Dubai debuts as host for World Economic Forum’s global C4IR network gathering

The UAE Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR UAE) today hosted an influential gathering of leaders from 11 global C4IR networks for the first time in Dubai, marking a significant milestone in the collaborative efforts of the C4IR network. C4IR UAE is a product of collaboration between the Dubai Future Foundation and the World […]

The Smart Toy Awards 2022 Outcomes Report

The global Smart Toys market is expected to be valued at over USD $31 billion by 2027 and up to USD $69.6 billion by 2032, depending on estimates by research sources (Precision Reports, 2023; Global Insight Services, 2023; Polaris Market Research, 2023). This equates to an annual rate of approximately 14.6-19.5% CAGR on current market […]

Dubai Future Foundation announces winners of the Smart Toys Competition 2.0

Dubai Future Foundation in collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced the winners of the second edition of the Smart Toys Competition, hosted by Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution UAE (C4IR UAE). The competition attracted 43 solutions developed by innovators, entrepreneurs, toy developers, and start-ups specialized in various technology sectors from 20 […]

The Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution UAE (C4IR UAE) Smart Toys Report

Autism is considered one of the most complex mental illnesses affecting children. Children with autism can find it difficult to communicate verbally and non-verbally, affecting how they learn and interact socially. AI can help children who need special education by providing the tool tailored to each child. As part of developing guidelines for the use […]

Centre for the 4IR UAE Announces LuxAi. Winner of Smart Toys Competition

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The Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution UAE (C4IR UAE), managed by Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), has named LuxAI. winner of its Smart Toys Competition. The Luxemburg-based company competed to help solve challenges faced by children of determination in their learning and integration into society. LuxAI vision focuses mainly on disruptive robotic solutions for education […]


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Governments often lack experience in acquiring modern AI solutions and many public institutions are cautious about harnessing this powerful technology.Guidelines for public procurement can help in a number of ways. Download report

Positive Tech Solutions Will Forge The Recovery

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Global leaders back the need for more technology governance to tackle the most pressing global problems at the World Economic Forum’s inaugural Global Technology Governance Summit, which closed on Wednesday. The summit, hosted by Japan, was opened by Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide with a welcome address in which he emphasized the timeliness of discussions among […]

Inclusive Deployment of Blockchain

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Case Studies and Learnings from the United Arab Emirates The World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network is leading a project with a global, multi stake holder group to co-produce tools that aim to embed best practices and minimize the risks for the deployment of blockchain technology. By bringing together public- and […]

Tokenisation and Digital Assets

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A Transformative Approach Towards Investments In the last few decades, the UAE has developed a robust ecosystem of pro-business regulatory frameworks, tax laws, and free zones, established to encourage business start-up and economic growth. These strides have positioned the country as a regional and global hub for commerce and investment. Furthermore, the UAE continues to […]