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TechWadi Annual Forum 2015: Dr. Bern Shen on Medical Technology

Dr. Bern Shen is a Board Member at TechWadi primarily based in Abu Dhabi, a mentor at Astrolabs, Chief Medical Officer…
UAE

E-Rain Gate: The Smart Road Drain System

Long before everything turned smart entrepreneur Khaled A. Hamid El Nems, devised a way to make road drainage systems smarter in October…
Lebanon

Following Your Passion Has Just Become Easier in Lebanon

Four Lebanese entrepreneurs, each successful in their own right in different careers, had a common ground: they all freelanced to pursue…
Palestine

From Palestine to the World, this Team Wants to Facilitate Vaccination Through an App

Universal Baby Vaccination (UBV) is a non-profit organization aiming to maximize the number of vaccinated children all over the World…
Kuwait

This Idea Will Make Your Travel Research So Much Easier

In Kuwait, an idea emerged from someone’s personal travel experience. Nothing unusual about that, everybody gets an idea or two…
Morocco

ScreenDy and the Moroccan Entrepreneurs Solving the App Developers’ Dilemmas

All tech startups nowadays seem to be focused on developing useful mobile applications, but one company in Morocco went further…
Sudan

Red Sea Flora Brings a Seaweed Farm For the First Time In Sudan

“We came up with the idea while we were thinking about how we could connect the scientific knowledge with a…
Tunisia

From a Personal Loss To a Life-Changing Invention: Meet Walaa Aniba

Walaa Aniba is a young Tunisian innovator who decided to turn her pain into a struggle to help others and prevent…
Egypt

Egypt’s “NanoEbers” Set Out to Naturalize the Way Wounds Heal

A team of students and a professor at the American University in Cairo teamed up to create a technology based on bio…
Cross-border

5 Incredibly Creative Apps Crafted In the Middle East

Nowhere else could an app that reads the news while stuck in traffic be as useful as in Cairo. A…
Jordan

Looking For Opportunities Abroad? This New Jordanian App Has It All

Scholarships, internships and educational opportunities abroad are now available on smartphones thanks to for9a.com, a website and app freshly developed…
Egypt

Event Alert: 2 Reasons Cairo Is The Place To Be This October

This October, Cairo gears up for two events that will bring rising startups, aspiring entrepreneurs, and digital media enthusiasts an…
Syria

Why a Credit-card Sized Computer Makes a Difference for Syrian Refugees

Raspberry Pi is a computer designed to teach young people to program. Tiny and low-cost, it can be plugged into…
Palestine, Cross-border

Half a World Away, a 300km Ride Will Aid Gazans With Nowhere to Turn

Theirs were the deaths that embodied the tragedy of this Gaza war for viewers worldwide: four boys playing beach football one…
Iraq

How Iraq’s Fresh Blogger Network Promises to Model a New Country

Call me a dreamer, but if there is one thing we need to thank social media for, it’s the chance…
Egypt

Photon Brings Fresh Eyes To Egypt’s Rich Sights

It’s hard to capture Egypt’s multiplicity inside a tiny viewfinder. The jostle of its past and present within the swirl…
Saudi Arabia

Watch This: From A Genius Grandchild To Her Grandmother

Green means all clear. Red is a warning: stop and check. But these colors are not flashing from a stoplight:…
Syria

Lost No More: Wherever It Is, “Weno” Will Tell You

Imagine you had just landed in the middle of Turkey, in need of a doctor and with no idea how…
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