Category: Industry

Emerging markets gain ground in life sciences innovation

A new report, Innovation in life sciences: An emerging markets perspective, by The Economist Intelligence Unit, commissioned by Dubai Science Park, was released on Tuesday identifying success factors in driving innovation in the life sciences industries of a diverse group of countries, from China and Brazil to Costa Rica.

Team Oman Convention & Exhbition Centre & the Ministry of Tourism at Ritz Carlton Berlin, Germany
Oman convention centre generates European interest

Generating a variety of high potential leads and the possibility to attract over 40,000 delegates, the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC), the Sultanate’s landmark events hub, has successfully completed its third Roadshow in Europe, a joint initiative with the Ministry of Tourism (MoT).

GCC insurance market poised for further growth

Despite being a small insurance market, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) remains the fastest growing insurance region, outpacing all other markets with top line growth of close to 15% in 2014, says Moody’s Investors Service in a new report published today.

Shell Oman launches #MyOman45 National Day Campaign

The Sultanate of Oman is gearing up to celebrate the 45th National Day, which will give the citizens and residents of the Sultanate an opportunity to express their pride and love for the nation and its great leader His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.

New plant at SOHAR Freezone plans to top official Omanisation targets

Dunes Industries held a VIP ceremony this week to celebrate the opening of its new hot-dip galvanizing plant at SOHAR Freezone. His Excellency Dr Ahmed Mohammed Salem Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications, was the guest of honour at the event, with a ribbon cutting ceremony to declare the state-of-the-art facility open for business after a 12-month development phase.

Stage set for OER Finance Summit and top 20 awards 2015

The much awaited OER Finance Summit and Top 20 awards is all set to be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Muscat on October 20. Organised by Oman Economic Review (OER), the Sultanate’s premium business magazine, the Finance Summit, will bring together top CEO’s, CFO’s and financial leaders for an interactive discussion on ‘Managing finance in an uncertain business environment.’