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Shaping theFUTURE

We reimagine, inspire and design Dubai’s future in collaboration with our public and private sector partners. Our aim is to make Dubai one of the world’s foremost future cities.

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10 MEGATRENDS SHAPING OUR FUTURE

Dubai Future Foundation navigates the transformative
megatrends in 2024 shaping our common future.

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See you on: 19-20 November 2024

DUBAI FUTURE FORUM 2023 OUTCOMES

THE FUTURE OF LUXURY RETAIL TECHNOLOGIES


Inviting tech startups around the world to develop solutions in luxury retail

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FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES REPORT
THE GLOBAL 50
COP28 SPECIAL EDITION

A special edition of DFF’s ‘The Global 50’ annual report focuses on 12 sustainability opportunities and the challenges of addressing climate change. This aligns with the upcoming COP28, hosted by the UAE.

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Registration is now open for the fourth cohort of the Dubai Future Experts Program

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dUBAI fUTURE academy courses

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The Centre aims to make Dubai and its government the global leaders in implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI), preparing for the world’s evolving technology landscape

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Hamdan bin Mohammed launches third phase of Dubai 10X initiative

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WHAT DOES THE
FUTURE HOLD?

A Docuseries by Dubai Future Foundation

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DUBAI FUTURE FELLOWSHIP

Hamdan bin Mohammed inaugurates the Dubai Future Fellowship, which brings together top experts and talents to support our drive for the future in key sectors.

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FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES REPORT

THE GLOBAL 50

2023

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Digital Courses

Dubai Future Academy introduces world-class digital courses on future methodologies, technologies, and literacy

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Positioning Dubai as the leading city of the future

The Dubai Future Foundation continues to work to achieve its vision and goals with a focus on five Strategic Business Units.

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Programmes

Our programmes connect corporate and government entities with leading startups, ideators, researchers, entrepreneurs and students of all ages – to solve challenges, create solutions, and co-create a better tomorrow.

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Dubai Future Foundation launches initiatives under five strategic areas of focus that collectively help move Dubai towards becoming a leading city of the future.

  1. Future,
    Foresight &
    Imagination

    High-level strategic initiatives that make space for bold, exponential change while ensuring that regulatory and financial ecosystems evolve to fit.

    Future,
    Foresight &
    Imagination
  2. Content &
    Knowledge
    Dissemination

    Initiatives that curate and disseminate cutting-edge scientific research, technology advances
    and social commentary from renowned authors and speakers.

    Content &
    Knowledge
    Dissemination
  3. Capacity
    Building

    Envisioning the future is only the first step. The second is to build the skills and capacities to fulfil this vision, and prepare a new generation for Industry 4.0.

    Capacity
    Building
  4. Future
    Design &
    Acceleration

    The Foundation takes ideas and turns them into opportunities. It transforms challenges into case studies, and concepts into reality.

    Future
    Design &
    Acceleration
  5. Future
    Experience

    We experience and demonstrate the future in immersive ways, showcasing what is possible and choosing the most beneficial outcomes for humanity.

    Future
    Experience

Where unique stories converge

At the Dubai Future Foundation, all our people bring with them their own unique stories – of success, perseverance and creativity. Our people are drawn from multiple disciplines, and from all over the world. With them, they bring the individuality of their stories and the distinctiveness of their perspectives — which all come together to create an impact.

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Learn about our history and our leadership

The Foundation thrives under the guidance of leadership that champions its cause of future-readiness, supports employees in going the extra mile, and creates an ecosystem that encourages taking risks and bringing innovative ideas to life.

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