Thursday , 14 November 2019

Tag Archives: UAE

ADGM Academy and Plug and Play sign MoU to establish technology and innovation education hub in Abu Dhabi

The two entities will develop and deliver executive training programs to support the digital transformation of the MENA region, creating jobs of the future and sustaining Abu Dhabi and the UAE as an epicenter of opportunity and prosperity Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGM Academy) and Plug and Play have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on establishing …

Read More »

UAE’s Arabtec talks with UBS to advise on potential Trojan merger deal

In September, the Dubai listed contractor said that it has commenced with Abu Dhabi-based construction group Trojan Holding a review of the possibility of combining their construction businesses. UAE’s Arabtec Holding is in negotiations with UBS to appoint the bank as financial advisor to assist the preliminary review and evaluation of a potential business combination with Trojan Holding. In September, …

Read More »

Technology can save patients even before they reach hospitals

The VR camera will be used by a medical professional in the hospital to assess the condition of the patient in the ambulance Technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR), will soon have a critical role to play in emergency response situations, where every minute saved in diagnosing and planning a course of action improves the chances …

Read More »

MENA startup update: $517mln investments YTD; UAE top in funding; rise in fintech deals

The UAE remains top recipient of funding, Egypt tops in deals The startup ecosystem is growing quickly in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with $517 million being invested in 354 deals in 2019 so far. 2019 year-to-date (YTD) saw $517 million in total funding, an increase of 30 percent compared to the same period of 2018, with a …

Read More »

UAE education sector discusses draft of a moral education curriculum

The forum discussed plans and recommendations that relate to the curriculum of moral education, to be implemented on a national level The 2017 School Principals’ Forum was launched in Dubai as an event that represents a co-operative platform for leaders of the education sector. The forum, which was held for the first time, included senior officials from 1,300 public and …

Read More »

The UAE is ranked first in the Arab region in the digital competitiveness ranking 2019

Ranking 1st in the Arab Region and 9th globally in “Future Readiness” factor Al Mansoori: A new global testimony is added to the UAE’s long record of achievements Al Mansoori: Technology is the cornerstone of economic and social development strategies and plans adopted by developed economies Al Mansoori: Development and improvement of the technological infrastructure is a nonstop process, and …

Read More »

Expo launches Expo University Visit Programme for UAE’s 140,000 students

University students across the UAE will be immersed in the heart of Expo 2020 Dubai thanks to a series of inspiring and educational tours that will offer students the opportunity to make new connections and acquire real-life knowledge. The Expo University Visit Programme will invite all 140,000 students studying full-time at the UAE’s 120-plus universities to experience specially-curated tours during …

Read More »

Oman, the UAE and Bahrain named rising stars of trade

Three Middle Eastern countries rank in the Standard Chartered Trade20 Index, which identifies the markets with the greatest potential for future trade growth Oman and the UAE feature in the top 10 markets that have most rapidly improved their trade growth potential over the past decade, according to new research from Standard Chartered (SC.com). The Trade20 Index, which identifies the …

Read More »

UAE bids on nano-tech cloud seeding to create more rain

The tests will determine whether the new materials will work in reality The UAE has started a new campaign that uses innovative new cloud seeding materials to create more rainfall in the country. The new initiative launched by the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science includes dispersing refined nanomaterials through flights into the clouds to boost water condensation. In …

Read More »

New businesses pick up in UAE

Dubai, Abu Dhabi remain investors’ top choices as 1-year countdown to Expo 2020 nears The UAE economy gained momentum at the right time by posting a 6 per cent growth in new business licences this year, reflecting growing investor confidence in the country ahead of the one-year countdown to Expo 2020 Dubai that starts next month. Latest official data indicates …

Read More »