Mr. Gbemi Akande and Ms. Manal Al Ansari, Innovation Managers, Group IT at Emirates NBD visited Middlesex University Dubai campus on 7th Feb 2016 to launch the Future Intelligence program competition. As part of the program the bank intends to work closely with interested students in developing innovative products and services and at the same time provide students the experience of working on real life projects with highly experienced mentors guiding them on this journey. Dr. Fehmida Hussain, CPC Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, who was instrumental in getting this program to the University welcomed the guests and commented: “We thank Emirates NBD for choosing Middlesex University Dubai as a partner for this program. For us as a department this perfectly complements our strategy to partner with industry and create opportunities for students to apply and enhance their class room learning by working on real life projects”. As a next step, student will register for this competition in groups and work on brainstorming, refining and prototyping of ideas under the guidance of expert mentors from Emirates NBD.