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Masdar Institute-University of Tokyo to Tackle Regional Security Through Better Water-Energy-Food Management 01.Mar.2015 Masdar Institute-University of Tokyo to Tackle Regional Security Through Better Water-Energy-Food Management

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and the University of Tokyo today announced a special joint seminar to support regional security through proper management of the water, energy and food nexus.

26.Feb.2015 Masdar Institute Calls for Focus on R&D-Innovation Ecosystem to Spur Sustainable Economic Growth

Although research, development and innovation are related, they are distinctly different. Investing in research and development generates knowledge and new technology, whereas promoting innovation generates business activity and spurs economic growth. This is why the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology places a major emphasis on contributing to developing the UAE’s innovation ecosystem.

Masdar Institute-MIT Boot Camp Contributes to UAE’s Innovation Ecosystem with Sessions on How to Commercialize Research 22.Feb.2015 Masdar Institute-MIT Boot Camp Contributes to UAE’s Innovation Ecosystem with Sessions on How to Commercialize Research

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, has contributed to the enhancement of the UAE’s innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem through a boot camp on how to take promising ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace, which culminated with a start-up proposal contest.

15.Feb.2015 Masdar Institute Commends Longstanding Partner ADNOC for its Continuing Contribution to the YFEL Program

Members of the Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) program at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, look forward to a year of clean technology and sustainability exploration thanks to the continued support of the UAE leadership and other patrons of the program, including Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

Masdar Institute and MIT Faculty Awarded ‘Best Conference Paper’ at International Conference on Information Systems 2014 10.Feb.2015 Masdar Institute and MIT Faculty Awarded ‘Best Conference Paper’ at International Conference on Information Systems 2014

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that a paper co-authored by one of its UAE National faculty and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) faculty has won the prestigious International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Award for ‘Best Conference Paper.’

Masdar Institute and US National Science Foundation to Jointly Sponsor Dialogue on Nanotechnology Research 08.Feb.2015 Masdar Institute and US National Science Foundation to Jointly Sponsor Dialogue on Nanotechnology Research

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced it will host a gathering of regional and global nanotechnology experts and professionals for a two-day on-campus meeting organized jointly with the US National Science Foundation (NSF).

04.Feb.2015 Masdar Institute Nurtures UAE’s Culture of R&D and Innovation with Green Career Fair in Support of Advanced Energy and Sustainable Technology Sectors

The third Green Career Fair hosted by the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology wrapped up with strong interest from local and international industries in the UAE’s new high-tech engineering graduates, revealing the growing value of the renewable energy and advanced technology sectors targeted by the UAE leadership.

03.Feb.2015 YFEL Members Gain Inspiration and Insight from World Energy Leaders at WFES 2015 held During Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Members of the Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) program – an outreach initiative of the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology – enjoyed a packed week full of dialogue and inspiration from world leaders such as Kathy Calvin, President and CEO, United Nations Foundation and Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, co-founders and pilots of Solar Impulse, at the 8th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) that recently took place during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

New UAE Technology Accelerator to Target Innovators 21.Jan.2015 New UAE Technology Accelerator to Target Innovators

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and global energy giant BP today announced plans for the launch of a technology innovation accelerator focused on emerging energy, water and other sustainable technologies.

20.Jan.2015 Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium awards contract to construct innovative agriculture and energy pilot project at Masdar City

Based on ground-breaking research at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC) today announced it is awarding a contract to International Mechanical & Electrical Co. L.L.C. (IMECO) to construct the world’s first bioenergy pilot project to use desert land – irrigated by seawater – to produce both bioenergy and food. The pilot project is expected to be operational by late summer.

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