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We seek to consolidate Dubai’s leadership in research and development across diverse sectors of the future.

Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
 
Hamdan bin Mohammed Launches ‘Dubai Research and Development Program’ and directs to establish a council with the participation of officials and experts from government, private and academic sectors to supervise the implementation of the program objectives.

Main Pillars

Creating a roadmap and a comprehensive governance model for Dubai’s research, development and innovation ecosystem

Setting Dubai’s Research and Development (R&D) top priorities

Governing all R&D projects and initiatives, along with the relevant funding, and investments

Increasing Dubai’s expenditure on R&D, and maximizing the private sector’s engagement

4 Strategic Priorities

for Research and Development in Dubai

Health
and Wellbeing

Environmental
Technology

Smart Built
Infrastructure

Space and Augmented Human-Machine Intelligence


Objectives

01

Making Dubai the preferred regional R&D centre

02

Attracting investments and making radical changes to Dubai’s top R&D priorities

03

Boosting the knowledge-based economy and creating high-tech jobs

04

Maximizing the private sector’s contribution in launching and funding R&D projects and initiatives