TechnoPark, the science and technology facilitator of Economics Zones World today announced that it＇ s going to host the 5th Techno Mart of the World Technopolis Association (WTA), being held in Dubai＇ s International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 14-16th April 2008.
The WTA Techno Mart will provide an excellent opportunity to promote information exchange on research outcomes and successful experiences from science & technology parks as well as focus on the enhancement and building capacity of science and technology for sustainable Technopolis development and regional competitiveness in a global context.
Attendees, such as city representatives, research institutes, and businesses will also have an excellent opportunity to showcase new technologies and hi-tech products and to develop meaningful relationships that will ensure sustainable technopolis future.
Abdallah Al Banna, Vice president and sales & marketing department at TechnoPark said:
＇ We are extremely proud to be hosting WTA＇ s 5th Techno-Mart, which reflects the confidence that the international body has in TechnoPark, our abilities, and in the city of Dubai, which has truly become a symbol of advancement and foresight.＇
＇ A technology exposition of this scale, featuring global technological developments and exchange of know-how is the very spirit of TechnoPark,＇ Mr. Abdallah Al Banna added.
The event will encompass three main programs; first one is the Technology Exhibition which is an exposition for technologies and products to be displayed by WTA Members (City governments, Institutes), Cooperative Organizations (UNESCO, IASP), Companies specializing in science and technology, Businesses (SME, Venture firm, Enterprise), Entrepreneur, R&D institutes, Universities, Dubai City and Dubai TP. The technology Exhibition will contain WTA Photo Exhibition as well.
The second main program is the Technology Presentations, a showcase to promote exchange of technology information and products among businesses from WTA members
The third program is the International Workshop for presentations, exercises and case studies to upgrade knowledge of the technical experts and managers in technopolises by enhancing and building the capacity of science and technology for the sustainable technopolis development and regional competitiveness in global context. Which aim to promote information exchange on research outcomes and successful experiences from science & technology parks and technopolises in WTA member cities. And to provide the opportunity for city representatives, research institutes and businesses to develop meaningful relationships that will ensure sustainable Technopolis future.
Therefore the 5th WTA Dubai techno-Mart will be attended by WTA members, Members of the science and technology institution, Local government representatives, Representatives from research institutes & science parks, Companies specializing in innovation technology and Anyone with an interest in the future of Technopolises
Techno-Mart was held for the first time at 1999 in Korea and in China and Russia subsequently. It is being held for the first time in the Middle East, under the auspices of TechnoPark.
The World Technopolis Association (WTA), is a multilateral international organization created with aims to connect the advancement of science and technology with local development, to achieve a shared development through cooperation and exchanges among science cities.