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Masdar City supports local tech start-ups

Masdar City supports local tech start-ups

Small businesses and start-ups focusing on technology, sustainability and the digital economy now have a new home in Abu Dhabi. Tech Park, located at Masdar City, will host companies receiving funding from the start-up accelerator Catalyst, launched to support organisations …

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This environmentally-friendly event is returning to the city

This environmentally-friendly event is returning to the city

An annual sporting event that raises awareness about environmental protection will return to Abu Dhabi this weekend. The Green Run, held at Masdar City on 22nd February, will see hundreds of runners  take part in the initiative organised in collaboration with …

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How solar energy is lighting the way in the capital

How solar energy is lighting the way in the capital

The winner of the 2018 Zayed Sustainability Prize has recently partnered with Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City to test solar streetlights. Sunna Design has installed eight of its iSSL Max 4 solar streetlights near Masdar City’s Eco-Villa to test performance and …

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Why the UAE is helping light up countries in need

Why the UAE is helping light up countries in need

After one month and five countries, an international campaign spreading the message of Sheikh Zayed has returned to the UAE. The Guiding Light campaign, staged as part of the Zayed Sustainability Prize, has held its final event in the capital. The …

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How can you eat healthily when you’re out of the house?

How can you eat healthily when you’re out of the house?

Eating out doesn’t have to be a blowout – try these three healthy restaurants that don’t compromise on taste while sticking to your diet It seems like an impossible task: A restaurant that offers healthy, tasty food that doesn’t break …

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How has the web made shopping more profitable?

How has the web made shopping more profitable?

Will e-commerce eventually overtake retail store shopping? It’s hard to ignore the shift inflicted by the internet in our collective consumer psyche. Case in point: You need to buy something but instead of heading over to the shop, you simply …

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This remarkable mall is on a mission to save the planet

This remarkable mall is on a mission to save the planet

Masdar City, the capital’s eco-community, will soon have its own mall with ground having been officially broken on the project. Due to open in 2019, the AED 340 million My City Centre Masdar will lead the way in environmentally-friendly retail spaces …

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Abu Dhabi to solve water crisis with innovative tech

Abu Dhabi to solve water crisis with innovative tech

As one of the most water-scarce countries in the world, every drop counts in the UAE. But as groundwater reserves dwindle and reliance on energy-intensive desalinated water increases, a capital organisation is taking steps to find a sustainable solution. Renewable …

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Students get galactic at this amazing new space lab

Students get galactic at this amazing new space lab

University students are being called on to play their part with the opening of a new science facility that could see them launching their creations into the cosmos. Located at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the Yahsat Space Laboratory is …

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Where in the city is having no battery no problem?

Where in the city is having no battery no problem?

Do you ever run out of battery on your phone in the middle of the day and realise you don’t have a cable with you? Well, help will soon be at hand. Jim’s Kitchen Table at Masdar City is launching …

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