UAE AI University, Weizmann Inst. sign MoU to collaborate on AI research

The United Arab Emirates’ Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) and Weizmann Institute of Science have agreed to work together. It is the latest step marking developing relations between the countries.The memorandum of understanding signed between the institutes follows the UAE’s decision a month ago to normalize relations with Israel. Both countries have said they hope normalized ties will bring economic and technological benefits.The MoU is the first signed between Israeli and UAE higher education bodies, UAE state news agency WAM said. The intention is to “advance the development and use of artificial intelligence as a tool for progress.”The memorandum covers a range of opportunities for collaboration between the two institutions, including student and postdoctoral-fellow exchange programs, conferences and seminars, various forms of exchange between researchers, sharing of computing resource and the establishment of a joint virtual institute for artificial intelligence.The collaboration will advance the Weizmann Institute’s flagship
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