• ADDED forms a committee for reviewing and studying patent applications submitted to Takamul

    06 June 2017

    ADDED issued a resolution for the formation of a committee for reviewing and studying patents to be headed by HE. Khalid Mohamed Al Kaabi, Executive Director of Policy and Legislation Affairs. The Committee will study and review patent applications as per Tekamal’s regulations and instructions and the laws applicable in the UAE.

  • The Takamul Defence Innovation And Technology Conference 2015 A Resounding Success

    25 February 2015

    The inaugural Takamul Defence Innovation and Technology Conference (DITEC) 2015 proved a great success with over 300 delegates and speakers attending. The conference took place on 25 February, and was organised by the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC), the government entity established to support the development of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) in Abu Dhabi. Through its wide range of initiatives, TDC is at the forefront of fostering an STI talent base and driving innovation in support of realizing leadership’s goal of making the UAE amongst the most innovative nations in the world.

  • TDC signs partnership with ADNOC to develop and manage the group’s IP processes and portfolio

    11 November 2014

    During the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2014, the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) signed a partnership agreement with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to develop Intellectual Property (IP) processes and manage the IP portfolio for its group of companies including the Petroleum Institute. The partnership further reinforces the progress of TDC’s innovation support program Takamul, which has been designed specifically to help Emirati Enterprises and government entities as well as universities and individuals to protect and commercialize their innovative ideas.

  • IDEX & TDC Join Hands to Showcase New Innovations at IDEX 2015

    08 September 2014

    IDEX LLC (An ADNEC Group Company) has entered a partnership agreement with The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee’s (TDC) Takamul innovation support program for the upcoming IDEX 2015. The new partnership between IDEX and TDC through its Takamul program complements their continuous efforts to support and evolve innovation, raise awareness specific to intellectual property, and provide business with the correct advice and opportunity to patent their innovations.

  • Takamul Program to Participate at ADRAC 2014

    25 February 2014

    The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee’s (TDC) Takamul innovation program is actively supporting ADNOC’s Research and Development Academic Conference (ADRAC) held 24th-28th February in Abu Dhabi. The conference is open to all universities and educational institution facilities, aiming to address the ADNOC OPCO challenges in the oil industry through advanced research and innovative developments.

  • His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Emirati inventors

    27 January 2014

    His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces affirmed that President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan's vision for building and investing in minds and qualifying of scientific human resources comes as a priority in building nations, since human resources are the main and first driving force in the economic, social, cultural and educational development in addition to their capability to maintaining national gains and securing them for future generations.

  • TDC's Takamul Program Recognized As International Best Practice

    25 January 2014

    The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee’s (TDC) Takamul innovation support program was awarded with the “Best National Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Policy Award 2013” by the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) at the LESI’s annual Global Technology Impact Forum, held in Geneva, Switzerland 19th-21st January at the headquarters of the United Nations’ World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

  • Takamul Intellectual Property (IP) New Awareness Seminars

    05 November 2013

    Abu Dhabi, May 29th 2013: As part of the Takamul Program’s national expansion and in its efforts to support innovation in the UAE, the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) has launched a new series of IP seminars addressed to academic institutes and companies throughout the Country, aiming to generate awareness about the importance of IP protection and the support available to inventors through the program.

  • Takamul takes part at the Expo-Sciences International 2013

    18 September 2013

    Abu Dhabi, 18th September 2013 -Takamul, an initiative developed and operated by the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) to support local inventors, took part in this year’s Expo-Sciences International to introduce new audiences to the basics of Intellectual Property (IP) and its importance in the innovation community.

  • Abu Dhabi TDC Takamul Program Goes National

    10 March 2013

    Abu Dhabi, March 10th 2013: His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, extended his patronage of research and innovation in the UAE by inaugurating the expansion of the Takamul innovation support program across the nation. The expansion of the highly successful program, was announced today at the "UAE Innovations" conferencehosted by the Abu Dhabi TechnologyDevelopment Committee (TDC), as part of its efforts to build a knowledge-based economy in the Emirates.

  • Abu Dhabi TDC Promotes Understanding of Patents in Academia

    20 November 2011

    As part of its ongoing efforts to support the development of science, technology and innovation (STI) in the Emirate, the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) is conducting a series of patent awareness workshops with a focus on academic entities based in the Emirate.