves highest increase worldwide in ICT Development (IDI) Index

Jumping by 14 places and achieving 32nd The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announces that the UAE has made significant progress in its global ranking in the ICT Development Index (IDI). The 6th edition of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) report ‘Measuring the Information Society ( MIS ) 2014′, classified the UAE as being within the “most dynamic” group of countries, …

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