Government Entities And Startups Partner Up For The Fourth Cohort Of Dubai Future Accelerators
By Entrepreneur Middle East Staff / Entrepreneur Middle East
Running under the ‘One Team Co-Creating the Future’ theme, the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has concluded its fourth edition of the Dubai Future Accelerators program. The nine-week program was held at its headquarters in collaboration with 12 government entities and 37 local and international companies. As part of DFF’s initiative, Dubai Future Accelerators seeks to enable the collaboration of government and private companies with emerging technology companies. The program also launched a two-week student training program, wherein 10 students experienced working with government organizations and tech companies- a first for the DFA in a bid to empower entrepreneurial youth in the country.
Saeed Al Falasi, Executive Director for Projects of the Future at DFF commented on how the program reflected Dubai’s enthusiasm in promoting science and supporting talents, reinforcing UAE as a global hub for innovative technologies: “Dubai Future Accelerators has become a global platform and a milestone event that reflects the UAE’s keenness to promote global cooperation in order to address future challenges and introduce the latest technology solutions to today’s and tomorrow challenges, and help create a better future for all.” He emphasized the importance of DFA’s collaboration with the 12 government entities: “The participating government entities reviewed the latest innovations in shaping the future that are in line with the challenges that were announced, using artificial intelligence technology and digital transactions systems that keep up with the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”