Masdar Institute’s sponsored research centers are large-scale, cross-disciplinary research units that have been established to address strategic research priorities set by the Institute. They build upon the Institute’s core intellectual platform of integrated technology, policy, and systems research. In addition, they serve as key interfaces with industry, government and academic partners.
Research Center for Renewable Energy Mapping and Assessment
The Research Center for Renewable Energy Mapping and Assessment (ReCREMA) responds to the objective of the UAE to support the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in its advancement of a publicly-accessible atlas of solar and wind resources.
Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium
The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC) is a non-profit consortium focused on the joint research and advancement of sustainable aviation biofuels and a key part of its research activity has initiated a large-scale research program on alternative fuels derived from halophytic (saltwater tolerant) plants.
ATIC-SRC Center of Excellence for Energy-Efficient Electronic Systems
The ATIC-SRC Center of Excellence for Energy Efficient Electronic Systems (ACE4S) is focused on energy-efficient wireless sensors and aims to make advances in the areas of sensor technologies, power management, energy harvesting, and wireless communications circuits.