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Corporate innovation festival fuels startup growth across MENA region: StartUp Bahrain Week

Unbound Bahrain doubles in size with attendees gaining insights into startup growth and the future “You have a government here who is willing and able to help you succeed” said Excellency Khalid Al Rumaihi (Bahrain), Chief Executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) as part of his opening remarks at leading innovation festival Unbound Bahrain which took place in …

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What not to miss at UAE Innovation Month 2019: Sharjah urban planning council’s Sharjah Interactive Map

Unveiling tomorrow (Friday) at Sharjah Innovation Week An interactive map of Sharjah with precise locations or ‘hot spots’ of all major tourist, cultural and business attractions in the emirate, that will respond when a user moves the mouse over them to offer more effective navigational assistance will be unveiled by Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC) tomorrow (Friday) at University City …

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Ford, HCT Amplify Drive and Innovation with Abu Dhabi’s First Henry Ford Entrepreneurship Academy Workshop

Ford continues partnership with the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) for the latest installment of the Henry Ford Entrepreneurship Academy (HFEA) workshop, with inaugural session in Abu Dhabi  HCT Abu Dhabi Women’s Campus participants received cutting-edge training from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and insights from local entrepreneurs on steps and activities for creating and sustaining new ventures  Abu Dhabi marks …

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Nabta Startup wins first place at Accenture Innovation Awards During GITEX Technology Week

The initiative identifies startups with the top solution-based innovative ideas Accenture has recognized leading startups at its second Accenture Innovation Awards held during GITEX Technology Week 2018. The initiative, in partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai, Fintech Hive at DIFC and Etisalat Digital, recognizes up-and-coming start-ups that play a major role in changing and improving aspects of people’s lives. The awards …

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Innovation Arabia 11 continues for the 2nd day in Dubai

An important scientific research study announced under the title: “Life expectancy and main causes of mortality in the UAE: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990 – 2016” UAE: The second day of Innovation Arabia 11 continued at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the active participation of a number of world class speakers, …

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Innovation Index: Dubai ranks 14th among top 30 global cities

The findings of the latest Index were released by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. DUBAI: Dubai has once again improved its innovation performance climbing one spot to rank 14th among 30 global cities on the 3rd Dubai Innovation Index, outperforming major business destinations such as Berlin, Madrid, Shanghai and Sao Paulo. The findings of the latest Index were …

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Dr. Dougbeh Nyan Wins 2017 African Innovation Special Prize Award

Liberian scientist and medical doctor Dougbeh Chris Nyan has won the prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa Award for Social Impact, according to a press release. Dr. Nyan won the award for his invention of a medical test that can detect and identify many infections in less than one hour using one test. According to experts, ‘the Nyan-test’ is easy to …

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GE 2016 Global Innovation Barometer findings reveal keen focus of Saudi businesses to strengthen digital innovation

Results underline the emergence of a new innovation ecosystem as defined by Saudi Vision 2030, supported by GE through various localized initiatives 88% informed public say advanced manufacturing will transform industrial sector in the next decade 61% say new innovation approaches in energy sector will reap huge benefits GE’s study examining innovation landscape complements its leadership initiatives & partnerships to …

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7th annual innovation competiton winners announced by DQG

Industry experts provided insight into innovation and employee engagement at the 7th Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium & Competition 2015 organized by Dubai Quality Group . Dubai, UAE: Continual Improvement (CI) Subgroup of Dubai Quality Group organized a unique annual DQG event to facilitate sharing, recognizing and learning from best practices and actual case studies from various sectors earlier this …

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Research firm Ovum recognizes Zain-Uber partnership as the most innovative service across the globe

Deal singled out from 82 innovative services launched by mobile operators A first for the Middle East, alliance offers both Zain customers and Uber partner drivers exclusive benefits Ovum: “For Uber it was important to cooperate with a telco that has a powerful, wide-reaching and superior network quality across the region” Kuwait City – Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom …

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