Innovation Immersion

The innovation Immersion program will equip participants with the hands-on skills and competencies of innovation necessary to encourage sustainable investment in the UAE’s human capital, new strategies driving economic development, enhancing the UAE’s global competitiveness, and introducing scalable corporate methodologies which foster culture for innovation.

House of the Future Competition

House of the Future competition is an extraordinary opportunity for architects and designers worldwide to create a timeless Emirati home. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, this competition seeks affordable, expandable, and innovative housing designs that cater to modern Emirati needs, with prizes totaling AED 1,000,000 (USD 272,000); the top 4 designs will be rewarded for their exceptional work.

CIO’s Network

A collaborative initiative designed to unite innovation leaders from various government entities in the pursuit of innovative progress. By providing a platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration, and open dialogue, we aim to foster an environment where creative ideas can flourish and lead to improved public services, enhanced quality of life, and sustainable development.

Marsad - Innovation Mapping

Marsad is a platform that celebrates government innovations that change the world. We invite government employees from around the globe to share their success stories of impactful disruptive innovations, as we strive to identify, document, and share these innovations to inspire and support governments worldwide. Our goal is to help create a culture of innovation in government work and make it a daily practice.

Ibtekr - Enabling Innovators

Inspired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's vision, our platform spreads government innovation in the Arab world. We foster innovators, invest in people, and tackle future challenges with effective business models.

Edge of Government

An interactive exhibit challenges visitors to think in new and unconventional ways about solving pressing public challenges. Through immersive experiences, we inspire visitors to connect with the innovators behind the case studies showcased.

Government Innovation Youth Council

The council represents the youth of the UAE who are committed to testing new ideas and exploring innovative solutions for the government. Through this platform, you'll have the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and contribute to the development of groundbreaking projects and initiatives.

UAE Innovates Award

Launched in 2021 to celebrate innovative individuals and organizations in the UAE, this award is your chance to showcase your groundbreaking project and be recognized as a true disruptor. The award categories are designed to recognize the best and brightest in every sector. The criteria include novelty, replicability, impact, and agility, ensure that only the most innovative and impactful solutions are recognized.

UAE Innovates

UAE Innovate's mission is to strengthen the UAE's position as a global hub for innovation and cultivate a culture of creativity and progress. With a range of exciting activities, we enhance the development of innovative ideas and capabilities and celebrate the incredible achievements of innovators across the UAE.

Moonshot Apprenticeship Program

The Moonshot Apprenticeship provided a transformative experience for innovators. Participants collaborated with experts and created groundbreaking solutions.