TIP Journey

TIP in Motion: The journey towards a global sustainable transformation

Let us walk you through our journey in finding real solutions in solving the world’s greatest challenges and this will be achieved through the implementation of a series of bold initiatives across a variety of industries.

In line with this, we have worked together with high-level government officials, industry leaders, tons of promising startups, accelerators and investors to reach our goals of having a sustainable future for all.

TIP Journey

2017 December

The launch of the Technology Innovation Pioneers Program

TIP is an initiative launched last 2017 by The UAE Ministry of Economy and The Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi in line with the UAE National Strategy for Innovation.
2017 December

The launch of TIP Healthcare

TIP Healthcare was announced in Dec 2017 in collaboration with the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, encouraging all the startups to create global impactful technologies and innovations, shaping the future of the healthcare sector.
2018 April

EAD joins TIP Program

EAD joins TIP Program
The Environment Agency Abu Dhabi headed by H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, Managing Director of the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi pledged to support TIP Summit 2020 last April 2018. Since then, EAD has become a great channel to introduce the challenges under the Environment sector, namely, Clean Energy Challenge, Ocean Conservation Challenge and Single-Use Plastic Challenge. Indeed, the success of any partnership is possible through unity and cooperation.
2018 May

TIP Healthcare Awards Announcement

In line with the UAE Vision Innovative Strategy and Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, healthcare is identified as one of the key strategic pillars with a vision to position Abu Dhabi as a center of excellence and innovation in Healthcare. The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi announced TIP Healthcare Awards through the Technology Innovation Pioneers platform, an initiative of Ministry of Economy and Department of Economic Development Abu Dhabi. TIP Healthcare Awards’ objective is to establish a sustainable, world-class platform to encourage quality and competitive healthcare innovation on a global scale by attracting innovators and entrepreneurs from all over…
2018 May

TIP Healthcare Awards 2018

TIP Healthcare Awards was inaugurated last May 9, 2018, in NYU Abu Dhabi, this edition was participated by thousands of experts and promising startups globally.
2019 January

TIP @ Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2019

TIP joined Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2019, where the global future energy, cleantech and sustainability community come together. From innovators and academics to political and industry leaders, it’s the must-see annual event that showcases the state-of-the-art, enables new business and investment to flow, and sets the agenda.
2019 March

The launch of TIP Envirotech

TIP Envirotech was introduced to the public in Mar 2019 in partnership with Environment Agency Abu Dhabi. It aims to stage startups in the field of agriculture and the environment to promote their sustainable solutions to the world’s biggest challenges.
2019 March

TIP @ Special Olympics Abu Dhabi World Games 2019

TIP supported the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, it is a multi-sport event for athletes with intellectual disabilities in the tradition of the Special Olympics movement. It was held last March 14–21, 2019 where ESPN offered international coverage of the games.
2019 May

The launch of TIP Energytech

TIP Energytech was set forth on May 2019 supported by the Department of Energy-Abu Dhabi which aims to redefine the future of energy worldwide.
2019 May

TIP Roadshow: Jordan Chapter

TIP was proudly introduced to innovators and entrepreneurs in Jordan, for the first international TIP Roadshow. This was held at Princess Sumaya University For Technology last April 24,2019. Hundreds of innovators from all walks of life have gathered to share their vision towards a sustainable future.
2019 May

TIP Roadshows: KSA Chapter

Tons of innovators with groundbreaking projects joined the TIP Infosessions as a part of our TIP roadshow in KSA. This took place at Badir Program برنامج بادر لحاضنات التقنية, Dammam last April 30, 2019. This opened doors for innovators with sustainable inventions to showcase their ideas to the stellar group of experts in TIP 2020.
2019 September

TIP Infosession: University of Sharjah

Young innovators gathered at the University of Sharjah to learn more about TIP! This event was hosted and supported by the University of Sharjah faculty members, this aims to impart knowledge to students the importance of innovation and the process of making their ideas become reality.
2019 September

TIP @ Takamul Innovation Makers

TIP supported the launch of Takamul’s Innovation Makers last September 2019. This program is an initiative of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development represented by Takamul and was made to reinforce its strategy of encouraging creativity and driving innovation.
2019 September

TIP @ World Energy Congress 2019

TIP exhibited at the triennial World Energy Congress last September 2019. World Energy Congress is the World Energy Council’s global flagship event offering a unique platform for global energy leaders to explore new energy futures, critical innovation areas, and new strategies.
2019 October

The launch of TIP Proptech

TIP launched Proptech last October 2019. Proptech is an innovation platform in the property sector incorporating smart infrastructure services and applications. TIP PropTech is setting in motion the digital innovation to address the needs of the property industry.
2019 October

TIP Infosession: Higher Colleges of Technology

TIP shared the stage with Higher Colleges of Technology in Abu Dhabi to further discuss the opportunities that this platform created for all the innovators in all walks of life. TIP Infosession aims to educate the young innovators on focusing on the advancement of their innovations. From ideas to patenting to execution and funding.
2019 October

TIP Infosession: American University of Sharjah

University Of Sharjah
TIP organized an Infosession at the American University of Sharjah last October 2019 which aims to share knowledge and insights related to innovation to students and younger generations.
2019 October

TIP @ IREIS 2019

TIP exhibited in the International Real Estate Investment Show (IREIS) 2019 attended by high-level property professionals and investors that gathered for the progress of the real estate sector!
2019 October

TIP @ FinTech Abu Dhabi 2019

Happened last 21-23 of October 2019, organized by Abu Dhabi Global Market, Powered by Unbound, FinTech Abu Dhabi. Fintech Abu Dhabi welcomed over 5,000+ delegates from over 70 countries in Abu Dhabi – MENA’s Leading FinTech hub. Across three stages, over 130 expert speakers including, 13 Unicorns, 6 emerging Unicorns, and a stellar and formidable list of global female leaders sharing their knowledge on key themes driving the financial technology industry forward.
2019 October

TIP @ WETEX 2019

WETEX Dubai Solar Show exhibition aims to achieve integration between all sectors of the energy industry and bring together trade and technical sectors whilst facilitating the creation of new trade opportunities, enhancing an exchange of ideas and experiences and showcasing the latest innovations. This was held last October 21-23, 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
2019 October

TIP @ The World Green Economy Summit

The World Green Economy Summit (WGES) is one of the leading global forums in the green economy, bringing together world-class experts from around the world to directly focus on advancing the global green economy and sustainability agenda, happened last October 20-21, 2019 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Summit, held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is organized by Dubai Electricity & Water Authority and World Green Economy Organization, in cooperation with Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and WETEX.
2019 October

TIP @ GITEX Future Stars 2019

GITEX Future Stars is the fastest growing global startup event in the Middle East, Africa & South East Asia for rule breakers, game changers and dream makers. Happened last October 6-9, 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. It is co-located with GITEX Technology Week, it gives start-ups a global stage to shine and seize the future. It’s a forum where imaginative ideas can be seen in action, where technologies like blockchain and AI become business realities, and where industries evolve in real-time.
2019 November

TIP Roadshow: Egypt Chapter

TIP organized a roadshow in Cairo, Egypt. The event hosted technology experts and innovators who are interested in creating a positive impact on the world through innovation!
2019 November

TIP @ Hello Tomorrow Singapore

Hello Tomorrow Singapore is South-East Asia’s foremost deep technology platform at which the leading scientific, thought and business leaders dive into how the latest deep technological developments impact industry, society, and humanity.
2019 November

TIP @ Web Summit 2019

TIP attended one of the best technology conference on the planet, the Web Summit 2019! Web Summit is an annual technology conference held in Lisbon, Portugal, considered the largest tech event in the world.
2019 November

Closing of registrations

TIP formally closed the registration last November 1, 2019, after receiving thousands of applications from promising startups with sustainable solutions from all over the world.
2020 January

Announcement of TIP SUMMIT 2020

Announcement of TIP SUMMIT 2020
Last January 2020, TIP Summit has announced its list of finalists in the 3 sectors from out of almost 4,000 applications from different parts of the world. It took place in Abu Dhabi Youth Hub attended by H.E. Eng. Sultan Bin Said Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates, H.E. Mohammed Ali Al Hammadi, Chairman of the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi (DED), H.E. Rashed Abdulkarim Al Blooshi, Undersecretary of the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi (DED),H.E, Eng. Mohammed Juma Bin Jarsh Al Falasi, Undersecretary of the Department of Energy in Abu Dhabi, H.E. Razan…
2020 February

Training Day

Training Day
Last February 2, 2020, 2 days before the main summit, TIP has organized a Training Session facilitated by Mr. Ahmed Abdulwahab, Chief Executive Officer of Next Arabia to guide all the participating startups on “How to Develop and Pitch a Killer Business Presentation”.
2020 February

Pitching Day

Pitching Day
The TIP Pitch Competition was considered the biggest day for all TIP participating startups. It was held last February 3, 2020 and took place in Abu Dhabi Youth Hub and the innovators presented their inventions in front of reputable members of juries from Energy, Healthcare and Environment sectors.
2020 February

TIP Summit 2020

TIP Summit 2020
TIP Summit 2020 is a strategic conversation that brings different perspectives within the global innovation Ecosystem together to talk about entrepreneurship, innovations, inventions and the future of humanity.

Technology Innovation Pioneers Summit 2020

The UAE Ministry of Economy and the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi has initiated TIP to accelerate the development of technology and innovation in Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE through its Technology Innovation Program, known as TIP. TIP is building and accelerating a true entrepreneurial ecosystem that will host a yearly summit, awards, and events focusing on pioneers in technology and innovation. The TIP Summit 2019 will bring together some of the most influential leaders and entrepreneurs in healthcare, environment, technology, investment and government for insightful discussions about the latest trends, issues and possible solutions.