AstroLabs and the Italian Trade Agency launch the UAE edition of the Global Startup Program

AstroLabs and the Italian Trade Agency launch the UAE edition of the Global Startup Program

AstroLabs and the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) partnered to launch the second edition of the Global Startup Program in the UAE. The program will support the business acceleration and expansion of 12 tech-enabled Italian startups to the UAE, as a launchpad for expansion into MENA and beyond. 

In this Global Startup Program edition, AstroLabs is commissioned by the Italian Trade Agency to tailor a comprehensive market entry program that will accelerate the expansion of emerging businesses into the UAE. The duration of the market entry program is two months and it aims to strengthen the technical, organizational, and financial abilities of the participating startups.

The Global Startup Program 2022 edition encompasses 120 innovative Italian startups offering solutions across a various range of sectors including AI & data, FoodTech, MedTech, circular economy, green economy, e-commerce, and more.

The ITA is an Italian government agency that helps to develop, facilitate and promote Italian economic and trade relations with foreign countries, focusing on the needs of SMEs, their associations, and partnerships.

AstroLabs is a tech ecosystem builder that enables the growth of people, companies, and innovation capacities on a regional level. AstroLabs partnered with Majid El Futtaim’s Launchpad to offer participants access to business growth incentives, mentorship programs and commercial viability of startups and SMEs across the region.

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