From this, 10 teams were selected for shortlisted interviews, with six emerging successful after the interview and evaluation of the project idea that was held in May at Dtec
The three-day roadshow, organised by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Dubai Start-up Hub initiative and Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec
), a wholly-owned tech start-up hub owned by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, provided an ideal platform for Indian start-ups to learn about Dubai's entrepreneurial ecosystem and the vast opportunities, programmes and resources it has to offer.
Hans Henrik Christensen, vice president of Dtec
, said: "The noteworthy success achieved through this roadshow reflects the Indian investors' and entrepreneurs' confidence in Dubai, due to its vibrant growing entrepreneurial ecosystem."
Once selected, the winning startups will receive business setup support from Dtec
, the Middle Easts largest startup campus, and a platform to expand their operations into Dubai.
The third Emirati Tech Boot Camp, organised in cooperation with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Emirates Foundation, ran from December 11 -- 13, and on December 15 at Dtec
. Open to Emiratis across various segments -- students, professionals, entrepreneurs, as well as members of the public with an interest in technology, the four-day boot camp comprised various sessions hosted by leading industry experts, certified trainers, and technology entrepreneurs.
Unveiled at the Dtec
Forum for Emerging Technology Companies at Dtec
in Dubai Silicon Oasis, the Artificial Intelligence Adoption in Enterprise 2018 report compares levels of adoption of AI solutions among companies in the region and the world.
William Chappell, Chief Financial Officer of Dunai Silicon Oasis Authority, which owns DTEC
, said, "We are confident our collaboration will play a key role in shaping the UAE's economic landscape through identifying solutions for smart buildings, smart transportation and logistics, smart living, as well as smart urban planning and facilities management."
In addition, Dtec
has reported a 71 per cent increase in rent profits.
, according to DSO, is very cost effective for tech start-ups and entrepreneurs, a company can set up for AED 13,000 total cost.
is planned to be launched in the first quarter of 2015.
Giving innovative Indian technology startups the opportunity to expand their operations into Dubai, the roadshow will also host a pitch competition organised by Dtec
, where shortlisted applicants will present in person in front of a panel of judges.
Hans Christensen, Vice President at Dtec
, said: "The implementation and reinforcement of a knowledge culture is the most essential and sustainable component for building a knowledge-based economy.