A moving solar panel launched by a team of three students was the major attraction of UAE Innovation Week activities organised by Sharjah Media Centre at the Sharjah Expo Centre.
Last weekend at the local Citibank branch (on Delhi’s outskirts) it took me six hours to get my mother’s cheque encashed. Ever since the Rs500 and Rs1,000 denomination currency was demonetised on November 9, queues at banks and ATMs have lengthening rather than shortening.
As the whole of the UAE put their best innovative foot forward this week to mark UAE Innovation Week, students from schools across the country are not letting their young age stop them from showcasing their talents.
If a country wants to secure a place in the world of tomorrow, space needs to be part of its policy and capabilities, according to a retired astronaut.
In a bid to make the UAE more sustainable and environmentally-friendly, a group of students and a supervising professor from the American University Sharjah (AUS) have come up with an innovative way to clean waste water from industrial plants – using simple cotton.
Drones will be deployed on Dubai roads middle of next year to monitor the traffic 24/7, check if there are any accidents and inspect the condition of the roads and major public transport stations, a senior Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) official said on Tuesday.
An ex-Apple employee who described Steve Jobs as “very difficult to work with” advised everyone to invest in even the stupidest idea. A 19-year-old who, when he was 15, discovered a cancer-detection method that would cost a patient only three cents. And an artificial intelligence system that almost instantly answers anything you throw at it.
This week’s article continues on the theme of HI-TRAC, the abbreviation that set’s the UAE apart as a start-up centre – Happiness Index, Infrastructure, Talent, Regulations, Access and Capital.
Dubai has moved up one spot to rank 15 among 28 global innovation cities as per the second edition of the Dubai Innovation Index.
The key for the Dubai to become a global centre of innovation is to hire more engineers, a former Apple fellow and tech evangelist said at Innovation Live!, a forum of business and government leaders, on Monday.