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.
The mission of the URB Incubator is to improve urban quality of life in UAE. URB is looking for innovative, scalable and impactful early-stage start-ups in urban tech, to empower the urban tech community in UAE.
10 million USD
Global urban-tech accelerator program, investing in early-stage start-ups in urban tech. URB team of partners consists of international experts who have a proven track record in scaling startups to success.
The 2023 incubator is for Urban Tech start-ups in the following categories
The shortlist of the 2023 URB Incubator
- ONDER - Digital energy services for decentralized power systems
- VERNE – Redefining waterborne urban mobility
- DELIVERED – Increasing wellbeing through omni-sensory experience
- THRASOS 3D – 3D printing for a sustainable future
- SMART OASIS FARM – Water-independent controlled environment farm
- HILO EV – A new generation of premium e-scooters
11 September 2023
18 October 2023
winner reveal will be at Future Urbanism Expo on October 18th live at the show!
The URB network connects founders not just to investors but also to talent & industry experts to help realise their visions.
Every start-up will benefit from this scaling program which will increase their valuation rapidly. The program mentors start-ups to reach a competitive advantage & leadership position. URB has world-class resources for urban-tech development & a global network of partners to scale start-ups with proven fundraising success.
The incubator focuses on the people behind the innovations, thus providing entrepreneurs with more than just the financial capital needed to succeed. The Incubator provides operational & continuity of specialised support throughout a start-ups early stage lifecycle. URB team of partners consists of international experts who have a proven track record in scaling startups to success.