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Sharjah breaks ground on new Technology Oasis

SHARJAH, November 18, 2019

Work has started on the new Sharjah Oasis coming up on a 963,000 sq m area within the Research, Technology and Innovation "Free Zone Authority" in Manazel area of the northern emirate on Khorfakkan Road.

HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and also the University of Sharjah (UoS) President, today (November 18) laid the foundation stone for the Technology Oasis in the presence of senior officials.

The Sharjah Oasis in Research, Technology and Innovation, which was decided in accordance with Emiri Decree No. 05 of 2019, is a wholly-owned Free Zone Authority of the UoS.

The Oasis aims to conduct applied scientific researches to produce new technologies and innovations, by providing an environment conducive to creativity and innovation, developing knowledge-based economic projects and establishing partnerships with universities, institutions and related sectors, said the statement from UoS.

Moreover, the Oasis is set to propose educational and necessary training programmes in coordination with the relevant sectors, encourage students and researchers to do scientific research and develop their scientific abilities.

It will also encourage companies, bodies and international centres to invest in the Oasis, and support and develop the innovation system, to enhance the status of the university and Sharjah as a global destination in these areas, it added.-TradeArabia News Service


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