About Us


The Centre of Excellence for Applied Research & Training (CERT) is the commercial, research and training arm of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), which is the largest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates.

CERT provides the only on-demand super-computing center in the South Asia, Middle East, and the North Africa regions through its Blue Gene supercomputer, for use in biotechnology, nanotechnology, and genetics research as well as oil and gas simulation. The CERT Group of Companies includes the Centre for Supercomputing, CERTSoft and CERT Telematics.

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