Saudi delegation visits Dubai Future Accelerators HQ
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises was established to support and develop SMEs in the Kingdom
A high-profile delegation from Saudi Arabia's General Authority for SMEs visited the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) headquarters to understand how it is able to find sustainable solutions to overcome any challenges in the UAE.
The delegation was headed by Dr. Ghassan Ahmed Al-Sulaiman, Governor of the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises. Furthermore, His Excellency Saif Al Aleeli, CEO of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), gave a detailed presentation, highlighting the importance of the program, and its role in anticipating and planning for the future.
H.E. Al Aleeli said: "The Dubai Future Foundation is working to implement the Dubai Future Agenda by adopting future-focused initiatives that cement Dubai's position as a global platform to anticipate and plan for the future. This includes the Dubai Future Accelerators program, which has witnessed tremendous success and is now the center of regional and global attention."
Dr. Ghassan Ahmed Al-Sulaiman added: "This is my first visit to the Dubai Future Accelerators program and I hope that it will not be the last. I was very impressed with the quality of the companies in the program and the products and devices that they are working on developing. I congratulate the management of the Accelerators on developing such an innovative model that is built around the technological innovation needs of Dubai and on their desire to create sustainability for the program through commercialising the business model of the accelerator."
The Dubai Future Accelerators is a 12-week program that pairs top companies and entrepreneurs with partners in Dubai to create solutions together. It explores and develops the technologies of the future and employs them to resolve problems and challenges facing cities. The program aims to create a global platform to attract the brightest minds from around the world to find solutions for the challenges of the future and implement them in the city of Dubai.