Abu Dhabi’s TII, World Government Summit join to expand developmental researches

By Arya M Nair, Intern Reporter
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The World Government Summit Organization has signed a partnership agreement with Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), as part of its efforts to expand scientific researches and its best practices.

The partnership will support governmental efforts to foresee the future and develop initiatives as well as ideas that contribute to finding innovative solutions to challenges and building a better future for the next generations.

The agreement was inked by Mr. Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Teleworking Applications and Managing Director of the World Government Summit Organization, and Mr. Faisal Al Bannai, Secretary-General of the ATRC.

Mr. Al Olama said that the UAE government, under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, is keen to promote scientific research and adopting developmental ideas that stimulate innovation and create effective solutions to challenges, resulting in a positive impact on government.

The World Government Summit’s top goal is to foster more cooperation, coordination, as well as the exchange of experiences and development visions between governments and the private sector, added Mr. Al Olama.

Faisal Al Bannai
Faisal Al Bannai

“As we have all witnessed over the past 18 months, focusing on digital infrastructure and mindset is the clear path forward. And in line with the directives of our wise leadership, the ATRC and TII seek to promote the advanced technology agenda and work on building and reinforcing the UAE’s leadership in this important field. Following the successful completion of our first year of operations, we look forward to ensuring even greater prosperity and progress in our innovation and exploration path for the next phase of growth.”

Mr. Al Bannai confirmed that the TII seeks to share its expertise in the field of technology and innovation with the World Government Summit Organization in regard to scientific research and advanced technology workstreams across the Institute’s areas of specialization, which include quantum, autonomous robotics, cryptography, advanced materials, digital security, and directed energy.

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