Throughout 2020, we have made significant strides to transform Abu Dhabi and the UAE into a global innovation hub. We have set about building a home for technology talent from around the world while creating pathways for local talent to join us on this journey of discovery.
The creation of the Advanced Technology Research Council marks a turning point for Abu Dhabi and the UAE. We now have a unique opportunity to consolidate our efforts across the entire national technology ecosystem – from strategy and investment to research and application – to deliver breakthroughs with global impact.
Our key objectives Cultivating a Collaborative Scientific Community
Position Abu Dhabi as a world-leading R&D hub by attracting & retaining global talent in priority research areas.
Create a dynamic R&D ecosystem that provides opportunities and solves tomorrow’s challenges today.
Attract national research talent and support its development across the R&D ecosystem.
Contribute to Abu Dhabi’s knowledge economy through commercialization of R&D outputs locally & globally.
Develop local & global partnerships that reinforce social & economic impact.