IoT & AI Pioneers competition

Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship across UAE


IoT Pioneers Competition

Knowledge and Innovation are the most essential elements of ‘united in Knowledge’ pillar of Vision 2021, that spot on innovative nations in UAE in order to build a competitive economy.

U5GIG lunches “IoT & AI Pioneers competition” to encourage the creative minds and their brilliant ideas, to play an active contribution in the Fourth Industrial Revolution including smart city, artificial intelligence (AI) and internet of things (IoT) evolutions.

Competition Objectives

  • Play a key role in H.H initiative for Science, Technology & Innovation and UAE Future Accelerators.

  • Adopt and implement creative ideas that support the innovation strategic objectives.

  • Establish and maintain close, productive collaborations with academic institutions, industry and the community.

  • Direct the state of the art technology and lead UAE communications technology innovation.


  • All participants with pioneering ideas will receive a recognition certificate.

  • The top winners will receive valuable cash prizes.

  • There is a potential to commercialize the winner’s ideas.

Competition Rules

  • Use U5GIG lab for the project development.
  • The idea should be under 4th Industrial revolution, IoT, AI and Smart city domains following themes:
    • Health.
    • Education
    • Security and Safety
    • Social development
    • Environment
  • The idea must be practical, applicable and based on industry demand.
  • Participants must attend the conducted workshops.
  • The final outcome must be a customer oriented product.