Ras Al Khaimah:- Today marked the conclusion of the "Ras Al Khaimah Innovation Week 2024" organized by the Permanent Committee for Events in Ras Al Khaimah at the Al Hamra International Exhibition & Convention Center as part of the UAE Innovation Month "UAE Innovates 2024". The event saw participation from over 70 entities from federal and local government sectors, private companies, educational, and healthcare institutions.

The event epitomized the UAE's commitment to innovation as a catalyst for advancement, development, and prosperity. It shed light on Ras Al Khaimah's notable achievements, projects, and innovative initiatives aimed at embedding innovation as a fundamental approach, a governmental ethos, and a societal mindset. This was achieved by raising individuals' awareness of the significance of innovation, its influence on their future, and engaging them in shaping the future landscape.

Mohammed Musa, Chairman of the Permanent Events Committee in Ras Al Khaimah and head of the local organizing committee for Innovation Week, stated, "The event reflects the support and guidance of the wise leadership, fostering the involvement of governmental and private entities, as well as community members, to leverage their innovations in shaping the UAE's promising future. We designed a comprehensive program, featuring over 80 innovative projects, and conducted more than 27 specialized workshops and lectures on innovation."

Musa commended the large public turnout across the diverse activities and events during the event, emphasizing the significance of innovation in community life.

On the final day of the "Ras Al Khaimah Innovation Week 2024" sponsors, partners, media representatives, and committees that contributed to the success of the event were honored.

The UAE Innovation Month "UAE Innovates 2024" is a significant national event that highlights the contributions of governmental bodies, private enterprises, and individuals in fostering an innovation culture nationwide. This event ranks among the foremost innovation gatherings regionally and globally, actively promoting collaboration and communication across diverse sectors and communities.


About Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is the northernmost of the seven Emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. It is known for its diverse landscape, from 64km of beaches, to deserts and imposing mountains, as well as its rich history, dating back 7,000 years. It has many archaeological sites, four of which have been shortlisted on UNESCO’s tentative list of World Heritage Sites. The Emirate’s Jebel Jais Mountain, which is the highest mountain in the UAE, boasts attractions including Jebel Jais Flight, the world’s longest zip line at almost 3km, and 1484 by Puro, the UAE’s highest restaurant. Ras Al Khaimah is centrally located at the modern crossroads between Europe, Asia and Africa, with one third of the world’s population within four hours’ flying time, making it an ideal location for businesses to expand into the UAE, the Middle East and Africa region and beyond. The Emirate boasts one of the most diverse economies in the region, with no single sector accounting for more than 30% of the Emirate’s GDP – a critical advantage that enhances Ras Al Khaimah’s economic flexibility and strength. Ras Al Khaimah has been rated in the ‘A’ range by Fitch and Standard & Poor’s international ratings agencies for 15 years. Ras Al Khaimah is a multicultural society, with a population of 0.4 million people in 2023. With year-round sunshine, straightforward business set-up and a competitive and affordable cost of living, Ras Al Khaimah is the informed choice for business, lifestyle and exploration.