Members News


Calling all UAE Innovators: Innovator Show 2016 is Open for Registration

15 Feb 2016

ABU DHABI, February 15, 2016: The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) has announced the third edition of the INNOVATOR Show, which will take place from 3rd-4th March 2016 at the Corniche-East Plaza in Abu Dhabi. INNOVATOR Show is part of TDC’s efforts to drive human capital in the science and technology industries. An interactive event that inspires budding innovators to showcase their creativity, INNOVATOR Show 2016 will feature exciting workshops, demonstrations and home-made projects that celebrate the culture of innovation which is gaining momentum in the UAE.

THE ‘lema?’ SCHOOL OUTREACH PROGRAMME TO INSPIRE UAE YOUTH AT ‘LIVE SCIENCE’ EVENT

13 Feb 2016

Abu Dhabi, 13 February 2016: ‘lema?’, the world-class informal science initiative from the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC), is participating in the interactive science event ‘Live Science’, which takes place at Mushrif Park in Abu Dhabi from January 31st to March 5th. A joint initiative from Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) and Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), Live Science provides a platform for the UAE’s youth to learn about aerospace, science and technology innovations through interactive and educational activations.

Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee calls on UAE Innovators to register for INNOVATOR Show 2016

10 Feb 2016

ABU DHABI, February 10th, 2016: The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) has announced the third edition of the INNOVATOR Show, which will take place from 3rd-4th March 2016 at the Corniche-East Plaza in Abu Dhabi. INNOVATOR Show is part of TDC’s efforts to drive human capital in the science and technology industries, and will feature exciting workshops, demonstrations and homemade projects that celebrate the growing culture of innovation in the UAE. TDC is urging all those interested in showcasing their unique projects, to sign up online at www.innovator.ae by the 20th February 2016.

INNOVATOR & Tamakkan Spearheads the Creative Maker Movement in Abu Dhabi

03 Feb 2016

Abu Dhabi, 03 February 2016– The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee’s (TDC) INNOVATOR space hosted Tamakkan’s first seminar, concentrating on getting an innovation-powered mindset within organizations for both government entities and private businesses.

Science Museum and School: A Cooperation to Improve Teaching, Learning, and Discovery

20 Jan 2016

SMEC "Science Museum and School: a cooperation for teaching, learning and discovery" will run its 12th edition in 2016 from 2 to 8 October 2016. The course aims to strengthen the relationship between museum educators and teachers in order to use more museums as recourses for science education. SMEC takes place every year and has so far trained more than 250 professionals from 29 countries. After 10 years at the Deutsches Museum in Munich Germany, from 2015 onwards it takes place at the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci in Milano Italy.

The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee’s ‘LEMA?’ School Outreach Programme Inspires Over 32,000 Students in 2015

28 Dec 2015

Abu Dhabi, 28 December 2015: The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) announced today that its ‘lema?’ Programme has surpassed all expectations in 2015. The programme, which is sponsored by Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) and is conducted in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), has reached 32,370 students by running 882 workshops with over 120 schools visits.

Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee Partners with FLAT6LABS Accelerator to Add to Innovation Ecosystem

20 Dec 2015

Abu Dhabi, 20 December: The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) is continuing on the path to build a comprehensive innovation ecosystem in Abu Dhabi by adding another company to its growing roster of distinctive partners: Flat6Labs. The two entities signed an agreement during the opening week of TDC’s INNOVATOR Space outlining their intent to cooperate through their existing platforms to nurture and accelerate innovation in the UAE.

Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee and Intel Corporation Sign an Agreement to Raise Awareness and Local Capabilities around the Internet of Things (IOT)

15 Dec 2015

Abu Dhabi, 15 December 2015: Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) and Intel Corporation announced the signing of an official agreement enabling both entities to share best practices and connect their respective state-of-the-art facilities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The agreement, unveiled at the recent opening of TDC’s INNOVATOR Space, will allow members of the INNOVATOR Space who are developing advanced projects in the Internet of Things (IoT) domain to access Intel’s Internet of Things (IoT) Ignition Lab in Silicon Oasis, Dubai, and to receive support from expert staff over there.

The Abu Dhabi Science Festival Celebrates Five Years of Success

14 Dec 2015

Abu Dhabi, 14 December 2015 – Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) and organized by ADEC and the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC), the fifth annual Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) has drawn to a conclusion for another year. Continuing the success of previous editions of the festival, ADSF proved popular with young and old visitors alike as they learned about the exciting world of science through a dynamic programme of shows, workshops and experiments.

Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee Inaugurates Region’s First Open-Access Makers Space to Encourage the UAE’s Creative Talent of Inventors, Entrepreneurs and Artists

22 Nov 2015

22 November, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) officially opened the INNOVATOR Space on November 22, 2015. The Space opened Innovation Week activities in the country’s capital, and was attended by H.E. Major General Mohammed Khalfan Matar Al Rumaithi, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police and a member of the Executive Council, and H.E. Dr. Mugheer khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of Health Authority and a member of the Executive Council.