Ahmad Majjan Innovation Award

About Ahmad Majjan Innovation Award (AMIA)

To encourage innovative thinking and the mindset of entrepreneurs among high school and universities students that will benefit the UAE society.

Award Categories

The award categories are

  • Mobile Business Application
  • Agricultural Technologies
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Robotics & Drones & Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things/ Transactions
  • Other Technological Innovation

Award Eligibility

The Award is eligible to students based in UAE who meet the following conditions:

  • High School students in grade 10, 11 and 12
    Students registered at one of the UAE based University (full time /part time students).
  • All the applicants from high school & university students applying for the award must be of good conduct.
  • Students team members comprises of cross collaboration between universities are encouraged.

Award Value

First Place AED 30,000
Second Place AED 20,000
Third Place AED 10,000

Award Timeline

  Start Date End Date
Application Submission 15 September 2017 31 December 2017
Idea presentation February 2018 February 2018
Ceremonial announcement of the award winners April 2018 April 2018

Award Criteria

Criteria Details
Idea Innovation Develop an inspiring vision of your innovation
Identify stakeholders.
Clarity of the problem and innovation in addressing the solution
Availability of primary study (definition, mission, goals, objectives, execution plan, feasibility study)
Product Design & Aesthetics
Safety of usage
User friendly
Perceived Business Impact Cost Effective
Provides greater customer satisfaction
Improves business processes
Commercially viable
Locally available resources used.
Sustainability Environmental

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