The Dubai Strategy for Innovation was recently approved by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. The strategy includes 20 initiatives that will be commenced over three years aimed to make Dubai the most innovative city in the world.
The Crown Prince was briefed on details, objectives and initiatives of the strategy and the implementation timeframe. This new strategy is built in coordination with the National Strategy for Innovation.
Sheikh Hamdan said: “Dubai has all the requirements to become the world’s most innovative city. We have Sheikh Mohammed’s vision and unlimited support for innovation, and we have the tools to lead the world in this aspect. We also have an integrated teamwork from the public and private sectors. We are on the way to achieve our objectives”.
Sheikh Hamdan directed all concerned parties to coordinate efforts. Dubai’s 10 major innovation pillars includes inspiring leadership with innovative vision, innovative and integrated government, proactive private sector, qualified and informed citizens, environment that promotes creativity and teamwork, innovation is a public responsibility, positive energy that can overcome challenges, risk assessment and management, resources management and international network.