20 Jan 2021: Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) at the Qatar Science and Technology
13 January 2021
As part of its mandate to enable smart and safe living, QMIC
The Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) is the first independent innovations center in the region with a focus on using R&D to develop and deploy Intelligent Mobility and Smart Cities platforms and technologies. QMIC’s main goal is to use locally engineered innovations & knowledge to enable creating home-grown technology industries that address national strategies and tackle regional emerging challenges. It was founded by Qatar University in 2009 and is registered and licensed to operate as a technology innovations center from the Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP).
Since 2009, QMIC has been utilizing emerging technologies including Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, and Location-Awareness to deliver data-centric platforms and services. In particular, QMIC has been leading in delivering platforms & solutions focusing on key domains including Intelligent Transport, Logistics & Telematics, Road Safety, and Connected & Autonomous Mobility (CAM).
Through its integrated innovations development & delivery model, QMIC represents a unique and important category within the national Research & Development & Innovations (RDI) enterprise in Qatar that is strategically-driven, R&D-based, solution-focused, and business-oriented.
Although QMIC is proudly founded and legally owned by Qatar University, its founding was significantly enabled by a Grant from the Qatar Science & Technology Park under the QSTP Research Grand Challenge Program during the period of 2009-2013. QMIC has been calling the QSTP Freezone as its home since 2009. As a result, QMIC considers QSTP as a founding strategic partner
Since 2009, and through its focus on distributed sensing, data collection & management, services creation and delivery, QMIC is becoming a national leader in the area of Internet of Things (IoT). In particular, QMIC has been leading in delivering IoT platforms and solutions and services in vertical domains including Intelligent Transport, Logistics & Telematics, Road Safety and Environment.
Through its offices at the Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), QMIC is working closely with key national partners and stakeholders to realize a market-focused innovations ecosystem in Qatar.
QMIC endeavors to consistently ensure our products and services meet the requirements of our customers through timely development and deployment of intelligent platforms, innovative applications & services which will play an important role in the development of the State of Qatar.
We promote a “quality-in-all-we-do” philosophy recognizing each employee’s responsibility for quality, in an effort to continually improve the value of our products, processes and services.
Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya
Executive Director (CEO)