Founding Partners



EBTIC is a jointly established research and innovation center by Etisalat, BT and Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research.

It is located at the Abu Dhabi Campus of Khalifa University with management and research staff from BT, Etisalat and Khalifa University.

EBTIC aims to advance intelligent systems technologies for the Next Generation Networks (NGNs) and NGN-enabled ICT applications and services, in order to put in place the support infrastructure to facilitate, develop and enable the Digital Networked Economy in the UAE and beyond.

Through collaboration with industry, universities and governmental organisations, EBTIC is expected to become a driving force for innovation in the field of NGN-enabled ICT applications and services, both within the Middle East region and beyond.