Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) received a delegation of Polish businesswomen representing various sectors including technology and smart industries. The visit aimed at exploring business opportunities and services offered by the Park to investors and ways to enhance economic cooperation between SRTI Park and the Polish business community.
His Excellency Hussain Al Mahmoudi, CEO of SRTI Park, expressed his delight at the visit, stressing the Park’s commitment to support the women in setting up their business and to provide all possible facilities. He said that one of the key strategic drive of the Park is to empower women in research and technology, which translates into the UAE's leading role in the economic empowerment of women. Emirati women have emerged significantly in the economic aspect, where UAE businesswomen account for about 21% of the total businesswomen in the GCC. He pointed out that the business environment in the emirate of Sharjah is distinctive and stimulating for businesswomen and their investments because the international potential and great competitive advantages.
Al Mahmoudi said that the Park’s approach towards further developing investment incentives, applying international best practices and the latest innovative technologies and providing an integrated infrastructure will attract more European research and innovative projects, encouraging investors and organizations to expand in the region through SRTI Park.
The delegation was briefed about the anchor projects and the park's aim to create an environment conducive to creativity and innovation to enhance the status of the emirate of Sharjah as the global destination in the fields of research and technology, and to support its move towards the knowledge economy.
During the meeting, current and future projects were showcased and illustrated how the park’s ecosystem fosters disruptive technologies especially companies focusing on research, development and technology transfer.
The Polish delegation toured a number of existing research projects at the Park. The group was asked to take advantage of the park's easy access to vital and logistical facilities in the emirate and in the UAE, and the infrastructure which meets the requirements of international standards, resulting to an ideal and safe investment environment, in addition to ownership and full tax exemption, providing great opportunities for industries and technological facilities.
SRTI Park attracts a number of leading international companies and centers operating in various research sectors.
Bilateral relations between the UAE and Poland have witnessed a remarkable development in recent years, which has greatly enhanced the deepening of cooperation between the two countries. There are joint agreements to encourage and protect investments between the two countries. This visit reflects the growing relationship between UAE and Poland.
The Polish delegation expressed their gratitude to the park for hosting them while praising the Emirate of Sharjah for the achievements it has made in the fields education, research and technology.