April 26, 2013 · Leave a Comment.........
On the occasion of the World Intellectual Property Rights Day, Dubai Municipality (DM) honored the youngest Emirati scientist and inventor, the 9-year-old Adeeb Suleiman Al Balushi. Having seven inventions registered in his name already, the boy is currently working on a device that will predict heart attacks while driving and save many lives.
April 7, 2013 · Leave a Comment.........
We are maybe one step closer to finding out what happens in our head while we sleep. Japanese scientists claim they can “read” your dreams using brain scans, which can decode the night-time visions with 60 percent accuracy.
July 10, 2012 · Leave a Comment.........
Ford Silicon Valley Lab now officially open for business in Palo Alto, Calif
Ford continues its commitment to engage the tech community in the quest for the next great idea, as it announces opening of The Ford Silicon Valley Lab (SVL) in Palo Alto, California.
Ford Executive Chairman, Bill Ford, visited the spiritual home of the computer and consumer electronics industry to celebrate the grand opening of the Ford Silicon Valley Lab and to participate in the Computer History Museum’s “Revolutionaries” lecture series.
“We have been innovating for more than a century at Ford, but we acknowledge we don’t have a monopoly on creativity,” said Ford. “Our new office will complement our existing research efforts by allowing us to tap into the region that has been driving consumer technology forward in recent decades.” Read more
July 4, 2012 · Leave a Comment.........
For the second year running, Qatar and the UAE lead the Middle East in overall innovation performance, according to the Global Innovation Index 2012 (GII) released by INSEAD, an international business school.
The list of overall GII top 10 performers has changed little from last year. Switzerland, Sweden, and Singapore are followed by Finland, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark, Hong Kong (China), Ireland, and the US. Read more
June 27, 2012 · Leave a Comment.........
This is your opportunity to shine a global ICT spotlight on your innovative ideas and digital creativity.
Enter the Young Innovators Competition at ITU Telecom World 2012 to show the world how your fresh thinking and talent for technology can provide real-world solutions to real-world problems and change the future for the better.
Showcase your innovation on a truly international stage and win the chance to access development workshops, industry expertise and the unparalleled networking potential of World 2012. Read more
June 21, 2012 · Leave a Comment.........
The International Green Awards, a leading platform for sustainability intelligence, leadership and innovation, has now launched for the 7th year.
This year, the awards are free to enter and include a free sustainability review for all participants. This year also sees the organisation of several best practice sustainability summits in key international cities with a purpose of knowledge sharing. Read more
April 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment.........
Imagine how great would be to live in the Arabian Ranches and work in DIFC district, or live in Mirdif and work in Dubai Media City, only if you do not have to drive to work, but fly. There would be no traffic signals, accidents alerts to follow up, radars to slow you down, peak-hour jams to avoid, Salik tags etc.
Stop dreaming, read further to find out that this could be a reality very soon. And if you are an entrepreneur, spot the opportunity! A whole brand new industry sector, a hybrid between aviation and automotive, is about to emerge. Some will lose fortunes, while others are about to make new ones. Early adopters have stronger chances for success! Read more
February 21, 2012 · Leave a Comment.........
Aspiring innovators, entrepreneurs and trailblazers will have the opportunity to implement their ideas on a global scale with the launch today of the Innovation Tournament 2021.
The Tournament will be hosted by Arabic Knowledge@Wharton, the MENA edition of the online research and business analysis journal published by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) which is the largest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates. Read more
January 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment.........
The following strategies for establishing a social business combine most frequently acknowledged changes taking place within forward-moving companies. Here are the top strategies for turning social:
1: Opt for Content Marketing instead of Traditional Marketing
Traditional marketing via print magazines and newspapers is slowly disappearing, because consumers are tired of the one-way communication. People want multiple-ways interaction and the chance to develop a relationship with the brand. Therefore, content marketing becomes more appealing as messages posted on blogs are easily shareable and interactive, while the print media is not. Online content is portable, traceable, findable and can be more effective in the long tail of context, while traditional media is not. Read more
January 30, 2012 · 2 Comments
- Innovations By You Awards to launch at big boys toys 2012; open to all UAE students of higher educational institutions
- More than half a million dirhams in cash prizes and financial aid
- Numerous universities, including Zayed University, AUD, Manipal, Preston, and Middlesex have come onboard, extending this opportunity to their students