The emirate of Sharjah part of U.A.E in alliance with Info park Kochi is al set to develop a science and technical innovation centre in Kochi. The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) along with Info park Kochi, has signed an MoU for the upcoming tech centre. The centre would be a platform of sorts enabling Sharjah based business access to high end knowledge based resources and talent pool from leading universities with focus on conventional and emerging technologies.
SCCI chairman Ahmed Mohammed Al Midfa said the primary aim would be to enable enterprises in Sharjah conduct researches in emerging areas to create products that are innovative in a cost effective manner. Kerala IT secretary said that the centre would enable the Sharjah firms to tap the research potential of the state. Info park CEO Siddhartha Bhattacharya said the centre would enable business development opportunities in the state. The centre is expected to be operational by the first quarter of 2010.