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    Made in UAE Sold Globally

    Dr. Eesa Mohammed BastakiCEO, ICT Fund

    April 27, 2011

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    The ICT (Information & Communication Technology) Fund, aninitiative of TRA, is the first of its kind in the Middle East. Thetarget goals of the Fund are to develop the ICT industry,encourage R&D, support incubators, foster start-ups, andenhance education in the field of ICT.

    The ICT Fund

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    Intellectual Capital

    IncubatingInnovative Ideas Smart Research

    Nurturing Start-ups

    TechnologLeadersh

    What are we trying to achieve for the UAE ICT

    sector ?

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    The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high anmiss it, but that it is too low and we reach it

    Wealth flows directly from innovation not optimization wealth igained by perfecting the known

    "Never underestimate the value of an idea. Every positive idea has wpotential for success if it is managed properly

    We have great ambitions for innovation

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    The ICT Fund was set up by the Supreme Committee as a step towardsimplementation of Article 70 of the Executive Order

    The Fund receives its financing from the UAEs telecom operators

    The Fund has just started operations, and is inviting proposals for funding

    We are launching our operations to jump start

    innovation within the UAE ICT sector

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    Achieve a global leadership position for

    the UAE ICT sector by fostering and

    developing innovation and creativity

    Our Vision

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    Provide funding and advisory services to

    companies, organizations and individuals that can

    strengthen the innovation and knowledge capital

    level of the UAE ICT sector with their research,

    education and entrepreneurial activities

    Our Mission

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    Our Board of Trustees comprises figures from industry aacademia committed to this vision and mission

    Chairman

    H.E. Dr. Abdulqader AlKhayyat

    H.E.Dr. Khalifa Hareb

    H.E. Dr. Mohamed AlkousH.E. Dr Mohamed Al-Mualla

    General ManaMubadala Development Company

    H.E. Dr. Sabri Al-Azazi

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    Previous ICT Fund Board of Trustees

    Chairman

    H.E. Ahmed Hameed AlMazroui

    Director, Abu Dhabi National ExhibitionCompany (ADNEC)

    H.E. Mohamed Nasser AlGhanim

    Director General of the TRAExecutive Vic

    Affairs, DU

    H.E. Abdulrahman Jarrar

    Regional Manager for Govt. Affairs, Intel

    Middle East

    H.E. Dr Abdullah Al-Khanbashi

    UAE University Vice Chancellor

    Deputy Direct

    Engineering

    General Mana

    H.E. Jassem MohammedObaid Al Za'abi

    Mubadala Development Company

    H.E. Dr. Tayeb A. Kamali

    Vice Chancellor, UAE Higher Colleges ofTechnology

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    We are committed to financing and nurturing projrelated to Research, Education and Entrepreneur

    Research

    Research ProjectsR&D Centres

    Education

    ScholarshipsEducational Institutions

    Ent

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    We will fund organizations and individualsundertaking projects that will develop the UAE ICsector

    Universities

    ResearchInstitutes

    Companies

    IndividualResearchers

    Entrepreneurs

    Students

    Who can apply forfunding

    Projects we will fund

    ResearchProjects

    R&DCentres

    BusinessIncubators

    EducationalInstitutions E

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    Funding

    nGrants

    nScholarships

    nEquity

    Advisory

    nBusiness Advisory

    nTechnical Advisory

    nCommercialization Support

    Netwos

    nAccess to Ind

    nAccess to Technic

    nAccess to Inv

    We provide comprehensive resources and suppoto meet unique needs of each project and drive isuccess

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