The initiative combines a Global Prosperity Award with Global Maker Challenges
 

Making Prosperity

We believe access to innovation paves the way to building prosperity

The Initiative

The Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity unites the world’s leading manufacturers, start-ups and entrepreneurs, governments, UN agencies and philanthropists, academia and researchers, to form a community dedicated to spreading global prosperity through the art of ‘making’

The initiative specifically seeks to recognize noble and novel achievements that have positively contributed to the well-being of our world while fostering the values of resilience, community, harmony and dignity

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

I openly call upon all those who wish to join us in our march towards serving humanity

We may not live for hundreds of years, but the products of our creativity can leave a legacy long after we are gone

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid
Al Maktoum

Programs

Global Maker Challenge

The Global Maker Challenge is an online open-innovation platform that offers an opportunity for ‘makers’ and innovators to connect and collaborate, wherever they are in the world, to solve real-world problems affecting peoples lives

Global Prosperity Award

The Global Prosperity Award will honor the global manufacturer who adopts a Global Maker Challenge that has the potential of making the greatest positive impact on society, and with the greatest alignment to the Sustainable Development Goals

Core Values

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Resilience

Fostering innovation and the ability to continuously adapt

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Community

Creating opportunities through collaboration and partnership

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Harmony

Living in harmony with our environment and with each other

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Dignity

Empowering human purpose through meaningful work

Our Partners
MIT Solve
UNIDO
UN Habitat
UNHCR
IFAD
ITU
WFP