Leading UAE’s integrated steel plant Emirates Steel has signed a Memorandum of Association with Khalifa University of Science and Technology forming the formal framework according to which the parties will cooperate in areas of mutual interest. The scope of this MoU includes implementing collaborative research projects; providing scientific and professional training and development programmes and offering technical consultations and student internships at Emirates Steel premises. Under the MoU, the parties will form a Scientific Committee to identify and agree on the potential sponsored research programmes related to the core business of Emirates Steel, mainly in slag utilisation in agriculture or construction; recovery of CO2 from flue gases; rebar discoloration problem; and cyber security issues.
The MoU was signed by Engineer Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Steel, and Dr Arif Sultan Al Hammadi, Executive Vice President of Khalifa University of Science and Technology, in the presence of senior officials from the two entities.
Emirates Steel has recently formed a Scientific Committee to organise and promote the R&D activities across the organisation and boost collaborations that help Emirates Steel expand its innovation aspirations.