What is

MATE Arab Regional ROV Competition?

Arab ROV competition is an annual regional competition which is held in the Arab world from the ocean to the gulf for undergrads whom are interested in the remotely operated underwater robots that was firstly launched on 2012 by the global company for innovation and entrepreneurship “GIE” in association with the Arab academy for science and technology “AASTMT”, as ROVs perform underwater specific missions according to certain rules and guiding manual.
This competition is considered a qualifying regional round for the international competition organized by the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center and MATE Inspiration for Innovation as only eligible teams are to represent the Arab world at MATE International ROV Competition.

Competition Timeline

  • 15 Nov. 2018 -
    1 Jan. 2019

    Registration

  • 1
    Dec. 2018

    Opening Ceremony

  • 10
    Feb. 2019

    Video Submission

  • 23-24
    Feb. 2019

    Semifinals

  • 20
    March 2019

    Technical report submission

  • 11-13
    April 2019

    Egypt & Arab Finals

  • 20-22
    June 2019

    International Finals

Arab ROV’19

Organizers

Strategic Partner

Technical Partner

Arab ROV’19

Board Members

Prof. Dr. Ossama Ismail

Prof. Dr. Ossama Ismail

Dean, Regional Informatics Center, AAST

ACPC, Regional Contest Director, Africa & Middle East Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

Prof.Dr. Mohamed Fahmy shehadeh

Prof.Dr. Mohamed Fahmy shehadeh

Director of International Research Center

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

Dr. Ahmed Khamies El-Shenawy

Dr. Ahmed Khamies El-Shenawy

Vice Dean of Regional Informatics Center

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport.

Eng. Mohamed Aboud

Eng. Mohamed Aboud

CEO & Managing director

Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Company

Eng. Mahmoud Abdelaziz

Eng. Mahmoud Abdelaziz

Robotics Program Supervisor

Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Company

Eng. Muhammad Al-Bitar

Eng. Muhammad Al-Bitar

Arab ROV Competition Manager

Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Company

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