We strengthen the defense and security industry in the UAE by building on existing programs and launching new initiatives with a view to:
We act as a catalyst for defense and security industry growth to accelerate the development of the UAE defense industry ecosystem and human capability.
DRIVE ECONOMIC VALUE
- Enhance foreign direct investment (FDI).
- Create domestic partnership opportunities.
- Increase export orientation and establish independent and sustainable businesses across the lifecycle of the defense and security industry.
PROMOTE TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
Tawazun is committed to the promotion of innovation to aid future expansion.
We promote innovation in the UAE’s defense and security industry and seek to provide an effective and leading IP management system with a view to safeguarding sensitive IP and protecting inventors.
Through a continued focus on technology and innovation, Tawazun aims to increase efficiency, drive industry best practice and support SME growth. Through innovation and IP, Tawazun aims to:
- Enable a collaborative R&D environment
- Maximize outcomes through effective R&D lifecycle management
- Safeguard sensitive government IP and protect inventors
- Manage R&D cooperation programs that meet stakeholder requirements
- Provide an effective and leading IP management system
- Promote innovation in the UAE defense and security sector
ACCELERATE ECOSYSTEM GROWTH
Supporting the build-up of a strong, technologically vibrant and financially successful defense industry is at the core of what we do.
To accelerate growth, we aim to identify gaps in the supporting ecosystem and value chains and provide the solutions that will address the challenges. Technology transfer, training, certification and export orientation are the key objectives of the Tawazun Economic Program.
EXPAND HUMAN CAPABILITIES
We are committed to supporting the nation’s diversification agenda and to the creation of a knowledge-based economy.
Through its partnerships, Tawazun develops industry-specific programs and certifications that build capabilities for the industry. These include training and development and internship programs for UAE students – in both domestic and international defense companies.