Innovation forum on February 6

MUSCAT: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry will organise on February 6 and 7 the Innovation Forum (Oman 2017) at Sheraton Hotel Muscat. The Forum coincides with the anniversary of the Omani Industry Day, which falls on February 9 each year. Nahla bint Abdul Wahab al Hamdiyah, Director-General of Industry at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, said that organising the forum comes within the ministry’s attention to innovation, developing the industrial sector and enhancing competitiveness among Omani factories and companies. Organising this forum is also one of the recommendations of the Omani Industry Day held on February 9th 2016.
She affirmed that the forum aims at providing a platform for enterprises, researchers and industrialists to share views and experiences in the field of innovation at the manufacturing industries. She said the forum will cover a range of themes, the most notable of which are the industrial innovation, the national plan for industrial innovation, innovation environment and innovation at the level of Omani factories. Several case studies and international successful experiences in the field of industrial innovation will be presented at the forum. — ONA