Tag Archives: UAE

Gulf Capital partners with Emirates Foundation to support youth and education in the UAE

Gulf Capital , one of the leading and most active alternative asset managers in the Middle East, has renewed and reaffirmed its partnership with Emirates Foundation to support a number of programmes focusing on the development of UAE youth through education, entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer. The partnership was signed by Emirates Foundation ‘s CEO Clare Woodcraft and Gulf Capital ‘s …

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The UAE Inaugurates Three Micro Grid Solar Plants in Fiji

UAE-Pacific Partnership Fund Provides Project Financing H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s minister of foreign affairs, today inaugurated a solar photovoltaic micro grid project that brings clean energy to some of Fiji’s outer islands. Constructed by Masdar , Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, the clean energy project is the third financed by the United Arab Emirates’ US$50 …

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Two UAE Public schools to introduce STEM classrooms

Making Learning a Fun Experience STEM brings Innovation into the Classroom Dubai: Imagine a classroom that is fun where the pupils are involved and where learning moves away from the old concept of chalk and talk. Atlab STEM Academy, the sole distributor of LEGO Education, brings a new hands-on approach to learning by imparting knowledge to the pupils in an …

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DEWA’s smart app wins best m-Government Award in environment category

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has presented Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA ) with the Best m-Government Service Award in the environment category, to HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA . The award was announced on the third and final day of the Government Summit, which …

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UAE Ministry of Economy supports major round table event dedicated to 2030 Vision

UAE- A landmark debate called ‘Masterclass – the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030’ – takes place at Etihad Towers on February 23rd. It’s been created to help SMEs discover the business opportunity in the capital’s blueprint for change. This major round table event is open to the public and is fully supported by the UAE Ministry of Economy . A …

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GCC’s Tripling Cloud Market Accelerates UAE’s Innovation Economy

The GCC’s tripling cloud market will drive the UAE’s innovation economy, according to comments stemming from a meeting between the CEOs of Mubadala and SAP . Frost & Sullivan predict the GCC’s cloud market to grow from USD 58 million in 2013 to USD 216 million in 2020, with the UAE taking a leading role in cloud security. Khaldoon Khalifa …

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UAE Vision 2021 taking shape as school admissions surge

An increase in expatriates relocating to the UAE, coupled with more Emirati children attending international schools, is fuelling exponential growth Dubai, UAE: Competition for admissions in Dubai’s international schools continues to intensify – perhaps more than ever before – with an increasing number of national families choosing to enroll their children in British and American curriculums. The Middle East’s international …

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UAE Cybersecurity Threat Landscape “More Intense and Complex Than Ever”

New survey among top IT decision-makers highlights growing threats and need for action New findings revealed ahead of this month’s IDC Summit in Dubai. 81% of surveyed IT decision-makers believed their organization was more vulnerable than ever to cybersecurity threats. Only 8% confident their organisation has consistent IT security measures across entire IT network. 82% ranked their organisation’s vulnerability to …

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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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