Winners of Ericsson’s (NASDAQ:ERIC, news, filings) Together Apart Hackathon from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), organized under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Economy, visited Ericsson’s headquarters in Sweden from 14-17 March 2023 as part of the hackathon’s grand prize to exchange ideas with Ericsson’s technology experts and for inspiration and further learning.
The hackathon was inspired by UAE Vision 2021 and focused on identifying innovative and commercially viable solutions showcasing the power of connectivity and 5G.
The delegation included members of the Together Apart Hackathon winning team, Team RenAIssance, whose solution, a cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform that integrates disruptive technologies and innovations in medical Internet of Things (IoT) devices and 5G technology, focuses on the healthcare industry.
The team was welcomed at the Ericsson Imagine Studio, visited the Experience Center and met with Ericsson leaders, innovation experts, and specialists. The experts shared Ericsson’s vision, and innovations across technologies like 4G, 5G, Internet of Things (IoT) and digital twins, Social and Corporate Responsibility, and entrepreneurship. They also explored the potential and power of limitless connectivity, to transform other sectors and industries.
Ekow Nelson, Country General Manager of Ericsson United Arab Emirates says: -=The remarkable level of ingenuity and creativity shown by the winning team is a true testament to the exceptional talent in the UAE and the immense potential of digital innovation in the region. The potential demonstrated by the winners is timely as the UAE sets its sights on becoming a global leader in artificial intelligence within the next decade. We at Ericsson take enormous pride in promoting digital innovation in the UAE, and we look forward to enabling many more experimentations at the frontier of technology.”
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