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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.

Outstanding Science Communicators Awarded by Organizers of ADSF

21 Nov 2015

Abu Dhabi, 21 November 2015 – As the 2015 Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) draws to a close, the organizers of the festival, the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) and the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC), have held a special award ceremony today to recognize the remarkable work of the Science Communicators who were part of this year’s event. Over 700 Science Communicators were selected from Higher Education Institutions around the UAE to deliver fascinating exhibits, workshops and shows to visitors of ADSF; with those demonstrating outstanding performance throughout the festival awarded at the ceremony.

Abu Dhabi Science Festival Highlights 20 November 2015

20 Nov 2015

See science professors in action at ADSF 2015 as they conduct captivating science shows! Dr Andreas Korn-Mueller, AKA Magic Andy likes chemistry and nonsense and will conduct exciting science experiments using simple household chemicals in Magic Andy’s Crazy Chemistry Lab. Join Professor Sanzoun for the fast-paced and fun Super Science Show which is packed full of hands on experiments and presentations that bring science to life. In Use The Force, Dr Graham explores the science of energy, motion and pressure in a dramatic show using hovercrafts, teddy bear cannons, rockets and more.

Abu Dhabi Science Festival Highlights 19 November 2015

19 Nov 2015

Learn about physics and chemistry through mesmerising science shows at the Abu Dhabi Science Festival. In Tom Noddy’s Bubble Magic, join Tom Noddy AKA ‘the Bubble Guy’ as he shares the wonders of bubbles through a series of amazing bubble shapes and structures. The Kids Who Fell to Earth in Al Ain is an out of this world epic featuring a brother and sister from planet Jaahrgon – as they discover the science that holds the key to saving their threatened civilisation. The Best of Mr Y investigates chemistry and chemical reactions, while the properties of matter are discovered via visually extravagant experiments from The Children’s Museum - Jordan.

Abu Dhabi Science Festival Highlights 18 November 2015

18 Nov 2015

Explore the science behind top UAE entertainment attractions Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld at ADSF 2015. In Coaster Lab, learn the basic physics behind rollercoasters; exploring G-Force and aerodynamics, and understand the possibilities and limitations regarding energy conservation. Filtration Systems will teach participants about the importance of science and technology in maintaining clean water while reducing consumption. This workshop will also help students better understand the use of electrolysis in water chemical treatment.

Zerohm Brings ‘an Introduction to Radiation’ to ADSF

17 Nov 2015

Abu Dhabi, 17 November 2015 – To teach UAE children about the limitless energy source of radiation, ADSF 2015 features the fascinating workshop ‘An Introduction to Radiation’ from local content provider ZerOhm. Radiation is all around us – all the time – and in this interactive workshop, participants gain a deeper appreciation of the subject while getting the opportunity to safely handle harmless sources of radiation.

Abu Dhabi Science Festival Highlights 17 November 2015

17 Nov 2015

A must for all Lego and football fans, Tawazun brings Lego Sports Stars to the Abu Dhabi Science Festival. In this interactive session children can build and program their own robot before testing out their skills in the Robot World Cup! From Dolphin Energy, participants can learn the techniques and tools scientists use to dig for bones and fossils in Dig Up a Dinosaur and then use their skills to brush away the sand and see what they find.

Abu Dhabi Science Festival Highlights 16 November 2015

16 Nov 2015

Whether your child dreams of being an engineer or an astronaut, the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) offers a range of spectacular science activities to inspire the most inquisitive of young minds. Delve into the world of an engineer and journey into the heart of an oilrig in Oil Explorers by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) or blast off to the Space Station and discover the secrets of Mars in UAE Space Station, brought to you by the UAE Space Agency.