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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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KPMG is all set to bring together key decision makers from family businesses at its upcoming KPMG Middle East and South Asia Family Business Conference to focus on transition in family businesses and preparing the next generation of leaders. Harish Gopinath, KPMG MESA’s Head of Family Business and Enterprise, welcomed the chance... Read more
The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai and serviced office provider Servcorp have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which Servcorp will offer investors with a suite of services relating to business registration and licensing in Dubai. The partnership, which is first of its kind in the... Read more
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has successfully concluded a week-long visit to Beijing, elaborating on Dubai’s potential as a competitive global business destination and exploring investment opportunities with a view to strengthening the economic growth of both China and the UAE. As part of ‘Dubai Week in China’, DIFC... Read more
The Entertainer has announced that its first franchises are now operational in Malta and Athens. The Dubai-based company already has products for 15 countries and launched its franchise model last year, with Malta signing up in late 2014 and Athens joining the company in February this year. The first Entertainer Malta... Read more