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The MoU, which is the first of its kind to be signed between two higher education institutes from the UAE and Israel, covers a range of opportunities for collaboration, including student and postdoctoral fellows exchange programs, conferences and seminars, various forms of exchange between researchers, sharing of computing resources, and the establishment of a joint virtual institute for AI.
This follows the historic Peace Accord agreement, which establishes full normalization of relations between the UAE and Israel.
The MoU was signed virtually by His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Chairman of the MBZUAI Board of Trustees, and Weizmann Institute President Professor Alon Chen, and was attended by officials from MBZUAI and Weizmann Institute.MBZUAI is the world’s first graduate-level, research-based AI university. Based in Abu Dhabi, the University offers MSc and PhD programs in computer vision, machine learning, and natural language processing. MBZUAI is introducing a new model of academia and research in AI, providing students and faculty access to the world’s most advanced AI systems to unleash the technology’s full potential. The Weizmann Institute of Science is one of the world’s top-ranking multidisciplinary research institutions and offers masters’ and doctoral-level …
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