- Al Kitbi: TDRA is keen to adopt and launch initiatives that enhance innovation in work to provide best services and achieve society happiness in the UAE.
UAE : The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) declared it had been ranked as one of the top three innovative entities in Middle East as per the Global Innovation Institute’s Report. The report evaluates innovation ranking for entities registered in the institute.
TDRA has met all standards and requirements set by the institute to obtain innovative entity certificate. The institute has accredited a number of TDRA’s innovations developed and implemented at the national and international level.
About this achievement, H.E. Mohammad Al Kitbi, Acting Deputy Director General for the Support Service Sector, said: “TDRA attaches great importance to innovation as one of the elements of the national agenda 2021, under “United in Knowledge” pillar. That pillar aims at a competitive economy driven by knowledgeable and innovative Emiratis to guarantee long-term development for the UAE. Hence, TDRA is keen to adopt and launch initiatives that enhance innovation in work to provide best services and achieve society happiness in the UAE.
Al Kitbi pointed out that this ranking of TDRA encourages us to exert more effort and provide more innovative initiatives. He added: “Leadership in ICT depends heavily on innovation and creativity in work. This is reflected by many initiatives adopted by TDRA like Digital Innovation Centre and TDRA’s Digital Innovation System. TDRA establishes continuous cooperation with strategic partners and global organizations to enable and develop innovation initiatives to achieve best results.”
TDRA has emphasized that the achievement is a result of innovation management methodology. TDRA has global accreditation certificates in innovation, provides an innovation-friendly environment, has efficient and creative human resources, and establishes national and international partnerships at the academic and scientific levels.
TDRA pointed out that the achievement will contribute to enhancement of its innovation system that can enable it to lead national entities in innovation.
TDRA organizes a set of innovation events around the year including Summer Innovation Camp. It cooperates and coordinates with all government entities regarding innovation to support UAE achievements in various fields, particularly ICT.
About the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA)
The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) was established in the UAE according to the Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003, focusing on two main fields: regulating the telecommunications sector, and enabling government entities’ digital transformation.
In regulation, TDRA’s role focuses on ensuring excellent telecom services, developing the ICT sector, protecting the stakeholders’ interests, implementing relevant policy and regulatory frameworks, developing human resources and promoting research and development, to achieve the UAE’s regional and global leading position in the telecommunications sector.
In enablement, TDRA manages federal entities’ digital transformation according to the Law No. 3 of 2011. It works to achieve two strategic goals in this context, namely: enhancing the digital lifestyle, and achieving UAE’s leadership in digital technical infrastructure.
For more information, visit www.tdra.gov.ae
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