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)


Innovation Everywhere

24 February 2022

The Arab countries need to embark on a real innovation journey and prepare the ground for the rise of the creative revolution, creative class, and creative society to transform their economies into full-fledged knowledge-based economies.

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About Innovation Arabia

Video Testimonials

Innovation for Quality of Digital Services

November 23, 2021

  Conference 1
Learning for Skills

December 8, 2021

  Conference 2
Innovation Systems for Sustainability

January 25, 2022

  Conference 3

  Innovation Arabia Summit

February 24, 2022

Innovation Arabia


24 February 2022

H.E. Mohammed Bin Taliah
H.E. Mohammed Bin Taliah
Chief of Government Services
United Arab Emirates Government
Prof. A. Parasuraman
Prof. A. Parasuraman
Professor Marketing & James W. McLamore Chair Emeritus
University of Miami (USA)
Prof. Dr. Phil Klaus
Prof. Dr. Phil Klaus
Professor Customer Experience Strategy and Management
International University of Monaco

Conferences and Summit


Colonel Mohamed Saeed Al Shamsi
Director of the Programs and Smart Solutions, Directorate in the General Directorate of Smart Services and Digital Security
Ministry of Interior, UAE
Moza Suwaidan
Moza Suwaidan
Director of Strategy and Innovation
Director General Advisor
Dubai Digital Authority – Dubai Government
Mohammed Alajmani
Mohammed Alajmani
Head of Performance Management Section
Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratization
H.E. Dr. Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi
H.E. Dr. Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi
Assistant Undersecretary, Care & Capacity Building Sector
Ministry of Education, UAE

[U-Start] Competition

[U-START] Competition is a nationwide competition for university and school students’ innovative ideas and startups. The competition encourages student entrepreneurs with either an innovative or a business startup idea/prototype to present it to a panel of judges.

Benita Rowe
Benita Rowe
Digital Development and Technology Specialist
Mohammed Shael AlSaadi
Mohammed Shael AlSaadi
CEO of the Corporate Strategic Affairs Sector
Department of Economic Development DED
Farhan Faraidooni
Farhan Faraidooni
Group CEO at the Socioeconomic and Environmental Development Corporation
Sidra L.L.C


Jury Members

Innovation Arabia

Education Video Series

Exclusive monthly video episodes presented by worldwide industry leaders to give insights & expert opinion on the exciting and challenging event topics for discussion

Video Series


Dr. Ahmed Shaban
Senior Consultant – Gov. Services Sector
Prime Minister’s Office – UAE
Murat Ethem Eldem
Senior Director/IoT Artificial Intelligence Solutions
Etisalat Digital
Dr Abdallah Suleiman
Chief Innovation Officer and the Head of Strategy department
Ministry of justice – UAE

Sponsors and Partners

[U-START] Competition Sponsor
[U-START] Partner
[U-START] Partner
Official Supporter
Official Supporter

Media Partners

International Business Magazine
startups magazine