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Middle East AI News

April 21 · Issue #114 · View online

Middle East AI News is a weekly news digest covering artificial intelligence news from across the region.


Good morning!
Here’s your weekly roundup of Middle East AI News!
A little quieter news-wise, as is sometimes the case during Ramadan. However, some interesting stories below.
Great R&D news from Abu Dhabi, as NYU Abu Dhabi opens four new research centres - including a new centre for AI and robotics.
Meanwhile, Oracle revealed the results of a global survey on public sentiment towards technology and ESG this week. According to the resuts, the UAE appears markedly more positive about the role of AI in ESG than the global average. See my Linkedin post for some highlights.
Scroll down for these stories and more!
Stay safe and have a great day!
/Carrington

R&D
NYU Abu Dhabi launches four new research centres NYU Abu Dhabi launches four new research centres
AI Adoption
Majority in the UAE say bots will succeed in where humans fail in corporate sustainability
Startups
KAUST Fund to invest in new high-tech firms
Smart Cities
Riyadh airport launches notification service in sign language
Robots to help Muslim pilgrims at holy sites in Mecca and Medina
Smart Grid
DEWA implements Smart Grid Strategy
Cloud
Microsoft Azure UAE Regions launches four new Cloud services
Healthcare
Bahrain to set up first robotic surgery centre at hitech medical city
Robotics
Kuwait, UAE and Oman qualify for the Underwater Robotic Competition in America
Drones
Services company OWWSC uses drones to detect leaks in water networks
AI Diplomacy
WEF selects Omar Al Olama for membership of YGLs Forum 2022
Podcast
How can MENA build a deeptech ecosystem? How can MENA build a deeptech ecosystem?
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