VueReal Inc. Announces the Appointment of Kevin Soukup, a Semiconductor Industry Veteran, as a Member of the Board of Directors

WATERLOO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / March 20, 2023 / 2023 continues to see growth opportunities as VueReal builds off the momentum gained from 2022. VueReal remains focused on its vision of enabling new, innovative, and enriching products through sustainable micro-pixel fabrication.

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The significant growth opportunity in automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, health and medical demands detailed planning to stay focused on its vision. In addition, different fabrication scaleup opportunities for VueReal in North America require deep and tough strategic discussion and planning. To ensure that VueReal can scale up successfully and strategically, the company is excited to welcome Kevin Soukup to its Board of Directors.

Dr. Reza Chaji, CEO of VueReal, said, “We’re excited to announce that Kevin Soukup has joined VueReal’s Board of Directors. Kevin brings a wealth of semiconductor knowledge and experience and will play a key role in helping VueReal scale its business.” Kevin started his career in the semiconductor industry with Samsung in 2000, where he spent 11 years in a variety of engineering and operations leadership roles. Kevin joined GlobalFoundries in 2011, where he supported the ramp-up of its semiconductor wafer manufacturing facility in Malta, NY. He currently serves as the company’s Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for long-range planning, integrated strategy and corporate development.

With the added expertise to our Board and organization, VueReal has set its sights on establishing itself as a critical supplier of micro-pixel fabrication for strategic markets in North America and Europe.

“I’m excited to join VueReal’s board of directors at such a pivotal time for the company,” said Kevin Soukup. “Their talented team has developed innovative technologies which enable mass production of high-quality custom displays that will significantly accelerate the uLED adoption curve. I look forward to working with the VueReal team to help steward this next stage of growth.”

About VueReal

VueReal, a semiconductor and cleantech company, has developed a revolutionary semiconductor fabrication process called the microSolid Printing platform, enabling the efficient, practical, and scalable production of microLED/microSensor applications. This platform extends the use of microLED/microSensors to automotive, aerospace, smartwatch, smartphone, TV, IT, medical, and more. VueReal has established strong partnerships with leading industry players to commercialize its solutions.

VueReal also offers customized display manufacturing services for niche and mainstream markets, leveraging its state-of-the-art facilities and multidisciplinary research team. VueReal has used its platform to develop and commercialize microLED displays for different applications in North America.

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SOURCE: VueReal Inc.

ADEK crowns winners of Abu Dhabi Schools Sports Cup

ABU DHABI, 20th March, 2023 (WAM) — Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) crowned the champions of the Abu Dhabi Schools Sports Cup 2023. The tournament’s gripping Under 15 football finals for boys and girls were held at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi City. In the girls’ category final, Brighton College Abu Dhabi edged out British School Al Khubairat with a 2-1 score, while International School of Choueifat (Mushrif) won the boys’ U15 title with a 1-0 victory over their colleagues from International School of Choueifat (Al Ain). Sara Musallam, Minister of State for Early Education, Chairwoman of the Federal Agency of Early Education (FAEE) and ADEK Chairwoman, was joined by Mubarak Hamad Al Muhairi, ADEK Under-Secretary, to present the trophies and medals to the champions of all the Abu Dhabi Schools Sports Cup 2023 games. This tournament began in January and featured over 8,000 participants, including students from more than 200 public, private, and charter schools, as well as universities throughout the emirate. “The Abu Dhabi Schools Sports Cup is part of a wider sports program and as we continue growing the competition by adding different disciplines in line with our strategic goals for building an active school community, we are pleased to see the growth of promising talents,” said Musallam. “Sports competitions provide a unique opportunity for young people to cultivate important values like teamwork, perseverance, and sportsmanship,” she added. “The Abu Dhabi Schools Sports Cup is an essential part of our efforts to enhance students’ physical fitness as well as the interpersonal and social skills that can positively affect their academic attainment. By fostering a culture of physical activity and healthy competition, we can help future generations develop the skills and habits they need to lead happy, fulfilling lives. We believe that investing in school sports competitions is an investment in the future of our communities.” Passionate sports enthusiasts, from family, friends, and the entire Abu Dhabi community, were in for a professional sport experience. The event kicked off with a dynamic opening ceremony that saw Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Awal School students perform the National Anthem. The interval show was a celebration of the winners from 12 winning teams who won in 6 different categories and saw a special appearance for the Abu Dhabi Police Band. The excitement peaked with the highly anticipated awarding of the winners, leaving everyone thoroughly entertained.

Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM)

Nahyan bin Mubarak attends graduation of Canadian University Dubai students

DUBAI, 20th March, 2023 (WAM) — Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence, attended the graduation of Canadian University Dubai students, which was held at the Dubai Opera. Sheikh Nahyan awarded the graduation certificates to more than 300 graduates from the 2022 batch belonging to four faculties. These are the College of Business Administration, the College of Engineering and Interior Design, the College of Communication, Arts and Sciences, and the College of Applied Sciences and Technology. In his speech at the event, Sheikh Nahyan lauded the support of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, for the higher education sector. He stated that the graduation of students from Canadian University Dubai is a bond that gathers everyone on an annual basis to celebrate the valuable contributions of the university to education and scientific research. The ceremony was attended by Butti Saeed Al Ghandi, Chancellor of the University and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Professor Karim Chelli, President of the University and Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and other members of the university’s board. mjad Saleh/ Khoder Nashar

Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM)

UAE President, Romanian President review bilateral relations, regional issues

ABU DHABI, 20th March, 2023 (WAM) — President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan met today with Klaus Iohannis, President of Romania, to discuss bilateral relations and collaboration between the two countries and issues of mutual interest. During the talks, which took place at Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the visit of President Iohannis to the UAE and expressed his wish to further enhance relations between the UAE and Romania. The two leaders discussed potential opportunities to expand collaboration between the two countries, including in the areas of trade, sustainability, food security, renewable energy, and the economy. The two sides also exchanged views on a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest. President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed affirmed that the longstanding UAE-Romania relations date back to the early years of the UAE, underscoring the historic and ongoing collaboration between the two nations. His Highness stated that the topic of climate change was a common denominator between the two countries, with both seeking to achieve net zero by 2050, and that the UAE was looking forward to Romania’s active participation at COP28 later this year. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed spoke of the importance the UAE attaches to developing its relations with Romania and other countries, noting that strengthening cooperation is an integral part of its continuous search for opportunities to collaborate for the good of humanity. He said the UAE’s goal is to foster partnerships that help drive sustainable development and enable a better future for all, and he closed his remarks by wishing Romania and its people further prosperity. President Iohannis expressed his thanks and appreciation to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed for the warm welcome and hospitality, and voiced his happiness to be visiting the UAE. The Romanian President praised the progress and development achieved by the UAE, describing it as a role model of sustainable development in the region. He also referred to the visit he made with his accompanying delegation to various notable locations in Abu Dhabi, including Masdar City, describing these sites as a testament to the country’s accomplishments in the field of sustainable development. The Romanian President highlighted the importance of agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoUs) signed between their countries across renewable energy, technology, education and other sectors, stating that he is looking forward to seeing this serve as further impetus for strengthening bilateral relations in these key areas. He also stressed the importance of the UAE’s hosting of COP 28, noting that the event’s focus is vital to safeguarding the future of the world and mitigating the effects of climate change. The Romanian President praised the wide-ranging cooperation between the UAE and Romania on issues of mutual concern. During the meeting, the two sides announced a number of agreements and MoUs between the two countries, including an MoU between the UAE’s Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure and the Romanian Ministry of Energy; an MoU between the UAE’s Ministry of Education and its Romanian counterpart; an MoU between the UAE Cybersecurity Council and the Romanian National Cyber Security Directorate; an agreement between Masdar and Romania’s Hidroelectrica; and an MoU between the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Romania’s SN Nuclearelectrica. His Highness the UAE President held a luncheon in honour of President Iohannis and his accompanying delegation. The meeting and the luncheon were attended by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court; H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Advisor for Special Affairs at the Ministry of the Presidential Court; Ali Mohammed Hammad Al Shamsi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for National Security; Dr. Anwar Gargash, Diplomatic Adviser to the UAE President; Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation; Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure; Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of Education; Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and the Environment; Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications; Ali Saeed Al Neyadi, Chairman of the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority; Mohammed Hamad Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security for the Government of the UAE; Sultan Mohammed Majid Al Ali, UAE Ambassador to Romania; Mohamed Al Hammadi, Managing Director and CEO of ENEC; and Abdulaziz Al Obaidli, Chief Operating Officer of Masdar. lso attending were the delegation accompanying the President of Romania, including a number of ministers and senior officials.

Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM)

Ireland to work with UAE for highest possible ambition agreement at COP28: Irish minister

By Binsal Abdulkader DUBAI, 20th March, 2023 (WAM) — Ireland is looking forward to working with the UAE and prepare the highest possible ambition agreement at COP28, the UN Climate Conference to be held in Dubai in November, according to a top Irish official. “We have been encouraged by public commitment made by Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, COP28 President-Designate, to prioritise keeping alive the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C. This will require a significant step-change by the international community,” Josepha Madigan, Irish Minister of State for Special Education and Inclusion, told the Emirates News Agency (WAM). Ireland stands ready to support the UAE in its endeavours to make COP28 very successful, said the minister who was on an official visit to the UAE. Importance of COP28, UNSC cooperation “Ireland is committed to the UNFCCC [United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] process as the multilateral mechanism to drive global climate action and address climate change. We look forward to continuing this important work in COP28,” she stressed. high-level delegation including the Irish Prime Minister attended COP27 in Egypt last November, where loss and damage was a key priority for Ireland, among others, including mitigation and emission reduction, Madigan noted. A similar Irish delegation is expected to attend COP28, she added. “We believe that developed countries have a vital leadership role to play in delivering the outcomes of COP27 and in setting global ambition ahead of COP28,” the minister said. “Ireland’s international climate action focuses on assisting vulnerable countries and communities. We are in the process of more than doubling our climate finance by 2025 and recently published a Roadmap on our focus areas,” she explained. Talking about Ireland-UAE cooperation in the UN, Madigan said, “It was a privilege for Ireland to serve on the UN Security Council in 2021 and 2022, and to cooperate with the UAE last year on the many areas of mutual importance. While we have left the Security Council, the UN remains at the heart of Ireland’s foreign policy.” 10,000-strong Irish community fosters ties with UAE Ireland is committed to deepening its relationship with the UAE, the minister asserted. “Our people-to-people links have grown in recent years, with over 10,000 Irish citizens living in the UAE and with an increasing number of Emirati citizens studying in Ireland. I believe there are significant opportunities to increase our two-way interactions and skills exchange, including in the education sector.” s Minister of State for Special Education and Inclusion, Madigan is particularly proud of the contributions being made by an estimated 3,000 Irish teachers to the UAE’s education sector. “The Irish diaspora here play a pivotal role in maintaining a strong relationship between the UAE and Ireland, and I have really enjoyed engaging with them directly and learning about their experience of living here,” said the minister who participated in the Irish National Day celebrations with her community in the UAE. St Patrick’s Day celebrations in UAE “St Patrick’s Day 2023 marks a century of Ireland’s independence. I am delighted to be able to celebrate this year’s St. Patrick’s Day in the UAE, a country which holds strong bilateral ties with Ireland since the two nations first established diplomatic relations in 1974,” Madigan said. She expressed her delight in meeting the key political leaders, business leaders, decision-makers, and stakeholders in the UAE to discuss opportunities for future collaborations across commerce, education, trade, science, culture and more. “A key message I want to convey to our Emirati friends is that Ireland is a fantastic country to live, work, invest, study and visit.” The bilateral trade and investment cooperation has flourished in the past two decades, aided by the now well-established air routes between Ireland and both Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the minister pointed out. Tourism drives people-to-people ties Tourism has been one of the key factors in facilitating the strong bilateral relationship and continues to be a significant driver for people-to-people exchanges, allowing residents of both countries to experience each other’s cultures and traditions, she explained. “Ireland has a lot to offer the Middle Eastern traveller in search of a unique experience. Visa-free travel available to Emirati citizens has made their visit to Ireland easier. Travellers from the GCC accounts for approximately 80 percent of tourist arrivals from the Middle East.” For Irish citizens in Ireland, the UAE also has much to offer in terms of a holiday destination and place to live and work, the minister pointed out. “This is reflected in the growing number of Irish citizens choosing the UAE as a place to live and to travel to as a holiday destination. With daily flights from Dublin to both Abu Dhabi and Dubai, travel from Ireland to the UAE is easy and provides an opportunity for Irish citizens to soak up the sun in an exciting destination,” Madigan said.

Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM)