The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Interior, represented by the Higher Organizing Committee of the 2016 International Conference for Security and National Resilience (ISNR 2016) will launch the first edition of the “ISNR Innovative Ideas Award” for the year 2016. Participants may submit an innovation or invention in the field of maintaining security, safety, lives, and property in a creative way that contributes to developing safety and security methods. The award comes as part of the events organized on the sidelines of the exhibition which will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from March 15-17.
Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Deputy Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee of the exhibition, said: “The award comes in line with the National Innovation Strategy launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and implemented as per the directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. It also confirms the keenness of HH to encourage scientific innovation and develop research capacities in the country’s institutions among students, universities, institutes, colleges, and high schools.” He pointed out that it constitutes a new addition to the excellence and innovation awards system launched by the Ministry of Interior. The system promotes new concepts for life and work, and encourages creativity and innovation in various work facilities and police sectors in the country.