The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa), a launch pad for aspiring and established entrepreneurs in the UAE, revealed its Impact Report today. Highlighting the influence Sheraa has had on the entrepreneurial ecosystem since its inception in 2016, the center presented key findings and metrics, thus far. Additionally, Sheraa took the opportunity to showcase the graduates from the latest Series A program, and announced the winner of the $50,000 grant at their annual Ramadan majlis, held at Al Jawaher Reception & Convention Centre, Sharjah.
Trade & Services
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), an integrated free zone technology park, has announced its participation in a four-day roadshow in India during the last week of April 2019.
ZonesCorp, the largest operator of purpose-built industrial zones in the United Arab Emirates, today announced that it has signed agreements with some of the UAE’s leading automotive companies and service providers seeking to base their operations in Rahayel City, a world class, integrated auto hub developed by ZonesCorp in Abu Dhabi.
Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to exchange knowledge, experience, and best practices in Islamic economy, as well as boost bilateral relations between Dubai and Hong Kong.
The UAE and Jordan have launched a new phase of their strategic partnership to modernize government work and upgrade the institutional system in the public sector.
Areas of cooperation include developing government services with a focus on smart solutions, enhancing institutional performance, promoting innovation, cultivating leadership skills, building competencies, as well as establishing accelerators, performance excellence systems, and model government centers.
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, hosted its first quarterly Dtec Forum of 2019 to highlight the role of public relations (PR) and communication strategies in generating optimal exposure for startups.
The Iraq Container Terminal (ICT) at Umm Qasr Port in southern Iraq, operated by Gulftainer, has achieved a major milestone, registering container volume of two million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) since Gulftainer started its operations in the region less than nine years ago.
GT USA Wilmington, the US arm of Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately owned independent port operator and logistics company based in the UAE, has commenced a new partnership with Chiquita Fresh North America that will ensure the continued presence of the company at the Port of Wilmington through the next decade.
Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately owned independent port operator based in the UAE, celebrated the signing of its first customers for the newly introduced sea cargo clearance service, Sharjah Port of Trade (S.P.O.T.).
Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately owned independent terminal operator based in the UAE, announced the successful completion of the first direct call by GALEX Service at its Khorfakkan Container Terminal in a record 3.4 hours.