eligibility criteria

Eligibility criteria for Futurism Progamme

We invite applications from global growth stage startups that:

  • Have an innovative tech solution in the travel and tourism space
  • Have a working prototype, MVP or pilot that’s ready to scale
  • Have a product or service that's favourable for the business environment in Dubai from a technical and legal perspective
  • Has at least two team members in the business

Programme timeline

20 June: Applications open

5 August (9 AM GMT+4): Applications close

21 August: Interviews with industry partners, after which 10 candidates will be shortlisted to participate in the accelerator programme

1 September to 10 October: Six-week accelerator programme, which includes bootcamp sessions, networking with key industry partners and one-on-one mentorship

6 to 9 October: Exhibit and pitch next-gen solutions at GITEX Future Stars