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Strategic partnership between China and Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park

The Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park, SRTIP, discussed, with a Chinese delegation, the launch of strategic partnerships that aim to promote technology transfer between the park and Chinese research and development organisations. The delegation’s visit aims to explore available investment opportunities for Chinese investors operating in innovative technological sectors …

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Dubai Economy pushing R&D innovation

Dubai Economy has unveiled a platform initiative to facilitate research and development, R&D, collaboration between the different ecosystem operators in the emirate, which is expected to accelerate innovation in Dubai. It is also aimed at consequently supporting the mission and strategy of Dubai Economy to promote the competitiveness and sustainable …

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Camel dung key to UAE cement industry

Thousands of tonnes of camel dung are being used to fuel cement production in the northern United Arab Emirates, cutting emissions and keeping animal waste out of landfill. Under a government-run scheme, farmers in the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah drop off camel excrement at collection stations. It is then blended …

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Robo-advisors recieve go-ahead in Abu Dhabi

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority, FSRA, of Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, today issued its regulatory framework for Digital Investment Managers (also known as ‘robo-advisors’), operating in ADGM. Digital Investment Managers provide investment management services using algorithm-based tools and technology to interact with more tech-savvy clients. This technology allows investment …

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Richard Branson launches spaceship programme

British billionaire Richard Branson plans to make his company Virgin Galactic the first space tourism firm to go public, Branson said in a statement on Tuesday. Virgin Galactic and its sister manufacturing organisation, The Spaceship Company, took steps towards becoming the first publicly listed human spaceflight company, German news agency …

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Campus rating system launched in UAE

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, said that the ambitious vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has helped the emirate take advantage of its strategic …

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Secure micro-processors pioneered in Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi, NYUAD, researchers have designed a Co-processor for Partially Homomorphic Encrypted Execution, CoPHEE, a microprocessor that provides support for data privacy using cryptography. The project is led by NYUAD Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Michail Maniatakos, with contributors including research engineers at NYUAD’s Centre for Cyber …

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Sanad Aerotech working with Rolls-Royce

Abu Dhabi’s Sanad Aerotech today announced the conclusion of a landmark agreement with Rolls-Royce plc to become a Rolls-Royce Trent 700 Authorised Maintenance Centre, AMC. Sanad Aerotech is a maintenance, repair and overhaul, MRO, provider for aero engines and industrial gas turbines that is wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company …

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Abu Dhabi to host Primary Care Conference

Abu Dhabi will host the 2nd Primary Care Conference on 19 June 2019 to enhance awareness about the emirate’s healthcare sector, specifically the primary care model and regulations. To be organised by United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical) Group including Danat Al Emarat Hospital, HealthPlus Network of Specialty Centers and Moorfields …

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Mubadala established Sanad Aerotech

Mubadala Aerospace’s Turbine Services and Solutions, a maintenance repair and overhaul, MRO, provider for aircraft engines, gas turbines and driven equipment, has unveiled a new identity for its MRO business, which will now be known as Sanad Aerotech. The new brand positioning reflects the focus of Mubadala Aerospace on engineering …

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School app to track bullying in UAE

During a youth session titled “Bullying…Causes and Effects” held on 23rd May, 2019, 80 members of the Sharjah Youth Parliament suggested developing an Emirati App targeting children, youth and parents to report bullying incidents. The call came during the first youth session of the parliament, organised by Sharjah Youth and …

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Abu Dhabi Air Accident Investigation Laboratory opens

Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, has officially inaugurated the “Abu Dhabi Air Accident Investigation Laboratory”, established by the Air Accident Investigation Sector, AAIS, at the authority’s headquarters. “The lab offers great potential for the Air Accident Investigation Sector to operate effectively and smoothly, based …

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Digital health new goal of WHO

The World Health Organisation, WHO, is establishing a global multi-disciplinary technical group to advise member states on issues related to digital health. WHO’s newly-established Digital Health Department will work to harness the power of digital health technologies and steer developments to contribute to the attainment of all people to the …

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