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Innovation for Industry Forum center stage at Gulf Industry Fair

6th February 2016

Manama, Bahrain: Gulf Industry 2016 will host the Innovation for Industry Forum on the 10th of February 2016.

 The Innovation for Industry Forum is held under the patronage of H.E Mr. Zayed Alzayani, the Minister of Industry, Commerce &Tourism and will take place on the second day of the Gulf Industry Fair.

The Innovation for Industry Forum will add an important dimension to a show format that is already renowned as a valuable showcase for Northern Gulf industries – from world-scale manufacturing plants to specialist equipment suppliers, distributors and agencies representing the key segments of aluminium, energy and environmental protection, steel and alloys, industrial processes and manufacturing, ports, industrial facilities and logistics, training for industry; and industrial security and safety.

The Forum will feature experts sharing their professional knowledge on topics such as Incubating Innovations in Industry, Cyber security and the Eco-Industrial Development.

The instruments for growth and renewal are vital in this period of difficult economic and societal challenges.  The Ministry of Industry and Commerce considers events such as Gulf Industry Fair to be important platforms to showcase the achievements of the private sector and build their business strategy for the present and the future.  The Ministry of Industry, Commerce &Tourism regards high innovation performance as a contributor to economic growth and job creation.

The Innovation Forum will highlight two global products “made in Bahrain “.  Taha International will promote the innovative use of scrap aluminium (dross) for fertilizer. Fertilizer that is used in the farms of New Zealand.

Ahmed Hussain of IPIFI will preview a unique IP identification and security system, developed by his company and implemented at leading financial institutions and industrial companies in the GCC and globally.

“The Forum is committed to  starting a discussion by the industrial leaders of the region about innovative approaches to increase to the added value products of business and companies in the” says Jubran Abdulrahman ,  Managing  Director of HCE, organizers of the event.

H.E Mr. Zayed Alzayani will also be presenting the iTech Awards which recognize innovation and best practices within the ICT sector as it serves businesses.

Gulf Industry Fair 2016 takes place under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman AlKhalifa, the Prime Minister  from 9th – 11th February 2016 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Gulf Industry Fair is supported  by some of Bahrain’s most high profile industrial organisations, including the National Oil & Gas Authority (Noga) in association with Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), and Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), who will, respectively, sponsor the energy and aluminium  sectors.

Attendance at the Forum is by invitation only which can be confirmed by HCE.



Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre (BIECC)
Building 158, Avenue 28, Sanabis, Block 410
P.O. Box 11644
Kingdom of Bahrain

+973 17 299 123

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