The three-day event concludes with the signing of important partnerships
The summit showcases startups showcasing unique ideas to address environmental, social and cultural challenges
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The 14th session of the World Future Energy Summit concluded today, January 18, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC). UN Climate Conference COP28 in the United Arab Emirates.
Commenting on this topic, Lynn El Sebaei, President of the World Future Energy Summit and General Manager of Rx Middle East, said: “We are confident that this edition of the Summit will be a solid platform that paves the way for more positive developments in the main fields of sustainability, as it highlighted the extent of the wide rise in Abu Dhabi, the UAE and the region in general on energy transition solutions and services.
The summit activities had a great turnout, reflecting the interest of all stakeholders in the energy system to develop a road map to achieve climate neutrality and sustainability goals, as it included six exhibitions and five specialized forums, each dealing with the most important current pressing challenges facing the energy sector and other impacts involving many different sectors.
Several partnerships were signed during this year’s session of the summit
The summit witnessed a series of commercial activities along the value chain of the sector, as the Emirati Bee’ah group announced the signing of a partnership with the British company Chinook Sciences and Japanese Wirewater, with the aim of working together to the first waste-to-hydrogen plant in the Middle East.
The group also later unveiled its educational arm – Bee’ah for Education – which provides education and awareness programs that support a sustainable future, by sharing Bee’ah’s expertise and innovations in the Middle East markets, as well as the promoting the region’s knowledge-based economies. Today, Bee’ah for Education also runs internship programs and develops sustainability knowledge through the group’s offices in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
On the other hand, the RECAPP initiative, the digital recycling solution for individuals and companies from Veolia, announced the signing of a partnership with the UAE Spinneys Group to provide collection points in its stores that will make recycling operations in the country more sustainable.
Convenience and efficiency. EGA, in collaboration with leading beverage, packaging and waste management companies, launched the Aluminum Recycling Alliance to drive change in the sector in the UAE.
The consortium also includes Abu Dhabi Waste Management Company (Tadweer), Aujan Coca-Cola Beverages, Bee’ah Cleaning, Dubai Refreshments, Canpac, Crown Bifcan EMEA, Dulsco Group and Veolia. The alliance will support a study being conducted by the International Aluminum Institute on aluminum recycling rates and behavior in the UAE, in order to fully identify the scope of available opportunities and potential solutions.
Aircraft leasing company Aviles has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Saudi Investment Company for Recycling to produce and distribute sustainable aviation fuel to Aviles’ growing customer base. “This unique partnership enables us to add sustainable aviation fuel to our offer, and we believe it will contribute to the production of this type of fuel on a larger scale in a country that has natural competitive advantages that qualify it to be a produce low product. cost”.
Ma’an Social Incubator welcomes 11 social technology startups during Demo Day
The final day of the summit witnessed the participation of 11 social technology startups, including 9 companies from the United Arab Emirates, in Demo Day as part of the Together Incubator program dedicated to the development of social and cultural solutions and addressing environmental challenges.
The Demo Day platform enabled companies to present initial ideas for concepts they want to present in the field of green cities, circular economy and sustainable transport to potential investors, who in turn seek to expand their business scope to non-profit organizations and social activities that have a positive impact and improve cooperation and partnership mechanisms.
Notable startups participating include Ride, which helps fleet operators fill idle hours and empty car seats by connecting them with companies looking for employee transportation solutions; PiloFarm, the world’s first agricultural technology company specializing in comprehensive solutions for mushroom cultivation in dry climates; Bird Collective, which is a global collaboration of innovative sustainable solutions aimed at improving environmental awareness among consumers. as well as Bidar, an app-based marketplace for gardening services and products; ecocentric delivery service for environmentally friendly food, groceries and goods; Fuse EV, which encourages the adoption of electric vehicles; Minhat, a deep technology provider of patented natural water distillation technology; Unwater, a sustainable alternative to single-use plastic bottled water; Replast, a sustainable material design studio; Solva Technologies, which helps companies start deliveries by connecting them with third-party partners; and The Food Engineer, which offers aeroponic technology to grow fresh, pesticide-free produce anywhere with electricity and water.
Saeed Al-Hassan, founder of Manhattan Company, explained: “The incubator program allows us to obtain the necessary financing to further develop our technologies, fully implement our project and bring the product to market. The summit offered us a great opportunity as it put us in front of a unique group of stakeholders interested in sustainability and potential investors. Our focus today is on The launch of the pilot phase of the project, which is very important to enable us to demonstrate the main economics of our products and show what we can do on a larger scale.After the pilot, we will start selling the crops we produce in the pilot phase, and we are confident that more customers will adopt them
Collaboration with Manhat after proving our ability to grow a sustainable crop using our technologies, thanks to the Ma’an social incubator.”
Al-Sibai added, “This edition of the summit demonstrated in an unprecedented way the true commitment to achieving transformation and change in the energy sector. The high levels of interaction and turnout contribute to the attention of stakeholders around the world to target the region, and urge them to support all positive initiatives in it.”
Masdar presents the World Future Energy Summit as part of the activities of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, which is a pioneering platform to support and improve global efforts to achieve and improve sustainability, as for the first time in collaboration with the energy and water company Enowa.
For more information, please visit the website: https://www.worldfutureenergysummit.com/
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A look at the World Summit on Future Energy
The World Future Energy Summit is a leading global event focusing on future energy, clean technology and sustainability. The event brings together industry leaders, innovators and government agencies from around the world, and includes many events, forums and initiatives focusing on energy, energy efficiency, solar energy, water and waste treatment, smart cities, climate and the environment.
The summit provides a global center for business, innovation and knowledge exchange within the framework of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, and contributes to supporting the development of ideas, technologies and investments and their sharing across borders and between the public and private sectors worldwide . The event also includes sector-specific forums that contribute to achieving sustainable growth for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.worldfutureenergysummit.com
An overview of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is a global platform engaged in accelerating sustainable development worldwide. Bringing together elite policymakers, industry professionals, leading technology companies and the next generation of sustainability leaders, the event provides a comprehensive platform to share knowledge, provide solutions and formulate strategies to advance human progress. Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is committed to developing understanding of the key social, economic and environmental trends shaping sustainable development in the world. For more information, please visit the website: www.abudhabisutabilityweek.com
About Masdar Company
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company “Masdar” is a leading global company in the field of renewable energy, sustainable urban development and clean technology that aims to address global environmental challenges. Masdar, fully owned by Mubadala Investment Company – Abu Dhabi’s leading strategic investment company, supports the UAE’s efforts to consolidate its leadership in the energy sector.
and support the diversification of the economy and energy resources to serve the interests of future generations. Masdar’s renewable energy projects are spread across the UAE, Jordan, Mauritania, Egypt, Morocco, the United Kingdom, Serbia and Spain. For more information, please visit the website: www.masdar.ae. You can communicate through: Facebook facebook.com/masdar.ae and Twitter twitter.com/Masdar.
About RX (Reed Exhibitions) RX Exhibitions is one of the leading companies in organizing trade and consumer exhibitions and events and supporting projects for individuals, communities and companies. The company is working to elevate the live event scene by combining data and digital services, with the aim of introducing customers more to markets, as well as providing access to products and completing transactions, as it hosts more than 400 events in 22 countries and 43 organize. different sectors. Reed Exhibitions focuses on making a positive impact in society through its commitment to provide an inclusive work environment for all its employees. The company is part of the RELX Group, a global provider of data-driven analytics and decision-making tools for both retail and corporate clients. www.rxglobal.com
More about the RELX Group The RELX Group is a leading global provider of data-driven analytics and decision-making tools for retail and corporate clients. The group provides its services to clients in more than 180 countries, and its offices are spread in about 40 countries. The company has more than 33,000 employees, nearly half of whom are based in North America. Shares of PLC RELX, the parent company of the RELX Group, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York stock exchanges under the following symbols: London (London: REL) Amsterdam (Amsterdam: REN) New York (New York: RELX) .
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