GE Aviation and Museum of the Future sign MOU to Collaborate on Innovation
DUBAI, UAE -- GE Aviation and Dubai’s Museum of the Future signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to accelerate innovation and advanced technology around the world.
The Museum of the Future is a new initiative to propel the innovation ecosystem forward and maximize the use of groundbreaking technology across industries. It is expected to open in Dubai in 2017. The museum’s aim is to serve as an incubator for ideas, a driver for futuristic innovations, and to become a destination for inventors and entrepreneurs. Its purpose aligns with the United Arab Emirates’ declared focus during their 2015 Year of Innovation, and mission to become a central player in the global field of innovation.
The museum will focus on tangible examples and working prototypes to demonstrate and predict the technologies of the future, rather than housing static displays.
GE Aviation is known for breakthrough innovation in aircraft engine and aircraft avionics technologies, as well as advanced software. GE Aviation has achieved many industry firsts, the first U.S. jet and turboprop engine, the first use of composite fan blades, the development of the world’s most powerful jet engine, and the first flight management system controlled unmanned aircraft system.
Under the agreement, GE Aviation and the Museum of the Future will continue discussions to determine the best collaborative effort that can support the museum in its pursuit for innovation. The two will work together toward the Museum’s motto of “See the future, create the future.”
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings.