A first-ever full month dedicated to Innovation hosted at the DIFC, to bring all industry players together to discuss industry trends and pressing issues. The DIFC Innovation Month is an initiative for Dubai that plans to bring together the largest start-up community together which is shaping the “Future of Finance and “Future Economies in the UAE”. The Innovation month will be taking place at the DIFC which is home to over 350 early & growth stage start-ups, established innovation companies, Digital Labs, VC firms, regulators, and educational entities across sectors.

In efforts to boost the startup ecosystem in Dubai & UAE, the DIFC Innovation Month will be composed of a series of events hosted by start-ups and well-established firms across different sectors, with the aim of empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs. Our aim is to gather the very best talent to focus on what is most important: spurring innovation on a global scale.

The Innovation Month will focus on daily events that cover different themes, the events will be a mix of in-person and hybrid events to reach a larger audience. DIFC Academy will take part in the month long series of events.

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Schedule of Events: Please click on the link below for details and registration.

May 26, 2021 - Future of Innovation in 2050, 2030, and 2025 in partnership with Thunderbird: School of Global Management

May 30, 2021 - Technology and Law: How to Embrace Legal Tech Disruptions

in partnership with Middlesex University Dubai

June 9, 2021 - An Introduction to Blockchain, Smart Contracts and NFTs in partnership with 36 Commercial

June 16, 2021: "Open Finance Masterclass I – the journey from Open Banking to Open Finance and beyond” in partnership with MFTA (MENA Fintech Association)

June 21, 2021 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Learning in partnership with Graduate School of Education University of Pennsylvania