We are hosting the 6th cohort of the Dubai Future Accelerator (DFA) program, which is Part of the Dubai Future Foundation that sees the participation of 30 local and global companies working closely with the government entities of Dubai during a 9-week program.
Participating government entities include Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Dubai Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Municipality, Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority, Dubai Police and Etisalat Digital.
The 6th cohort has witnessed participation from 16 countries including; 6 companies from the United Arab Emirates, 5 from the United Kingdom, 3 from the United States, 3 from Spain, 2 from Denmark, 2 from Poland, as well as companies from Finland, France, India, Chile, Japan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Spain, Sweden and Ukraine.
Saeed Al Falasi, Executive Director of Future Platforms at Dubai Future Foundation, said that this year’s event saw the participation of companies from Japan and Chile for the first time ever, which reinforces the importance and success of this initiative in attracting innovative companies from around the world to Dubai to work with government entities to create a positive impact in society.
Dubai Future Accelerators facilitates partnerships between entrepreneurs, private sectors organizations and government entities to co-create solutions. With a mission to imagine, design and co-create the future.