Thursday 26 November 2015

Emiratis to be awarded for innovation and creativity

A conference aimed at promoting national ideas by Emirati inventors and entrepreneurs is set to take place in Dubai, UAE.   The fourth Cycle of UAE Ideas Conference and Award 2015 will take place on November 26 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Jumeirah. It is being or


40 global experts to address Knowledge Summit

More than 40 speakers including scientists, ministers and academic experts from oldest              universities in the world are set to take part in the upcoming Knowledge Summit 2015 in Dubai, UAE. Mohammed bin Ra


Sedco to highlight smart workplace of the future

Sedco Holding, a leading Shariah-compliant organization, will highlight the ‘skills needed in the future workplace’, detailing the current futuristic trends at an upcoming human resources forum in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In its seventh edition, the Jeddah Human Resource


Abu Dhabi opens centre for innovators

Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) has opened the region’s first open-access making space designed to enable the transformation of ideas into reality for the UAE’s budding inventors and innovators. The Innovator Space, inaugurated today (November 22), op


Pace of innovation ‘key risk for businesses’

Pace of innovation and increased regulation are among top strategic risks to impact business strategy over the next three years, according to global executives, a report said. Global business executives jointly rank pace of innovation (30 per cent) and increased regulation (30 pe


ADSF organisers honour science communicators

The organisers of the 2015 Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) recently held a special award ceremony to recognise the remarkable work of the science communicators who were part of the event. The Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) and the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee


2,000 expats miss out on Bahrain amnesty

At least 2,000 migrant workers living illegally in Bahrain are not covered under an amnesty that allows them to return home without penalties, a report said. These Bangladeshi men either have pending court cases, no legal documents, overstayed their visit visas, entered the count


Expats hold 84pc of private jobs in Bahrain

Eighty-four per cent of Bahrain’s private sector workforce is expatriate, it has emerged. Of the 556,086 people working in the private sector by the end of the second quarter, 466,524 were foreign employees. Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humai


UAE students to build robots at Dubai expo

In a one-of-its-kind initiative to be held in the UAE, students from across the country will be testing their skills in building robots, conceptualising their future schools and also designing towns, as part of the UAE Innovation Week being held in Dubai. Atlab, a technology-base


Dewa signs deal with the American University in Dubai

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has signed a deal with the American University in Dubai, to exchange experience and skills, and enhance co-operation in research and practical studies.   The memorandum of understanding (MoU) aims at supporting the st

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