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Innovation Week: KU Community Webinars

February 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - February 25, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

In honor of UAE Innovation Week, Khalifa University is hosting four webinars to highlight the important role entrepreneurship plays in nurturing innovation in the UAE and beyond. 

Khalifa University is committed to promoting a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the UAE, and continually strengthens, broadens and accelerates its research activities, academic offerings and initiatives in response to the UAE’s national innovation goals.  

Two researchers will present from KU’s Emirates ICT Innovation Center (EBTIC), a research center aimed at advancing intelligent systems technologies for Next Generation Networks (NGNs) and NGN-enabled ICT applications and services that enable the digital economy in the UAE.

And two other researchers will present from the Khalifa Innovation Center (KIC), an incubation center that supports the commercialization of local high-tech technologies, nurturing them into successful startups.  




  • Date & Time: 24 Feb, 12pm
    • Title: A Pathway to DeepTech Startups
    • Presenter: Tariq Syed, KIC Innovation Specialist
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  • Date & Time: 24 Feb, 2pm
    • Title: The Journey of an Entrepreneur in the UAE
    • Presenter: Salwa Alzahmi, CEO and Founder of SPLCo Ltd, and Senior Researcher, EBTIC
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  • Date & Time: 25 Feb, 12pm
    • Title: Creating a Culture of Innovation 
    • Presenter: Nathan Eden, Head of Innovation, EBTIC
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  • Date & Time: 25 Feb,  2pm
    • Title: Fast-forward with KIC
    • Presenter: Jean Luc Scherer, KIC Business Development Manager
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February 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
February 25, 2021 @ 3:00 pm


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