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Tawazun Economic Council (Tawazun) is the UAE defense and security acquisitions authority for the UAE Armed Forces and Abu Dhabi Police.Founded in 1992, Tawazun Economic Council (Tawazun) has enabled the creation of more than 111 companies and investment vehicles within 12 sectors, and now serves as the catalyst for both economic growth and the development of the UAE defense and security industry.Tawazun drives economic value through the Tawazun Economic Program, Strategic Development Fund, facilitating ecosystem growth and human capability development through global and local partnerships, and empowering technology & innovation through the defense and security R&D ecosystem.

WHAT WE DO

Acquisition and Procurement

Tawazun manages the procurements and contracts of the UAE Armed Forces and Abu Dhabi Police, covering the administrative, technical, contractual, legal and financial aspects, in addition to following up and supervising their execution.

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The Tawazun Economic Program

Advancing capabilities in the Defense Industry

The Tawazun Economic Program aims to attract local and international investments, nurture long-term partnerships and create business opportunities that will further enhance and grow the UAE’s defense and security industry.

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Innovation and R&D

A Research & Development management function in partnership with the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces to organize R&D activities in various and targeted fields of defense.

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Our Advisory and Facilitator Role

Enabling a Dynamic Defense Industry

As a defense and security industry enabler, Tawazun provides advice and support to companies, local and international, who intend to develop sustainable local businesses within the industry.

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OUR COMMITMENT

DRIVE ECONOMIC VALUE

DRIVE ECONOMIC VALUE

Promoting New Business

PROMOTE TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

PROMOTE TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Future Tech-knowledge Transfer

ACCELERATE ECOSYSTEM GROWTH

ACCELERATE ECOSYSTEM GROWTH

Building Industry Ecosystem

EXPAND HUMAN CAPABILITIES

EXPAND HUMAN CAPABILITIES

Forward-looking programs to develop capabilities and skills of Emiratis

ADVISE INDUSTRY PARTNERS

ADVISE INDUSTRY PARTNERS

Facilitating Market Entry and  Advice

STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

Strategic Development Fund

Strategic Development Fund (SDF), the investment arm of Tawazun Economic Council, is focused on financial return and economic impact within UAE’s strategic sectors, through equity investment in local and international partnerships and developmental funding towards UAE’s private sector.

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Abu Dhabi Proof House

Abu Dhabi Proof House is the center for testing firearms and ammunition, created as part of a collaboration between the Abu Dhabi Police and Tawazun.

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Tawazun Industrial Park

Tawazun Industrial Park (TIP) is an integrated community, focused towards creating clusters around downstream and upstream industries in the strategic sectors.

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SEEDS

The Sustain & Enhance Emiratization in Defence and Security (SEEDS) Program is a unique initiative that offers international defense companies the opportunity to participate in value-driven capability development and job placement programs for UAE nationals.

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NEWS & EVENTS

EDCC members CableCorp and Atlas Telecommunication, sign MOU with SASMOS

The Emirates Defense Companies Council (EDCC) presided over a signing of a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding, combining CableCorp General Industry and Atlas Telecommunication, both members of the Council, and SASMOS HET Technologies, a leading manufacturer of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) from India. The MOU was signed at Tawazun Pavilion in IDEX 2021 by Rashid […]

Tawazun Strategic Development Fund and Titomic Ltd sign a collaboration agreement towards setting up an advanced industrial scale 3D printing manufacturing facility in the United Arab Emirates

Strategic Development Fund (SDF) and Titomic, an Australian company have signed a collaboration agreement to assess the potential of setting up a joint venture between the parties to establish a local manufacturing line in order to produce advanced 3D printing technologies for large products and components at industrial scale for a variety of industries mainly […]

Tawazun provides support to TROOSS SEAS Engineering groundbreaking air-to-water project

Tawazun Economic Council, a key enabler of the UAE’s defense and security industry, signed a Memorandum of Understanding today with TROOSS SEAS Engineering, to support the company’s plans to develop air-to-water technology for both military and civilian uses.The groundbreaking technology, developed by Swiss company SEAS, has been awarded four international patents.The MOU was signed at […]

Abu Dhabi Proof House upgrades capabilities to Level IV ballistic tests

The Abu Dhabi Proof House is participating in the International Defense Conference (IDEX 2021), to showcase its services and advanced capabilities in testing the quality and safety of firearms, ammunition and defense and military equipment. Proof House is the center for testing firearms and ammunition, created as part of a collaboration between the Abu Dhabi […]

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Tawazun Headquarters Al Mamoura B, 11th Floor, PO Box 908, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Tawazun IPIC Square IPIC Square, 4th Floor, PO Box 908, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

+971 2616 0000
+971 2616 0001
info@tawazun.ae

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