The second edition of the MENA Innovation Technology Transfer Summit (MITTS) will kick start on 27th October at the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI).
The largest technology transfer event of the region consolidates the vision of HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in strengthening Sharjah’s position as a global capital for scientific research and knowledge.
MITTS brings together global investors, government and private sector representatives, experts, businessmen, academics and other stakeholders for an immersive experience in knowledge exchange, business presentation and networking.
The summit will discuss the patterns of technology transfer in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, its opportunities and challenges, how to achieve the set goals, and how it can contribute to the region’s economic growth and long-term stability.
Further, the event will serve as a link between Sharjah and a number of major cities around the world during a full day of discussions on the best ways to shape the future of innovation and reinforce the foundations of sustainability, with the participation of a large number of global investors, government representatives, private sector firms, in addition to a number of experts, entrepreneurs, and academics
Among the most prominent speakers at the summit are Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade and Mr. Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications.
Commenting on the MITTS, Mr. Hussain Al Mahmoudi, CEO of SRTI Park, expressed his pleasure in organizing and supporting such kinds of events and added that this summit will help in reaching a large base of speakers and scholars specialized in various areas.