Life-changing tech is on show at Dubai Design Week

Superworms that convert plastic into organic matter, an earring that monitors diabetes, and an alternative to Styrofoam made of durian fruit.



a close up of a car: "Robust Nest" is an incubator designed for sub-Saharan Africa.


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“Robust Nest” is an incubator designed for sub-Saharan Africa.

These are three of the 100 ideas being showcased in Global Grad Show, billed as the world’s most diverse gathering of graduate design projects that provide solutions to social and environmental issues.

This year, the ideas were selected from 1,600 submissions from 270 universities in 60 countries. Held in Dubai, the show is an interactive annual exhibition, which has gone virtual for its sixth year.

“The diversity of the community of young talented researchers we bring together at Global Grad Show has many facets,” says Tadeu Baldani Caravieri, director of Global Grad Show. “They do have, however, a reassuring common denominator: they investigate problems, social and environmental, that matter for everyone.”

Selected students will be invited

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Dutch Smart Agricultural Enterprise SMARTKAS B.V. Signs Joint Venture with His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Nahyan in Dubai

SMARTKAS is building Smart Greenhouses in the United Arab Emirates

Ceremonial signing of the agreement between HBK Department of Projects and SMARTKAS B.V.

Ceremonial signing of the agreement between HBK Department of Projects and SMARTKAS B.V.
Ceremonial signing of the agreement between HBK Department of Projects and SMARTKAS B.V.
Ceremonial signing of the agreement between HBK Department of Projects and SMARTKAS B.V.

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SMARTKAS has already gained national and international success and recognition following their participation in the Startup Olé Innovation Against The Virus, a European contest organized in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, in which they won all first prizes in each of the categories they competed in: ‘Best innovative startup’, ‘Best agriculture’ and ultimately   bringing home the first prize for ‘Best SME’. Little did the company know that this was only the beginning of their wildly renowned success.  In Toulouse SMARTKAS is going to build an R&D center to research artificial pollination (mimicry), full

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