UAE Inventors Society to promote volunteerism, develop skills


UAE Inventors Society, Hessa Eissa Buhumaid

Dubai - The society will provide advice to governmental and non-governmental organizations in the areas of patents, and publish information to disseminate knowledge and awareness in the area of patents.


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Published: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 11:00 PM

Last updated: Tue 29 Oct 2019, 10:12 PM

Hessa Eissa Buhumaid, the minister of community development, has taken the ministerial decision number 304, for the year 2019, to declare the UAE Inventors Society - the newest society of general utility in the UAE - to promote volunteerism in the area of patents, patent awareness, knowledge dissemination and to support national capacities in it.

The society is also working to improve the inventors in technical terms and develop their skills through the establishment of specialized courses, conferences, exhibitions and forums related to the provision of all means of inventors to highlight their inventions and to support them technically, artistically and legally.

The objectives of the society is to focus on the role of the inventor in the community and make it an example to be emulated and to seek young inventors in all fields.

The society will also establish a national registry and awards in the areas of various inventions, with the support of the preparation and development programs and training staff specialized in the field of inventions, and the development of the investment of the inventions of its own or in partnership with others.

The society will undertake in accordance with its declaration to provide advice to governmental and non-governmental organizations in the areas of patents, and to publish information to disseminate knowledge and awareness in the area of patents, the adoption of a specialized scientific programs to rehabilitate young people to reach inventions that will benefit humanity, in cooperation with educational institutions and other relevant official bodies, and the intensification of the Emirati inventors in international forums.

The Emirati inventor Ahmed Abdulla Majjan, chairman of the founding UAE inventors committee, expressed his appreciation for the interest of Hessa Eissa Buhumaid, and Hessa Tahlak, under-secretary for Community Development, and Hamad Al Mannai, Director of the Office of the Minister, and Professor Ahmed Alkhudaim, deputy director for the unlimited support and effort to publicize the society.

Ahmed Majan said: The UAE is one of the tributaries of the Society of Inventors and the concerns of the United Arab Emirates today are invention and innovation, artificial intelligence and scientific research. After appointing him as one of the first inventors in the annual yearly program of emirates pioneer and by launching the University of Mohammed Bin Zayed for artificial intelligence and the creation of a new role, the minister of artificial intelligence. Also by the launching of an annual month of innovation, the keenness of the UAE's educational institutions to spread and promote the spirit of inventions and innovation in the new generation. Moreover, the UAE is organizing more challenges for inventors, most significantly hosting the 44th competition of the global skills. Also, by the organization of Abu Dhabi Center for education and technical training " activate" to challenge the skills of the United Arab Emirates and the Emirates Institution for Science Festival.

Majan added: "The UAE Inventors Society came as the result of the young Emiratis' international achievements and winning numerous medals in that field." He emphasized on the importance of focusing on the inventors role in their community, making them a role model and seeking pioneers in of young inventors in various fields.

Majan disclosed that the newly established society will face various responsibilities and challenges, such as establishing a national record and awards in the different invention fields, to support the preparation and development of training programs and investing in inventions.

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