In line with the UAE’s objectives to position the country as a global hub for innovation, promoting the development of innovative ideas and capabilities, creating a broad culture of innovation, celebrating innovators on a national level and supporting the National Strategy for Advanced Innovation.
They are initiatives of the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology within the "300 billion project" that encourage the dissemination and adoption of the applications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and advanced technology in a way that contributes to achieving great economic returns for the state, alleviating environmental pressure, increasing competitiveness, stimulating innovation and promoting economic growth
A community activity or event that aims to promote volunteer work among employees and achieve the Ministry's responsibility towards society.
Technology Transformation program
The technology transformation program, aims to achieve a qualitative leap in the level of automation of the industrial sector, and to qualify Emirati competencies in the fields of advanced technology to hone their skills and enhance their expertise in the technological field, which is reflected in improving the quality of local industries, and enhancing Its global competitiveness, and the position of the UAE as a global center for industry and technology and an attractive destination for international investments and partnerships
Year of Tolerance
On 15 December 2018, H. H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed declared 2019 as the Year of Tolerance. The announcement aims to highlight the UAE as a global capital for tolerance and its approach, since its establishment, to be a bridge of communication between peoples of different cultures in a respectful environment that rejects extremism and emphasises on the acceptance of the other.
Year of Zayed
The year 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE, who passed away in 2004. To commemorate this historic national occasion, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates has declared that 2018 will officially be known in the UAE as the Year of Zayed.
The Year of Zayed will feature a series of events and initiatives in the UAE and internationally, designed to commemorate the memory of the late Sheikh Zayed, and showcase his impact and legacy, and promote the values that he displayed throughout his life in creative and interactive ways.
Consistent with the values of the late Sheikh Zayed, it is intended that the Year of Zayed will involve people of all ages, nationalities, faiths and backgrounds in the UAE and internationally.
The Year of Zayed is being coordinated by the Founder’s Office and Local Committees for the Year of Zayed established in each Emirate; all under the guidance of the Higher National Committee for the Year of Zayed.View All