Saturday 9 December 2023

PepsiCo, Sabic join forces to nurture GenNext innovators

Global food giant PepsiCo has partnered with leading petrochemcial group Sabic and Mena tech ecosystem builder AstroLabs and their strategic partners for the launch of the Mega Green Accelerator, a new initiative to nurture the next generation of innovators in the region as they develop solut


Net zero requires ‘step change in training to equip people’

Delivering net zero by 2050 in the Middle East requires an energy transition that is as much about training people to design, build and use products and services differently as it is about decarbonising infrastructure. These are the findings of a Fondazione MAIRE study presented at COP28.


Bahrain’s ‘HQ’ introduces new student card offer

HQ, Bahrain’s largest co-working space, owned and operated by Hope Ventures, the investment arm of Hope Fund, has announced new student offers.   Students of all educational levels can benefit from the student offer provided they present their student ID.


Aldar's Noya British School to open doors in September 2024

Aldar Education, a leading education provider in the UAE, has announced the official launch of Noya British School, a significant addition to its portfolio of educational institutions. Located in the heart of Yas Island, Noya British School is set to welcome its first cohort of students at the


Tamkeen to train 60 Bahrainis in AI and ML

Bahrain’s Labour Fund (Tamkeen) will train 60 Bahrainis in Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF).    The programme ai


Danfoss focuses energy efficiency at Student Energy Summit

Danfoss, the Danish multinational engineering group, has sponsored and actively participated in the Student Energy Summit, a dynamic platform for fostering dialogue amongst youth audiences on sustainable energy solutions. The Summit was held in parallel with COP28 at two locations, NYUDC and


Bahrain’s Forsati trains ‘hundreds of public sector employees’

Bahrain’s 'Forsati' for Government programme has so far trained and certified hundreds of public sector employees in Microsoft 365, Azure, and data analytics, resulting in the digital enablement of various ministries.    This was revealed at t


Mayo Clinic assesses RCSI-AMH academic collaboration

An international consulting team representing Mayo Clinic, Rochester, US, visited the facilities of the American Mission Hospital (AMH) and the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI-MUB), in Busaiteen, recently to assess the AMH academic work stream and th


NGN Training and Development Centre takes part in UOB Fair

The NGN Training and Development Centre actively participated in the Career Fair organised by the University of Bahrain, which brought together 43 noted institutions and companies representing various sectors in Bahrain.   During the participation, the Centre


53pc of iGA ‘leadership positions held by women’

Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) Chief Executive, Mohammed Ali Al Qaed has said that women in iGA hold 53% of leadership positions. This includes the Deputy CE for Statistics and Population Registry, and six women in a Directors’ roles, 23 hold Chief level and 25 are Heads

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