Launched under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, Emirates Award for the Arabian Gulf aims to foster a culture of entrepreneurship, in line with the National Entrepreneurship Strategic Plan and the Foundation’s socially driven mission by encouraging youth to develop innovative solutions and social enterprises that address society’s most pressing challenges. The award is open to Gulf nationals residing in the UAE, between the ages of 18 and 35, and are attracted to the idea of using profit for social good.
After trying for the second year in a row. JISSER Internship Platform improves its performance to finally be qualified as one of top 15 ideas competing for the prize. The top teams are invited for a week long bootcamp in october 2015 to receive specialized trainings and workshops aiming to move the ideas to the next stage.