EDGE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC). This collaborative agreement sets the stage for knowledge and data exchange, reflecting EDGE’s commitment to extending its expertise into the realm of space and highlighting the potency of local partnerships within the UAE, according to a report by WAM.
Commenting on the deal, Salem Humaid AlMarri, Director-General of MBRSC, said: “The UAE’s journey in space technology is rapidly advancing, breaking new ground in tackling diverse challenges and fostering growth in multiple sectors. At MBRSC, our relentless pursuit has always been to solidify the UAE’s position as a leader in the space arena, both regionally and globally. This partnership with EDGE is in perfect harmony with our vision, underlining our commitment to exploring new frontiers in the burgeoning space economy. We’re dedicated to leveraging every opportunity that propels us forward in this dynamic and ever-evolving field.”
Waleid Al Mesmari, Senior Vice President – Space Cyber Technologies, EDGE, added: “Joining forces with MBRSC represents a significant milestone for EDGE as we embark on our journey into the space domain. The collaboration aligns with our strategy to evolve into a notable contributor to the space industry, leveraging the profound capabilities and data insights from MBRSC’s advanced space programmes.”