NewSpace Graduation & Pitch Day

The UAE Space Agency and Krypto Labs cordially invite you to join the region’s most exciting gathering of startups, investors, and experts in space tech at the NewSpace Graduation and Pitch Day, which will take place virtually on Wednesday, 4th of November 2020, at 11:00 AM GST.

The event will showcase the talent of the startups incubated by the UAE NewSpace Innovation Program, a three-month incubation program worth 2 million dirhams and one of the main pillars of the Global Space Industry Accelerator (GSIA) initiative, the first of its kind in the region, aiming at graduating Emirati space startups.

Falling under the umbrella of the National Space Investment Promotion Plan, the GSIA initiative aims to position the UAE as a pioneering country in the space industry through innovation. It also seeks to nurture a sustainable UAE space industry and foster a healthy national ecosystem through innovation and R&D. ​

The session will include a prestigious panel of well-rounded experts in space technology to discuss the future of space investments and trends in the UAE and worldwide.​


11:00 AM: Welcome Notes​

11:10 AM: Keynote Speech by H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Director-General of the UAE Space Agency​

11:15 AM: Welcome Note by Dr. Saleh Al Hashemi, General Director of Krypto Labs​ ​

11:20 PM: GSIA Journey by Naser Al Rashedi, Director of Space Policy and Regulations at the UAE Space Agency and GSIA Program Director​

11:30 PM: Panel Discussion: The Future of Space Investment & Trends in the UAE & Worldwide

12:35 PM: Startups Pitches​ 01:25 PM: Wrap-up and Closing Remarks​