Press

18th Sep 2016

Press

Hyperloop, self driving cars, robot builders and 3D organ printing are products to be pioneered in Dubai.

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The Dubai Future Accelerators announced today the companies that were accepted to participate in the 12-week program. With over 2,000 applications from 73 countries from all 7 continents and less than 2% of the applicants being selected - this is an incredible start to the Dubai Future Accelerators programme.

Some of the world’s most advanced technology companies will work directly with seven government entities to address important global challenges. Participants will include Hypeloop One - a new mode of transportation at supersonic speed, Next – a modular mass transportation solution, ConsenSys - the largest Ethereum blockchain software company in the world, that builds developer tools, decentralized applications, and enterprise solutions, Construction Robotics – construction advancement and increase of workers productivity by 3 to 5x, and Honeywell – a Fortune 100 company with plans to build a new way of delivering healthcare at home.

"The UAE government has invited the world to help transform the future", said H.E. Mohammed Al Gergawi, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Future Foundation. "We believe together we can co-create solutions to global challenges and then share them with the world. We are proud to have some of the world’s most advanced companies participating in our inaugural program".

Over 30 companies have been selected to take part in the program which is due to start on September 18th. Over the next 3 months they will share the new purpose-built facility for the Dubai Future Accelerators alongside the seven government entities who have committed to pilot these technologies. The Dubai Future Accelerators is an initiative of the Dubai Future Foundation and part of the Future Endowment Fund worth USD 275 Million to invest in innovation and shape the future of strategic sectors in the UAE.



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