AstraZeneca praises UAE for vaccination rollout and testing strategy

أسترازينيكا تشيد باستراتيجية دولة الإمارات

AstraZeneca has applauded the UAE’s impactful vaccination campaigns which has created increased trust and early uptake resulting in over 12.1 million doses in the UAE to date AstraZeneca to deliver keynote session on Oxford University and AstraZeneca’s partnership towards broad and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccine at Arab Health’s inaugural Pharma and Drug Discovery Conference on the 21 June Arab Health to take place from 21-24 June at the Dubai World Trade Centre A Government Affairs Director from AstraZeneca, the developer of one of the leading COVID-19 vaccines in partnership…

Euromonitor webinar assesses prospects for global travel and tourism

يورومونيتور إنترناشيونال تقيم ندوة عبر الإنترنت

 Euromonitor International – the leading market research firm – will host a webinar with WTM Global to discuss the prospects for the global travel and tourism market. Called ‘Travel Industry Update with Euromonitor 2021’, the webinar will feature Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel and Tourism Research at Euromonitor International. The virtual event will take place on 25th March, 2021, starting at 6pm GST (2pm GMT) on WTM Global Hub [www.hub.wtm.com] With almost 25 years of experience at Euromonitor International, Bremner is a regular commentator on trends for World Travel Market. She…

UAE’s University of Wollongong in Dubai to give students looking for international degrees ‘The Edge’ in the global pursuit for future-ready skills

UAE’s University of Wollongong in Dubai to give students looking for international degrees ‘The Edge’ in the global pursuit for future-ready skills

Launches the Middle East’s first innovative Career Readiness Program involving mentorship from six world-class business experts Added benefits to international students include free COVID-19 vaccinations, option to sponsor family members and preparation to join a global business environment after graduation The Edge combines cutting-edge tools and hands-on mentoring from a team of international experts who use scientific assessment to take students from classroom to boardroom Program available to all newly enrolled first-year students at UOWD at no additional cost The 12-month program requires an investment of only 30 hours and…

HERBAL ESSENTIALS: HIMALAYAN INFUSED SKINCARE

** Award-winning, affordable, high-performance skincare brand powered by naturally mineral-rich Himalayan spring water soon to launch in the GCC through Lifestyle Stores.** Harnessing the hydrating and healing powers of naturally balanced Himalayan spring water is at the core of Herbal Essentials’ highly effective solutions for modern day skin concerns. With its key principles rooted in nature, the brand addresses skin concerns of consumers needing balance through its affordable, ethical, and high-performing skincare solutions, which will soon be available in Lifestyle stores. Herbal Essentials founder, Aly Rahimtoola comments; “Our aim at…

ME spend on international leisure travel to exceed pre-COVID levels by 10% in 2024

YouGov and Tourism Economics survey for ATM 2021 says 47% of total 2019 ME travel spend went on international leisure trips 37% of total ME travel budget was spent on domestic leisure travel in 2019, which will be exceeded this year Domestic & short-haul travel will lead the recovery According to a recent YouGov survey, commissioned by Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021, the amount of money that Middle East travellers spend on international leisure travel, will begin to exceed 2019 pre-COVID levels, in as little…

Rizek Works Hand in Hand with UAE Healthcare Authorities,

رزق تعمل يداً بيد مع سلطات الرعاية الصحية في الإمارات

 Provides More Than 100,000 PCR Tests Rizek, one of the fastest-growing Abu Dhabi-based start-ups, and the first ‘super app’ for on-demand home services in the country, has helped facilitate more than 100,000 COVID-19 tests to date and over the past few months alone. This announcement is a mark of the company’s milestone of becoming the first in the Middle East to add at-home PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test services to its offerings. The company has partnered with top-tier hospitals certified by Dubai Health Authority and Abu Dhabi’s Department of Health…

Dubai-born CAFU reveals drone technology with first-of-its-kind planting mechanism taking the one million Ghaf Tree Seed Project to the next level

Dubai-born CAFU reveals drone technology with first-of-its-kind planting mechanism taking the one million Ghaf Tree Seed Project to the next level

– Pioneering tech and car services company unveils drone technology & ground-breaking planting mechanism in the MENA region as it completes two rounds of desert planting – Announces strategic research partnership with UAE University to help scale the project to explore other native UAE seed types Dubai, UAE, March 16th, 2021: Months on from announcing the Sustainability Deal – Dubai-born CAFU has taken big strides in its strategy towards becoming carbon neutral, starting with the ground-breaking Ghaf Tree Seed Project to plant a million Ghaf seeds in the UAE desert…

Technology Innovation Institute’s Secure Systems Research Centre Partners with Purdue University on Game-Changing UAV Security Project

Technology Innovation Institute’s Secure Systems Research Centre Partners with Purdue University on Game-Changing UAV Security Project

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of the Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced that its Secure Systems Research Centre (SSRC) has partnered with Purdue University, a world-renowned US-based public research university. The two entities are collaborating on a three-year sophisticated cybersecurity project to ensure Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) can be used safely and efficiently in urban operations. Secure Systems Research Centre is one of initial seven dedicated research centres at TII. The research collaboration with Purdue University, titled ‘Cybersecurity for UAS…

Dolphin Marine Group successfully expands in Djibouti despite the pandemic

مجموعة “دولفين مارين” تتوسع في جيبوتي رغم تحديات الجائحة

Specialising in maritime safety, the company will leverage its expertise in the field to provide world-class inspection, repair and maintenance services of boat appliances and equipment  Dolphin Marine Group, a leader in maritime safety equipment and services, has opened its new office in Djibouti, after successfully capturing markets in Egypt and Dubai. This move was made despite the COVID-19 pandemic that impacted the global marine industry and led to an economic downturn. The new office in Djibouti will be a one-stop-shop, providing an array of safety and inspection services. The…

The United Arab Emirates University signs MoU with G42 Healthcare for collaboration on research projects

The United Arab Emirates University signs MoU with G42 Healthcare  for collaboration on research projects

Abu Dhabi, 01 March 2021: His Excellency Zaki Nusseibeh, Cultural Advisor to His Highness President of the United Arab Emirates, Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University, witnessed a Memorandum of Understanding’s signing ceremony between the College of Medicine and Health Sciences in UAEU and G42 Healthcare, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi-based technology company Group 42 (G42), on 16th February 2021, which was attended by His Excellenecy Prof. Ghaleb Al Hadrami Al Breiki, Acting Vice Chancellor of UAEU and Mr. Ashish Koshy, Chief Executive Officer, G42 Healthcare. Scientists and academicians…