VIDEO: Sheikha Bodour launches first Sharjah-made electric motorcycle - GulfToday

VIDEO: Sheikha Bodour launches first Sharjah-made electric motorcycle


Sheikha Bodour with dignitaries during the launch of the electric bike.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Sharjah Research, Technology, and Innovation Park (SRTIP) is proud to launch the Sulmi EB-ONE, a cutting-edge electric motorcycle and the first market-ready product to emerge from SRTIP’s SoiLAB facility, the region’s largest state-of-the-art makerspace.

The unveiling marks a major milestone for the UAE's sustainable transportation and mobility sector and a further step towards UAE’s clean energy goals in the run-up to COP28, in Dubai, in November.

The brainchild of Emirati start-up Sulmi, the EB-ONE was unveiled at a ceremony attended by SRTIP Chairperson Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, the Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), Omar Al Suwaidi, SRTIP CEO, Hussain Al Mahmoudi, officials, businesspeople, and media figures.

Although electric motorcycles have been around since 1895, they have never taken off at mass market level, which is why the Sulmi EB-ONE is so significant. It has sleek looks, is built to last, has a top speed of 15

Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park Free Zone (SRTIP) was established in 2016 by the royal decree of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. It was mandated to develop and manage an innovation ecosystem that promotes Research and Development (R&D) and supports enterprise activities, utilising the triple helix collaboration of industry, government and academia. It is the perfect place to promote cooperation and research within Sharjah's University City. It has built a hub that will generate innovation, nurture talent and foster an engaging community of like-minded people from over 150 leading academic institutions, companies and start-ups who connect, work and thrive.

About SoiLAB

SoiLAB is located at Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP) and is the largest makerspace in the region, offering a state-of-the-art lab for innovators and entrepreneurs to transform their ideas into viable business solutions. It serves as a platform for innovation, collaboration, and learning, driving the future of entrepreneurship in the region.

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