Middlesex University Dubai aims at working very closely with organizations in the Middle East and the United Arab Emirates. Multinational enterprises have grasped the potential of the region and set up major operations in a number of key sectors and industries. The region has also seen the emergence of local companies and sovereign wealth funds on the world stage. Dubai Ports World, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, ADNOC, Emirates Airlines, Jumeriah Group of Hotels, Emaar, Nakheel, and Emirates NBD Bank Group are just some of the organizations from the region that are now playing major roles on the global business arena. With Centre of excellence in place, Middlesex Dubai aims at enhancing the collaboration with organizations in various verticals involving research, training and projects.
The Centre of Innovation & Excellence at Middlesex University Dubai links industry and academia to advance education, research, corporate training and outreach in key areas. This is a key step in the university to drive innovation and research to the next level. It provides a unified platform where university education in various domains can be exchanged between the academic and corporate world. The centre deals with specialised discipline areas which are mentored by faculty from several departments and industry experts.
The centre has certain key areas that operate in tandem to encourage specialized research and consulting. With active involvement of industry partners in specialized areas, it will promote research projects on live data and will encourage students and faculties to publish their results.
Dr. Evangelos Moustakas
Head of Centre of Innovation and Excellence