SHARJAH GOVERNMENT MEDIA BUREAU -- Sharjah Book Authority is set to host the UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah from February 8 to 14, 2020, with the participation of 80 local and federal government organisations, universities, private sector players as well as international companies.
The UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah Committee, in cooperation with the participating government organisations and entities, will host as many as 65 workshops and seminars in various fields and specialised sectors, celebrating the nation’s spirit of innovation and ingenuity and its vision and preparation for a fast evolving future.
A total of 80 organisations and entities are taking part in the UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah activities with as many as 48 participations from 5 universities including the University of Sharjah, the American University of Sharjah, Higher Colleges of Technology, Academy of Police Sciences, and Al Qasimia University. There are 32 events that are hosted by Sharjah and the UAE government sector, in addition to private sector companies based in the Emirate.
Top international companies and technology giants like IBM, Google, Intel, Microsoft, PWC, Dell Technologies, SAP, Huawei, Amazon, Twitter, OpenSUSE, Scientific Business Solutions (SBS), Tekler, Russian Centre of Digital Innovation & ICT and ThynkBlynk are taking part in the festival of innovation and will be conducting workshops.
HE Sultan Ali bin Butti Al Muhairi, Secretary General of the Sharjah Executive Council thanked His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, for their continuous support for promoting a spirit of innovation system in the government institutions and departments.
He stressed that the UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah supports the culture of innovation and creativity in the Emirate and establishes the foundations of scientific and innovative thinking to find solutions that accelerate the wheel of sustainable development in Sharjah and the UAE.
The SEC Secretary General pointed out that that the Emirate of Sharjah offers a supportive and caring environment for talented and creative people to share their innovations and ideas and open new horizons for the future job market. The UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah supports the general direction and national strategy of innovation adopted by the UAE as a global destination for innovation .
The UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah is supported by Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, Sharjah Airport Free Zone, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sharjah Airport Authority, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority and Bee’ah, Sharjah Environment Company. Media partners include the Sharjah Broadcasting Authority and Sharjah Government Media Bureau whereas Sahab Smart Solutions are technology partners of the event.
The UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah celebrates the spirit of innovation and creativity highlighting the most recent big ideas, innovations and latest technological advancements that have contributed to the development and enhancement of the government work system in the Emirate.
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