Science Agenda 2031 to make UAE Hub for Scientists

Science Agenda 2031 to make UAE Hub for Scientists

The UAE has launched its National Advanced Sciences Agenda 2031 and the 2021 Advanced Science Strategy under the Agenda 2031 on Sunday April 1. They aim to strengthen the UAE’s future through adopting modern technologies and advanced sciences.

It will also support the government’s efforts to put sciences in the spotlight. It’s a collective effort of more than 100 experts from 50 leading private and public entities and in cooperation with 55 supportive bodies.

The launch ceremony was attended by Dubai Crown Prince HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Future Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi.

Minister of State Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri will be in charge of overseeing the implementation of the Advanced Science Agenda.

The agenda reflects the UAE’s approach and strategy in the government work based productivity, future-planning, proactive thinking and innovating the best practices and solutions.

These investment are providing appropriate tools and resources to attract and help scientists and innovators to transform their scientific knowledge into a practical reality.

The eight scientific priorities in the plan to make the most of all strategic natural resources in the country through national capacity-building, promotion of the sustainable energy sector, enhancement of water security using advanced and clean technology, and development of an advanced scientific food security system.

Health challenges in the UAE through a national scientific system and developing advanced industries sector are the main priority.

The agenda aims to develop four enablers including economic information services, establishing a coherent scientific community, developing supportive technology and promoting entrepreneurship in science and technology.

According to HH Sheikh Mohammad, the National Advanced Science Agenda reflects the UAE Government’s future planning and proactive thinking approach.