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SACGC holds innovators program in collaboration with IE University

SACGC holds innovators program in collaboration with IE University


The Sabah Al-Ahmad Center for Giftedness and Creativity (SACGC), in collaboration with IE University from Spain, held a program on Sunday to embrace innovators in the medical field.

Director General of (SACGC), Nada Al-Daihani, said in a press statement that the program hosted more than 40 doctors, specialists, and activists in the medical field.

The program, which concluded last Thursday and lasted for five days, is a comprehensive initiative designed to enable innovators, entrepreneurs, doctors, and healthcare workers to transition smoothly to the global industrial market, Al-Daihani added. Al-Daihani expressed his pride in the cooperation between the center and the Spanish university, highlighting its pioneering and long-established reputation in the field of innovation and excellence.

He pointed out that the university’s specialized evaluation committee selected three participants, and they will be sent to the annual Innovators Day (IE Venture Day) in the Spanish capital, Madrid, on July 11, wishing th
em success in presenting their projects to specialists and investment entities specialized in this forum. The selected participants are Engineer Sarah Abu Rjaib for her invention (Scans X), a portable medical device that uses deep learning and infrared technologies to provide a quick and accurate diagnosis of brain injuries and internal bleeding. The second selected participant is Engineer Mohammed Al Shammari, the inventor of smart glasses for deaf students. These glasses convert the teacher’s voice into an instant translation displayed on the lenses using augmented reality technology, supporting 120 languages.

The third selected participant is Dr. Nahla Al-Mai’a about her project (Spray), which is a portable device for the immediate detection of radioactive contamination. The Dean of the School of Science and Technology at IE University, Ikhlaq Sidhu, expressed his great admiration for the level of ideas and innovations of the participating youth and doctors.

Sidhu added that the participants will be able
to identify problems, propose real and practical solutions, build profitable business plans around their solutions, design products and prototypes, conduct testing, communicate effectively, and present their solutions to potential investors.

Source: Kuwait News Agency