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Third 'Make It in the Emirates Forum' kicks off

Third 'Make It in the Emirates Forum' kicks off
27 May 2024 11:43

ABU DHABI (WAM)

The third edition of the "Make It in the Emirates Forum"  kicked off on Monday in Abu Dhabi.

The event is organised by the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) and ADNOC Group

The forum, which is under the theme "Invest. Innovate. Grow.," features local and international participation, including senior government decision-makers and officials, as well as CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors, industrialists, experts, innovators, and representatives of financial institutions.

The third edition builds on the success of the previous two, which generated around Dh120 billion worth of local procurement opportunities in priority sectors.

The include pharmaceuticals, energy, telecommunications, space, healthcare, and food and beverages.

These opportunities include 1,400 products available for local manufacturing, which are identified to enhance industrial resilience and self-sufficiency by supporting import substitutions.

The forum will feature a series of panel discussions exploring the UAE's industrial strategy, Operation 300bn, AI integration in industry, the UAE's ambitions to attract investments in the space sector, and how green technology can be deployed to decarbonise industry.

Additionally, there will be sessions on sustainable manufacturing and the convergence of industries to accelerate smart mobility.

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