Cooking food not the planet!
Stephen Clune, Senior Lecturer Sustainable Design, Lancaster University, and Karli Verghese, Principal Research Fellow, RMIT University, assess the impact of your kitchen on global warming… The food we eat is responsible for almost a third of our global carbon footprint. In research recently published in the Journal of Cleaner... Read more
Souq.com – The story that teaches you to dream big
A decade ago, the availability (and utility) of an online marketplace was an unimaginable thought. In 2005, Ronaldo Mouchawar created his version of an online marketplace in the region, which grew to become one of the most popular portals and redefined technology as we knew it. Today, it’s being... Read more
Cloudy or clear skies?
Anthony Butler, CTO, IBM Cloud, MEA, shares compelling insights into the fast-growing cloud services business, and explains why the hybrid cloud is integral to business innovation. In what ways is cloud computing changing from a purely cost-based model to a driver of business innovation? Cloud began as a means... Read more
All eyes on…China
How will the new market dynamics shape the growth of this prolific economy? Will it move forward in smart, deliberate strides or be slowed down? Michael Spence, Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business, New York University, and Qian Wan, PhD Student in Political Economy, Renmin University, Beijing, provide... Read more
Our goal is not just to provide funds, but to prepare a generation of entrepreneurs!
His Excellency Abdul Baset Al Janahi, CEO, Dubai SME, talks policies in 2017 that will boost the SME economy, and highlights fundamental aspects of the prolific Mohammed Bin Rashid Fund for SMEs. What is your strategic vision for the growth of the sector? Supporting up and coming businesses is... Read more
On the fast track: Hyperloop
Wolfgang Lehmacher, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries, World Economic Forum, comments on one of the most ambitious and disruptive projects the industry has ever seen… Imagine if it only took a day for products to travel over land from China to Germany. It could soon be a... Read more
Gulfood Manufacturing 2016

Mark Napier, Exhibitions Director, DWTC, and Show Director, Gulfood Manufacturing, gives his post-event analysis

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Unlocking the potential of Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is the next revolution in industrialisation. The premise is to take all the individual processes and computing that factory machines perform in their siloed systems and import them into the cloud, meaning the workflow, upkeep, and management of each individual machine and series of machines can be done remotely.

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How 3D printing is reshaping manufacturing

As 3D printing technology is rapidly being adopted for use by a myriad of industries, how does it stand to impact mainstream manufacturing?

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The future of manufacturing

With manufacturing technology heading in dramatic new directions, keeping pace with it is more important than ever.

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