The UAEU SIP was launched by the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and
Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Speaking on the
occasion, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed stressed the importance of co-ordination and
interaction between the public and private sectors to pursue development and attract
the larger number of creative energies and minds who have innovative ideas in different
scientific streams and specializations like environment, health, education, space
The mission of the UAEU Science and Innovation Park is to lead innovation and encourage
an entrepreneurial environment in the UAE. It seeks to do so by creating an active
and productive link between national and international stakeholders; by supporting
the production and commercialization of innovative products; and by helping to develop
tomorrow’s business leaders.
The UAEU Science and Innovation Park will address national weaknesses in global competitiveness
in terms of innovation, market share and entrepreneurship. This will be done by enhancing
start-up skills, understanding what constitutes acceptable risk taking, networking,
use of modern technology and improving innovative processes.
Areas of Focus
Leadership: To inspire, engage, coach and guide Emirati students, graduates from UAE universities
and investors to play a leading role in the development of a knowledge-based economy
through developing a training and mentoring program.
Commercialization: Support the commercialization of new ideas, products and inventions by providing
emerging business talent with the skills, startup support and advice.
Partnerships: To become a bridge between stakeholders by developing a network of national and