Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Culture and Arts Authority in Dubai, and within the framework of the «Dubai Design Week», the fifth edition of the «International Alumni Exhibition», the largest forum of its kind for university graduates in the world, in partnership with the Foundation The Dubai Government Investments Exhibition, which runs until November 16, includes a wide range of innovative projects presented by graduates of more than 100 universities, in 43 countries around the world, in several innovative areas, most notably design, science, technology and engineering, to provide innovative solutions and impact Positive in the lives of thousands Ed and communities.
President of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority:
- «(Exhibition) a good occasion, to show the work of young people and their creativity, to institutions, investors and the public».
- "I hope that government institutions and the private sector will pay more attention to the solutions and ideas offered by young people."
Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Culture and Arts Authority in Dubai, stressed the importance of the exhibition as it represents a global platform that brings together young talents and creative energies from around the world, and a window on the future provided by Dubai in order to inform students and graduates from within the region and various regions From the world on the prospects for the future ahead of them, Dubai will always remain the platform through which the aspirants turn their hopes to achievements, and the bridge that brings them to what they hope for excellence and success.
Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed said: “The objectives of the exhibition translate into the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to look forward to a promising future in which young people will have the greatest role in making its features and share the most to benefit from His opportunities and directives of His Highness to focus on creativity and innovation and create the ingredients that help young people to upgrade their talents, to be able to participate influential in building the future. The exhibition is a good opportunity to showcase the work of young people and their creations to institutions and investors as well as the public, especially as these works carry solutions and designs that contribute to address many of the challenges facing the world today at many levels ».
Her Highness expressed her hope that government institutions, as well as private sector companies and investors, will pay more attention to the solutions, ideas, projects and initiatives offered by young people. I welcome to take an active part in the construction and development processes in their respective countries, in their respective fields.
Participants in this session of the World Alumni Fair include a number of prestigious universities in the world, including: Columbia University, Goldsmith College, University of Pennsylvania, as well as leading universities from countries participating for the first time, such as: Colombia, Kuwait and the Philippines .
A fruitful partnership
Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Board Member and Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Investment Corporation, welcomed the participants in the current edition of the exhibition, expressing his appreciation for the fruitful partnership between the Foundation and the Alumni World Expo. Turnout and interest from cultural, creative and intellectual communities worldwide.
This is a clear indication of Dubai's prestige as an incubator for creators from all over the world, as well as the great confidence of the exhibition during its five years, thanks to its ability to attract the most prominent minds and most innovative to Dubai, and pave the way for the development of society through new design solutions .
The impact of innovation
Under the auspices of Eleanor Watson, the Global Alumni Exhibition explores the impact of innovation on people's lives across many aspects, including the individual, the home, the community, the city and the planet through projects addressing health, wealth inequality, gender equality and sustainability. , Education, technology. The Alumni World Projects were selected based on a set of criteria, as well as the four main principles of the exhibition: innovation, positive impact, equality and exchange.
The most prominent projects at the 2019 World Alumni Exhibition range from emerging to cutting-edge technologies, and from Swiv, a children's toothbrush with special cognitive needs that allows them to brush their teeth in one physical movement. , Jarvis, a hybrid reality headset, to enable physicians to measure brain response to activities, distracting factors when performing cognitive tests for people with severe head trauma, attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity and drug efficacy; and Ro-Biot ics), a microscopic robot made of four-dimensional printing materials, which is swallowed instead of an antibiotic to capture infections in the bloodstream.
The Entrepreneurship Program provides graduates with the opportunity to develop their projects to startups, invites them to interact with stakeholders from the entrepreneurial system, and focuses on training covering business skills and project development methodologies.
“Our 10-year investment at the Alumni World Expo is through ARM Holdings, underscoring our firm commitment to supporting the social and economic efforts that we have made,” said Mohammed Al Shehhi, CEO of ARM Holdings. In the interest of society. We are proud to help graduates from around the world translate their innovative concepts to achievements on the ground. ”
The program aims to support graduates, enabling them to develop companies that are able to succeed and grow, and to attract talent from around the world to Dubai.
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Progress of projects
Projects in the fields of: