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


November 2, 2020

Dubai Hosts ‘To The Next 50 Years’ Art Exhibition

Fatima Bint Mohamed Bin Zayed Initiative showcases works of Afghan artisans at AREA 2071 The Fatima Bint Mohamed Bin Zayed Initiative (FBMI) has organized an exhibition […]
October 19, 2020

“AREA 2071” and “P&G” Challenge Finalists Chosen for the First Microcredit Pilots in Emerging Markets

Pilots seek to solve pressing issues in emerging economies around credit facilities and sustainable support of retail SMEs Outcomes of pilots focused on strengthening financial acumen […]
September 22, 2020

AREA 2071 Hosts Founder Institute’s Global Startup Accelerator Program

Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) announced its hosting of Founder Institute global startup accelerator program in AREA 2071, for the first time at the regional level. The […]
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 […]
March 1, 2020

Dubai Future Accelerators Connects International Companies to Solve Industry Challenges of the Modern World

Reinforces Dubai’s Position as a Global Hub for Innovators and Entrepreneurs 27 international start-ups and companies from 16 countries gather to solve industry challenges Dubai Future […]
March 1, 2020

More than 30 startup companies participate in the Innovation Hackathon at AREA 2071

The Ministry of Economy, in cooperation with the Dubai future Foundation, organized the Startup Innovation Hackathon at AREA 2071 in Dubai, with the participation of more […]
February 9, 2020

Dubai to Host First Kauffman Fellowship Summit in the Region

Helal Al Marri: Dubai Future District, a platform that provides opportunities to explore investments, new markets and sectors Essa Kazim: Dubai provides attractive investment opportunities in […]
February 5, 2020

Luxembourg Joins Country in Residence Program at AREA 2071

Luxembourg has joined the “Country in Residence” Program in AREA 2071, an initiative of Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), to reinforce knowledge and experience exchange between Luxembourg […]
January 22, 2020

UAE to save AED11 billion through Blockchain implementation, Dubai future foundation and world economic forum whitepaper

The UAE could save over US$3 billion (AED11 billion) through implementing advanced blockchain technologies, a joint whitepaper by the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution UAE […]
October 28, 2019

Sheikh Mohammed launches 4 future labs

The UAE has set a pioneering role model in designing the future, thanks to its proactive strategies and ability to plan for and forecast developments in […]
September 30, 2019

DFF partners with Belgium firms

Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) signed MOUs with Imec, the world’s leading R&D organisation in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, and Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium. The signing […]
September 15, 2019

Blockchain accelerator programme launched at Dubai’s Area 2071

Further frameworks will be developed to test other technologies including AI, machine learning and precision medicine A new blockchain accelerator programme by the Centre for Fourth […]
June 22, 2019

Government Entities and Global Startups Co-Create the Future

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 […]
June 10, 2019

AREA 2071 hosts 20 global startups valued at AED42 mln

We have hosted 20 global startups, led by the world-class Techstars startup accelerator programme and AI Venture Labs Accelerator Programme, in cooperation with Microsoft. Held over […]
June 7, 2019

‘Innovators Under 35’ judges committee announced

The Dubai Future Foundation and EmTech MENA have announced the committee of judges for ‘Innovators Under 35’, a global competition for young innovators, in its second […]
May 30, 2019

France joined our ‘Country in Residence’ Program

France officially joined our Country in Residence program, becoming the fifth country to join the initiative which was announced by the Dubai Future Foundation last February. […]
April 27, 2019

UAE Universities Discuss Creation of Economic, Creative Free Zones on Campus

A group of directors, deans and representatives from national and international universities in the UAE met at a strategizing session in AREA2071 lead by The Dubai […]