The UAE Space Agency and the South African National Space Agency, SANSA, signed MoU for cooperation between them in the areas of peaceful exploration of the outer space.
DHA has announced a new initiative that will grant Emirati high school graduates with scholarships to study science, medicine and other healthcare fields.
The Dubai Future Foundation’s new think tank, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Accelerated Research, has announced its 36 funded projects for its first challenge, the MBR Space Settlement Challenge.
Qatar and Oman have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance and develop cooperation in the fields of science, higher education and technology.
NASA’s Captains Mark and Scott Kelly recently spoke at the Majlis Mohamed bin Zayed at a lecture titled, ’The Sky is not the Limit: Life Lessons from NASA’s Kelly Brothers.’ The “astronaut twins” lauded the planning that has gone into UAE’s Mars mission saying they look forward to the country having its own astronauts soon.
The UAE has emerged as the most digital-friendly Middle East nation in Euler Hermes’ latest study titled ‘The enabling digitilisation index: Which countries are digital friendly’?
Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has launched the second edition of the ‘Pitch@PalaceUAE’ competition and the first edition of ‘Pitch@PalaceGCC’.
The Emirates Scientists Council (ESC) has recently delved into ways to facilitate medical research and health-related scientific efforts, and discussed the opportunities and challenges facing the sector in the UAE, WAM reported.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has recently hosted a gathering with members of the Emirates Scientists Council, the Mohammed bin Rashid Academy of Scientists, and various researchers at Za’abeel Palace.
Earlier this month, the American University of Sharjah has announced that it will be offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics. The move supports the rising interest in the UAE and region in physics-based initiatives, such as the ambitious space programme and the UAE Mars Mission.