About the Programme

The Expo Live Innovation Challenge Programme is an innovation competition open to all UAE residents to solve problems worth solving.

The programme seeks to spark grassroots social movements in the run-up to, during and after Expo 2020 Dubai by building a community of innovative and socially-charged individuals to tackle UAE-based problems.

The programme aims to encourage innovation at all levels by demonstrating the power of connecting minds to come up with solutions.

The Innovation Challenge Programme will achieve this by empowering individuals to bolster creative thinking, problem solving and collaborative skills and encourage them to apply these skills to tackle challenges.

Targeting all UAE residents from different backgrounds, the Programme welcomes anyone and everyone to participate – from industry experts to those simply with passion and an innovative spirit.

  • Tackling one pressing challenge in the UAE during each cycle, all UAE residents are invited to submit a proposed solution.
  • Winning ideas will be awarded AED 1,000 prize. Those willing to further develop their ideas and solutions to demonstration stage may receive additional support and seed funds of up to AED 25,000.
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