Hub71’s “The Outliers 2022” Challenges for Startups and Corporates

This is the second year that Hub71 runs the Outliers program. Hub71 is currently on the lookout for the best startups from around the world to help solve real problems set by our corporate and government partners with five participating corporates this year: ALDAR; Department of Culture & Tourism; Department of Health; Thales; and one of our scaleups Cars24.


ALDAR wants to create impactful change for sustainable communities by implement smart strategies and design solutions to better protect environments and communities, while enhancing Abu Dhabi’s urban architecture.

THE CHALLENGE: Deriving impactful change for sustainable communities. To help solve ALDAR’s challenge, apply now.

Department of Culture & Tourism

Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) wants to better understand Abu Dhabi’s tourist behaviors by implementing Web3 technologies to gain behavioral insights and inform marketing campaigns. In tandem, DCT wants to create a ‘Smart Tourism’ experience that utilizes Web3 technologies to explore the future of tourism for Abu Dhabi as a destination. To help solve DCT’s challenge, apply now.

Department of Health

Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH) wants to implement solutions for managing patients flow that will significantly reduce costs and improve the overall patient experience.

THE CHALLENGE: Smart solutions to improve patient flow. To help solve DoH’s challenge, apply now.


Develop a low airspace and urban air mobility system to track, identify and classify drones in cities. Ensure Low Airspace Security in urban environments allowing safe & secure drone flights while protecting infrastructures against rogue drones.

THE CHALLENGE: Data fusion module improving drone management and surveillance. To help solve Thales’ challenge, apply now.


Cars24 wants to shift customers payment methods by implementing a seamless customer experience at all touchpoints of the buyer’s journey and to redefine the buying experience to create an online space that reflects and simulates a physical experience.

THE CHALLENGE: Shifting customers payment methods and redefining the buying experience. To help solve Cars24’s challenge, apply now.

You can visit the Hub71 website to learn more about the challenges: The Outliers Program – Hub71, also below is a brief overview of Hub71.

About Hub71

Hub71 is Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem that enables founders to build globally enduring homegrown tech companies in any sector by providing access to global markets, a capital ecosystem, a global network of partners, and a vibrant community filled with highly skilled talent, governed by forward-thinking regulation. Backed by a robust network of strategic partners, we pride ourselves with a unique competitive advantage to support startups wanting to scale from Abu Dhabi to the world.

Silas Ugochi

Silas Ugochi is a Staff Writer and Content Creator at GetFundedAfrica. Ugochi is an educated content writer who relishes using her skills to help GetFundedAfrica's Media Team achieve the goal of sharing the success stories of African entrepreneurs. When she isn't writing articles, she can be found listening to music, reading, or DJing.

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