Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai Future Accelerators was launched in 2016 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and the Chairman of Dubai Future Foundation under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai.
The programme is for cutting-edge entrepreneurial companies, in partnership with the government of Dubai, to use the city as a living test-bed for creating solutions to the global challenges of tomorrow.
The mission of the programme is to imagine, design and create the future by facilitating partnerships between forward-thinking entrepreneurs and the government.
James Murray, head of business development at BioCarbon Engineering said, 'Our team are ecstatic to have been selected to such a prestigious and forward-thinking programme. We are no strangers to Dubai, and it's great to be back.'
'We look forward to cementing goodwill with our government partner and seeding some new relationships along the way. The opportunities here are quite clear, and we intend make the most of this opportunity through helping Dubai achieve its ambitious goal of increasing green areas in Dubai tenfold by 2020.'
Dubai Future Accelerators is run by Dubai Future Foundation whose mission is to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of strategic sectors in cooperation with Dubai government and private sector entities.