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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 16 December 2018

Innovation initiatives begin on Abu Dhabi Corniche

More than 100 innovators will take part in the initiatives organised by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK)

More than 100 innovators are taking part in the Innovator 2018 and the Abu Dhabi Science Festival initiatives. Courtesy ADEK
More than 100 innovators are taking part in the Innovator 2018 and the Abu Dhabi Science Festival initiatives. Courtesy ADEK

Visitors to Abu Dhabi Corniche will have the chance to experience the latest innovations and participate in 27 interactive workshops as part of the UAE Innovation Month.

More than 100 innovators are taking part in the Innovator 2018 and the Abu Dhabi Science Festival initiatives organised by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK). Twenty-five innovative projects from government and private organisations will be displayed while approximately 7,000 students in school trips and 35,000 visitors are expected to attend.

The initiatives aim to create a stimulating environment enhancing creativity and invention in all fields, all while contributing to spreading a culture of innovation and embedding it into the fabric of businesses and lifestyle.

Visitors will get involved in a series of interactive events and workshops, including the hydraulic key, smoke launchers, camel racing, mobile application development, the operation room and the blood laboratory.

In addition to young mechanics, small robot cubes, robot innovators, laser aircraft, the future car design challenge, Mambo unmanned drones, model design, electronics, and many other interactive workshops.

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ADEK is also organising major strategic initiatives in Abu Dhabi, the Al Ain Region and the Al Dhafra Region such as a week-long interactive programme as part of lema? along with Innovator 2018, the Abu Dhabi Science Festival.

In Al Ain, 600 students in school trips and 8,000 visitors are expected to attend six interactive workshops organised at three shopping malls while The lema? programme is expected to attract more than 16,000 students in its various interactive activities and programmes across Abu Dhabi.

Innovator 2018 will be available for school students from 9am to 1pm and will be open to the general public from 4pm to 10pm on weekdays and 2pm to 10pm on weekends at the Abu Dhabi Corniche and at three shopping malls in Al Ain until February 7, with free admissions for all.