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    Dubai Smart City accelerator

    The Dubai Smart City Accelerator is the leading accelerator supporting innovative companies in IoT and Connectivity, Urban Automation and Mobility, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Open City Data, Sustainable Cities and Living, Smart Government, and the Smart Retail industry.

    Our intensive 3+3-month program provides 10 selected Smart City companies with hands-on mentorship from over 100 industry experts, office space in Dubai, seed funding, and access to a global network of investors and corporate partners from across the Smart City industry.

    Smart Dubai, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, du, Dubai Chamber, Visa, Orange Business Services, and RIT New York have joined to fund the Dubai Smart City Consortium. These key partners provide expertise, exposure channels, APIs and unparalleled access to their deep Smart City network of industry professionals from around the world.

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    Dubai Future Accelerators

    Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) is an intensive 9-week program pairing the world’s most exciting technology companies with leading government organizations to create transformational solutions.

    Smart Dubai Office has joined the DFA program working on challenges utilizing emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and the Internet of Things.

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    Smart Dubai Global Blockchain Challenge

    The Smart Dubai Office organizes yearly a startup pitch competition called the Smart Dubai Global Blockchain Challenge as a key implementation of Dubai’s Blockchain Strategy 2020.

    The Challenge seeks the most innovative blockchain ideas from startups around the world. The top 20 finalists are flown to Dubai to pitch their ideas to a judging panel and an audience of investors and public and private sector organizations at the annual challenge event. The top three winners selected by the judging panel receive monetary rewards.