Global Grad Show revealed a host of social impact innovation projects on its digital platform for its 2020 edition, held virtually to adapt to the current pandemic climate. With over 1,600 applications received from 270 universities in 60 countries, 30% on the previous year, the 2020 exhibition will be the most diverse edition to date, with representation for the first time from countries such as Indonesia, El Salvador and Oman.
Commenting on the importance of supporting social impact innovation, Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, CEO of A.R.M. Holding, said in a comment to Zawya: “We are thrilled to support the Global Grad Show start-ups Safe Cooking and Spectrum. Their mission resonates with us at A.R.M. Holding where we embrace solution finding and value ideas that benefit humanity at a large scale. They are a true endorsement of the calibre of students that the Global Grad Show attracts, and we look forward to supporting more projects in the future.”
Global Grad Show is held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority and with the ongoing support of A.R.M. Holding.
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