Geotech Innovation Program

Transform your idea into reality! 

The GeoTech Innovation Program is a joint initiative by the UAE Space Agency and Krypto Labs to accelerate the growth of three startups and transform their innovative ideas into commercially viable and scalable market ready software applications.

The three winning startups will get funding of AED 100,000 in cash and AED 500,000 in kind and the opportunity to benefit from a world-class business incubation program that will allow them to nurture and grow their ideas into viable business, and develop their application into a full marketable service.

Your proposed application should use satellite data from open sources to provide a solution in one of the following categories:

  • Urban and Rural Land Management (URM)
  • Disaster and Crisis Management (DCM)
  • Coastal Border Security (CBS)

As a participating entrepreneur, you are expected to provide an idea that is within the mentioned three service areas to solve a problem, enhancing its surrounding environment, and to diversify the economy. Only the team leader should fill in this form.

The Geotech innovation Program is open to individual innovators and teams with a start-up idea. Your idea must:

  • Be innovative and disruptive
  • Be unique and fully developed by the team that presents it
  • Be supported by a feasible value proposition that can become a scalable product
  • Contain a clear technical approach
  • At least one team member must be UAE citizen



Applications close: 13 February 2019

Selection of teams: 19 February 2019

Incubation program: 25 February 2019 – 25 June 2019

Pitch day event: July 2019

Kindly submit your full application by 11:59 p.m. of 13th of February 2019. If you have any question, please don’t hesitate to contact us at with “GeoTech Program” in the subject.

Submit Ideas!
25 October 2018
14 February 2019