Global Innovators Award

The University of Birmingham Dubai are excited to launch a prestigious new award for budding innovators. The award will be open to our business students in Dubai at all levels, offering a cash prize and the opportunity to be mentored by our successful alumni in the world of business.

Global Innovators Award 2021/22

The theme for the Global Innovators Award 2021/22 will be Creating a Sustainable Future. Subcategories within the award will include:

  • Sustainability
  • Strategic opportunity
  • International mobility

Students will submit a business proposal and a written business plan to a panel of academics, industry professionals and alumni. The panel will then reach a decision on the winners of the award.

The Global Innovators Award will be open to business students in Dubai at all levels, with a first prize of £10,000 GBP/50,000 AED, a second prize of £7,000 GBP/35,000 AED and a third prize of £5,000 GBP/25,000 AED on offer.*

*subject to exchange rate fluctuations


Global Innovators Award

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Birmingham Dubai offers the highest ranked Business programmes in Dubai at both undergraduate and postgraduate level across a range of departments; including Accounting and Finance, Economics and Business Management.

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Please note: The Global Innovators Award is currently in development for launch in September 2021. More information will be available in due course.