Abu Dhabi Science Festival

Abu Dhabi Science Festival

The Abu Dhabi Science Festival is a strategic initiative carried out annually by the Department of Education and Knowledge under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, in order to promote innovation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Abu Dhabi Science Festival

The initiative comes in line with Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 which aims to build a knowledge-based economy.

Objectives of the initiative

  • Contribute to the development of human capital in the sectors of Science and Technology, in line with the Abu Dhabi vision and the UAE National Innovation Strategy.
  • Inspire young generations and encourage them to choose educational and professional paths in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

The event is organized annually in cooperation with several universities as well as academic and scientific institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It is held with the participation of volunteering university students and includes many innovative projects developed locally by individuals and institutions in the fields of Science and Technology as well as numerous scientific presentations and many interactive workshops for school students and visitors.