QRDI signs MoU with Uzbekstan’s Ministry of Higher Education

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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QRDI signs MoU with Uzbekistan Ministry
Officials during the signing ceremony.

The Qatar Research, Development, and Innovation Council (QRDI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, and Innovations of the Republic of Uzbekistan to pave the way for collaborative breakthroughs in Research, Development, and Innovation between Qatar and Uzbekistan.

Secretary General of QRDI Council, Eng. Omar Al Ansari, signed the MoU with Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Science, and Innovations of the Republic of Uzbekistan, HE Buzrukxonov Sarvarxon Munavarxonovich.

The MoU shows the commitment of both parties to establish a collaborative framework that facilitates official discussions, strengthening their ties and promoting the exchange of ideas, experts, and research innovations. The partnership aims to support cooperative activities in all fields of Research, Development, and Innovation (RDI).

According to the statement, the QRDI Council believes this agreement marks a pivotal moment in pursuing innovation and excellence in research and development. The Council is eager to forge a dynamic partnership with their esteemed counterparts in Uzbekistan.

This collaboration is expected to invigorate the RDI ecosystem in Qatar and usher in an era of transformative innovation. This MoU marks a significant milestone in enhancing research and innovation capabilities in Qatar and Uzbekistan. It serves as a testament to the commitment of both parties to advancing science, technology, and innovation for the betterment of society.

The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation of the Republic of Uzbekistan underscored the profound significance of the partnership. The Ministry highlighted that “the collaboration with the QRDI Council is a resounding testament to their unwavering dedication to fostering innovation and fueling scientific growth. The MoU is seen as representing an auspicious gateway to a new era of cooperation.”

The Ministry emphasized the potential for both parties to synergistically harness their collective strengths to confront global challenges head-on and catalyze tangible positive change on a global scale. The key areas of focus encompass cross-promotion of innovative programs to encourage innovative business participation, facilitation of research funding collaboration to bolster cooperation among scientists in priority areas, active participation in respective RDI conferences and events, including the 2024 QRDI Summit, and collaboration in knowledge exchange and expertise sharing through various initiatives such as knowledge exchange trips, webinars, and workshops, all aimed at nurturing their respective innovation ecosystems.

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