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Aldar hosts innovation lab at The District

ABU DHABI, August 17, 2016

Abu Dhabi-based leading real estate developer Aldar Properties, in its role as the platinum sponsor for Yas Island’s The District, will present the Aldar Innovation Lab at the creative and entertainment hub for youth.

The lab will run from August 18 to September 17 at The District, located at du Forum, Abu Dhabi.

The District is part of the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority-organised Abu Dhabi Summer Season and is a one-of-a-kind space dedicated to provide those aged between 14 and 22 with an outlet to learn new skills and receive support and guidance in a variety of areas including innovation, entertainment, technology, fashion, digital media, health, science, nutrition and sustainability to name a few.

The Aldar Innovation Lab will provide a fun and dynamic environment for creativity, information sharing, building new knowledge, and discovering technology.

The programme will include:
• Entrepreneurship Academy – training on business definition, product development, growth and investor relationships to help entrepreneurs take their ideas to the next level;
•  Recycling Robotics – creating unique and imaginative robots out of discarded household items;
•  360 VR – with Liminal 360, participants will engage into virtual reality experiences transforming passive viewing into immersive, interactive experiences that bring fresh sophistication and a modern edge;
•  La discipline du rectangle – challenge boundaries by being encouraged into the smallest spaces possible with a game of ‘Rectangle Discipline’;
•  Genesis – Internationally recognised photographer Chronis Spanos shares his experiences of re-imagining our surroundings through his manipulations of architectural photography and reflects on his work with Aldar Properties;
•  Murals – Elio Mercado, famed for his work on the Al Raha Beach mural will be discussing mural art and its role in generating dialogue and building relationships;
•  The Game – dedicated to teens to collaborate and create many exciting levels for a new game.
Aldar’s sponsorship of The District on Yas Island is representative of its commitment to the development of long term and sustainable communities across Abu Dhabi, the company said. – TradeArabia News Service

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