The AI CoE will offer world-class resources and expertise
Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem, and e& enterprise, part of e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group), today announced the launch of the region’s first AI CoE in Abu Dhabi.
The launch highlights the importance of pursuing partnerships and collaborations with businesses, governments, investors, and startups to create a smarter, safer, and more sustainable world through the co-creation of industry-specific and use case-driven AI solutions.
The AI CoE will provide a platform for AI solutions to be built and scaled from Abu Dhabi. The partnership was recently signed at Hub71’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi by Badr Al-Olama, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Hub71, and Salvador Anglada, Chief Executive Officer, e& enterprise.
“We at Hub71 are committed to further developing technologies that act as a catalyst in progressing a dynamic and diversified economy,” stressed Badr Al-Olama, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Hub71.
“We look forward to driving the digital transformation conversation by leveraging the expertise of disruptive scale-ups and AI companies while establishing long-term partnerships with major accelerators and technology providers regionally and globally,” observed Salvador Anglada, Chief Executive Officer, e& enterprise.
Recently, e& enterprise entered a strategic three-year alliance with DataRobot, a global AI platform provider to launch the first AI as a Service (AlaaS) offering in the MENAP region.
Scale-ups that participate in its innovation-led programs, such as FutureNow, will also gain fast-track access to participate in Hub71’s value-add programs. In addition, startups will benefit from Hub71’s vibrant community and growing capital ecosystem of VCs with assets under management of US$ 1.72bn.