Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)

About Innovation Arabia

Innovation is a central engine and driving force of economic growth and development - it can drive sustainable economic and social development for the region, while economies based on innovation and knowledge can help in promoting greater growth and spur entrepreneurship. The Arab World needs to embark on a journey of innovation, and prepare the ground for the rise of the creative revolution, creative class and creative society, for the region to transform their economies into full-fledged knowledge-based economies.

2018 Keynote Speakers

Gold Sponsor

Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award

Silver Sponsor

Dubai Investments

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Panel Sponsor

University of Fujairah

Supportive Association

Young Arab Leaders

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