Muscat: InnoTech, in collaboration with BP Oman’s Social Investment Programme, announced the launch of its FabTech Mobile Lab in a ceremony held on Tuesday The project focuses on 3D fabrication, and intents to nurture skills and knowledge in 3D designing.
The event was held under the patronage of Sheikh Dr Al Khattab bin Ghalib Al Hinai, Vice-Premier of the State Council, who was joined by senior representatives of BP Oman as well as several public and private sector officials.
The main objective of the initiative is to promote manufacturing and the fourth industrial revolution technologies such as programming and 3D printing in Oman. Delivering workshops in several education institutions will achieve this goal.
“The energy future needs a steady stream of talented people with a strong foundation in science, technology, engineering and math who will continue to drive progress and innovation as well as solve challenges the society might face in years to come. Therefore, BP Oman will continue investing in initiatives such a FabTech Mobile Lab to build a pool of talent that pushes innovation and social progress,” said Shamsa Al Rawahi, BP Oman’s Social Investment Manager.(Times of Oman)