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MIT to open research institute in the UAE

MIT to open research institute in the UAE
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First Published: Sun, Feb 25 2007. 08 28 PM IST
Updated: Sun, Feb 25 2007. 08 28 PM IST
Dubai: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will open an energy research institution in the United Arab Emirates.
The US educational institution is working with Mubadala, an Abu Dhabi state-owned investment company, to establish the new institute, said a statement from Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, a Mubadala subsidiary.MIT will collaborate with Mubadala to develop post-graduate research programmes.
Abu Dhabi and other sheikhdoms in the UAE, which has 8% of the world’s oil, are trying to dilute their economic dependence on the energy source.
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First Published: Sun, Feb 25 2007. 08 28 PM IST
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