About Us

Researcher.ae will play a fundamental part in diversifying the UAE’s economy and promoting innovation across sectors. We believe this platform will create new ideas and inventions that will have a positive economic and social impact on the UAE and the world.

Researcher.ae is an integral part of #Our Future initiative which aims to diversify the UAE’s economy by creating Emirati High Tech Innovative Companies. Sandooq Al Watan holds a strong vision of supporting innovation, scientific discoveries and UAE researchers.


About Sandooq Al Watan
Sandooq Al Watan is a community initiative launched by a group of prominent Emirati businessmen that seek to promote a sense of social cohesion in Emirati society. The initiative is in line with the UAE leadership’s vision of a sustainable future for the country and its citizens.

For further information
Visit our website

Our Funding Programs

  • Funding

    Sandooq Al Watan Fellowship

    Sandooq Al Watan’s Fellowship Program seeks to support students and innovators in implementing small-scale applied scientific research. This fellowship’ ...

    Learn More
  • Funding


    SWARD Program seeks to bridge the gap between academia and industry in the UAE to deliver tangible social and economic ...

    Learn More
  • Funding

    Other Grants

    The Grants Program will be a one stop shop where researchers will find announcements of various funding opportunities offered by ...

    Learn More