ABU DHABI, UAE: Abu Dhabi is strengthening its capabilities in Artificial Intelligence by a partnership between Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the world’s first graduate-level research-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) college, and the Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the devoted utilized analysis pillar of the Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC).
MBZUAI and TII stated they’ve fashioned the partnership to advance AI analysis and understanding of the know-how, with the goal of additional strengthening the AI ecosystem within the UAE and past.
His Excellency Faisal Al Bannai, Secretary General of ATRC and Professor Eric Xing, President of MBZUAI, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the 2 Abu Dhabi-based entities. MBZUAI and TII will work carefully to determine a collaborative framework that may allow joint elementary and utilized analysis in a number of key domains of AI together with neuromorphic computing, UAV analysis and improvement, design and improvement of autonomous automobiles and bio-inspired robotics. MBZUAI and TII goal to construct a strategic partnership to attain analysis excellence in AI and assist Abu Dhabi’s efforts to construct and maintain an AI-based information financial system.
The two organisations will share analysis sources and trade college students, college members and researchers. The framework reinforces efforts to foster financial development and place Abu Dhabi as a regional hub for the worldwide AI neighborhood.
Commenting on the settlement, H.E. Faisal Al Bannai stated: “Our partnership with MBZUAI will accelerate the development of AI technologies and create powerful synergies for both organisations to push the frontiers of knowledge for the benefit of science, society, the economy and the world. Artificial Intelligence is a national priority and is at the core of the cutting-edge research at TII’s seven initial dedicated research centres, which are all working towards technological breakthroughs in their respective fields of quantum, autonomous robotics, cryptography, advanced materials, digital security, directed energy and secure systems.”
Professor Xing stated: “Advancing the development of Artificial Intelligence and unlocking the full potential of this extraordinary technology will require cooperation that spans across industries and geographic borders. MBZUAI is firmly committed to forming strategic partnerships with leaders in their respective fields, and the collaboration with TII will enable the AI community as well as our students to gain access to a wide range of resources and expertise in the field of AI, and will provide opportunities for advanced research that will undoubtedly benefit industries, businesses and society in the UAE, and across the world.”
MBZUAI has welcomed its first cohort of graduate college students to its Masdar City campus for the educational yr, which began on January 10, 2021. Students from 29 international locations have been accepted into the college’s MSc and PhD programmes in pc imaginative and prescient and machine studying, delivered by a world-class college of worldwide AI consultants.
About Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI)
MBZUAI is the world’s first graduate-level, research-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) college. Launched in October 2019 and situated in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, the University goals to empower college students, companies and governments to advance Artificial Intelligence as a worldwide pressure for optimistic progress. For extra data, please go to www.mbzuai.ac.ae
About Technology Innovation Institute (TII):
Technology Innovation Institute (TII) is the devoted ‘applied research’ pillar of Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC). TII is a pioneering international analysis and improvement centre that focuses on utilized analysis and new-age know-how capabilities. The Institute has seven preliminary devoted analysis centres in quantum, autonomous robotics, cryptography, superior supplies, digital safety, directed vitality and safe programs. By working with distinctive expertise, universities, analysis establishments and trade companions from everywhere in the world, the Institute connects an mental neighborhood and contributes to constructing an R&D ecosystem reinforcing Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s standing as a worldwide hub for innovation. For extra data, go to www.tii.ae
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