GineersNow TV spoke to Marwan Abdulaziz, Executive Director of Dubai Science Park during the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. Marwan outlined DSP’s plans for 2018 and introduced their global incubation program for entrepreneurs and start-ups.
About The Leader
Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi is Executive Director of Dubai Science Park, a vibrant and holistic sciencefocused community dedicated to serving entrepreneurs, SMEs and multinational enterprises operating in the life sciences, energy and environment sectors. Dubai Science Park is a member of the TECOM Group.
Janahi has played an instrumental role in establishing Dubai Science Park as the region’s leading community for scientific research and innovation, attracting more than 350 companies and strengthening partnerships among corporations, universities, and communities.
Janahi also serves as Chairing Member of the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Equipment Taskforce of the Dubai Industrial Strategy. In this capacity, he works with the Executive Council of Dubai to increase research and development investments, and enhance local pharmaceutical infrastructure and manufacturing capabilities.
Prior to his current position, Janahi held various roles from Sales Manager to Director at DuBiotech and EnPark, two free zones that have joined forces to now form Dubai Science Park. Early in his career, he worked as Commercial Manager for the UAE and Iran at Davidoff, the Swiss luxury goods brand, and as Business Analyst at DUBAL.
Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi holds a BBA in Marketing from the University of Texas at Arlington in the US. In addition, he successfully completed the INSEAD-UAE Consortium for Executive Development programme, the Cranfield General Management Programme at Cranfield University in the UK, and the Future Leaders Programme for UAE nationals.
About The Company
Founded in 2005, Dubai Science Park (DSP) is a vibrant, holistic, science-focused community, dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs, SMEs and MNEs. Since its inception, the community has grown to more than 350 companies, employing over 3,600 professionals in the sciences, energy and environmental sectors.
Designed specifically for the needs of businesses and professionals who work in sciences, DSP fosters an environment that supports scientific research, creativity and innovation. By providing ample office and laboratory space, a robust infrastructure and a vibrant community for residents, DSP ensures a supportive eco-system for businesses and professionals to flourish.
Dubai Science Park aims to play a significant role by facilitating a more sustainable and self-sufficient future that maximises the use of indigenous resources and talent. DSP will achieve this by supporting innovation in the sciences by fostering growth and change in the areas of human science, plant science, material science, environmental science and energy science.
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