UAE-Israel cooperation in the field of artificial intelligence

The Mohamed bin Zayed University for Artificial Intelligence, a memorandum of understanding with the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, whereby cooperation between these two academic institutions will take place in several fields, with the aim of developing the use of artificial intelligence to achieve progress and growth.

This memorandum of cooperation is the first of its kind between two institutions of higher studies from the UAE and Israel.

UAE-Israel virtual artificial intelligence institute

Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Artificial Intelligence

The UAE-Israel peace agreement includes a set of cooperation opportunities between the two institutions, such as cultural exchange programs for students and post-doctoral fellowships, holding scientific conferences and seminars, the exchange between researchers, in addition to sharing foundations Computing, and the creation of a joint virtual artificial intelligence institute.

This memorandum comes after the announcement of the historic peace treaty, which aims to build normal relations between the UAE and Israel.

The UAE-Israel peace agreement aims in different fields

This diplomatic achievement between the two countries could aim at cooperation between the two countries in the sectors of investment, tourism, direct flights, security, communications, technology, energy, health care, culture, the environment, and the establishment of Mutual embassies and other fields.

In addition, the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding was held virtually online, and it was signed by the UAE, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Artificial Intelligence, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed.

Al-Jaber, and from Israel, Professor Alon Chen, President of the Weizmann Institute of Science; In addition to officials from the two institutions.

It is noteworthy that the Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence in Abu Dhabi was established in 2019, and it is the first postgraduate university specialized in artificial intelligence research in the world.

Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Artificial Intelligence programs

The university offers Master of Science and PhD programs in computer vision, machine learning, and natural language processing.

The Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Artificial Intelligence will start its first academic year in January 2021, with the aim of investing the potential of this technology to enhance economic and social development.

Source: WAM
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