GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, 
The 5 star winner of the 1st cycle of the UAE Innovation Award is Borouge Pte Ltd
 
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018:  Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, Dubai Quality Group announced 12 winners of the UAE Innovation Award Ceremony that held on 28th Feb. 2018, at Le Meridien Dubai, where the winners, participants, and sponsors has been honored in the presence of H.E. Sami Ahmad Dhaen Al Qamzi, Director General of Department of Economic Development, along with the CEOs of the applicants, sponsors, media partners, and official's representatives of local and international media.
 
It has been an exciting journey since the launch of the award last year, all the way till where the award is today - announcing the most outstanding companies when it comes to fostering a culture of Innovation. The UAE Innovation Award is the latest initiative by Dubai Quality Group: a non-profit organization set up in 1994 to promote Excellence & Innovation in the region.
 
Marking the Innovation month, the 1st cycle of UAE Innovation Award has been launched with objective to spread innovation culture throughout UAE private sector, covers a wide range of industries such as Health & Wellbeing, Education & Learning, Energy & Utility, Technology & Communication, Transport, Social & Community Development, Retail & Consumer Goods, Financial Services, Heritage, Art & Culture, Sports & Recreation, Real Estate & Construction, Manufacturing, Tourism & Hospitality, and Professional Services, Marketing & Media, NGO & Non-Profit etc… 
 
The ceremony start with opining speech of Fatma Buti Al Mheiri, Chairman of Dubai Quality Group, said: “With the wise guidance of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice- President and Prime Minister of the UAE & Ruler of Dubai, the 1st Cycle of UAE Innovation Award has been launched by Dubai Quality Group Board of Directors under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum. 
 
She added “The award has been launched in line with the vision of UAE's leadership 2021, who has rightly identified innovation to be the way forward to ensure sustainable growth and development. In addition to improving the country's competitive position in the global innovation index, we are confident that the award will highlight the significance & role of innovation in building better opportunities for the future. The UAE Innovation Award is focusing on the private sector and it differs from other awards by its scope and objectives.”
 
She added “The award is one of the new strategic initiatives where the applicants have been overwhelming considering that this is the first year of the award. This is a clear indicator of the importance innovation has gained in private sector recently.
 
She concluded “The award framework and criteria have been designed based on world-class Innovation concepts and best practices, and will be a great tool for
companies to assess and raise their innovation maturity. By spreading innovation culture throughout the private sector, the UAE Innovation award will greatly contribute to the achievement of the national innovation strategy aimed at making the UAE one of the most innovative nations in the world. 
Assessing companies' innovation levels was against the 3 major award criteria of Innovation Capabilities, Innovation Drivers and Innovation Results, under the governance of judging committee members. Participating companies will be awarded from 1 to 5 stars based on scores achieved. The award framework & criteria has been developed to assess the overall innovation maturity level of private sector companies while the comprehensive feedback report will help companies to identify their innovation strengths and performance gaps. 
 
The appreciation starts as follow:
 
First with the sponsors, as the Main Sponsors of the 1st cycle of UAE innovation Award were Emirates Global Aluminum as Platinum sponsor, along with Dubai Duty Free, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, and Port, Customs & Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) as sliver sponsors, additionally Noor Bank and Petrochem Meddle East as bronze sponsors.
 
The brain behind the UAE Innovation Award has been appreciated for its remarkable contribution in designing & developing the award framework & criteria, the award Strategic Partner is Team Power International represented by Dr. Kasim Kanakri & Su Kanakri.
 
For the media partners who appreciated were Dubai Media Inc. as strategic Media Partner, along with Bloomberg Business Week, Gulf Business Magazine and Forbs Meddle East as Official Media partners. Additionally, Press sector of Dubai Media Inc. ( Albayan, Emarat Alyoum, Emirate 24/7, Dubai Post), Dar Alkhaleej publication (Alkhaleej, Gulf Today, Kul Al Usra Magazine, Aliqtisadi Magazine) Al Dafra TV, and CEO Today Magazine as media partners.  
 
The Award Jury has been appreciated for their cooperation, time & dedication in supporting the award is includes:
  • Fraz Chishti
  • Hunter Lee Soik
  • Feryal Tawakul
  • Fatma Buti Al Mheiri
  • Dr. Kasim Kanakri
Awarding the winners of the 1st Cycle of the UAE Innovation Award start by announcing;
 
The 2 star companies:
  • Aster Pharmacies Group LLC
  • British Orchard Nursery
  • Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
  • Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation
  • Mashreq Bank
3 Star Winners:
  • Emirates NBD
  • The ENTERTAINER
4 Star Winners:
  • Dubai Cable Company (Private) Limited
  • Emirates Global Aluminium
  • Global Food Industries
  • The Emirates Group
And finally the 5 star winner of this cycle of the UAE Innovation Award is:
  • Borouge Pte Ltd



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 8448 times
Posted on : Saturday, March 3, 2018  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Second Day of FBMA International Show Jumping Cup 2018 Sees Exceptional Success for UAE Riders
Next Story : Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Marks Impactful Participation in UAE Innovation Month
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Sacoor Brothers launches FIRST ever Fragrance “GENTLEMAN”
Caudalie The Des Vignes
Trend Alert! Summer Can Never Be a Forgotten Memory With kate spade
Get Your Summer Glow From Within
Palmer's Coconut Oil Formula for Body and Hair
Corum Presents La Grande Vie
Caudalie and Al Jalila Foundation Join Hands for the Launch of ‘Glamour for Good'
Express Your Signature Style
The Memovox Adventure
Tissot Lepine It's making a comeback Vintage
LG launches new AI-powered premium LG G7 ThinQ+ flagship for GCC consumers
The Rado HyperChrome Skeleton Automatic Chronograph Limited Edition
Sandooq Al Watan and DarkMatter Launch Second Phase of "Emirati Coder"
Manero Peripheral (43 Mm) Classic Watchmaking Meets State -of-the - Art Technology
OMEGA's second "Speedy Tuesday" sells in 01:53.17
The Lacoste Family Capbreton Collection
New short indie movie ‘The Peril' is a wake-up call to parents about internet sa...
Ferrari takes the “Red Dot: Best of the Best” design award for the fourth year r...
Dubai Parks and Resorts and GEMS Education launch the second annual Summer Camp
Cerruti 1881 Infinite Love
Ulysse Nardin Salutes Us Navy With Limited Edition Executive Skeleton Tourbillon
Olivia Burton Watercolour Florals
Beat the heat with mini dresses
Director of Dubai Customs discusses fostering business with South Korean Consul ...
Tridom, Ras Al Khaimah's first indoor adventure park, opens its doors in Manar Mall
World-first as the F1® Innovation Prize prepares to transform fan's winning tech...
Enjoy an all-day breakfast at Sophie's Café
UAE's Emirates Transport Chooses Oracle Cloud to Drive Rapid Expansion and Deliv...
Open Dairies by Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium: A gastronomical event for touris...
Airbus unveils winners of its ‘Entaliq in KSA' initiative
DHL Express drives energy efficient solutions with new electric vehicles in Dubai
Innovative Chronofighter Superlight Carbon is replete with Graham's formidable m...
Outstanding Guide programme launched by Sharjah Museums Authority
Tissot T-Race Cycling An adrenaline-fuelled ride
Dubai Creek Harbour Project Celebrates 5 Million Man Hours with Zero Lost Time A...
Abu Dhabi Airports Celebrates Success at CIPS Middle East Supply Management Awards
Shopping assistance for Arabic-speaking passengers in the summer months
Sighting Immediate Hiring of UAE Nationals, Union Coop Organizes Exclusive Recru...
Launch of PINAR Water - Turkey
Cromia Offers Amazing Discounts during DSS
Dubai Business Women Council witnesses 28.3% growth in total membership during f...
2XL launches luxurious Louna sofa set in velvet
‘Green' retailers to continue to gain traction with consumers
New hope for patients as world's first and only approved therapy to treat two ty...
Emirates makes history with one-off A380 touchdown in Islamabad
Dubai Camel Racing Club Honours Al Tayer Motors
Finnair launches off-airport baggage collection and check-in service in London w...
DKNY Fall 2018
HP Collaborates with Abu Dhabi's Danat Al Emarat Hospital to Re-invent Patients'...
DALBY and its 50 years of experience in hydraulic hooklifts will be present at t...