Khalifa University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Exeed Industries for the sponsorship of students, academic programs, research programs, capacity building and development, and student internships.
Exeed Industries is a leading Abu Dhabi based group that specializes in building materials and fibers, agriculture business and international investments.
The MOU signing was attended by senior officials from both Khalifa University and Exeed Industries.
"The relationship between Khalifa University and Exeed will hopefully prove to be a long lasting and mutually beneficial one, as we worked together to pursue our common interests," said Dr. Tod Laursen, Khalifa University’s President. “Khalifa University is dedicated to providing excellent opportunities for our students and faculty to conduct rewarding research projects, participate in exciting internships and professional development courses.
Dr. Laursen added “Partnerships like the one between Khalifa University and Exeed demonstrate Khalifa University’s commitment to serving the country’s development plans, and our dedication to providing our students with unique opportunities that will help them meet the future needs of Abu Dhabi, the UAE, the region and the world.”
Dr. Kamel Abdullah, CEO of Exeed Industries said: “We, at Exeed Industries, are proud to further foster our collaboration with one of the leading science and technology-focused universities in the country. By signing this MOU today we are confident that Exeed Industries will be able to actively play its role in providing Khalifa University and its students with numerous research and development opportunities at its various industrial facilities. Our aim is to enhance the vital cooperation between education and industry in line with the Abu Dhabi 2030 vision to promote creativity and innovation in the industry sector and facilitate future strategic growth.”