Monday 21 September 2020

Hitachi ABB Power Grids offers new ecosystem for transformers digitalization

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has launched the TXpert Ecosystem for  digitalization of transformers. The ecosystem is designed to drive data-driven intelligence and decision making in the operations and maintenance of transformers and power grids.   It is a compl


National Ambulance, HCT to train, recruit technicians

The UAE’s National Ambulance and the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) have signed an agreement to collaborate to train and recruit a new generation of UAE national emergency medical technicians. Dr Abdullatif Al Shamsi, HCT President and CEO, and Ahmed Saleh Al Hajeri, N


UAE invention wins James Dyson Award 2020

This year’s national James Dyson Award winner in the UAE is the Touch device – an invention that can help people with visual impairments identify colours through lights and speech feedback.    People with visual impairments may not be able to se


UAE ‘Wellcome Mat’ is ready to protect homes

Three UAE residents have created a Wellcome Mat, the first door mat that cleans and disinfects shoes, so that people can enter their homes free from infectious germs, viruses and bacteria.   Bassam F, his daughter Maya F and cofounder Abdul Aziz E are the ones w


Saudi Arabia to be 24pc of Mena pharma market

Saudi Arabia is estimated to contribute $10.7 billion or 24% towards Mena’s $44 billion pharma market by 2023, notes Informa Markets, the organisers of the leading regional pharmaceutical event, CPhI Middle East & Africa.   “So, clearly, there wi


Jumbo aids People of Determination

The Jumbo Group has contributed three custom-made buses to the Rashid Centre for People of Determination. Besides, the group has provided additional facilities such as an isolation room at the premises and more equipment for increasing individual physiotherapy sessions for the children.


Mental wellness app Mindhouse launches in the UAE

Meditation-based mental wellness startup, Mindhouse, has announced its launch in the UAE.    Founded by Zomato co-founder Pankaj Chaddah and ex-Zomato Chief of Staff Pooja Khanna, the company aims to improve the mental health of its users through app-based


Abu Dhabi picks 14 new areas for healthcare investment

The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has identified 23 industrial areas for investment mainly in the pharmaceutical and medical industries aimed at achieving self-sufficiency in Abu Dhabi’s health sector. Among these investment areas, 14 belong to new in


Bahrain adopts WHO's health worker safety charter

Bahrain Medical Society (BMS) has adopted the "Health Worker Safety Charter" issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) aimed at providing better protection for health workers and patients, especially in a critical time like this.   BMS stressed upo


Siemens launches new digital contact tracing app

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has launched a new workplace digital contact tracing app, which helps employees return safely to the workplace, providing transparency into the contact history of who have tested positive for Covid-19. Enlighted Safe is designed to support organizatio

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