Criteria for incubation Centers


  • Must be a legal entity (university, research institute or company)
  • Must have majority UAE ownership
  • Maximum duration of funding is 5 years
  • The maximum share of funding is limited to 60% of budgeted expenses

Evaluation criteria

  • Incubator proposals will be evaluated for technical expertise and commercial viability with clearly identified benefits to the UAE ICT sector
  • Key factors for consideration are UAE representation, committed third party support, technical proposal completeness, incubator capability and feasibility, commercial proposal completeness and correctness, and alignment of the commercial proposal with the technical proposal