The Emirate hopes the agreement will reinforce its position as a life sciences hub.
(February 2, 2023 / JNS) Abu Dhabi’s Department of Health, the United Arab Emirates’ healthcare regulator and Israel’s Kahn Sagol Maccabi Research and Innovation Center signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation in technological innovation and healthcare research in Abu Dhabi.
“In Abu Dhabi, we strongly believe in the power of collaboration across all levels, especially in an industry such as healthcare where partnerships birth breakthrough treatments and innovations,” Dr. Jamal Mohammed Al Kaabi, undersecretary of the Department of Health—Abu Dhabi, said in a statement on Jan. 31.
The Department of Health hopes the agreement will reinforce Abu Dhabi’s position as a life sciences hub by enhancing innovation, healthcare services, and treatments available to patients in the Emirates, according to the statement.
The deal establishes a research ecosystem and a framework to promote the latest innovations. It will also support innovators in conducting proof-of-concept projects and implementing their solutions in both the UAE and Israel.