Countdown to Think Science World Fair 2020, April 2020
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His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed

Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation and on behalf of Emirates Foundation, we are delighted to announce the launch of Think Science World Fair, the largest science-based event for youth in the Middle East and North Africa region, which will take place in Dubai from April 18-23, 2020. The Think Science World Fair will welcome youth aged 15 to 25 from across the globe to compete in Think Science World Competition which encourages youth to design science-based innovations that address society’s most pressing challenges. In addition, leading industry giants in the field of science, technology and innovation (STI) will be invited to showcase the latest technological breakthroughs through the Think Science Connect Platform which attracts over 28,000 visitors annually.

 

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed

Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation

Think Science is proud to launch Think Science World Fair

For the first time, the Think Science World Fair, will bring together the most talented youth minds from across the world, with a focus on empowering the next generation of scientists!

Be ready for action packed activities that will bring thousands of youth from across the globe to promote science, technology and innovation through interactive hand-on experiments, educational workshops and explosive shows showcasing the magic behind science.

It’s a celebration of science you won’t want to miss out on!

The Largest science event for youth in the region

Bringing together youth from across the UAE to promote science, technology and innovation.

The TS Fair has achieved remarkable UAE wide coverage and acclaim over the years and has since:

  • Welcomed 98,000 youth visitors over 7 years
  • Built a database of 16,800 scientific talents
  • Supported the development of 2,000 innovative ideas that serve a community benefit
  • Empowered 1,170 Think Science Ambassadors
  • Collaborated with 219 partners through the TS Connect platform

The Largest science event for youth in the region

Bringing together youth from across the UAE to promote science, technology and innovation.

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Event Components

The National Competition aims to recognize top undergraduate science and engineering talents from universities from across the UAE

Target: Undergraduate youth (ages 17 to 35) currently studying in universities all across the UAE

The Connect Platform will act as a strategic platform linking youth with leading academic institutions, private and government sector companies and institutions specialized in science and technology. In addition, exhibitors will run hands-on engaging activities for visitors in STI related fields.

The World Competition aims to test and recognize youth’s scientific inquiry and problem-solving skills to address real world issues.

Target: High School students & Undergraduate students (ages 15 to 25) from across the world

Think on Stage will host the opening ceremony, on-stage panel debates, youth exchange night for international delegations, national and international guest speakers from industry and academia and the prestigious closing ceremony and awarding which announces all competition winners

The Discussion Clinics will act as an engagement platform to power youth-focused dialogue to shape innovative solutions for global challenges.

The Think Future zone will be used to announce the launching of initiatives, display examples of innovation in practice while acting as an open incubation platform for potential incubators/accelerators to youth.