Starting tomorrow, Tuesday,
team project proposals will be accepted for the Smart Applications Award of the
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, which was launched under
the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister
of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in line with His Highness Sheikh
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision, the smart government, under which
select features of the future government were set.
The Ministry held awareness
workshops concerning services provided by the Ministry attended by students
from universities of the UAE, Khalifa, and the Higher Colleges of Technology – the
three universities that announced their student participation in the Award’s
first session 2013 – 2014.
It is noteworthy that this
Award is the first of its kind at the ministerial level, and aims to stimulate
and encourage universities and students to develop creative and innovative
solutions in smart phone applications, and to ensure access to government
services around the clock to meet the public’s needs and beyond.
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