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Innovation 4 Impact is organised by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) and Thomson Reuters, in collaboration with American Muslim Consumer Consortium (AMCC). The competition will be held at the 2016 Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) in Dubai, UAE. The Innovation 4 Impact Competition was launched for the first time in 2015 as part of the shared commitment between Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) and Thomson Reuters to support emerging economies through offering a well-rounded and enabling environment for incubating and developing technology ventures.


Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), a 100% owned entity by the Government of Dubai is a free zone, strategically placed on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed road. DSOA’s urban master-planned community spans 7.2 square kilometres of state of the art office towers, R&D and industrial zones, educational institutions, luxury apartments, villas, hotels, healthcare and a full range of lifestyle facilities which translate into a dynamic commercial and social environment. Businesses can flourish under the unrivalled package of incentives, including 100% ownership, and high-end IT infrastructure that allows companies to begin operating immediately. For more information, please visit www.dsoa.ae.


Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI). For more information, please visit http://thomsonreuters.com.


AMCC is a registered, 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to developing the American Muslim consumer market. The objective of AMCC is to empower Muslim Consumers and entrepreneurs. Since 2009, AMCC has held an annual conference and Entrepreneur Competition in the US showcasing businesses and entrepreneurs whose products and services come from socially responsible ideas that benefit consumers as well as comply with Islamic values. For more information, please visit www.americanmuslimconsumer.com


DTEC is a global hub for entrepreneurship and innovation. A creative and inspiring space in a vibrant setting offering flexible work solutions for technology entrepreneurs. Based in the heart of Dubai’s Silicon Oasis and home to more than 400 startups from 59 nationalities we are the centre of the startup ecosystem in the MENA region. http://dtec.ae/about-us/