The Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) has announced that Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization, will have a presence at the Science Park.
An agreement has been signed with SRTI Park to launch a Research and Development Center for Fraunhofer, a leading global German Research and Applied Science Society.
This facility will be open to university researchers and organizations from the public and private sectors in the fields of automotive, aviation, smart manufacturing and water management, as well as, providing technical consulting and expertise for the Park and companies in the UAE to initiate research and development projects in the selected fields.
The agreement was signed by His Excellency Hussain Al Mahmoudi, CEO of SRTI Park, and a number of senior officials and researchers representing various specialized research institutes from Fraunhofer.
This agreement also includes efforts to promote cooperation, exchange of experts and services between the Science Park and Fraunhofer Institutes for the purpose of mutual benefits.
A global team of scientists and researchers from the Fraunhofer’s headquarter in Germany held a series of meetings and consultations at SRTI Park with several of the UAE’s leading companies and government institutions in water technology, water desalination, energy and sustainability, to discuss opportunities and joint technological research projects.