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Israel to set up aeronautics, AI center in Morocco

24 May 2023, 03:49 GMT+10

JERUSALEM, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), a state-run aerospace and defense company, announced on Tuesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Morocco's International University of Rabat (UIR) to set up an aeronautics and artificial intelligence (AI) center in Morocco's capital Rabat.

Under the MoU signed in Rabat on Monday, the two institutions will jointly build the center at UIR's campus, the IAI said in a statement, adding the center is aimed at strengthening cooperation and partnership in applied research, co-development and incubation of startups.

The center will also foster collaboration and collective intelligence among various stakeholders, including academic institutions, it added.

It will help strengthen Morocco's position as an attractive competence hub and reinforce the strategic partnership between Morocco and Israel, the statement said.

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