18th Sep 2016


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.

Dubai Police
Dark Matter

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Comae provides enterprises and law enforcements with next-generation responsive and forensics capabilities against cyber-incidents.

Roads and Travel Authority
Hyperloop One

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Next Technologies

Next is developing a modular road transportation system of self-driving vehicles.


MVMANT is a new urban mobility on-demand solution based on advanced machine learning models and actual mobility demand

Civil Maps

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Knowledge and Human Development Authority

Guaana is an open community for new types of scientific collaboration. Its members come from top science organizations such as M.I.T, Stanford, NASA and GoogleX.


Labster is dedicated to the development of pioneering online tools to radically improve science education globally.


Pedago revolutionizes online education with interactive courses and lessons that make learning effective.

Pixel Bug

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Dubai Municipality
Alesca Life Technologies

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Zeoform is a revolutionary eco material made from cellulose fibres and water. It is totally non-toxic and 100% compostable when disposed of.


Disperse transforms business by integrating real-time crowd flow data into operational, marketing and safety platforms.

Construction Robotics

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Royal City Contracting

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Grow is a state of the art, vertical aquaponics farm in Dubai.

Dubai Health Authority
Cure Match

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Honeywell is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader.

Avalon AI

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Medativ creates patient specific 3D-printed anatomical models that enable better and more cost-effective patient outcomes and improve patient safety.


Vinaya developed Zenta, the world’s first designer biometric wearable that interprets emotions.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

QueNext is developing an AI-powered decision support system to create efficiencies across utility networks.


Ecoisme is an intelligent home energy monitoring system that tracks energy usage of any device.

Sure Chill

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Mistbox is a computer optimized, solar powered system that uses evaporative cooling technology to reduce AC energy consumption by 30%.

Dubai Holding
Machine Colony

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Loyyal is a universal loyalty platform leveraging blockchain technology to increase efficiency and improve engagement for commerce and beyond.


BlockApps is a scalable Ethereum compliant platform for rapid development, deployment and management of enterprise blockchain applications.

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