Dubai has launched a robotics and automation programme to assist the event of the applied sciences as a part of the emirate’s transfer in direction of the long run financial system.
The Dubai Robotics and Automation Programme, which was launched on Wednesday by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, will assist in growing robotics expertise and empowering nationwide expertise, Dubai Media Workplace mentioned on Twitter.
The programme, led by the Dubai Future Basis, goals to spice up the contribution of the robotics and automation sector to 9 per cent of the emirate’s gross home product inside 10 years.
It contains 5 main initiatives and focuses on 5 future areas of analysis and growth, together with manufacturing and manufacturing, well being, logistics and transportation, tourism and buyer providers, and enhancing working circumstances.
The programme will even present 200,000 robots to lift ranges of effectivity and productiveness within the service, industrial and logistics sectors, and contribute to enhancing the competitiveness of the financial system over the subsequent 10 years, the media workplace mentioned.
The event of the robotics and automation sector will assist to diversify Dubai’s future financial system and contribute to creating new financial alternatives and enhancing the standard of life, mentioned Sheikh Hamdan, who can be chairman of the Govt Council of Dubai and chairman of the Dubai Future Basis.
“We search to make Dubai one of many world’s prime 10 cities in robotics and automation by adopting and growing superior robotics applied sciences, empowering nationwide expertise and producing revolutionary new options, services and products,” he mentioned.
The technique will even contribute to “Dubai’s management regionally and globally to be probably the greatest cities of the long run and essentially the most ready to make use of and develop future expertise”, the media workplace mentioned.
Dubai has been boosting efforts to assist the event of its future financial system.
In July, the emirate shaped a increased committee for future expertise and digital financial system, which goals to assist form the way forward for synthetic intelligence by investing within the metaverse and establishing partnerships to spice up Dubai’s digital financial system.
Dubai’s authorities additionally unveiled a metaverse technique this yr that goals to create 40,000 jobs and add $4 billion to the emirate’s financial system within the subsequent 5 years.
The technique, which goals to place the emirate among the many prime 10 cities that can form the rising expertise’s future globally, goals to double the variety of blockchain firms and the metaverse by 5 occasions.
As a part of the most recent programme, laboratories have been allotted to develop and take a look at robotics and automation applied sciences and supply a platform for collaborative initiatives, create prototypes and contain the general public in revolutionary product experiences, the media workplace mentioned.
Sheikh Hamdan additionally known as on Dubai authorities entities and the personal sector to strengthen co-operation with native and worldwide analysis and educational establishments to develop a regulatory and authorized surroundings that helps the expansion of the robotics and automation sector.
All initiatives that might be organised and launched as a part of the programme might be overseen by the Dubai Council for Robotics and Automation, made up of representatives from private and non-private sectors and academia.
The programme helps the event of future-orientated sectors in Dubai, together with transport, house, healthcare, schooling and synthetic intelligence, the media workplace mentioned.
The Dubai robotics and automation programme is predicated on three pillars — governance, assist for analysis and growth, and adoption and utilisation of applied sciences.
As a part of the governance facet, the programme will develop structural supportive mechanisms for robotics and automation growth, institutionalise collaboration between builders, create a beneficial regulatory and authorized surroundings, formulate requirements and create a complete information base.
Underneath the second pillar, it can assist scientific R&D, improve funding allocation in key areas, maximise the participation of native expertise and improve the pool of execs specialised within the discipline.
The programme will even assist industries undertake and utilise applied sciences, scale back the price of robotics adoption, institutionalise funding co-operation, assist programs integration, guarantee public acceptance for brand spanking new applied sciences and improve charges of robotics expertise deployment.
Up to date: September 21, 2022, 5:09 PM