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Qatar University signs MoU with Iberdrola to collaborate in applied research for sustainability and the energy transition | Qatar University

Qatar University signs MoU with Iberdrola to collaborate in applied research for sustainability and the energy transition

2021-12-15 00:00:00.0
جامعة قطر وإبيردرولا توقعان مذكرة تفاهم للتعاون في البحوث التطبيقية من أجل الاستدامة وتحول الطاقة.jpg

Qatar University yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iberdrola Innovation Middle East  to establish applied R&D cooperation in the field of sustainable energy.

The MoU was signed by QU Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Omar Al Ansari and Iberdrola Innovation Middle East Managing Director Mr. Santiago Bañales Lopez.

It aims to undertake joint scientific, academic and research initiatives including student training  and co-funding of graduate MSc and PhD research students.

Commenting on the MoU, QU Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Omar Al Ansari said, “The MoU highlights QU-CENG's continuous efforts to provide solutions to local challenges, in line with national priorities towards a knowledge-based economy, which will contribute to driving socio-economic development and sustainability in the State of Qatar.”

Iberdrola Innovation ME Managing Director Mr. Santiago Bañales highlighted that “This landmark agreement is a follow-up of our continuous cooperation with Qatar’s research, development and innovation ecosystem to solve global challenges of the energy industry while supporting local students and scientists and contributing to Qatar National Vision 2030”.

With over 170 years of history, Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation.

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  • Part of signing the agreement
  • Group photo at MoU signing ceremony