FUTURE INNOVATORS ACADEMY
In Partnership With
1-MONTH INNOVATION PROGRAM FOR EMIRATI NATIONALS AGED 17-25
THINK, LEARN, INNOVATE
Flat6Labs Abu Dhabi is partnering with twofour54 and their Creative Lab as well as other strategic partners to launch Future Innovators Academy in partnership with Emirates Youth Council, a 4-week experiential learning program that will help young people think creatively to better innovate in a corporate or entrepreneurial setting.
Future Innovators Academy will nurture the young citizens and future Emirati entrepreneurs, encourage them to think creatively and will support them in their career development or launch of new ventures.
The program aspires to teach key valuable skills in a fun environment where young people can experiment and work together to find innovative solutions to challenges they are passionate about.
Future Innovators Academy has 4 main themes which will provide the participants with a broad and enriching experience:
Who is eligible
For the first edition of Future Innovators Academy we are looking for:
- Emirati Nationals
- 17-25 years old
- Fluent in English
- Passionate about solving problems creatively
- Individuals looking for a challenge and looking to develop their skills
- Committed to attend 3 weekly sessions for a duration of 4 weeks
The first edition of Future Innovators Academy will run from 1st April until the 27th April 2017 with evening sessions every Monday and Wednesday and a morning session on Saturday!
Being an experiential learning program, the participants will have a chance to work hands-on on very exciting projects. Twofour54 and their Creative Lab are our media partners and experts, and will give the participants considerable knowledge and expertise! Having worked on amazing projects such as blockbusters Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Fast & Furious 7 and many other projects across the media industry, participants will learn first-hand the complexities of media & content creation!
We have partnered with Lamsa, the leading edutainment platform in MENA. Participants will transform their learnings into short animated stories for kids that will reach an audience of millions!
The participants will receive expertise and knowledge on digital marketing, multimedia and innovation from Eight Creative Technology, a digital transformation agency in Abu Dhabi based in twofour54.
The Future Innovators Academy will provide participants with a diverse learning experience and the opportunity to work in a fun and collaborative environment.
The ultimate objective of this edition of Future Innovators Academy is the development of the Emirati youth through innovation and creativity at large by engagement and hands-on experience.
All the sessions will be held at the Flat6Labs Abu Dhabi offices in Park Rotana Complex or within the twofour54 premises throughout the entire duration of the program