DUBAI FUTURE ACCELERATORSCO-CREATING THE FUTURE
Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) facilitates the dynamic collaboration between startups, private entities and government to work on prespecified challenges relevant to our future. DFA combines startups’ innovation and agility with the scale of forward-thinking public and private sector organisations. DFA positions Dubai as an attractive destination for startups and entrepreneurs, and as a citywide testbed for innovative technology.
Creating the extraordinary
Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) brings innovative startups and forward-thinking partners to explore future possibilities. It offers entrepreneurs an opportunity to work directly with the public and private sector, to challenge the status quo and push the boundaries of what’s possible.
Become part of a vast network of startups from around the world that have ventured to Dubai to take on challenging problems and unique opportunities to make tangible impact.EXPLORE CHALLENGES AND APPLY
How it works
DFA offers a life-changing experience, starting with exploring a challenge and ending with a pilot. Here’s how it works:
Our government and private sector partners sets a bold challenge.
Startups and Scale ups apply with a solution.
An evaluation process occurs to find the most innovative solutions.
You get invited to attend a cohort or programme.
Up to two members of your team get flown to Dubai for an in-house residency with flights and accommodations fully paid.
You meet, greet and brainstorm opportunities with your partner.
You work closely with the partner on the agreed scope of the pilot to be pitched at the end of the cohort.
Your final solution proposal is pitched to the partner’s decision-makers.
The Next Step
The partner selects the best proposal and pilot to move forward with a commercial agreement to scale the solution.