MBRIF Accelerator

until 31.12.2024
Industry/Technology: education, energy, food system, IT and programming, innovations, spacetech, technologies, transport and logistic, Sustainable Development Goals

Regions – Asia

The MBRIF Accelerator aims to identify, equip and support the highest potential innovators from around the world and provide them with the services they need to thrive in the UAE and internationally. We want to adopt and support innovations and provide them with necessary resources to embrace projects that support the development of economic growth.

Focus areas

  • Technology
  • Space
  • Energy
  • Education
  • Health
  • Transportation
  • Water

Eligibility criteria

  1. Your company is UAE based or you are looking to set up your business here in the near future.
  2. Can your innovation bring value to the UAE (i.e. create jobs, help the economy).
  3. Can your innovation demonstrate its potential social impact (see focus areas).
  4. Is your novel technique, product, process or service more than just an idea (i.e. you have your product or service developed).
  5. Does your business has market potential (adequate level of transferability, sales value and sales revenue).


  • Support with funding and finance (helping you access affordable finance through the provision of a government-backed guarantee, based on evaluation of a project’s needs). Grants from USD 272,250 to USD 2.7 million;
  • Emirate Development Bank loans of up to seven years to MBRIF participants at interest rates ranging between 7-9 %;
  • Coaching and access to markets and clients.