MoIAT, Edge sign deal to set up Industry 4.0 Enablement Centre

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UAE
  • Date: 06-Aug-2022
  • Source: The Gulf…
  • Sector: Industrial
  • Country: UAE
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MoIAT, Edge sign deal to set up Industry 4.0 Enablement Centre











Abu Dhabi / WAM

The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) and Edge signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish the UAE’s first Industry 4.0 Enablement Centre aimed at promoting, enabling, and supporting the digital transformation and the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies across the country’s manufacturing sector.

The ministry and Edge will explore how the Enablement Centre can leverage what has been achieved by the Edge Learning & Innovation Factory (LIF), a state-of-the-art learning, innovation, and demonstration centre for Industry 4.0, operational excellence, and advanced technology. Its offerings include learning, innovation, and demonstration to the wider industrial ecosystem.

The agreement was signed in the presence of Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology; Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Public Education and Advanced Technology; Faisal Al Bannai, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Edge; and Mansour AlMulla, Managing Director & CEO, Edge. It was signed by Mohammed Al Qassim, Director of Technology Development and Adoption at the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology and Reda Nidhakou, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Portfolio Management, Edge, at the Edge Learning & Innovation Factory, located in Abu Dhabi.

Dr Sultan Al