‘Innovation sets the foundation for the next 50 years and drives development in the energy and water sectors in Abu Dhabi and the UAE.’

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His Excellency Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE)

His Excellency Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE), said: “Innovation sets the foundation for the next 50 years in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and across the UAE; it drives development in the energy and water sectors in accordance with the highest international standards.”

“UAE Innovation Week offers a progressive and agile model for finding unconventional solutions to the challenges that we face in the UAE,” H.E. Al Marar added. “Our wise leadership prioritises innovation and aims to embed it into our community. This compels us to work together to promote innovation in every economic sector, bringing prosperity to every aspect of our lives and creating better opportunities for future generations.”

“The world around us is going through a tremendous upheaval, and with that in mind, we must establish innovation as a work ethic and promote it as a lifestyle for the youth and all members of the community in the UAE,” H.E. continued. “Innovation is a key component of the energy and water industry in Abu Dhabi, it helps enhance the DoE’s work to develop this key sector, which is indispensable to ensuring sustainable development in the emirate. The energy sector enlists talented professionals who rely on innovation to come up with solutions and help fulfil our strategic objectives.”