Innovation Centre

Innovation Centre

The Innovation Centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is a global incubator for innovation in the energy and water sectors, and a major landmark of Dubai that provides a pioneering experience for visitors to learn about the latest innovations in various fields of clean and renewable energy. It also provides a unique educational environment by hosting events and building partnerships for cooperation in different areas of innovation as well as exchanging knowledge and expertise. DEWA's Innovation Centre offers visitors the opportunity to explore the latest innovations in clean energy technologies, watch pioneering shows using drones and hologram technology, and try several interactive experiences, including the autonomous bus ride. Using Metaverse technology, the Centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
The exhibition area on the first floor focuses on DEWA’s journey, key historical inventions and innovations in electricity. The area includes over 35 interactive exhibits designed to introduce visitors to developments in clean and renewable energy. The site also houses the DEWA Museum, water desalination plants, and a visual space that explains the properties of light and solar radiation. The Centre features an exhibition on critical components of photovoltaic solar cells and related technologies, including Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and the Solar Power Tower. It also showcases DEWA’s renewable energy journey, Smart DEWA, solar cell applications in spacecraft and satellites, and the development of DEWA’s sustainable buildings. The Innovation Centre welcomes visitors Saturdays to Wednesdays, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Thursdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Tickets are available on or the Centre’s smart app (MBRSIC). Hologram shows are organised every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 am and 02:30 pm. The Centre offers discounts on tickets for children and students and free entrance for people of determination.

Objectives of the Centre:

  • A world leading innovation hub that promotes the latest innovation in clean and renewable energy and highlights the green initiatives of the government of Dubai and DEWA.
  • Develop skills and build the next generation of innovators in clean technology by focusing on growing and promoting local talent
  • To act as an education centre by hosting events, conferences, seminars and workshops.
  • To build strong collaboration with local and international schools, universities, start-ups and companies on research, knowledge exchange and exhibitions

Key Achievements:

  • The Innovation Centre received a platinum rating from LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) with 101 points out of a possible 110 in the first quarter of 2020. This is the highest score in the world for a new government building.
  • The first and largest government centre to have been awarded the Done By Youth seal from the Federal Youth Authority of the UAE.

For more information, please visit Innovation Centre Website