Thu 08-02-2018 15:24 PM
ABU DHABI, 8th February, 2018 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has announced that 100 teams of innovators from all over the country, with 25 government and private organisations from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, showcased their innovative ideas and projects as part of activities during UAE Innovation Month.
Held on the Abu Dhabi Corniche until 7th February, the Innovator 2018 was a key platform for innovators which celebrated creative ideas and projects; it offered an opportunity for talented visionaries from the UAE community to highlight their unique creations of contributes to the establishment of a culture of innovation in the nation.
The initiative attracted those of common interest to communicate and share their inventions and innovations to the wider community. Participants showcased their talent and projects will be assessed on quality, originality, innovation and social impact criteria’s by a judging panel. The distinctive project award will have six winners, five selected by the judges and one by the public.
Participants expressed their gratitude for Innovator 2018, as they thanked ADEK for offering them with the opportunity to partake and present their innovations and creations to the community. Innovators said that such initiatives contribute to creating a conducive environment to work, innovate and excel.
ADEK’s Innovation Club presented a range of innovations including “Formula 1”, “Laser Cutting”, 3″D Printer”, “Football Robot”, and a variety of inventions from across the nation including “Virtual Garden”, “Palm Robot” (Robotics), Health Monitor”, “Laser Drill” and many more await Innovator 2018 visitors’.
During the UAE Innovation Month, ADEK organised major strategic initiatives such as Innovator 2018; the Abu Dhabi Science Festival and a week-long interactive programme in Abu Dhabi, the Al Ain Region and the Al Dhafra Region; “Programme Your Idea” competition and Google Innovation Hub in the Al Ain Region.
WAM/Rasha Abubaker/MOHD AAMIR