Dubai Future Accelerator – Cohort 4

23 Jan, 2018 - Consumer & Retail

It has been two months since the successful conclusion of Cohort 3 of the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) and the application process for the fourth has now begun.

This edition sees 13 entities from both Dubai Government and related private sector companies taking part. New additions to the fourth cohort include Smart Dubai Office, anchored in the vision of his HH Sheikh Mohamed to make Dubai the happiest city on earth.

With many of the challenges focusing on artificial intelligence and blockchain solutions, applicants for this cohort are certain to be some of the most innovative and exciting companies around the world.

DFA are seeking start-ups, social entrepreneurs and established innovative companies offering the latest technologies in the field of AI, water and energy management, healthcare, autonomous vehicles and mobility, customer service, security as well as crime detection. For further details on this year’s challenges please view the attached document. It is also recommended that you visit the DFA website.

The deadline for applications is February 6th 2018. If you are interested in participating in this cohort please contact me at the BCB as soon as possible so I can help you assess your chances and plan accordingly.

Dubai Future Accelerators is an intensive 9-week program pairing the world’s most exciting technology companies with leading government organizations to create transformational solutions. It’s a unique program for cutting-edge entrepreneurs, in partnership with the government of Dubai, to use the city as a living testbed for creating solutions to the global challenges of tomorrow. Dubai Future Accelerators is run by Dubai Future Foundation whose mission is to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of strategic sectors in cooperation with Dubai government and private sector entities.