Transport & Logistics, UAE

UAE’s defence tech group joins as host partner of Global Aerospace Summit

The UAE’s new defence technology group EDGE has announced that it joined Mubadala Investment Company as the host partner of the Global Aerospace Summit 2020.

The event will bring together global thought leaders in the aviation, aerospace, defence and space industries.

According to EDGE, part of its role in the event will showcase its extensive expertise, technology leadership and research and development capabilities within the defence sector.

The Summit will offer a platform for the UAE to highlight its strategy of building national technological capabilities and leveraging cutting-edge solutions to achieve its ambitious vision for the future.

Faisal Al Bannai, CEO and managing director, EDGE, said, “We live in an era of data, connectivity and unprecedented opportunity. Working towards a secure future, EDGE is a catalyst for change, developing agile, bold and disruptive solutions for the defence, aviation and aerospace sectors. The Global Aerospace Summit will allow us to engage in dialogue with industry-leading partners and explore the ever-changing dynamics shaping future trends. We look forward to hosting the world’s aerospace leaders in Abu Dhabi.”

Nicholas Webb, Managing Director of Streamline Marketing Group, SMG, the organiser of the event, said, “We are proud to welcome EDGE as a new joint partner with Mubadala for the Summit, an event that will truly showcase the impact of new technology on the aerospace, aviation, space and defence sectors. The 2020 edition of the Summit will particularly focus on digitalisation and data analytics, and the role of these technologies is a central theme of the event. Therefore, the expertise of entities such as EDGE and Mubadala will be crucial to communicating the advances in the industry, both regionally and globally.”

The Global Aerospace Summit 2020 will return to Abu Dhabi for the fifth time from 17th to 19th March 2020.

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