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UM6P announces partnership with FII Institute as Knowledge Partner to make impact across AI, Robotics, Education, Healthcare and Sustainability


Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) announces its collaboration with the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute as a Knowledge Partner, joining two world-class universities: Stanford University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

Additionally, the list of FII Institute knowledge partners includes leading global institutions including Accenture, AIQ, Bain & Company, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, Oliver Wyman, PwC/Strategy and Roland Berger. 

The announcement was made during the second day of the FII 5th Anniversary taking place in the Saudi capital Riyadh, from October 26 to 28, 2021. As a global non-profit foundation, FII Institute will be supported by these academic institutions to make an impact in five areas: AI and Robotics, Education, Healthcare, and Sustainability. 

More specifically, UM6P’s collaboration will revolve around research, development and innovation for impact covering numerous fields of cooperation. 

The Moroccan university will also contribute through advising on scientific topics, developing specific grants and funds, as well as capacity building and training. This partnership will also enable the development of joint scientific events and conferences ran by experts and provide opportunities for exchanges.

FII Institute CEO Richard Attias said, “We are delighted to welcome our latest group of partners to the FII Institute. These new partnerships with leading global institutions will help further support the role of the FII Institute as a player within international thought leadership in support of our one agenda goal: Impact on Humanity. These partnerships underscore the fact that these globally recognized organizations see the value of the FII Institute and believe in our mission and a shared belief in having a positive impact on humanity.” 

Hicham El Habti, UM6P President said, “We are pleased to concretize the collaboration between Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and FII Institute.  I am looking forward to seeing UM6P and FII Institute continuing to join efforts towards making impact through daring, experimenting and disrupting. I am confident that this collaboration will allow us to achieve the mutual goals of being impact generators through innovative research, capability building, education and investing in and for the future”.

FII Institute is a global nonprofit foundation with an investment arm and one agenda: Impact on Humanity. Committed to ESG principles, the Institute fosters the brightest minds and transform ideas into real-world solutions in five focus areas: AI and Robotics, Education, Healthcare and Sustainability.