The 6th GPCA Research and Innovation Summit

13.03.2019 - 14.03.2019

Join our Presentation “Gamification of R&D in the digital age” by Rolf Gueller Ph.D., Founder & CEO (Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 14.30 – 15.00 .

The 6th GPCA Research and Innovation Summit will be held under the patronage of H.E. Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Bahrain.

The business world today has become more volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous than ever. Numerous changes are taking place driven by global megaforces such as globalization, digitalization, commoditization of knowledge and many more. How can companies overcome these challenges? The answer simply lies in innovation. By embracing new steps that lead to transformation and generate greater value, whether it is developing new markets, creating new business models or inventing new products, Research and Innovation (R&I) is a strategic imperative to stay competitive in this highly dynamic market.

Now in its 6th edition, the GPCA Research and Innovation Summit will aim to provide answers to these critical questions. Regional and international experts, thought leaders and leading academics will share their insight on how companies are embracing the opportunities afforded by digitalization and how the Arabian Gulf’s petrochemical products create value and drive efficiencies now and in the future. Some of the key topics to be examined in more depth include oil/gas-based performance polymers and the oil-to-chemicals breakthrough technology.