Abu Dhabi’s Technology Innovation Institute to Build UAE’s First Quantum Computer

Abu Dhabi’s Technology Innovation Institute to Build UAE’s First Quantum Computer

The Institute will construct the computer at its Quantum Research Centre labs, in collaboration with Barcelona-based Qilimanjaro Quantum Tech Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 March 2021, (AETOSWire) – Work is underway to build a quantum computer in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, ushering an important milestone for the region in this breakthrough era in computing. Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the dedicated ‘applied research’ pillar of Abu Dhabi’s newly established Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced that its Quantum Research Centre (QRC) team led by its Chief…

Majid Al Futtaim – Hotels awarded world’s first portfolio-wide LEED Platinum certification

“ماجد الفطيم” أول مجموعة في العالم تنال شهادة LEED البلاتينية

Majid Al Futtaim – Hotels awarded world’s first portfolio-wide LEED Platinum certification Majid Al Futtaim’s 13-property hotel portfolio makes history as the only portfolio in the world to receive Platinum certification for all of its hotel businesses Certification further establishes the UAE as a global hub of sustainability, and sustainable tourism excellence, with Dubai receiving the platinum rating in LEED for cities in 2019 — making it the first city in the Arab world to earn the LEED rating Majid Al Futtaim – Hotels’ platinum certifications mark another step towards…

Fujairah Social and Cultural Association and KASHKHA  Recognise Five Extraordinary Emirati Women

جمعية الفجيرة الاجتماعية والثقافية وكشخة تكرمان خمس نساء

Following incredible achievements and unwavering devotion to social causes, five extraordinary Emirati women were recognised today by the Fujairah Social and Cultural Association & KASHKHA Excellence Award at a special ceremony held in Fujairah. The winners include Wafa Ahmed Rashid Khamis Ali Al-Khadim Al-Antli, Aisha Abdullah Saif al-Kaabi, Halima Muhammad Ali Abdullah Al-Yamahi, Ghada Mahmoud Abdul Ahlla Mohamed Alzaabi and Maryam Ali Abdullah Makhlouf. KASHKHA, a leading modest fashion brand, and the Fujairah Social and Cultural Association, have joined hands to recognise and honour women who are making a valuable…

GLIDE-Carter Center Partnership Aims to Eliminate River Blindness in the Americas, Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria on Hispaniola

GLIDE-Carter Center Partnership Aims to Eliminate River Blindness in the Americas, Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria on Hispaniola

ATLANTA & ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– The Carter Center and The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) announced an exciting new partnership to support the Carter Center’s innovative disease elimination efforts in the Americas. GLIDE, an initiative of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has pledged substantial financial and technological support for the Center’s programs to eliminate two neglected diseases: river blindness (onchocerciasis) in the Amazon rainforest along the Brazil-Venezuela border and lymphatic filariasis (commonly called LF or elephantiasis) throughout…

Innovation Arabia 14 Concludes on A High Note

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“Innovation Acceleration: Future Paradigms for Economic Growth and Sustainability” A Main Theme for IA15 Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 24 February 2021: The 14th edition of Innovation Arabia, which is the first virtual edition of the week event, was successfully concluded today. The three-day event witnessed a tremendous turnout, and included various rich sessions and panel discussions, bringing together the field’s most brilliant thinkers and innovators. During the second day, two major panel discussions took place and discussed Professional Development in Healthcare Quality: Leveraging on online education and CSR and Societal…

District 2020: Curating a Global Innovation Ecosystem as the Future of Expo 2020 Dubai

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The future of Expo 2020 will support the growth of the UAE’s innovation economy by curating a global innovation-driven business ecosystem that embraces technology and a human-centric focus, and brings together UAE, regional and global players Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 February 2021 – District 2020, as the human-centric smart city evolving from Expo 2020 Dubai, has announced a number of key partnerships that will contribute to the curation of its innovation ecosystem and its start-up community, coinciding with the annual UAE Innovation week known as UAE Innovates 2021.  During…

Online Symposium by JETRO – Future Society After the Pandemic, Expectations for EXPO 2025, and the Potential of the Osaka Kansai Region

Online Symposium by JETRO – Future Society After the Pandemic, Expectations for EXPO 2025, and the Potential of the Osaka Kansai Region

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition will hold an online symposium “Future Society after the Pandemic, Expectations for EXPO 2025, and the Potential of the Osaka Kansai Region” on March 3, 2021. In addition to climate change, environmental issues and economic disparity, the recent COVID-19 pandemic has become a prominent global challenge. In this symposium, participants will discuss how EXPO 2025 Osaka Kansai can contribute to the resolution of these issues. In the first part, the symposium will review the…

Innovation Arabia is Virtual for the First Time in its 14th Edition

انطلاق “إبداعات عربية” افتراضياً لأول مرة في دورته الرابعة عشر

The Conference Addresses Pressing Issues in Crisis Management, Learning, Innovation, and Social Development Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 17 February 2021: The iconic Innovation Arabia event is launching its 14th edition this year virtually under the theme “Innovation Everywhere”. The event is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), and is being held from the 22nd to the 24th of this month. Innovation Arabia 14 features five subthemes: Crisis…

SNC-Lavalin awarded Compliance Leader Verification™ from The Ethisphere Institute

SNC-Lavalin awarded Compliance Leader Verification™ from The Ethisphere Institute

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: (AETOSWire) – SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that it has earned the coveted Compliance Leader Verification for 2021-2022, extending an earlier 2019-2020 verification, from The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This recognition demonstrates SNC-Lavalin’s ongoing commitment to building a world-class integrity program. Of the six programs and practices analyzed, four ranked as best in class and two exceeded expectations while showing new opportunities for improvement. The assessment is also the result of an extensive benchmarking initiative,…

Introducing the Gemfields Foundation

شركة “جيم فيلدز” تُطلق جمعيّة “جيم فيلدز”

Highlights: Today, Gemfields is launching the Gemfields Foundation; Borne organically as a result of increasing demand from donors, the Foundation is the charitable arm of Gemfields, through which donors can contribute funding to directly support community and conservation projects in sub-Saharan Africa. It is a charitable vessel to manage and scale-up activations that have been carried out by Gemfields over the last decade; Gemfields Foundation functions quite unlike most charities: 100% of donor funds are directed, in full, to the underlying charitable projects. All overhead, administration, travel and management costs…