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

Our Community

WE ARE INVITING EXPERIMENTERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO JOIN US IN TACKLING SOME OF THE WORLD’S MOST CHALLENGING ISSUES.

Whether you are an academic, freelancer, startup, or an established multinational business – if you have the passion and drive to make a real difference in the world, we want you to join us in our mission.

We will offer our residents

A first-of-its-kind global creative ecosystem

A creative & nurturing platform

The opportunity to impact billions of people

A supportive network of elite experts

State-of-the-art facilities and equipment

Startups

Idea-stage or early-stage startups that show promise in developing an innovative business

Corporations (Ventures & X-Labs)

Major businesses, from across key sectors, funding and shaping challenges within AREA 2071 in return for investment in disruptive outputs

Accelerators

Organizations supporting high-potential startups through fixed-term programs

Venture Capital Firms

Engaged investors seeking to expand their presence in the global startup ecosystem

UAE Government

UAE official support to help others navigate local legislation and relationships

Creatives‑in‑Residence

Artists, provocateurs, and experimentalists invited to inspire the ecosystem

Freelancers

A global and local community ready to support startups with talent and services

The Public

Anyone interested in creative innovation, solving the problems of tomorrow and seeking community

Join Us

Whether you are an early-stage startup or already scaling your business, we invite you to be a part of our experimentation ecosystem where we’re working towards tackling some of the world’s toughest issues.

AS A RESIDENT OF AREA 2071 YOU WILL HAVE ACCESS TO:

  • A powerful community of startups, government entities, and other organizations from around the world.
  • Mentors, coaches, workshops, training sessions, seminars, and other activities to support your personal and professional development.
  • Access to workspaces, makerspaces, and state-of-the-art equipment to help you bring your boldest ideas to life.

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