National Innovation Strategy

National Innovation Strategy

In 2014 His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, launched a National Innovation Strategy with a seven year plan that aims to make the UAE among the most innovative nations in the world. The objective of the National Innovation Strategy is to stimulate innovation in seven sectors where innovation plays an essential and integral role in achieving each sector’s key strategic objectives. These seven sectors are:

  • Renewable energy
  • Transportation
  • Education
  • Health
  • Technology
  • Water
  • Space
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"The UAE is already the most innovative Arab nation. Our target is to be among the most innovative nations in the world. The competitiveness race demands a constant flow of new ideas, as well as innovative leadership using different methods and tools to direct the change." His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai