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develop innovative solutions to deal with the operational challenges of Sharjah Airport

With the university students participation

Sharjah Innovation Park, Sharjah International Airport Authority and “Huawei” launch the “Promising Generations Initiative”

develop innovative solutions to deal with the operational challenges of Sharjah Airport

Huawei is committed to talent development and encouraging a new generation of ICT experts

Sharjah, December 15, 2021- Sharjah International Airport Authority, Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park, and Huawei Company: Specialized in the Field of the Digital Technologies , have agreed to cooperate in establishing a joint research that aims to develop innovative methodological solutions, take advantage of the full capabilities in the field of technology to innovative services and solution for the future Aviation challenges as envisioned by SAA, the new solution will provide a rapid response to meet and overcome the challenges that may limit the progress of various types of operational activities in SAA; and

Whereas, the Parties have agreed to launch the Promising Generations Initiative, to develop future solutions throw the university students participation to develop innovative solutions to deal with the operational challenges of Sharjah International Airport.

and Whereas (Huawei) is one of the pioneering international companies, and it is specialized in the field of the digital technologies and the artificial intelligence (Creativity), and it continuously adopts establishment of developed and creative technology systems in rendering its services in a methodological form that simulates the reality and foresees the future.

This came through MOU signed at the headquarters of the Sharjah Innovation Park  by: H.E. Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah International Airport Authority, in the presence of  , H. E. Sheikh Faisal bin Saud Al Qasimi, Director of SAA, H. E. Hussain Al Mahmoudi, CEO of the Sharjah Innovation Park, and Mr. Stephen Yee, President of the Middle East and Africa for Huawei.

 

Providing university students the opportunity to contribute in shaping the future of Sharjah

His Excellency Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, said: “The signing of this memorandum comes in fulfillment of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to enhance the emirate’s position as a destination for creativity and innovation. It is aimed at providing an opportunity for university students to contribute in creating the future of Sharjah by presenting inspiring ideas that contribute to an integrated smart environment. It supports the Authority’s continued investment in solutions to keep pace with rapid changes, and to attract the latest systems and technologies aimed at increasing passenger satisfaction, thus enhancing Sharjah Airport’s leading position in the region and the world.”

His Excellency added: “Sharjah Airport Authority is keen to provide an environment that embraces the creativity of young people, enabling them to participate and interact, and allowing them to demonstrate their creativity to support the sustainable development process while simultaneously looking forward to expanding their contribution in various fields of development, including the public sector, civil aviation, and innovative digital services. This is in line with the Authority’s strategy, as well as with the expected growth of the region’s travel market.”

 

Future technologies

On this occasion, H.E. Hussain Mohamed Al Mahmoudi expressed his happiness to work closely with Sharjah International Airport Authority and Huawei and said, this cooperation translates the Park’s vision and strategy by introducing all kinds of future technologies, and its quest to develop local human cadres in cooperation with Huawei, through developed training programs with a focus on the Fifth Generation technology (5G) is a milestone towards the pursuit of major aims such as a smart city, the internet of things (IoT), big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and their applications. Read how the UAE is preparing to transform into a fully smart lifestyle in which machines and devices communicate to serve mankind.

cooperation between the private and government sectors

and he added  “This cooperation reflects the vision of the complex and its strategy by introducing all kinds of future technologies. As a leading centre for technology and innovation, our mission is to enhance efforts toward investing in every possible way to convert the park into a regional centre for future techs.

This agreement represents a fruitful cooperation between the private and government sectors that we seek to devote through a package of initiatives and actions to transfer and localise technology and promoting a knowledge-based economy in UAE and Sharjah.”

 

People are the heart and soul of innovation

 

“Based on the best global standards and practices in addition to investing in the right platforms for joint innovations, Huawei is committed to talent development and encouraging a new generation of ICT experts who will enable the UAE to realize its ambitions of becoming a digitalized country empowered by connectivity and with a vibrant digital economy. We are proud to support Sharjah International Airport Authority and Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park in the Promising Generations Initiative targeted at developing an innovation ecosystem.”  Liu continued.

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