e-AGE19 host, Ankabut, is the UAE's Advanced National Research and Education Network (NREN). It is a non- profit organization responsible for overseeing the research and education network created by Khalifa University for providing educational technologies and services and supports UAE government, higher education institutions, research centers and schools. Ankabut's team of experts working on managing Ankabut's educational research network which connects its member researchers to research networks around the world. Moreover, working with its partners, Ankabut also is leading the network projects for the purpose of emerging new technologies and educational solutions to build up the e- infrastructure to support the knowledge growth in the UAE. It also provides its member educational institutions and research centers with highly effective educational processes, services along with access to managing shared IT services.
To create an opportunity for the UAE to be a global leader in research and education.
Provide leading edge network infrastructure to the centers of learning and research within the UAE.