What is UAE Innovation Week?

UAE Innovation Week is a nationwide celebration of innovation for everyone in the UAE in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. It is one of the largest innovation initiatives in the world and a consolidated effort by government, the private sector and individuals to help create a widespread culture of innovation in the UAE and strengthen its position as a global hub for innovation.

When is UAE Innovation Week?

UAE Innovation Week will take place from Sunday November 20 to Saturday November 26, 2016 from morning until evening.

What is happening during UAE Innovation Week? Where can one go to find out?

Many activities are taking place across the UAE touching upon different themes such as exhibition showcases of innovative products and services, the launch of new national initiatives, hackathons and competitions, interactive programs such as labs and workshops, engaging talk sessions, fun evening activities in public places, and many more!

The full program of activities is regularly updated on the website and will be covered by various media channels closer to the start date.

Where is UAE Innovation Week taking place?

The UAE Innovation Week is taking place in different emirates across the UAE.

Who can attend?

Most activities during UAE Innovation Week are open for everyone to attend. There may be some invitation-only activities, which will be indicated on the Week’s official program.

How can one register?

No registration is typically required to attend UAE Innovation Week activities. Simply walk in and enjoy the festivities. There may be some invitation-only activities, which will be indicated on the Week’s official program.

Is there a fee to attend UAE Innovation Week?

No fee is typically required to attend UAE Innovation Week activities. There may be some invitation-only activities, which will be indicated on the Week’s official program.