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‘Innovators Camp’ launched at Sharjah Open Innovation Lab

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SHARJAH, 15th December, 2022 (WAM) — The Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP), in association with the Sharjah Education Council, has launched “Innovators’ Camp” for students at the Sharjah Open Innovation Lab within the Park.

The three-week camp will offer professional and training programmes, including specialised workshops based on experiential and cognitive learning and skills acquisition, in various fields, particularly sustainability and artificial intelligence.

The programme has attracted 40 students who will learn how to develop solutions to various problems and challenges, and how to make prototype products using advanced tools.

Hussain Al Mahmoudi, CEO of SRTI Park, said the programme reflects the park’s vision to spreading knowledge of modern technologies among the new generation of students, and enable them to get hands-on training on the latest and most modern devices and equipment in different fields at a single location.

“SRTIP plays the role of an economic catalyst for knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship, in line with the rising standing of the UAE as a global centre for the fourth industrial revolution, by contributing to shaping the future sectors, led by robots, drones, 3D printing and self-driving transportation, as well as advancing the path of scientific, applied and technological using Internet of Things and big data,” Al Mahmoudi said.

“Developing human capital is one of the main strategic objectives of the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park, and we are proud to play a pivotal role in grooming the next generation of specialists, professionals in additive manufacturing, and experts in modern technology,” he added.

Sharjah Open Innovation Lab is designed to provide students, researchers and innovators with the latest technologies and modern and innovative machines in several fields and different specialisations, at a nominal cost, in addition to attracting international companies in these sectors in a unified place.

The Lab serves as an incubator for startups and innovative businesses, providing an environment conducive to creativity and innovation by providing a space that allows the community of practitioners to exchange materials and learn new skills and focus on engaging participants in the learning content, and also allowing schools and universities to be a part from this project.

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