Sheikh Mohammed launches Great Arab Minds initiative to identify & support leading thinkers.
This initiative will be driven by and headquartered at the Museum of the Future in Dubai.
Great Arab Minds
Great Arab Minds is the largest movement in the Arab world.
The project is designed to search for exceptional talents among Arab scientists, thinkers, and innovators across key fields, aiming to highlight and celebrate leading thinkers in the region and inspire young people with their example.
It will work with regional and global partners to develop and maximize the positive impact of their ideas and work.
The five-year initiative will focus on fields including physics and mathematics, software and data science, economics and higher education and research.
The initiative is backed by an AED100 million fund and will be administered from the Museum of the Future, with a committee of four Emirati Ministers who will develop a system to identify and highlight the extraordinary thinkers and talents that the initiative will support.
The fund will support local and global partnerships in fostering research, development, and innovation.
New project to search for 1,000 Great Arab Minds in the fields of physics and mathematics, software and data science, economics and higher education and research.
The Museum of the Future
The Museum of the Future is a global hub for scientists, thinkers, and innovators – it is the ideal headquarters for a fund to develop the potential of our region’s finest minds.
Great Arab Minds aims to search for leading Arab minds and creative talents, shed light on their achievements, and invest in their capabilities and ideas.
It aims to celebrate their work and inspire young people with their example.
The fields of focus of Great Arab minds are selected based on the potential for future development in key areas of innovation to drive development and economic growth.
More details about the Great Arab Minds project will be announced soon. This information will include the executions, processes for nomination and registration.