Hamed bin Zayed briefed on research projects of Khalifa University on Research & Innovation Day 2024

ABU DHABI: H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Khalifa University of Science and Technology, today viewed the 100-plus innovative projects and attended startup pitches on Khalifa University Research and Innovation Day 2024, as part of the UAE’s innovation month activities.

H.H. Sheikh Hamed was accompanied by Professor Sir John O’ Reilly, President, Dr. Arif Sultan Al Hammadi, Executive Vice-President, and Dr. Ebrahim Al Hajri, Senior Vice-President, Support Services, H.H. Sheikh Hamed was briefed about the 60 innovative projects, and 36 PhD research posters. The showcase also included 10 technology startups.

Dr. Ahmed Belhoul Al Falasi, UAE Minister of Education, attended the event and viewed the projects on display.

Khalifa University Research and Innovation Day 2024 included two keynote addresses on ‘intelligent systems’ and ‘energy transition’ by Dr. Saleh Al Hashmi, Member of the Board of Trustees, Khalifa University, and Director, Group Commercial and In-Coun
try Value Directorate, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC); and Dr. Ray O. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Technology Innovation Institute (TII) Abu Dhabi. Professor Sir John moderated a panel discussion on ‘Transition for Sustainability’, which included the two keynote speakers.

Stakeholders from government, private sector, academic, industry, and international partners interacted with Khalifa University researchers at the five themed display and demonstration zones, reflecting projects in ‘Managed Energy Transition’, ‘Sustainable and Secure Society’, ‘Health Longevity’, ‘Advanced Materials and Manufacturing’, and ‘Pervasive Digitalization’.

Source: Emirates News Agency