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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 MaktoumOur Vision
From 1971 to 2071 to infinity
The UAE Centennial Plan mandated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, aims to make the UAE the world’s leading nation by 2071 through a series of bold initiatives across a variety of industries. AREA 2071 is a physical manifestation of this vision with the sole purpose of creating positive global impact.
The union of the seven Emirates and birth of the UAE
Port Rashid inaugurated.
Emirates Airline launched
Launch of Dubai E-Government
Launch of National ID card project
UAE wins the bid and becomes home to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, opens in Dubai
Inauguration of Shams 1, the world’s largest solar power plant
UAE announces space probe blast off toward the Red Planet Mars in 2021, marking the first entry into space exploration by an Islamic country; first Arab country and one of only nine countries with space programs to explore Mars
Launch of Dubai Innovation Hub
Initiation of AREA 2071
AREA 2071 launches its state-of-the-art facility in the iconic Emirates Towers in Dubai, UAE
The UAE is recognized as the world’s leading nation
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.
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 launches in 2018 at Emirates Towers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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.
The Space That Convenes the Brightest Minds
AREA 2071 is conceived as a garden. We model principles of community ‘gardening’ to grow a healthy culture. AREA 2071 is a flexible, enriching environment for residents and visitors. The design nourishes a wide variety of experiences, from common resources and private work spaces to inspirational shared activities.Learn more
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.