MONTHLY NEWSLETTER       January 2021
Pentagon And Lockheed Martin Agree To $1.28B F-35 Sustainment Contract 
The F-35 Joint Program Office awarded the Lockheed Martin a $1.28 billion UCA to support operations and sustainment of the global F-35 fleet.
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Mubadala Inaugurates Fully Integrated Health Network
Mubadala will bring together six of its wholly-owned medical assets in the UAE into an integrated network to serve patients seeking specialized care.
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Jacobs Wins Global Water Awards Industrial Project of the Year Distinction Award
Jacobs provided design and engineering services for the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium at Khalifa University.
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Abu Dhabi's EDGE Signs on as Strategic Partner for IDEX and NAVDEX 2021
​The agreement is in line with IDEX’s ongoing strategy to develop collaborative opportunities with leading UAE companies specialized in defense & technology.
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Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Performs UAE’s First Pancreas Transplant
Physicians at Cleveland Clinic have performed the UAE’s first pancreas transplant in an operation that also saw the patient receive a new kidney.
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Dentons Aids Tabreed in UAE Growth
Dentons aids Tabreed in UAE growth, advising on AED 963 million acquisition of Aldar's Saadiyat Island district cooling assets.
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UAE Mars Mission: One-Month Countdown of Hope Probe’s Arrival Into Orbit Begins
The UAE’s Hope probe will reach Mars in about 30 days. The spacecraft is expected to enter orbit on February 9, at 7.42pm Gulf Standard Time.
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COVID-19 Vaccine in Abu Dhabi: All the Locations Where You Can Get Vaccinated 
As part of the continuous efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, COVID-19 vaccine is now available for all community members.
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UAE Secures Deal to Manufacture Sinopharm Vaccine Ahead of Major Inoculation Push
The UAE has struck a deal to manufacture the Sinopharm vaccine, in addition to securing millions of readily available shots for the population.
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Abu Dhabi’s $232 Billion Mubadala Wants to Take Crack at Top 10
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Co. is overhauling its structure and deploying capital to double in size to nearly half a trillion dollars in the next decade.
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Search for UAE's Next Two Astronauts Reaches Final Stage
More than 4,000 hopefuls were whittled down to 14 as the UAE's hunt for its next two astronauts reached its final stage.
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UAE and US Discuss Joint Strategic Relations
Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, met with the U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Abu Dhabi.
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SME Committee Lunch & Learn Webinar: Culture Cultivates Business Success
January 20, 2021  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (UAE Time) 
UAE-Israel-Bahrain Trade Forum
January 19, 2021 - Online Opening Event
May 24-25, 2021 - Live Event in Abu Dhabi 

O2K Limited Launches “Inspiration Tuesdays”
O2K Limited is excited to announce the launch of its latest collaboration - “Inspiration Tuesdays”, a monthly program featuring guests from around the world who are an inspiration to their colleagues, communities, and nations.

“Inspiration Tuesdays” can be found at, and is on several social media channels including YouTube, LinkedIn, and via podcast on Buzzsprout, Apple, Spotify, Google, Amazon, TuneIn, Podcast Addict, Podchaser, Pocket Casts, Deezer, Listen Notes, Player FM, Podcast Connect, Pandora, iheart Radio and Stitcher. Find out more here  and click the link below to watch full version of Inspiration Tuesdays: Episode 2.
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Immigration News Updates by Fragomen
Governments in many jurisdictions in the Middle East have taken immigration–related measures to contain Covid-19. Read here the summary of the latest travel and immigration updates as compiled by Fragomen.
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