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Here are some of the happenings of the Dubai Innovation Week

By Team Feedbaac

The UAE Innovation Week is one of the largest innovation based initiatives in the world with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makthoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The event is a consolidated effort by the government, private sector and individuals to help create a position as a global hub for innovation. Here are some of the top news of the event.

RTA shows off the latest in high-tech robotics, driverless vehicles, and more

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The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has begun to showcase some of their programs that also includes how innovative technologies have helped them develop their projects. There will also be workshops to explain about 3D printing, and a demonstration in the latest high-tech robots and drones. The RTA also will be showcasing “1000 Years of Innovation” that highlights the hard work and contribution of Arab and Muslim scientists over the years and centuries.

Another interesting event includes the third round of driverless smart vehicle in the Business Bay. There will be a technical exhibition of the project at the Union Metro Station. Khaleej Times

Dubai Police showcases innovative ideas of an interactive system

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The Dubai Police will be showcasing some of their innovative ideas as a part of the Innovation Week, some which includes a smart bike, smartphone-based apps for all users, and a specially tuned bike as a part of the VIP protection force. Dubai Police also launched an “Interactive System of Ideas” that allow users to share their opinions and ideas about smart policing using an iPad. Khaleej Times

DEWA: Green Planet, Connected World and more

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) have several activities lined up as a part of the Dubai Innovation Week, some which include the Innovation Hub, Future Dome, and an innovation exhibition. The Innovation Hub features a Green Planet, immersive experiences, Smart City, and Connected World. There will also be several workshops and conferences based on topics such as sustainability, renewable energy, and water. ZAWYA