Innovator Show opens in Abu Dhabi


(Abu Dhabi) – Showcasing unique and inspiring creations from budding Innovators around the UAE, the 2016 edition of the Innovator Show opened officially at Corniche-East Plaza in Abu Dhabi.
Brought to you by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) and the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC), the two-day exhibition features projects and innovations created by UAE residents which cover a wide spectrum of fields including Art & Design, Automotive, Mechanics & Digital Fabrication, Robotics & Electronics, Aerospace, and Sustainability & Life Sciences.
Innovator Show is packed with exciting activities for all, including interactive demonstrations and workshops and inspiring signature projects.
Inaugurating the Innovator Show, His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court, reaffirmed the keenness of the UAE’s wise leadership on providing Emiratis with the right environment that nurtures innovation and excellence in all fields, encourages new ideas and concepts and promotes a culture of innovation.
During the show, Sheikh Hamed viewed several outstanding projects and was briefed by the participants on the mechanism and applications of their innovative solutions, and the aims they aspire to achieve. Sheikh Hamed then wished all participants further success in their endeavors, stressing the importance of innovation in the development and growth of the nation.
The Innovator Show forms an integral part of the Innovator Programme, a government initiative founded to support the development of human capital in the science and technology sectors. The programme facilitates the creation and realization of home-grown innovation, supporting talented thinkers aged 13+, both beginners and professionals alike, throughout the different stages of their innovation development – from inspiration to creation.
Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Education Council, emphased ADEC’s willingness to introduce initiatives and projects that focus on enhancing student skills, while motivating them to create, innovate and experiment, while encouraging talent and dedication.
(Courtesy WAM)