The Fast Company Middle East’s ongoing mission of creating a culture of innovation in the region since it was launched culminated with honoring the Most Innovative Companies 2022. The prestigious list includes 42 companies that reshaped their businesses and industries across 25 categories, including AI, retail, enterprise, and many more. This year, two indoor farming companies have been rewarded: Pure Harvest Smart Farms & Red Sea Farms.
The innovative companies, from established enterprises such as IBM, Pepsico, and Masdar City to startups like Peacefull, Huspy, and Crayon DMCC, were recognized at an event held at Armani Hotel, Dubai, attended by over 200 iconic pioneers, VCs, ground-breaking innovators, and business leaders from across the region.
Since 2008, Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies has been the definitive source for recognizing organizations transforming industries and shaping society.
“Most Innovative Companies is one of our highly anticipated editorial efforts. It provides a snapshot and a road map for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors. And we were enthused by both the quantity and quality of the nominations received. Innovation is at the heart of everything we do, and this list best reflects that,” said Ravi Raman, Publisher of Fast Company Middle East.
Technology Innovation Institute and Red Sea Farms for building the world’s largest Arabic natural language processing model and developing technologies to grow drought-tolerant crops.
“We are honored that Red Sea won the “Emerging Technology” category Fast Company Middle East’s ‘Most Innovative Companies 2022’ awards. Having proved our #technology in the Middle East, the rest of the world is now starting to see what RedSea’s technology can do – in our mission to help feed the world sustainably.” Comments the company on winning the award.
Dulsco, Emirates National Oil Company, and Pure Harvest Smart Farms for innovating waste services, growing fresh produce sustainably, and enhancing fuel efficiency.
View the complete list here.