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Winners of ‘Illiteracy in the Arab World’ Challenge honoured

The Challenge attracted a host of outstanding projects and initiatives that seek to eradicate illiteracy. The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) has wrapped up the evaluation process for entries into the first round of the “Illiteracy in the Arab World” Challenge, with plans to announce the winners at the Knowledge Summit 2018, taking place on December 5 …

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WGES 2018: Former UN climate head lays down solar challenge to UAE

Christina Figures challenges country to further reduce the cost of renewable energy production The former secretary-general of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change laid down a challenge to the United Arab Emirates to continue working to drive down the cost of solar energy at the World Green Economy Summit in Dubai on Wednesday. Christina Figures hailed the “fantastic …

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Dubai joins the global “Smart City App Hack” challenge

Dubai Internet City named official partner for the initiative Dubai, Barcelona, Helsinki and Ghent are the four cities currently confirmed to participate in the global Smart City App Hack competition. The cities will join forces to create a network of citizens who will collaborate to develop mobile apps designed to help to design and build the Smart Cities of the …

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Young Future Energy Leaders Program 2014 Members Graduate to Next Challenge

Certificates Awarded to YFEL Members for Active Participation in Year-Long Program of Experiences Including Overseas Visits Abu Dhabi – Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, has celebrated the graduation of its Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) 2014 program, which took place on 7 April. More than 55 YFEL …

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Dubai to host US$1m hult prize as Arab youth look to crack education challenge

World’s largest student competition serves as engine of innovation for region and beyond After fielding a record 20,000 first round submissions, the Hult Prize Foundation announced its MENA finalists who will compete at a historic event hosted by Hult International Business School in Dubai next month. More than 200 entrepreneurs from the region, making up 58 teams, will meet on …

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Abu Dhabi University teams up with University of Michigan for Solar Car Challenge

To compete against more than 20 universities around the world 20 students from Abu Dhabi University ‘s College of Engineering have joined forces with the Solar Car team from the University of Michigan who are set to take part today (15th January) in the qualifying round of the “Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge” (ADSC) at Yas Marina Circuit. Sponsored by Abu …

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Zain Bahrain Sponsors Challenge Bahrain Triathlon

Zain Bahrain, the most innovative operator in the Kingdom, announced it will be sponsoring “Challenge Bahrain”, an international triathlon championship held in the Kingdom of Bahrain on December 6th, 2014. “The sponsorship is in line with the operator’s eagerness in supporting health initiatives and activities that are happening in the Bahrain. We are delighted to sponsor Challenge Bahrain, the biggest …

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“The biggest challenge to technological advancements is our apprehension” says Jason Silva at PHD’s BrainScape 2014

The importance of reorienting ourselves towards the future was the key topic of discussion at this year’s edition of the media network’s conference The exponential growth of technological developments, the possibilities of artificial intelligence and the transcendence between the real and digital in the future were key topics of discussion at this year’s BrainScape, PHD’s annual conference. The event – …

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pixelbug Wins First Ever UAE Edition of Global Entrepreneur Challenge ‘Get in the Ring’ with its colorbug app

Following a day of intense pitching between 10 shortlisted startups, pixelbug, a marketing technology engine, was named UAE ‘Get in the Ring’ champion. The Global Entrepreneur Challenge was co-hosted by Afkar.me and in5 on October 11th as part of the organisations commitment to grow the region’s start-up ecosystem. The UAE champion will now battle against other hopeful Middle Eastern entrepreneurs …

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