Science & Tech

wasl supports World Cancer Awareness Day at Dubai Hospital

Visit focused on young cancer patients between the ages of 1-6 United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 14 February 2013 -wasl Asset Management team members marked World Cancer Day with a visit to Dubai Hospital to show their support for the continuing battle against a global disease that affects the young and old alike. The group spent time alongside the nurses and …

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DuBiotech reveals record 2012 with 40 new companies on board

Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech), a member of TECOM Investments, has continued to strengthen its position as the Middle East’s premiere free zone business park dedicated to the development of the life sciences industry. In 2012, DuBiotech delivered exceptional growth, as 40 commercial licences were issued compared to 21 in 2011, a year-on-year increase of 50 per cent, taking …

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Kaspersky Lab: Mobile Devices Security – Control or Lose All

Mobile Device Security – Take Control or Lose Everything Concerned does not Mean Protected. Businesses are seriously concerned about the security of mobile devices with access to corporate data, but are still slow to find ways of controlling their use. This emerged from a survey conducted by B2B International in July 2012. It is really striking that the pressing problem …

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Diverse initiatives needed to educate green life: Salah Amiri

Sustainable Waste Management Team of Dubai Municipality organized 17 campaigns, 70 awareness programs and participated in 7 exhibitions in 2012. Eng. Salah Amiri, Assistant Director General of Dubai Municipality has stressed the need to maximize and diversify initiatives and campaigns for educating public on environment and sustainable approaches to preserve it. He said this while addressing members of Dubai Municipality …

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Alfalak demonstrates superior capabilities of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1 applications suite

Key enhancements cover financial, supply chain, manufacturing, human capital, project management, customer relation, and capital assets management. Alfalak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Co., a leading provider of technology-based end-to-end solutions in the Middle East and a Platinum Partner of Oracle, has recently hosted an Oracle event showcasing the new 9.1 version of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, the integrated applications suite …

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Eco-friendly timber composites aim to dominate Middle East outdoor construction sector

UK based Dura Composites predict that the UAE market for its eco-friendly composite timber decking and cladding is worth more than US$100 million annually. Dura Composites prepare to capitalise on US$100million market at Outdoor Design Build & Supply Suppliers of traditional hard-wood and soft-wood outdoor decking and cladding for the UAE outdoor construction industry have been warned – the time …

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AccuVis Bio and Norgen Biotek Corp. today announced a supply and collaborative partnership agreement

AccuVis Bio and Norgen Biotek Corp. today announced a supply and collaborative partnership agreement. According to the terms of the agreement, AccuVis Bio will be the exclusive representative of Norgen Biotek throughout the Middle East and Norgen will enable AccuVis Bio to manufacture bioconsumable kits for the Middle Eastern Market.   Furthermore, both companies will work together on the development of …

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Gemalto provides end-to-end ePassport solution for the Sultanate of Oman

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will provide the Royal Oman Police with an end-to-end electronic passport solution for the Sultanate. Applicants will be issued with state-of-the-art secure travel documents in line with Oman’s goal to provide enhanced services and protection to its citizens, using the latest digital security technologies. The turnkey solution encompasses Gemalto’s ICAO* …

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Health Robotics Expands into Qatar with i.v.STATION Robot Pediatric Installation at Hamad’s Al-Wakra Hospital

Health Robotics reported today its first positive results originating from its 2012 change in distribution channels within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) area, and the exclusive appointment of PharmaTech as the replacement of AHCSC. Health Robotics is pleased to extend its unique technology to the first GCC hospital to utilize i.v.STATION (or any other IV robotic technology) for pediatric patients. …

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Day two of Supply Chain Summit highlights current state of logistics in the Middle East

The 2nd Annual Supply Chain Middle East Strategy Summit started yesterday with some eminent speakers addressing the delegation. Held under the patronage of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the summit saw speakers from the Dubai Chamber, Chrystler, Dubai Customs, Mattex, Nokia, CILT and SCLG address over 100 industry people in attendence. Day two of the summit today looked into …

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