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QSTP gears up for 3rd edition of Arab Innovation Academy

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development, and Innovation, is inviting university students from Qatar and the Mena region to apply for the third edition of its Arab Innovation Academy (AIA), the largest entrepreneurship boot-camp of its kind in the region. A collaboration between QSTP and the European Innovation Academy (EIA), the hands-on entrepreneurship programme …

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Space education center opens in Amman

Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah II, HRH Princess Summaya bint El-Hassan on Wednesday inaugurated the premises of the UN-affiliated Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Western Asia in Amman. The Center, the first of its kind in the Kingdom and the fifth in the world, is a testament of Jordan’s global position in the field of …

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Investigating the current state and potential of cultivating an ecosystem for ‘Deep Tech’ startups in the Mena region

In collaboration with King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Wamda is conducting a research report to highlight the current status and potential of the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) Deep Tech ecosystem. The research will identify the key players and sectors of the region and deepen the understanding of the needs to cultivate an ecosystem for Deep …

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Khalifa University ranked among Top 40 Young Institutions Worldwide in Times Higher Education 2019 Young University Rankings

University Jumps 11 Slots to be placed 38th out of 351 Academic Institutions Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to the advancement of learning through the discovery and application of knowledge, today announced the Times Higher Education (THE) 2019 Young University Rankings has placed Khalifa University among the top 40 leading academic institutions. Khalifa University is …

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PhD Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries

The PhD Fellowship is offered to women scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries to undertake PhD research in the natural, engineering and information technology sciences at a host institute in another developing country in the South. Costs covered include travel to the host country, tuition fees, board, accommodation and living expenses, and a special allowance for travel to international …

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Five Women Scientists in Developing Countries win 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards

Early-career researchers living and working in Bangladesh, Bolivia, the Gambia, Nepal and Palestine have been recognized for their work in the biological sciences Five researchers have been named winners of the 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for their research in the biological sciences. The winning scholars from Bangladesh, Bolivia, the Gambia, Nepal and …

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Ministers assert UAE is establishing new model of sustainability, investing in advanced science and national talent

Sustainability is the way for the UAE to achieve its Centennial goals The UAE is establishing a new model of sustainability, investing heavily in advanced science and technology, and equipping national talents with the necessary skills to ensure optimal use of available resources, asserted Ministers from the UAE Government at a special ministerial session during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2019. …

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Renewal of U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Agreement Increases Opportunities for Youth and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educators

On November 15, the U.S. State Department hosted a signing ceremony in the Treaty Room in recognition of the ten-year renewal of the U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement. Present to sign the Agreement were Libyan Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber. The renewal of …

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Alibaba Cloud to open its second data centre in Dubai next year

Company’s long-term goal is to establish cloud computing as digital foundation for new global economy Dubai – Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, is set to open its second data centre in Dubai next year, a top company official said. The company opened its first new data centre in the Middle East in Dubai …

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The need for co-ordinated African research and development claimed top spot on rail conference agenda

Hon. Okello addresses first summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Science and Technology. Hon. Okello who is leading a 9-person delegation is attending the First Summit of the OIC on Science and Technology which runs from 9-11th September 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello, has …

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