Universities invited to showcase latest innovations at WETEX and Dubai Solar Show

Tue 07-08-2018 20:43 PM

DUBAI, 7th August, 2018 (WAM) — Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has invited local and international universities to take part in the Innovation Hall, which is a key component of the 20th Water, Energy Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2018.

The exhibition is held under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and President of DEWA, from 23rd to 25th October 2018, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The exhibition will be held under the theme ‘At the forefront of sustainability’.

“Through the Innovation Hall at WETEX and the Dubai Solar Show, which hosts more than 14 universities, we seek to support university students by displaying their ideas and innovations in areas such as sustainability, energy, water, renewable energy, gas, and oil. This supports the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, to involve the youth in the development process, as they are the driving force behind creating a brighter future.

At DEWA, we spare no effort in supporting the youth, empowering them to explore new opportunities, and prepare generations who are capable of spreading a culture of sustainability in society, and who are capable, creative, and pioneers in these areas,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, and Founder and Chairman of WETEX.

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