Emirates Steel, Khalifa University sign MoU to promote R&D collaboration – MEP MiddleEast

Source"MEP Middle East"
SectorEducation
CountryUAE

UAE-based integrated steel plant Emirates Steel has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, creating a formal framework through which the parties will cooperate in areas of mutual interest. The scope of the MoU includes implementing collaborative research projects; providing scientific and professional training and development programmes; and offering technical consultations and student internships at Emirates Steel’s premises. Under the MoU, the parties will form a Scientific Committee to identify and agree on the potential sponsored research programmes related to the core business of Emirates Steel, mainly in slag utilisation in agriculture or construction; recovery of CO2 from flue gases; rebar discoloration problems; and cyber security issues. The MoU was signed by the chief executive officer of Emirates Steel, Eng Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, and the executive vice president of Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Dr Arif Sultan Al Hammadi, in the presence of senior officials from the two entities. Commenting on the agreement, Al Remeithi said: “Concluding this fundamental MoU with Khalifa University, the prominent academic institution, which is well-known for its specialised research environment, is a new step on our way to shape the future and find innovative solutions that boost the...read more...