Youth, experiential learning to take centre stage as ENEC marks Innovation Month

ABU DHABI, The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, ENEC, will host a range of interactive workshops, hackathons, youth events and other activities, to mark UAE Innovation Month and foster innovative thinking and the pursuit of excellence across its business units and subsidiaries.

Jointly organised by the UAE Government and private sector entities, Innovation Month is one of the largest innovation initiatives in the world, which aims to enhance the UAE’s global presence and increase its international competitiveness, in line with the directives of the UAE Government.

Running from 4th to 8th February, ENECs programme will include workshops and activities on various topics, such as innovation with partners, ENEC’s digitalisation journey, and research and development, as well as an Innovation Majlis and a School Innovation Festival for students. The week has been designed to encourage innovative and creative thought among ENEC’s employees, to improve productivity and refine working methods and processes.

Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of ENEC, said, “Driving innovation and improving skills and capabilities are some of our key priorities and focus areas at ENEC. Innovative employees inspire creativity around them, by creating unique solutions to challenges. Whilst ensuring the highest levels of safety and quality, we remain dedicated to fostering a culture of innovation within ENEC and the UAE in general, as it directly translates into increased efficiency and competitiveness.”

“Participating in UAE Innovation Month is in line with our commitment to support the UAE’s transition to a knowledge-based economy, through developing the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Programme, which will help diversify the country’s energy mix and power its future prosperity and growth,” Al Hammadi added.

During the Innovation Majlis, experts on innovation will share their knowledge and experiences and engage with employees through an interactive panel discussion. On the following day, students from local schools will be invited to take part in a School Innovation Festival, where they will learn about the importance of innovation, receive training on using creative tools, listen to stories about ENEC’s key pioneering projects, and engage in team building activities.

Source: Emirates News Agency