September 9, 2022
Motorola Solutions Opens New Innovation and Training Center in the United Arab Emirates
Engineering talent will drive development of advanced mission-critical technologies for public safety and enterprise security
DUBAI, U.A.E – September 9, 2022 – Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI), a global leader in public safety and enterprise security, has opened its new office in Dubai including a new Innovation and Training Center, expanding its presence in the Middle East region.
His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, the U.A.E. Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, said Motorola Solutions’ Innovation and Training Center will boost the nation’s digital economy.
“The U.A.E. is moving rapidly to offer accelerated learning and development opportunities because we recognize that no industry or job is exempt from digitalization. Reskilling and upskilling initiatives that are laser-focused on transformative technology are critical to creating a resilient future workforce that remains competitive in a fast-changing world. Motorola Solutions is a major player in communications technology. Its new Innovation and Training Center will add tremendous value to our knowledge-driven economy and global reputation as an attractive talent and technology hub.”
In his opening remarks, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti, Director General of the U.A.E. Cyber Security Council, highlighted the need for innovative and reliable partners as the foundation for achieving digital transformation across sectors, particularly in public safety and cyber security.
During the official opening ceremony, Sean Murphy, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy U.A.E. also welcomed the company’s investment in the region at its new location in Dubai Internet City, underscoring the important contribution by Motorola Solutions to the overall development and growth of the U.A.E. 's thriving technology and ICT sector.
“Motorola Solutions’ new Innovation Center showcases the company’s deep commitment to the U.A.E. through outstanding customer support and the forging of new partnerships. The culture of innovation at Motorola Solutions enables first responders and global business leaders to operate safely and smoothly, with mission-critical solutions that the U.A.E. and the world need,” said Chargé d’Affaires, Sean Murphy.
His Excellency Matar Al-Humairi, CEO Smart Dubai Government Establishment, Digital Dubai, expressed appreciation for Motorola Solutions’ new center: ”It is no secret that the U.A.E has long become a hub for technology and ICT leadership, as cited in our national innovation strategy. Our government is innovation driven, forward-thinking, and focused on sustainable development across all sectors. It is very encouraging to see global companies such as Motorola Solutions’ invest into the country fostering the region’s innovation ecosystem.”
“The U.A.E. is thriving with strong engineering talent,” said Patrick Fitting, Regional Vice President, Middle East, Africa and Central Asia at Motorola Solutions. “Through our new Innovation and Training Center, we will advance mission-critical technologies in close collaboration with our customers and deliver leading innovations for public safety and enterprise security. We are proud to support the U.A.E. Government’s ambitious National Innovation Strategy of becoming one of the most innovative nations in the world.”
Adding to his comments, Ammar Al Malik, Executive Vice President Commercial Leasing, at TECOM Group and Managing Director of Dubai Internet City, said, “Dubai has emerged as the tech capital in the region. For more than two decades, TECOM Group has provided specialized and competitive work environments in strategic locations across the Emirate for major institutions, SMEs and start-ups. We are pleased to welcome Motorola Solutions to Dubai Internet City as they join our diverse and innovation-driven community.”
Motorola Solutions has significantly grown in the Middle East and Africa in recent years, providing public safety and enterprise customers with its unique ecosystem of mission-critical technologies - including public safety radio communications, video security, access control, analytics, cybersecurity services and command center software solutions - that help make communities safer and workplaces more resilient.
While the new Motorola Solutions Innovation Center will provide customers, partners and businesses with a unique opportunity to experience these technologies firsthand, the new Training Center will offer space for collaboration and co-development of purpose-built solutions to address some of the most complex challenges facing public safety and enterprises.
The Dubai office and Innovation and Training Center will serve customers in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and support the company's 100+ employees in both office-based and hybrid working models. The company offers graduate internships as well as high school programmes with diversity and inclusion as core values and priorities. Details of available roles can be found on the Motorola Solutions careers website.
The new Dubai office is located at Dubai Internet City, Building 4, Second Floor, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
About Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Our solutions in land mobile radio communications, video security & access control and command center software, bolstered by managed & support services, create an integrated technology ecosystem to help make communities safer and businesses stay productive and secure. At Motorola Solutions, we’re ushering in a new era in public safety and security. Learn more at www.motorolasolutions.com.