Innovation Week opens in Sharjah with Innovation Award

By Rajive Singh

SHARJAH 10 February 2019: Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council, has directed that an Innovation Award be launched at which he will honour the best three innovations presented by the participants as part of UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah starting next year.

This was stated during Sheikh Sultan’s inauguration of the UAE Innovation Month in the emirate, at the University City Hall on Saturday.

Sheikh Sultan toured the exhibition, where he listened to detailed explanations from various participants about renewable energy and sustainability, health care, education and technology, said Wam.

He reviewed 65 innovative initiatives by the different sectors, learning about the importance of each innovation, their objectives and expected benefits.

Sheikh Sultan stopped at the different government and private stands, which covered various scientific, practical and applied sectors, and familiarised himself with the new innovations which nurture Sharjah’s portfolio of innovative initiatives.

The Sharjah Crown Prince praised the innovative and diversified initiatives that will serve various sectors and provide innovative solutions for future services, which demonstrates the interest of the emirate in education, scientific research and innovation.

Following the tour, Sheikh Sultan honoured the sponsors of the event before honouring Sultan Ali bin Butti Al Muhairi, Secretary-General of the Sharjah Executive Council, for his support and efforts in making the UAE Innovation Month a success in the emirate.