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Doing Business

Located at the crossroads of the Middle East and Asia, the city connects seamlessly to a strong logistics and transport network.

Unique Location
Masdar City Free Zone
The Catalyst

Unique Location

Located within a major growth area of Abu Dhabi, Masdar City is a prime destination for international business, where proximity to Abu Dhabi International Airport is key. Masdar City offers direct access to all areas of Abu Dhabi, the UAE and beyond. This accessibility will be further improved with the introduction of future public transport and metro networks.

Masdar City Free Zone

Masdar City Free Zone’s unique business support services and regulations provide the ideal location to do business. The Free Zone is home to start-ups, SMEs and multinational corporations covering a wide range of industries.


foreign ownership


tax free


of repatriation capital and benefits

The Catalyst

The Catalyst is the region’s first clean technology start-up accelerator based in Masdar City’s Free Zone. Supported by Masdar and energy giant BP, The Catalyst will help start-ups accelerate their business through funding, training and mentorship. The Catalyst targets eco-friendly business ideas that are one to three years from commercialisation, and accelerates them through a holistic programme, which provides entrepreneurs a range of services and support needed to run their businesses.


startups to accelerate their business


training and mentorship provided


on clean technology ideas

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