AEIC signed a landmark MOU on Jan 23 with UAE Government’s Sandooq Al Watan. This MOU was signed by AUD Provost and Director General H.E Mr. Gergawi in the presence of H.E Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak, Minister for Culture and Tolerance. This MOU helps establist AEIC as a founding member of the National Incubator, with the intention of supporting Emirati Startups in the UAE through cross collaboration with other Incubators in the region.
Congratulations to Happiness Redefined Startup for participating in Milano Design Week 2023 on April 21, 2023. "Creativity for Inclusion - Creating Beautiful Handmade Products and Building Sustainable Economic Independence for People of Determination" is the title of the presentation. Showing off their various products in Milan and participating in one of the workshops remotely. Happiness Redefined Startup has exceeded its own objectives and reached key milestones. We are delighted to share their success story with you."
HAPPINESS REDEFINED STARTUP LAUNCHED IN MILAN
AEIC was conceptualized in January 2019 and has grown with the support and care of its mentors, partners, internal and external stakeholders, startup founders, technology partners, and many others. AEIC would like to thank everyone who have supported in its growth, including AUD, Dubai Government, and other well wishers.
AEIC CAMPAIGN LAUNCH
AEIC has launched a groundbreaking and sky-rocketing Kick-Off event on Friday the 24th Feb. This launch is in the Metaverse that maps AUD’s destiny as the first University in the UAE, GCC, Middle East, and the Globe; alongside Burj Khalifa, UAE’s Ministry of Tourism, and VARA (Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority). This is going and change lives.
AEIC'S BLOCKCHAIN KICKOFF INTO THE METAVERSE
MOU WITH SUPERMODULE
💥ANNOUNCEMENT! 💥FIRST BLOCKCHAIN LAB initiated by AUD's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center in collaboration. An MOU was signed between SUPERMODULE and American University in Dubai on the 25th of Nov, 2022, for setting up the FIRST-EVER Blockchain Lab at a University that will provide a robust framework for students, technology partners, trainers, funders, and startups. This will open doors for internships, startup partnerships, and student collaborations on real-life projects and game deployment in the space of Web 3 technologies - Metaverse, NFT, Crypto, Gaming, and other Builder Services. A space to definitely watch out for....more in the pipeline....
WINNERS OF MBRIF 2022
Hey Valet has been selected as one of the winners of the MBRIF University Entrepreneurship Program to received a grant of AED 25,500 to support their vision. Dubai Future Foundation on Wednesday 18th May 2022, granted the cheque and team certificates to Hey Valet who will also be a part of their Accelerator program.
Happiness Redefined the first POD Startup for receiving the Trade License from TECOM on 13th October 2022. “Pulkit Chopra, the founder of Project Happiness, always wanted to set up a business which would create employment opportunities for People of Determination (POD), especially those whose needs required them to work from home”
TECHINNOVA & AUD MOU
On 9th Nov 2021, the university signed an MOU with Techinnova, an Italian Innovative Startup Incubator Certified by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and a Professional Investor. This agreement will help further materialize the ambitions of budding entrepreneurs and University founders at AUD who hope to realize their vision of a startup through AEIC.
WINNERS OF MBRIF
Acadlinks has been selected as one of the winners of the MBRIF University Entrepreneurship Program to receive a grant of AED 40,000.00 to support their vision. Dubai Future Foundation on Wednesday 5th May 2021, granted the cheque and team certificates to Acadlinks who will also be a part of their Accelerator program.
AEIC Ui Incubator inaugurated by H.E Abdelbaset Al Janahi - CEO, Dubai SME on the 18th October 2021.
Dr. Sunitha Kshatriya, Manager of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center at the American University in Dubai, the UNAI SDG Hub for Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals, provided practical and tactical examples of how courage must be met with institutional strategy.
1ST AEIC STARTUP REGISTERED
Solaris Solutions founded by Ghaith Al Bastanli is the 1st Startup that has completed the 1st stage of the company registration process with TCOM. This has been facilitated by AEIC under the MOU that has been signed with In5 for achieving AEIC’s vision of “graduating startups”, thus fulfilling the mandate of Article 6 of the 50 year charter of HH Prime Minister of UAE.
DESIGN SPRINTS WITH AMEX
Organized with American Express to conduct 3 paid customized Design Sprints for their employees across the MENA region, delivering the first in the series in early 2020.
A widely publicized one of the first kind online pitching event took place on the 8th of April, 2020 via zoom organized by the Dubai Future Foundation - first such attempt to have been made by any University or any Innovation Center in the UAE during the Pandemic that saw 7 success stories emerge from 7 teams.