“Preparing for our future is a necessity, not a luxury. Unprepared governments will suffer from missed opportunities and lost wealth.” His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

“The program offers an ideal platform to forecast and plan for the future as it gathers the world’s brightest minds and most innovative companies to join hands with government and semi-government entities in the UAE,” Khalfan Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Future Foundation

Dubai Future Accelerators Program

Dubai Future Accelerators is an intensive 9-week program forward-thinking public and private sector organizations and start-ups using the city of Dubai as a living testbed to co-create solutions for global and local challenges of tomorrow.

Our Cohort 5 will start mid September 2018. Application is now open and the deadline is 12 August 2018, 11:59pm GMT+4

Application Steps

Read the challenges defined by our government partners and select the challenge you’d like to apply for.

Fill out the application form.

Shortlisted companies will be invited to a virtual interview.

Previous Cohort

COHORT 1

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COHORT 2

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COHORT 3

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COHORT 4

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COHORT 5

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Testimonials

“The DFA experience was something that can be described as “one in a lifetime experience”. Besides the business contacts, we could network with exceptional likeminded entrepreneurs and build relationships and friendships for life.”

- Blochin Cuius, CEO, MVMANT

The Dubai Future Accelerators will generate and implement creative ideas that help the government achieve its objectives for various sectors and all segments of society.

- Major General, Mohammed Al Marri, commander-in-chief of Dubai Police

By participating in Dubai Future Accelerators, we want to achieve fast and tangible results that support our policies and programmes and accelerate government services to advanced levels

- Saeed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO DEWA

The Authority explored Hyperloop technology and the possibilities of applying it to the public transportation sector in Dubai.

- Matar Al Tayer, Director General RTA

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