"We must plant the seeds today for future generations and prosper tomorrow"
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

“Human beings, their ideas, innovations, dreams and connections, are the capital of the future. Because where great minds go today, great things will happen tomorrow.”

HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM

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Programs

2020 Fall Cohort

Application Deadline: 20th Septemeber 2020, 11.59pm (GMT+4) 

DFA’s Fall program is hosted in collaboration with Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Etisalat Digital.

The program tackles the future of transport, energy, health, and digital technologies with a focus on life post-COVID-19.

 

 

Why?

The UAE Centennial Plan aims to make the UAE the world’s leading nation by 2071. AREA 2071 is a physical manifestation of this vision with the sole purpose of creating positive global impact.

 

 

What?

It’s a space and ecosystem purposefully designed to deeply connect corporates, governments, startups, investors, the youth, and the public in order to co-create the future.

 

 

When?

It’s a space and ecosystem purposefully designed to deeply connect corporates, governments, startups, investors, the youth, and the public in order to co-create the future.

AREA 2071 Welcomes the World

We will bring together many different types of people and organizations. Together they form a collaborative creative community focused on solving important human challenges at scale. AREA 2071 is designed to help these people thrive – both the next generation of Emirati innovators and the best talent from across the world.

A first-of-its-kind global creative ecosystem

The opportunity to impact billions of people

State-of-the-art facilities and equipment

A creative & nurturing platform

A supportive network of elite experts

Partners of the Future

We have forged partnerships with a number of powerful organizations with a collective reach to over 200 countries – these are our Partners of the Future, driven by a common purpose to positively impact a billion or more people worldwide.

Latest News

July 6, 2020

Hamdan bin Mohammed Launches 3D Printing Strategic Alliance

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum:The 3D Printing Strategic Alliance is a platform that unifies all entities working in this vital sectorIt […]
July 1, 2020

Hamdan bin Mohammed Announces Conclusion of Phase One of Dubai 10X

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al MaktoumDubai 10X is a successful and prominent initiative, achieving massive leaps in disruptive government servicesThis resiliency, agility […]
June 30, 2020

Mohammed Bin Rashid Inaugurates the Dubai Future Labs

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum:Today, we launched Dubai Future Labs; the first applied Research and Development lab of its kind specializing in future […]
April 18, 2020

Dubai Future Foundation’s University Entrepreneurship Program in Full Swing Despite Global Pandemic

In alignment with the UAE’s efforts to continue progress and implement distant learning through the use of technology An output of the sixth article of the […]