Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) facilitates the collaboration between government entities and private sector organizations with start-ups, scale-ups and innovative SMEs from around the world to co-create solutions for bold challenges of tomorrow. Dubai Future Accelerators is an initiative by Dubai Future Foundation (Government of Dubai). DFA’s program in partnership with Dubai Municipality is focused on the Future of Construction Tech.
About Dubai Municipality
Founded in 1954, Dubai Municipality commenced its activities with a cadre of seven employees. It’s now regarded as one of the largest governmental institutions in terms of services rendered and projects executed with more than fifteen thousand employees. Thus, the organization has been a key driver of growth and evolution of the emirate of Dubai.

Dubai Municipality is responsible for a wide range of areas including urban planning, maintenance of public facilities, municipal affairs and services including cultural and heritage development, buildings regulation, food control and various other municipal affairs and services.

Dubai Municipality’s mission is to plan, develop and manage an excellent city that provides the essence of success and sustainable living.
Deadline: 2nd of July 2020, 11.59pm GMT+4.
Challenge

The Future of Construction Tech

Enhancing control and inspection services in buildings under construction or completed 
Date and time: 3rd of June 2020, 12.30pm GMT+4

Webinar with Dubai Municipality

Please Click here to view the webinar with representatives from Dubai Municipality and Dubai Future Accelerators.
The program is divided into 3 phases:

1st phase

Out of all applicants up to 10 companies get invited to a 3-week virtual program where they get directly briefed by Dubai Municipality on their specific requirements and current processes. At the end of the 1st phase each company gets invited to present their proposed solution to a committee (Initial date: 5th of August 2020)

2nd phase

Only 5 out of 10 selected companies will continue to an in-residence program to Dubai for 2-3 weeks to work on a proof of concept (Once the travel restrictions have been lifted, and the global situation around COVID-19 is settled).

3rd phase

Dubai Municipality gets to select the finalists for full implementation of their technology.
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