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Best practices in innovation


HRH The Duke of York, KG, hosts a Reception at Buckingham Palace for a United Arab Emirates innovation team that is working with Cambridge Judge Business School.2016_news_bestpracticeininnovation-883x432

The Duke of York held a reception in Buckingham Palace for a government innovation team from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that is working with Cambridge Judge Business School. The reception was an opportunity for guests to discuss best practices developed by the team and implemented throughout the UAE government.

The team presenting to The Duke of York represented members of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation, a UAE think tank and innovation centre.

Christoph Loch
Professor Christoph Loch

The Executive Education division at Cambridge Judge has worked closely with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre to develop a programme in innovation in government. Input has been provided by many people at the School, including Professor Christoph Loch, Director of the School; Professor Stelios Kavadias, Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre; Dr Khaled Soufani, Director of the Executive MBA programme; and other senior faculty and experts.

The Duke of York is patron of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge, which was inaugurated last year.

Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, a member of the UAE delegation that met with The Duke of York, said:

Our aim is to develop, share and benchmark global best practices in government innovation that answer and meet the needs of progressive and open governance

Cambridge Judge Director, Christoph Loch said:

We are proud to be working with both HRH The Duke of York’s [email protected] platform and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre, aiming to make contributions that help achieve their goals of greater innovation capabilities of their respective countries and internationally.