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Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed chairs Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC) board meeting

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His Highness toured Technology Innovation Institute (TII) and ASPIRE premises in Masdar City

His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), has chaired ATRC’s board meeting at the entity’s Masdar City premises.

During the meeting, His Highness reviewed ATRC’s first-year progress in advancing R&D and guiding breakthrough discoveries. HH also endorsed plans to further expand funding for R&D projects in Abu Dhabi.

During the visit, His Highness toured the Technology Innovation Institute (TII)’s state-of-the-art labs, where breakthrough innovations are developed, and viewed the demos specially hosted for the occasion. HH also met with a number of students of the NexTech programme, one of ATRC’s earliest initiatives to fast-track exceptional Emirati students with an interest in STEM into thriving R&D careers.