EBTIC aims to continuously attract local talent and high calibre researchers and innovators from around the world to build a high impact research and innovation team.

EBTIC collaborates with, and has the support of, researchers from BT Applied Research labs in the UK, Khalifa University, a number of UAE national students and interns, Etisalat employees on secondment to EBTIC, as well as a number of visiting international research fellows and interns.

Through this collaboration with industry, universities and governmental organisations, EBTIC is increasingly recognised as a leading centre for innovation in the field of Information and Communications Technology, both regionally and internationally.