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Masdar City launches first indoor vertical farm

The vertical farm uses 90-95 per cent less water than conventional farms

NZ1 Masdar city's first net zero commercial building completed Image Masdar City

Introducing NZ1, the region’s first net zero commercial building

The building is designed to use 53 per cent less energy than conventional buildings and produce all of its annual energy requirements on-site


Masdar City and Huawei collaborate to accelerate UAE’s net zero journey

Masdar City and Huawei signed an MOU to enhance information systems, promote carbon-conscious information and communication systems, and promote the Net Zero Campus Framework

Masdar City and Huawei join forces to accelerate net-zero

GITEX GLOBAL 2023: Masdar City, Huawei partner to boost net zero efforts

The agreement will promote the adoption of carbon-conscious ICT through Huawei’s Net Zero Campus Framework

Abu Dhabi launches SAVI at Masdar City Image Abu Dhabi Media Office

Abu Dhabi launches Smart and Autonomous Vehicles Industries (SAVI) cluster

Located in Masdar City, SAVI will build on Abu Dhabi’s industrial base and access to established air corridors, road infrastructure and global network of partners


ADNOC, Tabreed announce advances in effort to harness geothermal energy

Leveraging geothermal heat for district cooling operations has the potential to reduce electricity demand helping decarbonise an energy-intensive sector

Khalifa University

Khalifa University launches world’s first solar-powered atmospheric water generator

The technology produces drinking water straight from the air and can supply up to 1,000 litres per day per unit

Masdar City unveils The Link

Masdar City breaks ground on net-zero energy co-working and living space

The Link will feature a gross floor area of 30,000 square metres comprising sustainable offices, residences, visitor centre, multi-use hall and leisure amenities

Hub71 is Masdar City's official startup ecosystem partner

Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 named Masdar City’s official startup ecosystem partner

The entities will identify opportunities to collaborate in areas including mobility, food, health, and climate action

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How a digital city acts as the foundation of smart, sustainable living

Smart cities built on digital twin platforms can help address current challenges, predict future occurrences and proactively resolve them


Masdar City, MBRIF to support sustainability-focused UAE startups

Biosolvit, Wahaj Solar, Alesca Life, ECOLOO and Desolenator from MBRIF’s Accelerator programme will join Masdar City’s growing network of sustainability-focused companies

Global CCS Institute Opens First Regional Headquarters at Masdar City

Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute opens first Middle East HQ in Masdar City

The institute joins other key organisations based in Masdar City, including the International Renewable Energy Agency, Mohammed Bin Zayed University for Artificial Intelligence and Emirates Nuclear Energy Company

UAE Space Agency to establish economic zone at Masdar City

Businesses will be offered benefits including incubation, office space, mentorship, networking and investment opportunities, among others

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New tech in Abu Dhabi will extract commercial quantities of water from air

The project will be run by Aquovum, in partnership with Masdar and Khalifa University of Science and Technology

Covid-19 Vaccination Masdar City Abu Dhabi

No prior appointments required for select persons at new Covid-19 vaccination centre in Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City

Operated by Mubadala Health, the centre is open from Sunday to Thursday between 10am and 7pm

UAE students develop AI aircraft inspection algorithm for Lockheed Martin

Interns build a tool to detect paint and primer defects on aircraft at Masdar City

Abu Dhabi’s AI university appoints academic Eric Xing as president

Professor Dr. Xing has been a visiting associate professor at Stanford University, and a visiting research professor at Facebook