UI MEMBER BENEFITS

Advantage of Being a Member of the AEIC

Idea to Prototype Development: 

  • Brainstorming on ideas

  • Exploring the problem space

  • Developing a tangible prototype

  • Customer validation and testing

  • Incubating the minimum viable product

  • Accelerating at the local, regional and global levels

  • Piloting in the ecosystem

 

Mentor Support:

  • Academic mentor support to facilitate development of ideas

  • Technical mentor support to facilitate development of minimum viable product (MVP)

  • Founder mentor support to facilitate go-to-market.

  • Entrepreneurship thought series to learn from experts

 

Workshops and Panel Discussions:

  • Access to mindset experiential sessions

  • Access to ideation experiential sessions

  • Access to incubator workshops with experts

  • Access to incubator seminars

  • Access to incubator training programs.

  • Access to incubator panel discussion.

  • Access to technical, non-technical and academic support available.

  • Access to a wide-range of library books.

 

Investor Network:

  • Interact with AEIC’s investors with the possibility of getting funded for your startup.

  • Crowd funding campaign support.

  • Support on pitching to Investors.

  • Network with AUD community and hire AUD’s students as interns in your startup at low cost or no cost.

  • Network with experts from UAE’s startup ecosystem.

 

Trade License Support:

  • Facilitate trade license through TECOM

  • Facilitate company setup and an office address

  • Facilitate on visas.

 

Incubator Space:

  • Incubator space to work on the startup.

  • Reserved desk space. 

  • Bookable meeting spaces.      

  • Convenient access to outdoor spaces.

 

3D Printing:

  • Availability of 3 D printing & scanning at reduced rates.

  • Printing services.

  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi.     

  • Access to landline.

  • Canteen facilities for hosting guests.

  • Complimentary tea, coffee & water.