UAE launches seed grants to support space research

The UAE government has launched the Space Settlement Challenge; a dedicated seed grant fund of Dh2 million ($544,424) that supports ambitious projects from all areas of research pursuing ideas and concepts to unlock the future of human space habitation. The Space Settlement Challenge is the first project of the newly established Mohammed Bin Rashed Centre […]

American University of Sharjah calls on entrepreneurs to participate in the Sheraa Accelerator program

The second edition of Sheraa’s accelerator program is now accepting UAE and international entrepreneurs applications for its second cycle. Sheraa, Sharjah’s official entrepreneurship center, is based at the American University of Sharjah and runs the Emirate’s flagship accelerator program, focusing on scaling innovative, high-growth ventures that drive economic diversification and job creation. “Our second edition […]

The UAE announces legal system for venture capital funds

The move comes as part of the projects of the first batch of government accelerators launched earlier by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to expedite the process of achieving the National Agenda goals. “Approving the controls and obligations governing the venture […]