Innovation Impact Grant programme

Supporting novel solutions that address pressing environmental/ climate challenges, with the promise of a brighter future for our planet

To learn about our impact to date, download our Impact Report.

Our objectives

  • Innovation: Make Expo City Dubai a hub for global innovations that both inspires, and acts as a catalyst for creative and scalable solutions
  • Partnerships: Establish a network for collaboration between nations, organisations, and innovators via shared environmental challenges
  • Impact: Create tangible impact that improves the lives of people around the world and the status of our planet, by supporting the development and application of new solutions
  • Engagement: Foster a community of agents of change by first sensitizing them to climate challenges, and then engaging with them to collectively create impact solutions

Funding of up to USD 50,000 per innovative solution

In addition to providing grants, Expo Live will leverage the upcoming 28th Conference of the Parties event to showcase the Global Innovators; connecting them to an international network of global leaders, businesses, and visitors.


Submissions closed 10 March 2023


download PDF: FAQs, 209 KB
download PDF: Grant Manual, 8.8 MB
download PDF: Expo Live Terms & Conditions, 198 KB

Important dates

Keep track of these key milestones so you don't miss the deadline and miss out on the chance to be considered!

Applications open

1 February

Applications close

1 March

Finalists shortlisted

Mid - April

Live presentation

Beginning of May

Announce winner

Mid - May