Our mission is supported by our bold and visionary leaders.
By the year 2071, the UAE will be the world’s leading nation. This will be achieved through the implementation of a series of bold initiatives across a variety of industries mandated by our leadership in the UAE Centennial Plan.
AREA 2071 was established as a platform to drive global change through collaborative engagements between the public and private sectors, startups, entrepreneurs and innovators.
AREA 2071 at a Glance
An airport is commissioned by a ruler of a small emirate – Dubai, with sand cleaved to run concrete runways. In around 60 years, this airport will become the world’s busiest.
A full decade before the UAE is formed, Khor Dubai, or the Dubai Creek, is dredged to allow larger vessels in. The city is determined to welcome the world.
A unified nation is created out of tribal lands by leaders of vision and foresight. The United Arab Emirates is born, and history as we know it is created.
With leadership’s visionary foresight, a gateway hub and a global trade link of the world is born in Dubai. Jebel Ali Port will earn the title as the largest man-made port in the world, connecting global markets and facilitating trade.
On May 21st 2017, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announces the establishment of AREA 2071 in the heart of Dubai to design the future.
AREA 2071 becomes home to the first UAE-made, state-of-the-art medical ventilator in response to the medical needs of the country.