|26 July, 2018

Umniah & QMIC Sign MoU to Promote IoT Technologies & Services

Enhancing its business incubator, The Tank

Umniah Company, which is a leading Telecom Services Provider in Jordan, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC), based at the Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), in a move to strengthen its commitment towards enhancing its business incubator, The Tank, and to provide high quality Internet of Things (IoT) based solutions and platforms.

The MoU was signed by Umniah’s CEO Ziad Shattara, and QMIC’s CEO Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya, in the presence of a number of officials from both sides.
The MoU will allow The Tank incubator program of Umniah to take advantage of Labeeb-IoT & other Cloud Computing platforms across multiple domains, as well as conduct extensive training sessions for startups and business leaders benefiting from the incubator program. Labeeb-IoT is one of the first comprehensive IoT platforms developed in the region and was launched by QMIC in 2016 and is gaining market acceptance regionally and globally. The Labeeb IoT platform will make it easier and faster for Entrepreneurs and Enterprises to develop and deploy IoT solutions and services. The platform collects various data from sensors and enables users to conduct actions and develop services based on sensor data. Start-ups and entrepreneurs can benefit from the services offered by the platform in healthcare, transportation, in addition to smart homes and cities, smart energy management, agriculture and industry.

Commenting on the partnership, Umniah’s CEO Ziad Shattara said: "The Umniah’s incubator program has held many partnerships with international business accelerators and other incubators to create the conditions for Jordanian start-ups and entrepreneurs to learn about Internet of Things technologies, help them develop IoT services and solutions as well as create an environment to support their innovations."

As for QMIC CEO, Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya, commented: “As a leading digital innovations center in the region, QMIC is always seeking to leverage its expertise in building digital platforms and solutions to enable smart living and facilitate the creation of knowledge-based economies. We are proud of this strategic partnership with an established telecom operator like Umniah and we look forward to seeing tangible progress through delivering comprehensive Internet of Things based solutions across various sectors.”

Last week, The Tank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the BRINC business accelerator, which will have a positive impact on Jordanian startups and entrepreneurs in terms of benefiting from the various services offered by the business incubator, The Tank, in terms of incubating, accelerating and investing in projects.

"We are proud to partner with Qatar Mobility Innovations Center, which is one of the leaders in Internet of Things solutions and platforms, and we hope that our partnership will expand in the near future to serve the interests of Jordanian start-ups and entrepreneurs in the Kingdom.”  Shattara added.


About QMIC:  

The Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) is the first independent innovations center in the region with a focus on developing and deploying smart mobility systems and services. QMIC’s main goal is to use locally engineered innovations and knowledge to create technology-based industries that address regional challenges and grow with mega projects in Qatar and the region. Since 2009, and through its focus, on distributed sensing, data collection & management, services creation and delivery, QMIC is becoming a national leader in the area of Internet of Things (IoT). In particular, QMIC has been leading in delivering IoT platforms, and IoT solutions and services in vertical domains including Intelligent Transport, Logistics & Telematics, Road Safety and Environment. Through its offices at the Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), QMIC is working closely with key national partners and stakeholders to realize a market-focused innovations ecosystem in Qatar.

For further information please contact Mr. Abdulrahman Ajjawi

Email: abdulrahmanm@qmic.com 

Phone: +974 55645390, +974 4459 3694

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