MONTHLY NEWSLETTER    August 2020
MEMBER NEWS
Northrop Grumman Provides Navigation System for NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover
Northrop Grumman will once again be the provider of an inertial measurement unit (IMU) to support an expedition to Mars.
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4 Latest Facts About Johnson & Johnson’s Investigational COVID-19 Vaccine
We share more about the findings from the recent preclinical study, along with other up-to-date information about the potential vaccine candidate.
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Jacobs Supports NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover Mission
Jacobs and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently built a new calibration device for the Mars Perseverance Rover.
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Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Expands Use of Robotics in Complex Surgical Treatments
​Doctors at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have performed the first robotic “whipple” procedures to treat pancreatic​ and duodenal tumors in the UAE.
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Etihad Airways and Boeing launch sustainable test flights
Etihad Airways and Boeing will use a brand new 787-10 Dreamliner to test various methods of sustainable flying.
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UPS joins W20, the official engagement group of the G20, as a Knowledge Partner
UPS joins W20, the official engagement group of the G20, as a Knowledge Partner to further close the gender gap within digital trade.
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SDARA - Connecting Top National Talent with Employers of Choice
Sdara is an all-in-one solution for multinational organisations and government entities who want a steady pipeline of top national talent.
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US - UAE NEWS
Youth Exchange Program for the U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
Global Ties is looking for Youth Ambassadors to staff the U.S. Pavilion as  visitor guides, and as gateways to American society, culture and history.
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COVID-19: Abu Dhabi-based G42 Healthcare goes overseas with vaccine trials
The world’s first Phase III trials of an inactivated COVID-19 vaccine have been extended to Bahrain by Abu Dhabi-based G42 Healthcare.
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Abu Dhabi unveils stunning eco-lodge designs for revamped nature reserves
The reserve is known for its large population of the greater flamingo species, with as many as 4,000 living there during autumn and spring.
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UAE announces successful operation of first nuclear energy reactor in Barakah
With the Unit 1 of the Power Plant operational, UAE will be the first Arab country to use nuclear energy to meet its sustainable energy needs.
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Abu Dhabi's Mubadala invests $150m in US-based wood pellet firm Enviva
Mubadala said that the investment in Enviva is a part of its focus on “sustainable and impactful investments”.
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New database to help investors evaluate business climate in Abu Dhabi
The data would also be used in the preparation of studies and indices designed to aid decision makers concerning business and investments in the emirate.
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UAE Hyperloop now a step closer to reality after US Congress ruling
Hyperloop is one step away from becoming a reality after the US Congress passed a legislation forming a regulatory framework for its safe deployment.
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