GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share
  • ENEC Innovation Week activities included an Innovation Majlis, hackathons, and collaboration with academia to foster innovative thinking and the pursuit of excellence

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 06 February 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, the Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, hosted an Innovation Majlis, a hackathon, and youth events as part of its UAE Innovation Month activities. The initiatives were designed to foster and sustain a culture of innovation, future planning and adoption of smart solutions across all of ENEC's business units and subsidiaries.

UAE Innovation Month is one of the largest innovation initiatives in the world. Jointly developed by the Government and private sector entities, the initiative aims to strengthen the UAE's global presence and increase its competitiveness on the international stage, in line with the directives of the UAE Government.

As the owner and developer of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, a pioneering program and the first of its kind in the Arab world, ENEC is dedicated to promoting and fostering innovation. The participation in UAE Innovation Month is in line with ENEC's vision and mission to support the economic and social growth of the country by diversifying the UAE's energy sources and supporting talented Emiratis to lead the development of a new local nuclear energy industry. The UAE Program plays an important role in the future as the nation looks for innovative ways to tackle climate change and create new sustainable sources of electricity.

Innovation has played a key role in ENEC's success. Innovations in safety, construction, sustainability and numerous other areas have contributed to excellence across ENEC's business units and subsidiaries and enabled ENEC to meet and exceed the highest international standards of quality, safety, and security in its implementation of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program.

ENEC's Innovation Week commenced on 3 February, during which  employees took part in a wide range of activities on topics such as innovation with partners, artificial intelligence, and advanced analytics. Sessions focused on the importance of intellectual property rights, innovation in sustainability and smart service delivery. There was also an Innovation Majlis and Innovation Festival for students, as well as the creation of a Universities Innovation Center. 

The potential for innovation to enhance business practices and contribute to excellence was discussed by a panel of experts as a part of the Innovation Majlis, which took place on the second day of ENEC's Innovation Week program. The panel discussion was followed by a lecture delivered by Dr. Hamad Karki, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), who spoke of the importance of innovation and the role it has played in his research into Artificial Intelligence.

Dr. Karki's lecture took place at the Universities Innovation Center, which included a special area within ENEC's headquarters where students from KUSTAR and Abu Dhabi Polytechnic (AD Poly) displayed innovative projects. The students' involvement in ENEC's celebration of UAE Innovation Month is a result of its ongoing student outreach program, which not only raises awareness about the benefits of peaceful nuclear energy but encourages talented Emiratis to study STEM subjects and consider career paths in the UAE's growing nuclear energy industry.

Students were also invited to take part in an Innovation Festival, consisting of a number of team building activities designed to highlight the importance of innovation. These activities were followed by a special discussion session entitled ‘Innovation in Sustainability', organized in partnership with Bee'ah. 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 3630 times
Posted on : Wednesday, February 6, 2019  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : ENEC Marks Innovation Week with a Focus on Youth, Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability
Next Story : TSSC continues to raise the bar on cold chain innovation with latest sustainable solutions
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Ralph Lauren offers the spring 2019 collection
Tame your Tresses
Nothing says ‘I love you' quite like MKS Jewellery Valentine's Day Top Picks
Great offers this February on Glambeaute.com
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Rolls out Fabulous Deals for February
Delightful Duo Of Elegant Timepieces Make For A Special Valentine Day's Gift
Mesmerizing Gift Sets and Perfume for Her
Valentine's Day Gifting Guide
Introducing Supergirl Make-Up
Kappa Exclusive Collection
GUESS Launches JEANS SS19 Collection for Women
GUESS Launches Kids Collection
Classic Smoky Eyes with Essence
Belt Bags from Longchamp
GROHE Is the Driving Force of the Digital Transformation in the Sanitary Sector ...
Real Madrid & Manchester City Collections
The Rado HyperChrome Ultra Light
Honor Gadget Gift Guide: Step Away from Anything that Wilts and Step up your Sma...
Chronoswiss Shows Off Twin Limited Edition Flying Grand Regulators
Amity University Dubai Hosts the World's Top AI Researchers at an International ...
The Valentine watch collection by Coach
Deadline extended to register for first ever Dubai Corporate Sports Championship
Emirates Post commemorates silver jubilee of Emirates Center for Strategic Studi...
Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) International Show Jumping Cup ...
Billy is 40 years old..
Facebook to launch fact-checking program in Arabic in partnership with AFP in th...
Treat your loved one to a romantic Venetian gondola cruise at Riverland™ Dubai o...
Innovative, Adventurous and Accurate. It's what pilots need in a timepiece. And ...
Dubai's first building biologist receives global recognition
Zayed Sports City Awards Scholarships to Students as Part of Mubadala Tennis in ...
Pirelli gives New Ice Zero 2 Studded Tyres Their Debut on Ice in Sweden at the W...
Dubai Customs receives Oman Chamber of Commerce delegation
Exclusive position in the front row of the grid: The BMW M850i xDrive Coupe Firs...
Robinsons to launch its new luxury lighting department – the latest addition to ...
The Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection Runway Show
The Rise of Green Technology in Construction
Valentines Day Gift Guide from Anker
GSK sets to improve antibiotic adherence in the UAE with a new patient-friendly ...
Turkish Airlines introduces its new The LEGO® Movie 2 Inflight Safety Video, bef...
Dubai Cares and UNICEF announce the Dubai Declaration on Early Childhood Develop...
Canadian University Dubai partners with Malaysia's top-ranking Multimedia Univer...
Patented dental solutions, Dental Robotics and Digital Innovations attract visit...
Abu dhabi Grand Slam® Jiu-Jitsu World Tour fifth and final leg of season 4 heads...
MASmash Opens in Abu Dhabi at Manarat Al Saadiyat
Abu Dhabi University appoints outstanding leaders as Vice Chancellor and Associa...
Wellness Saturdays with H Retreats
10 things you didn't know about Space Grill
Healthy Passenger Demand Continues in 2018 with Another Record Load Factor
Ministry of Health and Prevention Launches its Media Campaign as Part of the “Wi...
Greece partners with VFS Global to launch Visa Application Centres in the Kingdo...