Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions LLC), subsidiary of Digital DEWA, the digital arm of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), signed a corporate agreement with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) to work jointly on augmenting its digital capabilities. The signing ceremony between Moro Hub and MBRSC took place on the third day of GITEX Technology Week at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, in the presence of HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), HE Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, Chairman of MBRSC and HE Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, Director General of MBRSC, along with Marwan Bin Haidar, Vice Chairman and Group CEO of Digital DEWA and Waleed Bin Salman, Board Member, Digital DEWA.
The corporate agreement was signed by Mohammad Bin Sulaiman, CEO of Moro Hub and Salem Al Marri, Deputy Director-General of MBRSC with a goal of cooperating on various digital activities and providing enhanced technology services to MBRSC, where, Moro Hub will provide MBRSC with enhanced cloud services, security solutions and professional and managed services.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), said, “Moro Hub is inspired by the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai to position the UAE as a leader in digital solutions and Dubai as the digital capital of the world. This agreement provides a concrete basis for Moro Hub to continue its drive in implementing a digital transformation in the UAE. While this agreement will facilitate MBRSC and Moro Hub to work together efficiently under the shared objective of bolstering capacities in the digital sector, it will also serve as a benchmark for collaboration with government entities. We are proud of our cooperation with MBRSC that aims to make a positive impact on their digital transformation journey by providing technologies inspired from the fourth industrial revolution.”
HE Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, Director General of MBRSC said, “MBRSC is significantly enhancing its digital capabilities to rapidly design, develop and deploy space technologies. We are excited to partner with Moro Hub, as they have made a positive impact with state-of-the-art services and will further leverage digitisation of our operations. This partnership is an important step for us to unveil the next generation of space technologies and solutions, that will help us in accelerating our operations and technology transformation.”
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre is home to the UAE National Space Programme. The Centre builds and operates earth observation satellites and has also launched the Emirates Mars Mission “Hope Probe”, the first Arab interplanetary mission, which is currently gathering key scientific data about Mars. Recently, the Centre announced the launch of the Emirates Lunar Mission, the first Emirati and Arab mission to explore the Moon and plans to develop MBZ-SAT, the most advanced commercial satellite in the region in the field of high-resolution satellite imagery. MBRSC is also responsible for the UAE Astronaut Programme as well as the development of the Mars 2117 Programme to build a human colony on Mars.