The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has recently signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with Khalifa University and the University of Dubai calling for stepping up cooperation in the field of robots and drones.
The step is part of RTA endeavours to keep pace with the latest technological trends, share expertise with the academic institutions concerned with robots and drones, and provide sophisticated services to cover various community segments.
Such efforts conform to Dubai Government endeavours of ranking Dubai as the smartest cities in the world.
Abdullah Al Madani, CEO of Corporate Technology Support Services Sector at the RTA signed one MoU with Dr. Mohammed Al-Mualla, Senior Vice President of Research and Graduate Studies at Khalifa University; and the other with Dr. Eesa Al-Bastaki, President of the University of Dubai, in the presence of directors and concerned individuals from both parties.
The MoUs provided for undertaking a variety of activities such as holding joint workshops, training and qualifying personnel, holding scientific conferences and symposia, and sharing academic and practical expertise in matters related to robots, drones and other fields of technology. More info
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