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executive chairman,  Sharjah Investment
         and Development  Authority (Shurooq),
         Hussein  Al Mahmoudi, CEO of Sharjah
         Research,  Technology and Innovation
       50  Park, Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Muhairi, Director
         General of Sharjah Health Authority, and
         Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh, CEO of
         Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah).

         Hafsa  Abdullah  Mohammed  Sherif Al
         Ulama, said: “The UAE and the Republic
         of Germany have close  ties  in all areas,   right partnerships with them."  the field of healthcare, services and other
         especially  in the  economy, and Sharjah                             areas that provide rewarding investment
         is strategically  located overlooking the   Holger Mahnicke, the German consul   opportunities."
         Arabian  Gulf and  the Gulf of  Oman,   general in Dubai, said: “Our relations with
         enjoys  a strong economy, a variety  of   Sharjah are not limited  to the cultural   In his  turn, Marwan bin Jasim  Al Sarkal
         free zones, logistics services, tourism and   aspect,  but there  are many areas  of   emphasized  that the UAE is Germany’s
         leisure initiatives, and at the UAE Embassy   cooperation, as the University of Sharjah   No. One Arab trade partner, with a trade
         in  Berlin, we are pleased to  offer  all   has signed an agreement to extend joint   value of Dh 44.7 billion up to June 2020,
         support to businessmen wishing to invest   cooperation with the University of Lübeck   also the UAE hosts over 900  German
         in Sharjah, and to help them reach out to   in the field of  medical sciences, and  we   companies  across a range of sectors, of
         their Emirati counterparts to facilitate the   are pleased to strengthen cooperation in   which 346 operate from Sharjah.

              Cooperation between “Sharjah Research” and

                                   “Emirates Development”

         The Sharjah Research Technology and
         Innovation  Park  (SRTI  Park)  signed a
         Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
         with the Emirates Development Bank,
         representing H.H. Sheikh Mohammed
         Bin Rashid Innovation Fund (MBRIF),
         the operator of MBRIF programs,
         aiming at achieving joint collaboration
         based on supporting the financing
         of innovation and promoting the
         innovation environment in the country
         by supporting innovative SMEs working
         in different fields of technology and
         innovation.                       Under the agreement, the two parties will   national industries  that  fall under these
                                           work to promote the growth of various   themes. The Innovation Fund will support
         The MoU was signed by Hussain Al   technology sectors operating inside the   innovators, enhance  their  opportunities
         Mahmoudi, CEO of SRTI Park, and Faisal   SRTI Park, including  water technology,   for commercial  finance, support the
         Al Bastaki, CEO of Emirates Development   environmental technology, renewable   development  of joint entrepreneurship
         Bank, in the  presence  of Shaker Farid   energy,  transportation  technology,  programs, and  work  on  uncovering
         Zainal, MBRIF Director, and a number of   information  technology,  industrial  design   joint awareness programs and sharing
         senior officials from both sides.   and architecture, in addition to supporting   industrial knowledge.
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