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Jcom Masterclasses 2016

12 Jul 2016

It is our pleasure to inform you that the first of the Jcom Masterclasses courses, entitled "Developing successful museums and science centres", is approaching, the course starts the 26th of September and deadline for registration is the 19th of August. This course will help participants who are already, or plan to be, involved in such projects to set their goals, to choose among current opportunities, to build up teams, to develop a master-plan, to choose a marketing and branding strategy, etc.

SCIplanet, Winter 2016

06 Mar 2016

SCIplanet is a quarterly bilingual edutainment science magazine, published by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center (PSC). The magazine aims to popularize science among the Egyptian public to realize the PSC’s vision of “Science For All!”.

Innovator Show 2016 Demonstrates Growing Innovation Culure in The UAE

06 Mar 2016

ABU DHABI, March 06, 2016: INNOVATOR Show 2016 has drawn to a successful close with around 20,000 attendees turning out to view unique and inspiring creations from over 100 UAE-based innovators. Organized by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) and the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC), INNOVATOR Show 2016 took place from 3rd to 4th March 2016 at Corniche-East Plaza in Abu Dhabi. During the event, twenty one innovators were chosen to receive development funds that will enable them to take their creative projects to the next level. As part of their prize, each winner will gain free access to INNOVATOR Space, a permanent maker space where they can use industrial-grade equipment, connect with like-minded peers and learn from experts through training classes and hands-on mentorship.

UAE Innovators Learn How to Turn Ideas into Reality at Innovator Show 2016

04 Mar 2016

ABU DHABI, March 4th, 2016: As part of INNOVATOR Show 2016, visitors were given the opportunity to unleash their creative potential and learn from leading experts through a series of hands-on workshops hosted by TechShop at INNOVATOR Space. During the workshops, participants engaged in hands-on activities involving woodworking, metalworking, prototyping and textiles, producing personalized take-away projects from each area.

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.