To support and Innovation ecosystem and knowledge economy in the region, the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) has launched the Sharjah Angel Investors Network (SAIN). This initiative will contribute to making the UAE economy an open global laboratory for testing new concepts of advanced future technology and a global platform for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Abu-Dhabi based Rizek, the first Super-App for on-demand home services in the region, has become the first app in the country to combine products and services on one, easy-to-use platform, revolutionizing the consumer purchase journey. For a long time, customers have been unable to locate their preferred products and services in unison, which has constantly impacted customer ease.
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, recently held the 38th edition of the quarterly Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec) Forum, powered by Entrepreneur ME, titled ‘Realities of Retail in 2020: Offline to Online’.
Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) is bringing together globally-renowned experts, entrepreneurs, ecosystem leaders and influential changemakers for the 4th annual edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF), which goes fully online this year to enlighten and inspire young changemakers passionate about solving challenges and leaving their mark as the world rebuilds post-Covid societies and economies.
SMETalks concluded a successful webinar on Agriculture Trade Links between the UAE and Africa held on 24th November 2020 on YouTube channel - Live. The webinar addressed efforts to build greater trade links and open trade opportunities between small and medium-sized enterprises in the Middle East and Africa.
Veolia Middle East, the world leader in resource management in environmental services, has announced a first-of-its-kind acceleration and mentoring programme, which aims to support startups and innovative SMEs across the Middle East that focus on creating a more sustainable future, whilst giving back to the community.