The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Energy Initiative as a founding public member.
The Masdar Institute said the collaboration will support research and development of alternative and renewable energy technologies and solutions, as well as provide new opportunities to help meet the world's need for sustainable energy supplies and practices.
"The Masdar Institute is excited to be deepening its relationship with MIT by joining this initiative. This is a natural extension of our mandate to help advance research and development in Abu Dhabi and worldwide," said CEO Dr Sultan Al Jaber.
As a founding member, Masdar will have a seat on its governing board.