ADASI to sponsor live demonstrations at UMEX 2015
02-02-2015 25 Март 2015, 11:47
The International Defence Exhibition and Conferences, IDEX, today renewed its sponsorship agreement with Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems Investments, ADASI, a principal sponsor of the Unmanned Systems Exhibition, UMEX at IDEX 2015.
The sponsorship that saw ADASI as a principal sponsor will now also see the company sponsoring live demonstrations of the unmanned systems vehicles that will take place at Al Tarif, in the western region of Abu Dhabi.
UMEX is designed as an ideal business platform to promote and showcase unmanned systems technology. The 1st Edition UMEX will provide a professional platform for manufacturers to meet operators and establish lucrative business relationships while promoting the ecological, environmental, civil and humanitarian benefits of unmanned systems.
Speaking on the partnership, Saleh Al Marzooqi, IDEX Chief Executive Officer, said, "The growing sophistication of unmanned systems technology is rapidly defining the modern defence era. It is through strategic partnerships and industry associations that strong business growth is achieved. We are delighted to have ADASI as principal sponsor in its first year. Unmanned systems represent the very leading-edge of defence technology, reinforcing strong security infrastructures. Supported by UAE Armed Forces GHQ and attended by regional government delegations, agencies, industry, military and civilian authorities, the event will be the ideal business platform to promote unmanned systems technology and capability to a dedicated and focused industry audience." Homaid Al Shemmari, ADASI Chairman, said, "We believe UMEX 2015 has the potential to complement our strong consistent achievements. This sponsorship is line with our aim to support local industrial capabilities in autonomous systems by contributing to the UAE’s vision for comprehensive development and economic diversification." Ali Al Yafei, ADASI CEO, added, "We are delighted to be growing our partnership with IDEX. Our regional lead in the fields of unmanned aerial system and IDEX’s excellent reputation and outstanding expertise will make an ideal combination for the best-in-class unmanned systems exhibition in the region." The UMEX platform is specially designed to foster an environment that allows manufacturers and operators to meet, exchange ideas, discuss technology and most importantly – strike up new long lasting relationships. ADASI comes with progressive and ambitious business plan and will be investing heavily in operations that will further develop the world class advanced unmanned systems sectors in the UAE. ADASI offers holistic solutions, starting with joint analysis of end-users’ needs, through formalisation of their requirements, to equipment selection and procurement.