Abu Dhabi – Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (SUAD) has signed an agreement with the Technology Innovation Institute (TII) to foster groundbreaking research and development in the field of Quantum Science and Technology. This partnership aims to establish a framework for cooperation between SUAD and TII, allowing them to work together on research and development projects in Quantum Science and Technology.

The collaboration agreement outlines several areas of mutual interest, including joint research projects, exchange programs, and organizing scientific events such as conferences. In addition, SUAD and TII will jointly attract high school students to the world of Quantum Technologies and cooperate in the education and training of PhD, graduate, undergraduate, and intern students.

By leveraging the expertise of both institutions, this collaboration will enhance the training and education opportunities available and equip students with valuable skills and knowledge in this rapidly advancing field. Furthermore, the partnership will facilitate the exchange of scientific, academic, and technical information, as well as collaborative applications for funding from relevant agencies.

Sharing her viewpoints on the partnership, Prof Nathalie Martial-Braz, Vice-Chancellor of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi: “We are delighted to establish this collaboration with TII, a leading research institution in the field of quantum technology. This partnership reflects our commitment to advancing scientific research and fostering innovation in the UAE. We look forward to the promising outcomes of this partnership and the future advancements it will bring to the field of Quantum Science and Technology."

Prof. Jose Ignacio LaTorre, Chief Researcher of Quantum Center at TII and Board member of Sorbonne University, commented: “in line with our vision to advance quantum physics and its various application through the various research projects we are pursuing in TII, we are excited to partner with Sorbonne to shape the future of quantum and build a sustainable pipeline of quantum related talent and technology in the UAE”

Prof. Dr. Luigi Amico, Executive Director of the Quantum Research Center at TII, and Dr. Valerie Le Guyon, Head of the Sciences and Engineering Department at SUAD, will play key roles as part of the Sponsors' Board. This board will provide overall strategic oversight and direction to the project, guiding and supporting the collaboration between SUAD and TII in the field of Quantum Science and Technology. Together, they aim to drive innovation and advance the global knowledge and understanding of this cutting-edge field.

The collaboration agreement between SUAD and TII reflects the dedication of both institutions to advancing knowledge and expertise in Quantum Science and Technology and contributing to the development of the UAE's knowledge-based economy. It also highlights the potential for collaboration between academia and research institutions in the UAE to promote technological innovation and economic growth.


About Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (SUAD)

Sorbonne University was established in May 2006, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, and under license from the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi is an Emirati university that benefits from 760 years of academic experience of the prestigious Sorbonne University in Paris. The university boasts a 93,000 square meters state-of-the-art campus located in Al Reem Island.

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi follows the French Education System and Sorbonne University and Université Paris Cité award its degrees, while all degrees are also accredited by the UAE’s Commission for Academic Accreditation.

Over 2800 students of more than 90 different nationalities have graduated from Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi to date.

For more information about Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi:
Visit Sorbonne Abu Dhabi’s website: http://www.sorbonne.ae
Tulip Al Harfoush
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Email: tulip.alharfoush@sorbonne.ae or sorbonne.media@sorbonne.ae
Stay updated with our latest news & events! Click below to follow, like and subscribe: