The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award, MBRKA, will continue to receive candidate applications for its sixth edition until 30th June, 2019.
The winners will be announced at the Knowledge Summit 2019, organised by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, MBRF.
The award’s official website has received applications from all around the world, with submissions from individuals making up the largest share and the majority coming from outside the UAE. Submissions came in from almost all Arab countries, as well as other regions around the world, focusing mostly on development and entrepreneurship; creativity and innovation; the development of educational institutions and scientific research; communication technology; printing, publishing, and documentation (paper and electronic); medicine; medical innovation; and human resources training.
Jamal bin Huwaireb, CEO of MBRF, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and Secretary-General of MBRKA, said, “The award will continue to receive applications until 30th June, 2019, which will then be evaluated by the Advisory Committee of the award and the Board of Trustees to shortlist the finalists ahead of announcing the laureates at the Knowledge Summit 2019.”
Applications can be submitted on www.knowledgeaward.org with eligible candidates including individuals from the UAE or abroad, government entities and institutions, in addition to regional and international companies and organisations. The award, however, cannot be presented posthumously.