The URB Incubator is a Dubai-based accelerator program helping early-stage Urban Tech entrepreneurs.
The program is in line with UAE Net Zero by 2050 strategic initiative, a national drive to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. The URB Incubator is designed to accelerate the 2050 net zero initiative by fostering a bottom-up entrepreneurial spirit in the built environment in UAE. The start-up program will empower a new breed of innovators to become the next leaders of urban tech solutions for a sustainable future in UAE.
CEO of URB, Baharash Bagherian who has masterminded designs of several sustainable cities that are under construction, explains the key aims of the incubator.
“Our aim is to discover, mentor & invest in the next generation of urban-tech entrepreneurs in UAE. The incubator will support urban technology companies, build the ecosystem & transform UAE into the global urban technology hub. With COP 28 approaching, we are focused on identifying and scaling the most impactful startups in UAE that will help to achieve the countries Net Zero targets by 2050.”
The 2024 incubator will be open soon to Urban Tech start-ups in the following categories:
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