40 and Under: the Region's Most Influential Young Business Leaders
Tue 30 Oct 2018 06:25 AM
Talib Al Hinai

Industry: Science

Company: Buildrone

Designation: Founder

Country: UAE

Age: 26

Emirati inventor Talib Al Hinai is best known for developing Buildrone, the world’s first flying 3D-printing drone, which was chosen among 664 submissions from 121 countries and won him AED1m at the 2016 UAE Drones for Good awards. Al Hinai holds two provisional patents for his inventions and has also been selected as a 2014 MIT Imperial College Global Fellow, a collaborative effort between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Imperial College of London to support young inventors. His work has been displayed at the Science Museum in London.