Healthcare competitiveness and opportunities for research and development in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) will be the focus of discussion at a forum in the US this week.
The BIO International Convent
Experts are set to discuss the challenges and opportunities toward research and development of biofuel for the aerospace ecosystem at a summit in Abu Dhabi this week.
The Global Aerospace Summit, in its second
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline plans to invest up to 130 million pounds ($216 million) in Africa over the next five years as it bets on the importance of the continent in driving long-term demand for medicine.
The decision reflects the
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) has opened its state-of-the-art Sabic Technology Center (STC) in Shanghai, built with an initial investment of $100 million.
The centre, one of Sabic’s 17 Sabic global R&D cente
IBM recently revealed a list of innovations that will mark the era of cognitive systems when computers will, in their own way, see, smell, touch, taste and hear, changing the way people work, live and interact during the next five years.
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) is the only company from the GCC region to make it to the list of world’s top innovation spenders since 2008, ranking 416th out of the 1,000-strong list, said a report.
This is a ma
Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, and Siemens have signed the detailed agreements on their long term Strategic Partnership, which was first announced in October 2010.
“Today the partnership of Siemens and Masdar has reached a s
The commercial private sector in the region should be encouraged to become more active in investing in Research and Development, an expert said.
‘As part of their drive to diversify their economic base and build knowledge-based economies,
A state-of-the-art Nucleotide Laboratory Complex has been inaugurated at Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech), the leading business park dedicated to the life sciences industry and a member of Tecom Investments.
Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy initiative, and Siemens have signed an agreement establishing a long term strategic partnership, which will also see Siemens setting up its Middle East headquarters in Masdar City.
Siemens will implemen