The most anticipated startup hub of in the region is excited to launch the live challenges taking place at Vista 2023.

VISTA 2021 Pitch Competitions

The world’s top startups, developers, and entrepreneurs joined us and pitched their product or solution across 2 days of live competitions in a bid to work with the industry’s thought leaders and compete for money can’t buy prizes.

In partnership with government and industry stakeholders including Etihad, MBRSC and Boeing all exhibitors participating at Vista were offered a chance to pitch their solutions that support our host partner’s initiatives. If you are an aerospace startup, do not miss this unique opportunity to showcase your company to a live audience that can take your startup to the next level at Dubai Airshow 2023.

Challenge 1 – Sustainability

In conjunction with Etihad: How can we reduce Etihad's Scope 3 emissions? 
Seeking solutions that can drive towards reduction of indirect emissions that occur throughout the entire supply chain of ground and air operations (including cargo).

Judging Panel:

WINNER:  Signol represented by Dan White, CEO

Challenge 2 - Space

In conjunction with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC): Palm trees are considered a symbolic agricultural heritage in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The aim of this challenge is to develop an end-to-end deep learning or machine learning model to automatically detect all the palm trees from RGB aerial imagery, with efficient computational time.

Judging Panel:

WINNERForestSAT represented by Ajay Goyal, Founder

Challenge 3 - The Vista Innovation Cup 

World’s top startups pitched their product or solution in a bid to win the title of most Innovative Startup at Vista 2021. Congratulations to Corona Aerospace who were crowned winners, in collaboration with EDGE – driving an innovative future for the defence and aerospace sectors.

Judging Panel:

WINNERCorona Aerospace represented by John Nicol, CEO