DEWA inaugurates Innovation Week

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Mon 26-02-2018 13:40 PM

DUBAI, 26th February, 2018 (WAM) — Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has inaugurated DEWA Innovation Week, as part of its participation in UAE Innovation Month.

Al Tayer said that DEWA Innovation Week supports the vision of the wise leadership, represented by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Innovation Week includes an Artificial Intelligence Hackathon for staff, participation from various sectors, robotics workshops, innovations by People of Determination, as well as inspiring sessions about innovation and innovators, and specialised seminars about latest innovative technologies, 3D printing, smart grids and others. Moreover, DEWA is organising innovative events in Zayed Innovation Oasis featuring various activities including Zayed Year Exhibition in Zayed Innovation Oasis next to the Future Interactive Exhibition.

Al Tayer said that DEWA lunched the initiative to confirm that innovation is an integrated and coherent part of DEWA’s plans and services. It also contributes to the vision in becoming a sustainable innovative world-class utility, and in support of the National Innovation Strategy to make the UAE one of the most innovative nations in the world, as well as the Dubai Innovation Strategy to make Dubai the most innovative city in the world.

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