Khalifa University of Science and Technology is actively involved in promoting research and development as it endeavors to find solutions that align with the UAE governments vision of a transformed UAE that boasts a powerful knowledge economy with locally educated human capital, and leads the region in the 4th industrial revolution.

Founded with the mandate to lead and innovate in scientific research, Khalifa University plays a central role in the biannual MBZIRC as both competition host and judge.

By organizing the MBZIRC Symposium, KU intends to foster partnerships, empower researchers, and develop real-world applications in drone technology that will cut costs and eliminate dangerous jobs.