2015 (Year of Innovation)
The year 2015 was declared the year of innovation by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the UAE and on August of 2015 under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai announced that there would be a UAE Innovation week, an event aimed to help in creating a widespread culture of innovation in the UAE and strengthen its position as a global hub for innovation.
As intended, the events were spread all over the UAE and within Sharjah as well, from conferences to workshops to exhibitions in various parts of the Emirate it was indeed a great beginning to an annual celebration.