The UAE NewSpace Innovation Program is a joint initiative by the UAE Space Agency and Krypto Labs to accelerate the growth of four tech businesses in the field of NewSpace, which refers to the rise of the private spaceflight industry that aims to make space more accessible, affordable and commercial, for scientists and the general public.
The program falls under the National Space Investment Promotion Plan which aims to heighten the role of the space industry in contributing to the economy of the UAE, while encouraging a culture of interest in the space sector, in efforts to establish a knowledge-based competitive national economy built on innovation and the latest technologies.
A 3-month incubation and acceleration program open for groundbreaking entrepreneurs, startups, university students and staff, and small and medium-sized enterprises, to transform their space-related ideas and/or MVPs into commercially viable and scalable market-ready products.
We are looking for teams to build solutions across the following categories:
The UAE NewSpace Innovation Program is targeted at entrepreneurs, tech startups, university students, faculty members, researchers, government employees and registered SMEs in the ideation stage or with an MVP or a startup.
To be eligible, applicants have to comply with the following criteria: