Win Big at the UAE Drones for Good Award!

ArabNet Team, Aug 19 2016

As smart technology spreads around the globe, the movement within modern cities to apply these innovations to the most pressing problems has increased.

Dedicated to transforming the innovative technologies behind civilian drones into practical solutions for improving people’s lives today, the UAE government invites the most innovative minds to find solutions that will improve people’s lives and provide positive technological solutions to modern day issues.

The UAE Drones for Good Award that provides people from around the globe have an opportunity to really make a difference, and the UAE Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Good Award aspires to support innovation through artificial intelligence and robotics are both open for applicants.

If you have an innovative idea that would benefit humanity, all you have to do is register for the awards and submit your video and proposal using the online submission form before October 31st. Teams can comprise individuals, groups, universities or companies. Winning team will receive $1,000,000 prize money awarded by UAE’s Prime Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid.

The previous winners of the awards developed a flying robot that is designed to detect and fix leaks in pipelines and a robotic exoskeleton for the disabled, some very impactful solutions. Do you think you have what it takes? Apply here

The ICT Fund is organizing and sponsoring the 2017 awards and has opened the opportunity for teams globally to apply via the awards respective websites as time is limited.

Those teams that will be selected will have all costs covered to travel to the UAE and any other costs to present their innovations and inventions to the judging panels on the day of the competition. It is a great platform with international and local media coverage and many global speakers.

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