Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) received a delegation of investors and businessmen, as well as academics from the Science and Technology Development Fund of Macau Region representing various sectors including technology, innovative smart industries, and universities from Hong Kong and Macau.
This visit was to learn and explore the Park’s initiatives to develop technical solutions for a number of vital sectors in addition to the available investment opportunities and services and ways to improve economic cooperation and build partnership between SRTI Park and the Chinese business community.
His Excellency Hussain Al Mahmoudi, CEO of SRTI Park, briefed the group about the Park, its future plans and its offerings such as services provided to the investors. He discussed the anchor projects and the park's aim to create an environment conducive to creativity and innovation to enhance the status of the emirate of Sharjah as the global destination in the fields of research and technology, and to support its move towards the knowledge economy.
He called upon the members of the Chinese delegation to take advantage of the park's easy access to vital and logistical facilities in the emirate and in the UAE, and the infrastructure which meets the requirements of international standards, resulting to an ideal and safe investment environment, in addition to ownership and full tax exemption, providing great opportunities for industries and technological facilities.
The visitors learned about the advantages of SRTI Park and what distinguishes it through its presence in an integrated and comprehensive University City. The Park collaborates with many research bodies and institutions in the field of innovation. It has applied many experiences with international scientific, academic and research institutions worldwide.
The group toured a number of existing research projects at the Park including Merlin Eco-Green Technologies site – this large and unique research project at the global level focuses on identifying and developing innovative ways for a sustainable future by focusing on key issues - food and water and housing - providing many technical solutions to benefit from natural resources, such as innovative agriculture (horizontal, hydroponic and pneumatic), solar water desalination devices – and the first house of architectural heritage with 3D printing techniques.
The delegation expressed their admiration towards the park while praising the modern infrastructure compatible with the research and innovation sectors' investment requirements, and their keen interest in expanding the region's market from SRTI Park.