Competitions & Challenges

Competitions & Challenges

GITEX Future Stars Supernova Challenge

The Middle East & North Africa region’s most anticipated pitch competition is back and bigger than ever – with an increased total prize pool of USD 200,000.

2 NEW CATEGORIES FOR 2019! NXG (Generation Z) Startup and Best Environmental Impact Startup crowning the game-changers from these sectors.


Innovation Cups & Competitions 

In 2019, GITEX Future Stars will host innovation challenges & competitions from global and regional powerhouses. 

  • Dubai Tourism’s ‘Futurism’ Programme - Tourism Startups
  • Sharjah Business Women Council - Women in Tech Startups 
  • The Greenhouse by Chalhoub Group - Retail Tech Startups
  • Department of Health, Abu Dhabi - Health Startups. 
  • Africa Cup by enpact - African Startups
  • GFS World Cup - Best Global Startups 


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