MONTHLY NEWSLETTER       November 2020
MEMBER NEWS
Northrop Grumman Awarded Additional Cargo Resupply Missions to the ISS
The CRS-2 contract follow-on includes order for two missions launching the company’s Cygnus spacecraft aboard an Antares rocket.
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Pfizer and Biontech Conclude Phase 3 Study of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate
Pfizer and BioNTech announced their mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate, BNT162b2, met all of the study’s primary efficacy endpoints.
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Mubadala Takes Stake in Local AI Company Group 42 (G42)
Mubadala has announced that it will become an investor in Group42 (G42) via the integration of Injazat and Khazna Data Centers (Khazna).
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MoE Announces the Implementation of the Alef Platform in All UAE Public Schools
​196 schools and an additional 40,000 students benefit from Alef Education’s innovative AI powered platform.
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The Leading Edge: UAE Defence Industry Back on Track After COVID Delay
Not only is business at Abu Dhabi's Edge returning to normal, but the company is working on sophisticated new weapons.
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Abu Dhabi’s Agtech Ecosystem Expands Across Land, Sea and Space
ADIO announced an investment of AED152 million (US$41 million) across three companies advancing agtech innovation across “land, sea, and space”.
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Get to Know Alessandro Redaelli, Cluster MD of Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
Alessandro Redaelli is the Cluster Managing Director overseeing the management and operations of Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers.
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US - UAE NEWS
USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Completes Substantial Construction
U.S. Ambassador John Rakolta Jr. and Counselor of the U.S. Department of State T. Ulrich Brechbühl presided over the pavilion handover ceremony.
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UAE Sets Out Legal Overhaul of Personal and Family Law
New regulations cover divorce, inheritance and alcohol, as well as tougher punishments for men who harass women and a Good Samaritan law.
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Abu Dhabi's Oil Futures Exchange to Open March 29
Abu Dhabi will open a commodities exchange to rival those of Middle Eastern neighbors and allow investors to trade its crude using futures contracts.
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UAE and US Ink Deal on Humanitarian, Development Relations
The UAE and the US plan to exchange knowledge, expertise, and information to draft economic, social, humanitarian and development aid projects.
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SEHA Shares Its COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Progress With US Ambassador
SEHA, hosted John Rakolta Jr., the US Ambassador to the UAE, to share the latest developments of the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials.
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DCT Abu Dhabi Announces New Kosher Certification Project for Emirate’s Hotels
The new agreement allows Abu Dhabi’s hotel industry to have access to free kosher certification services for one year.
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Abraham Accords Business Summit with U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin
A mCham Abu Dhabi Board Members, with the participation of Israeli delegations at the first Abraham Accords Business Summit in Abu Dhabi.
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