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Pioneering Technology Companies and Global Innovators join FII Institute for 5th Anniversary of FII
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 14,2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

- The Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute has announced 10 new 
partnerships with global innovators and pioneering technology companies for the 
5th Anniversary of FII on October 26 – 28, 2021
- Technology partners include Fortune 100 Global Corporations like Siemens and 
Zoom to recently listed companies like Lilium (“LILM”) and venture-backed 
early-stage companies like Interstellar Labs 
- FII technology partners support the Institute’s Impact on Humanity

From flying cars to space technology, plus drones, satellites and video calls, 
the biggest names in technology and innovation are partnering with the Future 
Investment Initiative (FII) Institute. Some of the world’s best pioneering 
technology companies and startups have partnered with the Institute ahead of 
the 5th anniversary of FII on October 26-28, 2021, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

The FII Institute is a global nonprofit foundation and technology partners 
support the work of the Institute across 5 impact areas: AI, Robotics, 
Education, Healthcare, and Sustainability.  The 5th Anniversary of FII will 
take place under the theme "Invest in Humanity" and each of the technology 
partners share that common theme. 

FII Institute CEO Richard Attias said “Each partner brings unique and 
pioneering technology that supports the FII Institute mission to make a 
positive impact on humanity. The investments, inventions, research and products 
from these top global companies all aim to create a better world for all. 

“As multiple sectors witness a renaissance in a post-COVID era, the 5th 
Anniversary of FII will bring together world leaders, experts, innovators, and 
media in a global forum to explore solutions to society's most pressing 
challenges and propel action towards their realization.”

FII Institute announced investments in Lilium and Interstellar Labs earlier 
this year. The Lilium investment was part of a strategy to develop and leverage 
sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional combustion 
engines in the air travel industry. Through the Interstellar Labs investment, 
FII Institute will fund the development of, and leverage, AI simulation-based 
designs to tackle Earth’s most pressing environmental issues.

New Technology Partners

- Zoom, the global technology company that provides videotelephony and online 
chat services through a cloud-based peer-to-peer software platform
- Siemens AG, the global technology company focused on industry, 
infrastructure, transport, and healthcare
- SenseTime, an AI company that focuses on innovative computer vision and deep 
learning technologies
- OriginAll, developer of the first marketplace focused exclusively on 
authentic and traceable products
- Natufia (KAUST), developer of the world's first smart indoor kitchen garden 
- Lilium, developer of sustainable, high-speed air mobility through its 
electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft, vertiports and digital service
- Interstellar Labs, a space technology company designing closed loop biodomes 
for sustaining life on Earth, the moon, and Mars 
- HEPTA Airborne, a developer that automates the analysis of powerlines with 
drones, helicopters, satellites, and big data  
- DroppTV, developer of the first video platform to seamlessly integrate 
product sales with 1-clicks into highly consumed video content
- Can Mobilities, pioneer of smart mobility devices for elderly care

About FII Institute 

FII Institute is a global nonprofit foundation with an investment arm and one 
agenda: Impact on Humanity. Committed to Environmental, Social and Governance 
(ESG) principles, we foster the brightest minds and transform ideas into 
real-world solutions in five focus areas: AI and Robotics, Education, 
Healthcare and Sustainability. 

We are in the right place at the right time – when decision makers, investors 
and an engaged generation of youth come together in aspiration, energized and 
ready for change. We harness that energy into three pillars – THINK, XCHANGE, 
ACT – and invest in the innovations that make a difference globally.

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Source: FII Institute