The Think Science Fair held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Emirates Foundation, is focused on empowering, educating and supporting youth across the UAE to directly engage with science, technology and innovation industries through various platforms within the educational and corporate sphere in our connect platform and through inviting young scientists and innovators to participate in our scientific competition.


The 3 key pillars supporting this event are:

  • Connect – Think Science Connect platform
  • Educate – Think Science Fair Exhibition
  • Innovate – Think Science Competition

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed

Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation

The Largest STI Event in the Region

Bringing together youth from across the UAE to promote science, technology and innovation.

The TS Fair has achieved remarkable UAE wide coverage and acclaim over the years and has since:

  • Welcomed 69,000 youth visitors over 6 years
  • Built a database of 12,450 scientific talents
  • Engaged with over 3,639 youth through the TS competition
  • Supported the development of 1340 innovative ideas that serve a community benefit
  • Empowered 1138 Think Science Ambassadors
  • Collaborated with 169 partners through the TS Connect platform

Think Science Competition

The competition is organized to encourage teamwork and provoke the cultivation of innovative ideas in the young minds of high school and university students (aged between 15-35 years) through hands-on experience with science & technology. Students are given the opportunity to design, develop and showcase interactive scientific prototypes that tackle everyday real-world problems.

Think Science Connect

Think Science Connect brings together top academic institutions, private high-tech organizations and governmental entities to offer exciting and interactive hands-on activities to thousands of youth during the event.