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Wednesday, 19 January 2022

UN + Switzerland to help make our industrial zones more environmentally-friendly

UN + Switzerland to help make our industrial zones more environmentally-friendly: The Trade and Industry Ministry has signed an agreement with the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to develop environmentally-friendly industrial zones, it announced in a statement yesterday. The project, to be funded by the Swiss government and implemented by UNIDO, will support government efforts to improve the performance of industrial zones, and support sustainable industrial policies, said Trade and Industry Minister Nevine Gamea.

Alameda Healthcare has agreed (pdf) to enter a “value partnership” with Siemens Healthineers, which will see the German firm supply it with new medical tech, deliver clinical advisory services, train staff, and provide digital solutions to improve workflow.

Other things we’re keeping an eye on this morning:

  • EIPICO has approved (pdf) an initial feasibility study to establish a plant to make raw raw materials for the pharma industry in the Suez Canal Economic Zone.
  • Baheya Foundation has signed an agreement with South Korean AI startup Lunit to adopt its mammography AI. Baheya Foundation — which provides comprehensive care for breast cancer patients at no cost — aims to treat some 500k women every year.
  • Two Egyptians were among those injured in this week’s terror attack on Abu Dhabi airport, the Foreign Ministry said yesterday. Three people were killed and six injured during an attack on the airport by Yemen’s Houthi group on Monday.

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